D23 Expo 2019 dates announced

Mar 26, 2018 in "D23 - Official Fan Organization"

D23 Expo 2017
Posted: Monday March 26, 2018 12.57pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has today announced that the D23 Expo 2019 will take place August 23 - 25 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

The biennial event brings together tens of thousands of Disney fans from around the world, and in 2019 will include more than 50 shows, presentations, and panels, including the Disney Legends Ceremony; an all-new exhibit curated by the Walt Disney Archives; a daily parade down the middle of the show floor; D23 Expo’s costume contest, Mousequerade, showcasing the most creative designs by fans; and the D23 Expo Design Challenge.

All of the popular presentation venues will return, including Hall D23, the Expo Arena, Stage 28, and Center Stage.

The 2017 D23 Expo saw numerous announcements for Walt Disney World, including Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, TRON Coaster, Guardians of the Galaxy coaster, Ratatouille, Disney Riviera Resort, Disney Skyliner, Minnie Van Service, and a Space themed restaurant.

Tickets for D23 Expo 2019 will go on sale at D23expo.com beginning August 23, 2018. Special pricing on both one- and three-day tickets to the event—including an Early Bird Discount—will be exclusively available to D23 Gold Members. D23 Gold and Charter Members will also be entitled to special benefits at the 2019 Expo. D23 Gold Members will also have an opportunity to purchase the Sorcerer Package, which provides a host of special benefits and amenities. Ticket prices will be announced later this summer.

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DwebbleSep 04, 2019

They'll have a long wait if so- it's going to be years before Universal makes any more concrete announcements for Epic Universe.

crazgurlSep 03, 2019

Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but in the photo from D23 that is on the home page to this web site (the one where all the characters are on stage), it's bugging me, who the heck are the 2 girls beside mickey/in front of Aladdin? I keep seeing this photo every time I land on this site and I feel like I should recognize them but don't!

TrainsOfDisneySep 03, 2019

I’m pretty sure the imagineering stuff just goes back to Mickey’s of Glendale though. Has anyone seen imagineer products outside of events?

TrainsOfDisneySep 03, 2019

No joke. the camp shirts in Mickey’s of Glendale are selling for double the price. I only got one, which I intend to keep, I should have gotten one of each to sell to pay for the trip! Now I know why they were enforcing 1 of each design at the registers (the people next to me had to put stuff back).

CalebSSep 02, 2019

Is it possible they held back things to have stuff to announce when Universal makes announcements about their upcoming park?

The_JobuSep 01, 2019

Interesting... Verrrrrrrry interesting. I'll have to keep my eyes open next time I'm in WDW.

Figments FriendSep 01, 2019

Yes, i have seen D23 event merch for sale at Disneyland's 'Disneyana' art / collecibles shop post-event. I visited the Park during a trip to California in 2017, and was stunned to find a lot of the Epcot 'retro' merch that was exclusive for a event earlier that year. It was a nice surprise...picked up a really nice shirt i would not have otherwise been able to get. :) -

Mike SSep 01, 2019

I guess I’m too nice to think that way though. Leave the stuff for the people that actually want it there you know?

The_JobuSep 01, 2019

Pretty much!

Mike SSep 01, 2019

Well I posted that picture in this thread before so I assumed that’s the one you saw ;) It is a pretty nice shirt. Thinking about it now I probably should’ve gotten more at the expo than just the one shirt for myself. Could’ve payed off my trip with eBay 🤣

The_JobuSep 01, 2019

Hey get out of my head wizard!!! That's the one. I love it. Not enough to give an ebay scalper 500% markup for it, but I do love it. Bummer it wont come to the parks but I get it, it's supposed to be exclusive, that's probably the appeal. Ah well.

Mike SSep 01, 2019

This shirt or a different one? Exclusive merch is one of the big draws of D23 so no I don’t think they ever go out except for resellers.

The_JobuSep 01, 2019

Probably a dumb question, but other than bits and pieces on ebay, does d23 merch ever make its way to the parks? Usually I'm not a big merch guy, but I saw an Epcot shirt there that looked amazing. Curious if I should just get it out of my head now.

rocketraccoonSep 01, 2019

Yep, first one was officially released, the others are cropped photos.