Disney in 2019

9 Disney Experiences We Can’t Wait for in 2019

By Karina Schink

Mickey Mouse isn’t the only one celebrating a big one this year! The Walt Disney Company also marked its 95th anniversary in 2018. Back in 1923, Walt Disney signed his first contract for the Alice Comedies, and Walt Disney Productions was formed.

Since then, not only has that small company transformed into what we now know as The Walt Disney…

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Toontown gag

5 Disney Parks Experiences that are a Truly Pun Ride

By Nicole Nalty

There’s so much to appreciate when it comes to a Disney Parks attraction––incredible technology, seamless storytelling, favorite characters that come to life before your eyes… but we’d like to take a moment, as self-proclaimed pun masters, to appreciate the whimsical wordsmithing that you’ll find during a visit to a Disney park. Whether…

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Father's Day gift ideas

5 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for a Disney Dad

By D23 Team

Dads are notoriously tricky to shop for, but having a Disney fan as a dad makes it a little easier to find the perfect present. Shop these awesome gifts from Disney Store for Father’s Day (and don’t forget your D23 Discount!):

Darth Vader “I am your father” Tee
Dad jokes are a particular breed of comedy and Darth Vader dad jokes are in a…

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Destination D Exclusive merchandise

Exclusive Merchandise Revealed for D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures

By Jeffrey Epstein

Destination D: Amazing Adventures is just around the corner. And along with incredible presenters (including James Cameron, Jon Landau, Bob Chapek, Joe Rohde, Marty Sklar, Jared Bush, and Tony Baxter) and a Walt Disney Archives exhibit celebrating Walt Disney’s personal adventures, Mickey’s of Glendale will be debuting exclusive merchandise,…

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Aladdin and Genie playing Chess

Obsess Over Chess Throughout the Worlds of Disney

By Jocelyn Buhlman

No pastime challenges the mind more than the strategy game of chess. Created in sixth-century India, chess soon spread all over the world, testing the intellects of players everywhere. Would you believe that the game spread so far that it even reached the wonderful worlds of Disney? You can watch knights and rooks move across the board in Queen of…

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Disney Legend Bill Sullivan

5 Fascinating Facts—Disney Legend Bill Sullivan

By Steven Vagnini

As we near the 45th anniversary of “The Vacation Kingdom of the World”—Walt Disney World Resort—D23 pays tribute to one of its many celebrated founders: Disney Legend Bill “Sully” Sullivan. Here are five fascinating facts about Bill’s career at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts:

1. Tuning in to ABC on a Sunday afternoon changed…

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Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom

Make Waves with 9 Spectacular Disney Water Attractions

By Courtney Potter

Ah, July. The warmest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Here in the States, temperatures are rising, the kids are out of school, and the whole family is looking for a totally tubular way to cool off. What better way to beat the heat than a Disney water attraction?

Disney Parks around the world are known for some of the most…

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