D23 2020 Events

D23’s Lineup of Events for 2020

In 2020, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is bringing back many of its most popular events, adding incredible new experiences, and putting new twists on favorites for fans around the country to enjoy. Check out our 10 helpful tips for D23 events. Event calendar: DATE D23 EVENT CALENDAR: LOCATION Jan 8 D23 Gold Member …

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marceline recap

D23 Returns to Marceline for a Truly Magnificent Day

By Tyler Slater On Friday, May 25, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members met in Missouri for truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Walt’s boyhood hometown of Marceline. Guests gathered in Excelsior Springs to be shuttled across the beautiful Midwest to the town of Marceline. During the journey, guests enjoyed two very special presentations, one by …

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Walt Returns to Marceline

During a return visit to their childhood hometown of Marceline, Missouri, in 1956, Walt and Roy Disney stopped in at the local schoolhouse where the great impresario discovered some of his earliest handiwork—his initials that he carved into his schoolhouse desk when he lived in the idyllic small town from 1906 through 1911.

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2018 D23 Calendar of Events

D23’s Lineup of Events for 2018

In 2018, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club brings a new roster of events for fans around the country to enjoy. Click here to get more details on upcoming events. Check out our 10 helpful tips for D23 events. Event calendar: DATE D23 EVENT CALENDAR: LOCATION Jan 12 Lunch with a Disney Legend — Bob …

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Dead Man's Chest from Pirates of the Caribbean

23 Disney Details You Will Love at Shanghai Disney Resort

by Jeffrey Epstein Shanghai Disney Resort is truly larger than life. From the dazzling Enchanted Storybook Castle (the largest castle in any Disney park) and the imposing Roaring Mountain (home to the beastly Q’aráq) with its gushing waterfalls, to the heart-stopping TRON Lightcycle Power Run and spectacular Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for the Sunken …

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A Historic Premiere in Walt’s Hometown

By Steven Vagnini As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Great Locomotive Chase, D23 looks back at the film’s “Midwest premiere” in Marceline. “I’m glad I’m a small town boy, and I’m glad Marceline was my town,” Walt Disney once wrote to the city’s residents. The quaint Missouri community, where young Walter lived from …

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How a Man Called Walt Became Disney

Becoming Walt Disney, an original D23 Studios short film, traces the path of a one-of-a-kind storyteller from his youth in Marceline, Missouri, and his apprenticeship in Kansas City, Missouri, all the way to his arrival Los Angeles, California, in 1923.

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A Visit to Marceline, Walt’s Boyhood Home

In the Season 2 premiere of D23 Presents Armchair Archivist, D23 explores Walt Disney’s boyhood home and takes a special tour of the Walt Disney Hometown Museum, which houses more than 3,000 Disney family artifacts!

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