Complete Details on Magic Kingdom 40th Anniversary Artist Celebration

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If you have been following the updates we have been making on, you already know that October 1st at the Magic Kingdom will bring a ton of artist signing events to the park for the 40th anniversary and the release of new merchandise to mark the special occasion. Well, Disney has released details on a few more pieces that will be available on that day:

Celebrate 40 Years of Walt Disney World Magic on Saturday, October 1st!

Walt Disney World® Resort 40th Anniversary
Artist Signing Events at Magic Kingdom® Park!

Have you marked your calendars for the 40th Anniversary Celebration at Walt Disney World?

Join us on Saturday, October 1 for an anniversary celebration at Magic Kingdom Park commemorating 40 years of Disney magic.

Throughout the celebration, renowned Disney Artists will appear throughout Magic Kingdom Park for meet & greets and artist signings at Diamond Horseshoe and Uptown Jewelers.

40th Anniversary Kooky Pen Signing
Special Guests: Kooky Pen Creator, Brent Reese and
Disney Design Group Artist, Costa Alavezos
Signing Location and Time:
Diamond Horseshoe, 9:00am-11:00am

Disney Traditions Haunted Mansion
Organ Player Sculpture Signing
Special Guest: Disney Traditions Artist, Jim Shore
Signing Location and Time:
Uptown Jewelers, 11:00am-2:00pm

Walt Disney World 40th Anniversary Collection
by Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily
Special Guests: Disney Artists, Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily
Signing Location and Time:
Diamond Horseshoe, 1:00pm-3:00pm & 4:00pm-5:00pm

Original Artwork and Custom 40th Anniversary Vinylmation created by NOAH
Special Guest: Artist, Noah
Signing Location and Time:
Diamond Horseshoe, 11:30am-1:30pm & 4:00pm-5:00pm

40th Anniversary Celebration Artwork
Special Guest: Artist, Greg McCullough
Signing Location and Time:
Diamond Horseshoe, 11:30am-1:30pm & 4:00pm-5:00pm

Miniature Replica Magic Kingdom Toll Plaza and Haunted Mansion by Robert Olszewski
Special Guest: Miniaturist, Robert Olszewski
Signing Location and Time:
Uptown Jewelers, 12:00pm-2:00pm & 4:00pm-5:00pm

Magic Kingdom and Haunted Mansion Limited Edition Mixed Media Sculptures Signing
Special Guest: Artist, Dave Avanzino
Signing Location and Time:
Diamond Horseshoe, 1:00 pm-3:00pm & 4pm-5pm

40th Anniversary Limited Edition Artisan Watch Collection
Special Guest, Disney Artisan Watch Artist, Gene Gonda
Signing Location and Time:
Uptown Jewelers, 1:00pm-3:00pm

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Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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