D23 Expo 2019

The D23 Expo 2019 Dates Are Here!

By D23 Team All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again when D23 presents D23 Expo 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of August 23–25. Each of Disney’s magical worlds—including Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars—will unite under one roof to celebrate what’s …

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Pixar Pier

Get Ready to Eat Lobster Nachos at Pixar Pier’s Brand-New Lamplight Lounge

By D23 Team Soon, Disney California Adventure guests can enjoy pier-side dining with a Pixar twist. Lamplight Lounge, an elegant yet fun gathering place for the entire family at the entrance of Pixar Pier, opens June 23. Lamplight Lounge will serve California casual gastro-pub cuisine that is playfully presented, along with unique signature cocktails and, …

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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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D23 Expo 2017 show floor

9 Spectacular Spots on the D23 Expo Show Floor

By Courtney Potter Enter the bustling Anaheim Convention Center, and you’ll feel it. That special “something.” To say there’s excitement in the air is putting it mildly! A bevy of enchanting experiences await guests this weekend at D23 Expo 2017—and just hours ago, we got a special sneak peek of the Expo show floor… and …

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DCA Lunar New Year

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure

By Jim Frye There’s a whooooole lot of excitement being squeezed into 17 days as Mulan and Mushu welcome guests for the Lunar New Year Celebration at Disney California Adventure Park. Now through February 5, you can join in the fun as the brave princess and her trusty—yet mischievous—dragon dance on screens of mist at …

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Darth Vader

Feel the Force at Disney Parks and Resorts

By Nicole Nalty Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is flying into theaters just a few days from now, and we’re sure we’ll be in a Force frenzy once we see the film Thursday night! If you’re looking to get your Star Wars fix at Disney Parks and Resorts, look no further––Here are just a …

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Mickey and Minnie santa candy apples

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort

By Nicole Nalty While the holiday season may be all about giving, we think it’s important to treat yourself, too! We’ve rounded up some of the most tempting eats from Walt Disney World and Disneyland, should you care to indulge in something sweet. Happy Snacking! Candy Apples and Cupcakes Two iconic Disney parks treats get …

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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 …

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Prepare to Meet The BFG—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Sophie’s Adventures with The BFG in New Trailer “Hold your breath, cross your fingers, here we go!” Roald Dahl’s epic tale The BFG comes to life this summer, courtesy of legendary director Steven Spielberg… and we’ve got a brand-new trailer to (re)whet our whistle, above. Disney’s The BFG tells the über-imaginative, colorful …

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Davey Jones

D23’s Ultimate Countdown to Shanghai Disney Resort: Treasure Cove

By Tyler Slater “Ye come seeking adventure and salty old pirates, aye? Sure ye’ve come to the proper place.” Guests who venture into Treasure Cove at the Shanghai Disney Resort will discover the first pirate-themed land at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts! Created especially for Shanghai Disneyland, this land is home to a colorful crew …

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Fantasyland expansion concept art

5 New Experiences We Can’t Wait for at Tokyo Disney Resort

By Nicole Nalty For the ultimate Disney fan, visiting every Disney park around the globe is at the top of most Disney bucket lists—and a trip to Tokyo Disney Resort is definitely a highlight. With their unique, thrilling attractions and charming, enchanting details, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have a lot to offer—with much more …

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Tiffany-style parrot lamps

Disney Details: As Free as a Bird in 1901

Admire this trio of Tiffany-style lamps that provide a wonderfully colorful glow inside the 1901 Lounge at Disney California Adventure. Named in honor of the year Walt Disney was born, the club inspires visitors to travel back eight decades in time and into the kind of cozy retreat Walt and his animators would sometimes repair …

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Shanghai Disneyland Resort

D23’s Ultimate Countdown to Shanghai Disney Resort: Wishing Star Park

By Tyler Slater In celebration of Earth Day, D23’s Ultimate Countdown to Shanghai Disney Resort continues with an inside look at Wishing Star Park—the perfect tranquil escape where you can embrace nature. Located along the shoreline of a glimmering body of water, Wishing Star Park is approximately 40 hectares, the size of 56 football fields, …

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BB-8 peeks at Star Wars-themed land construction

Groundbreaking News! First Look at Star Wars-Themed Lands

By Nicole Nalty Exciting news from a galaxy not so far, far away! Our friends at the Disney Parks Blog are celebrating the official groundbreaking of Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disneyland park in California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios park in Florida with a first look at the construction site at Disneyland park. Take a …

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Shanghai Disneyland Adventure Isle

D23’s Ultimate Countdown to Shanghai Disney Resort: Adventure Isle

By Tyler Slater The countdown to the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort continues right here with D23! We recently shared the ultimate guide to the unforgettable hotels, and today we are thrilled to dive into details about a land found only at Shanghai Disneyland—Adventure Isle! The history of Adventure Isle combines lore with Disney imagination …

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toy soldiers

Holiday Tips from Parks and Resorts

Is there any place like a Disney park for the holidays? Not to a Disney fan! From the food to the lights to the décor, a day at the parks during the holidays always leaves us trying to figure out how to re-create that holiday magic at home. We went right to the source—our friends …

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D23 EXPO Japan 2015 Dazzles Fans

Following an outstanding first day of presentations, D23 EXPO Japan 2015 continued to surprise and delight fans at the Tokyo Disney Resort throughout the weekend. Saturday was full of excitement, as Tokyo Disney Resort’s presentation packed the Maihama Amphitheatre—not once, but twice. Kyoichiro Uenishi, representative director, president and COO of Oriental Land Company, opened the …

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Whistle While They Work—Spotlight on Dream Disney Jobs

Some kids grow up drawing Disney characters and know they want to be Disney animators. Sometimes a first visit to a Disney park is all it takes to spark a young guest toward a career as a Disney Imagineer. But the world of Disney is as vast as fans’ imaginations, and we’ve uncovered some jobs …

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EXPO 2015 celebrates Shanghai Disney Resort

Parks Celebrate 60 Years of Innovation

The Walt Disney Parks and Resorts show floor pavilion will give D23 EXPO 2015 guests a look into the much-anticipated Shanghai Disney Resort … as well as a preview of the Avatar project coming to Walt Disney World Resort’s Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Plus, in addition to the previously announced Hall D23 presentation on Saturday, August …

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New The Good Dinosaur Trailer Roars to Life—& More in News

The Good Dinosaur: See Arlo the Apatosaurus in Action Need a dose of “adorable” today? Look no further than the brand-new trailer for Disney•Pixar’s upcoming The Good Dinosaur, which will roar into theaters on Thanksgiving Day (November 25). Directed by Peter Sohn (fun fact: he’s a Disney•Pixar veteran on whom helpful Wilderness Explorer Russell from …

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