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Binge These Disney Parks Podcast Episodes

By the D23 Team

It’s the holidays, meaning you have some time on your hands. Whether you’re in transit or waiting to enjoy a festive meal, we have the perfect way to fill your time: listening to the best D23 Inside Disney podcast episodes!

Today we revisit some of the great chats we had with the people who make and have made magic for guests over the years at…

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High-Flying Heritage

High-Flying Heritage: A Walt Disney World Moment 50 Years in the Making

By Becky Cline and Kevin M. Kern, Walt Disney Archives

Every now and then, we here in the Archives have the honor of spotlighting historical materials so unique from our collection that the objects themselves seem to transcend matters of just Disney history and cross over into a realm documenting a wider moment from popular American history. One such item from our…

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Stars in their Rides: What It’s Like to Make Magic in a Walt Disney World Attraction

By Jeffrey R. Epstein

In honor of the 50th anniversary celebration of Walt Disney World Resort, we’re sharing a classic Walt Disney World article that was originally printed in Disney twenty-three magazine in 2011 for the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney World. Stay tuned to D23.com for more stories celebrating the past, present, and future of Walt Disney World…

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The “Galactic Journeys” Pin Set Celebrates Out-Of-This-World Disney Parks Characters

By the D23 Team

D23 Exclusive Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Pin Set – ”Galactic Journeys” – Limited Edition

A new pin set is blasting off, celebrating the intergalactic characters of Walt Disney World Resort! This pin set was created just for D23 by artists Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily and pays tribute to five of the cosmic characters of the far reaches…

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50 Years of The Vacation Kingdom of the World

By Francesca Scrimgeour, Walt Disney Archives

With the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World underway, what better way to celebrate than by looking back at the grand opening celebration of the Magic Kingdom Park? After the success of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair, Walt Disney recognized the impact an East Coast theme park and city of tomorrow could make. Walt…

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JUST ANNOUNCED: Create Your Best Disney Day When Disney Genie Launches October 19 at Walt Disney World Resort

By the D23 Team

We’re a little over a week into October, and already the month is full of magic! Last week, we joined Walt Disney World in kicking off “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” with a special video podcast episode of D23 Inside Disney, celebrating 50 magical years of Walt Disney World Resort.

If that wasn’t enough, today our friends at…

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stars and their rides

Stars in their Rides: The Celebrities Behind Beloved Walt Disney World Attractions

By Jeffrey R. Epstein

In honor of the 50th anniversary celebration of Walt Disney World Resort, we’re sharing a classic Walt Disney World article that was originally printed in Disney twenty-three magazine in 2011 for the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney World. Stay tuned to D23.com for more stories celebrating the past, present, and future of Walt Disney World…

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