D23 2017 highlights

D23’s 2017 Year in Review

By D23 Team

It’s been an exciting year to be a Disney fan, and an even more awesome year to be a D23 Member! Take a look at a few 2017 D23 highlights below––we’ll see you in the new year with even more magic!

January: Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men
After taking D23 Gold Members behind the desk of Walt Disney in 2016, the 2017 D23 Gold Member gift…

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Legendary Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar Dies At 83

Legendary Disney Imagineer Martin A. “Marty” Sklar passed away in his Hollywood Hills home on Thursday. He was 83. During an illustrious career spanning 54 years, Marty worked closely with Walt Disney and was instrumental in creating, enhancing and expanding Disney’s creative vision. Named a Disney Legend in 2001, he is best remembered and revered by fans around…

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Star Wars vinyl collectible helmets inspired by the Legion Helmet Project

“Tradition Meets Innovation” at D23 EXPO 2015’s Disney Consumer Products Showcase

Get ready, Disney fans, to be wowed by the unique product experiences and exclusive merchandise Disney Consumer Products will unveil at this year’s D23 EXPO, Disney’s ultimate fan event, held at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14–16. Reflecting a “Tradition Meets Innovation” theme, the expansive Disney Consumer Products pavilion will provide interactive…

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Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room

The Tiki Room Celebrates 50 Years

By Jim Fanning

Welcome to Our Tropical Hideaway, You Lucky People, You
For 50 years of pleasure and glee, Disneyland guests have been singing (and whistling) along with the fantastic flora and fabulous fauna of Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room. Starring 225 of some of the most singular Disney characters ever created in the form of trilling birds, warbling…

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Walt Disney with Epcot

A World of Tomorrow: Inside Walt’s Last Dream

A decade on, there’s still debate about when exactly the 21st century began. For Disney fans, that pivotal moment didn’t come at the stroke of midnight in 2000, or even a year later. At the heart of Walt Disney World, under the warmth of an autumn Florida sun and amid spectacular pageantry and color, the dawn of the new millennium arrived nearly 20 years earlier than…

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