Disney Year in Review

Every Epic Disney Thing that Happened in 2017

By D23 Team

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back at some of the most magical Disney memories from this past year. We experienced brand-new immersive attractions at Disney parks around the world, and we were thrilled by blockbuster feature debuts at multiplexes close to home. The last 12 months were marked by milestone anniversaries, and a…

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Walt Disney Imagineering inspirations

6 Imagineers Share the Disney Experiences that Led Them to Their Dream Jobs

By Nicole Nalty

Walt Disney Imagineering celebrates its 65th anniversary this year, and with it, 65 years of unbelievable experiences, unparalleled storytelling, and unforgettable memories for Disney fans across the globe. To celebrate the occasion, we asked a few of the men and women behind the magic to share which Disney experiences inspired them to pursue a…

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Main Street Electrical Parade

7 Attractions to Celebrate Your American Spirit at Disney Parks

By Jocelyn Buhlman

If you’re a Disney fan, there’s no better way to celebrate any season than with a trip to your favorite Disney park. You can dress up in your spooky best for Halloween, enjoy holiday cheer in the winter, but what about for the Fourth of July? If you can’t imagine yourself celebrating America’s independence anywhere other than Main Street,…

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Disney aliens

Celebrate 15 Years of Stitch with Our Favorite Adorable Aliens

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Stitch has been making mischief across the galaxy for 15 years now, and, boy, does time fly when you’re having an intergalactic good time! When it comes to cute, cosmic chaos-causers in the Disney family, there’s a whole galaxy full of aliens that we love, from intergalactic crooners and flying fuzzy friends to more familiar felines. We’ve…

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Disneyland doughnuts

5 Ways to Celebrate National Doughnut Day at Disney Parks and Resorts

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today’s the day we celebrate a treat guaranteed to sweeten up your morning (or afternoon… or evening…)—the doughnut! If you’re spending today at a Disney Park and want to celebrate this essential holiday, or if you just want to turn your summer days at Disney Parks into summer glaze at Disney Parks, we’ve rounded up all of the places…

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haunted Mansion

8 Disney Myths Every Disney Fan Needs to Know

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Did Walt design the Animation building to secretly be a hospital? And WHO is that mustachioed singing bust inside the Haunted Mansion? D23 investigated the most famous Disney myths and has the surprising truths every Disney fanatic should know.

MYTH: Walt Disney personally said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

While this…

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Happily Ever After fireworks render

Why Magic Kingdom’s New Fireworks Show is Truly Spectacular

By Nicole Nalty

In our opinion, watching a fireworks spectacular is the best way to top off a perfect Disney day. According to Disney Legend Richard Sherman, Walt thought a sparkling fireworks show was the perfect “kiss goodnight” for guests enjoying a day at Disneyland (Richard even penned a song about it!). Guests visiting Disney’s Florida-based fantasy land…

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Disney news

New Fireworks, Raven’s Debut, and Idol Returns—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Magic Kingdom Park’s latest nighttime spectacular debuts on May 12, and American Idol comes to ABC … Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Happily Ever After Debuts at Magic Kingdom on May 12—Watch It Live

There’s a brand-new nighttime spectacular on the horizon at Walt Disney World…

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Erin Andrews

D23 Fab Five: Erin Andrews’ Disney Family Memories

By Ingrid Meilan

Erin Andrews is a lifelong Disney fan. “I grew up in Florida,” the Dancing with the Stars co-host tells D23, “So I was basically raised at Walt Disney World.” Living only 90 minutes from Orlando, the sportscaster says that she was lucky enough to visit the parks on a regular basis. “My parents would take my sister and me if we wanted to…

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news briefs

Thor, Newsies, and Force for Change—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

A first look at Thor: Ragnarok, and a cosmic announcement about Star Wars: Force for Change and a new beginning at Tokyo Disneyland… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Star Wars: Force for Change Returns

Did you just feel a disturbance in the Force? We did too, and we’re pretty darn…

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