2022 Events Announced During Destination D23

D23 has announced their upcoming 2022 events during Destination D23 in Orlando today.

D23 Expo 2022

As previously announced, the D23 Expo will return in 2022 on September 9 at the Anaheim Convention Center. It will feature a preview of the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company in 2023. Many panels and presentations will be livestreamed.

Tickets go on sale on January 20, 2022.

Walt’s Marceline

D23 members will be invited to explore the Walt Disney Hometown Museum in Marceline, Missouri, as well as meet special guests during a limited-capacity, full-day event.

Dave Smith Window Dedication Ceremony

On January 24, a Disneyland window will be dedicated to Walt Disney Archives founder Dave Smith. D23 Gold Members will be able to attend a special presentation.

“Bedknobs and Broomsticks” 50th Anniversary

D23 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Bedknobs and Broomsticks” with a screening on January 29 at The Walt Disney Studios lot. Items from the Walt Disney Archives will also be on display.

Galactic Member Mixer

There will be a special D23 members mixer during the Star Wars Celebration in May.

The Walt Disney Studios Official Tour – Presented by D23

D23 will resume tours of The Walt Disney Studios lot.

D23 Nights with Disney Theatrical

D23 will host special nights with ticket packages and cast Q&As during the North American tours of “The Lion King” and “Frozen.” The first events for “The Lion King” will be in Austin and St. Louis, while the first events for “Frozen” will be in Atlanta and Orlando.

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More Magic with Walt Disney Imagineering

The D23 x Walt Disney Imagineering Magical Milestones virtual event series celebrates the past and future of Disney Parks.

In 2022, there will be a special event for the 30th anniversary of Disneyland Paris.

Walt Disney Imagineering will open its exclusive merchandise store, Mickey’s of Glendale, to D23 members.

Film Anniversaries

D23 will celebrate the following film anniversaries with virtual and in-person events:

  • “Lilo & Stitch” (20th)
  • “Hercules” (25th)
  • “Aladdin” (30th)
  • “The Muppet Christmas Carol” (30th)

More Signature Events

There will be Gold Member Previews of the Walt Disney Archives traveling exhibitions.

D23 Gold Members will have access to advance and opening night screenings across the country.

There will be a Halloween event with a “Hocus Pocus” twist. In December, Light Up the Season will return.

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