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D23 Announces Disney Events Across the Country For 2013

Jeffrey Epstein

by , Director, Corporate Communications, The Walt Disney Company

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has just announced a slate of extraordinary events for 2013, which will cross the country sprinkling pixie dust on D23 Members and Disney enthusiasts of all ages.
D23 Expo 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center Directly Across from the Disneyland Resort.

The fan club will bring its popular Sip & Stroll event, celebrating the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, back to Walt Disney World Resort in fall 2013, as well as an all-new festive family event, D23’s Holiday Splendor, which will deck the halls in December of 2013.

Walt Disney World Resort will also play host to one of the ten stops of D23’s Fanniversary Celebration, the exciting multimedia road show event, which commemorates dozens of magical milestones celebrating an anniversary in 2013. This all-new show will highlight anniversaries for such park favorites such as Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room (50th), Tokyo Disneyland Resort (30th), Horizons (30th) and Disney’s Animal Kingdom (15th). Along with its Orlando stop, Fanniversary will bring Disney delight to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Newark, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C.

The Walt Disney Imagineering campus in Glendale will host two special events at its Mickey’s of Glendale employee store, flinging open its doors exclusively to D23 Members on Saturday, April 13 and Saturday, June 8, 2013.

Returning in 2013 are D23’s popular tours of the Walt Disney Studio Lot and Archives, where guest have the opportunity to truly walk in Walt’s footsteps, as well as their 50 and Fabulous and From the Vaults film series held in the original Studio Theater on the Burbank Lot.

Of course, D23’s most spectacular event of 2013 will be its third D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, which will take place August 9 – 11, 2013, at the Anaheim Convention Center, directly across from the Disneyland Resort. This can’t-miss, unforgettable three-day experience for Disney fans will once again be brimming with live appearances, musical performances and autograph opportunities by Disney’s top stars from films, TV and music; exclusive sneak peaks of what’s on the horizon at Disney Parks around the world, plus entertaining presentations on a variety of Disney topics. Attendees will also thrill to the always compelling Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit and the exciting Disney Legends Ceremony.

To read more about D23’s 2013 events, click here.


  • Jeffrey! I miss you…hopefully I will see you at some of these events

  • @Pamela: Most likely it will be the same type of event that was held this year at the Boston Art Museum. Jeff and another host traveled to cities showing movies, rides, parks, etc that were celebrating anniversaries this year. Videos were shown that had not been sen outside of these events, audio and pics…etc.

    It was actually a great time! Hoping that I can get tickets again for this go around!

    It’s wonderful to get some D23 love up here in the northeast! Keep up the great work!

  • am i missing something or was there no Disney and Dickens here in CA this year?

  • I am so excited to see Phoenix on the list!

  • It would be great if D23 would announce the dates for Sip & Stroll and the Holiday Splendor events far in advance. I have to plan my WDW trips far in advance so I’ve never been able to attend one of the D23 events. I’m a charter member and I’d really like to attend either sip and stroll or the Christmas event. Any idea of when the dates will be announced?

  • I would love to see a spring event at WDW added to this schedule, another scavenger hunt would be amazing. It is sad to see the Halloween portion go I loved the super scream package! I hope to hear that the 50 and fabulous will soon begin showing at the WDW resort. Thanks for the update I can’t wait for another great year!

  • What is happening in Boston?

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