D23 – The official Disney Fan Club Expo – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event

The time is quickly approaching for Disney fans to come together for the D23 expo in Anaheim California on August 9 – August 11 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Over the past 2 year more than 40,000 Disney fans from around the world have gathered at the Anaheim Convention Center for D23- The Ultimate Disney Fan Event.

Tickets for non members are $57 for a one day adult pass or $166 for a 3 day pass to the festivities.

So you may ask what do we get for this $166 at the D23 Fan Expo, well sit back and read all the amazing events and activities going on.  Starting on Friday there will be events and presentations starting at 10 am to 6 pm daily.  There will be a fan only screenings of new movies like Disney’s Planes, celebrity appearances from many of the Disney tv shows, Disney executives and creative talent are also all brought together for three fun filled days of Disney entertainment. Here is a list of some of the presentations-. – Meet the cast of Marvel Universe, Undiscovered Disneyland – Legendary Imagineer Tony Baxter shares rare and never-before-seen footage of the early days of Disneyland, from design and construction through opening day; Exclusive Screening of Disney’s Planes, Meet the Cast of Cast of A.N.T. Farm; To Infinity and Beyond: Disney Interactive – Disney Interactive invites you into its workshop for a first look at its new digital products, and of course they will be revealing never-before-seen Disney games.

And of course what Fan event would be complete without a Costume contest?  The five categories for the contest are

1. Original Design (or inspired by…);
2. Re-creation
3. Craftsmanship
4. Young Fan
5. Best in Show.

So get working on your costumes now as you are running out of time to win one of the Edna Mode trophies. “Only the most stylish will win one of these five Edna Mode trophies… And capes are allowed dahling.”

And if one weekend of Disney fun isn’t enough you can join D23 to have access to member events throughout the year and receive discounts to the Expo as well.  Now if you aren’t a member of D23, they do have 3 different  membership levels from a free membership to a Gold membership at $74.99 per year


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