2017 schedule for Disney’s D23 events


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D23 has announced their 2017 events. Some of the highlights include:

  • Screenings on the Disney Studio lot and at Walt Disney World – Special screenings will include Tangled, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, DuckTales, Gummi Bears, and Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers. A Halloween screening event at the Disney Studios will include a Walt Disney Archives exhibit.
  • The Official Walt Disney Studios Tour – Just for D23 Gold members, this 2.5 hour tour includes a look into the archives and a tour of Walt Disney’s office suite.
  • D23 Behind-The-Scenes Experiences – There will be several behind-the-scenes events at unique Disney locations. Some of the 2016 experiences were an after-hours tour of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and a tour of the Ink & Paint Department at the Walt Disney Studios.
  • D23’s Lunch with a Disney Legend – These lunches will be held at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
  • Advance Screenings – Screen some of the 2017 films before they’re released to the public.
  • D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration – Epcot 35 – Celebrate Epcot’s 35th anniversary with a special member event.
  • Signature events – Special events will be held at the theme parks and a look into the progress on the restoration of Walt Disney’s birthplace.
  • Member Mixers Around the Country – Join other D23 members across the country in this mixers.
  • D23 Expo 2017 – July 14-16, 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

See the dates for each event here:

  • January 14: The Official Walt Disney Studios Tour — Presented by D23, Burbank, Calif.
  • January: D23 Behind-the-Scenes Experience, TBA
  • February 4: Tangled, Burbank, Calif.
  • February 11: Tangled, Walt Disney World Resort
  • February: Lunch with a Disney Legend: TBA, Walt Disney World Resort
  • April 8: The Official Walt Disney Studios Tour — Presented by D23, Burbank, Calif.
  • April: Lunch with a Disney Legend: TBA, Burbank, Calif.
  • April: D23 Behind-the-Scenes Experience, TBA
  • May 13: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, Burbank, Calif.
  • May 13: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, Walt Disney World Resort
  • May: Lunch with a Disney Legend: TBA, Walt Disney World Resort
  • Spring: Behind-the-Scenes Experience, Walt Disney Birthplace, Chicago
  • July 14–16: D23 Expo 2017, Anaheim, Calif.
  • August 19: “Disney Afternoon” on the Lot, Burbank, Calif.
  • August: Lunch with a Disney Legend: TBA, Burbank, Calif.
  • September 9: The Official Walt Disney Studios Tour — Presented by D23, Burbank, Calif.
  • September: D23 Behind-the-Scenes Experience, TBA
  • Fall: D23’s Disney Fanniversary: Celebrating 35 Years of Epcot (more info coming in 2017)
  • Fall: Sip & Stroll, Walt Disney World Resort
  • October 29: Halloween on the Disney Lot, Burbank, Calif.
  • November 18: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Walt Disney World Resort
  • November: Lunch with a Disney Legend: TBA, Burbank, Calif.
  • December: Light Up the Season with D23, Burbank, Calif.
  • December: D23 Holiday Event at Walt Disney World Resort

Get more details on all the events here.



*The information contained in this article represents the opinion of the author, and not necessarily the opinion of the DIS.

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