It’s officially countdown time for one of the biggest events for all Disney lovers to enjoy – none other than the renowned and prestigious D23 Expo taking place on July 14 – 16, 2017. During the spectacular, three-day event, Disney fans join together to celebrate all of the magic that Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and LucasFilm has and continues to bring out to everyone. In addition, many Disney stars and celebrities will be making their way down to the Anaheim Convention Center for the sensational event. There is a host of exciting presentations and exhibits that will be taking place at the remarkable, biennial event that you definitely wouldn’t want to miss.
The D23 Expo revealed some of the many highly-anticipated events that will be taking place. Kicking off the first day of the D23 Expo is the wonderful Disney Legends Award Ceremony that will be hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO, Bob Iger. Later on, attendees will then be able to get a sneak peek at all of the upcoming excitement with Walt Disney Animation and Pixar. The following day on Saturday, The Walt Disney Studios will get fans even more thrilled with a preview of all of the live-actions films that will be released from Disney, Marvel, and LucasFilm. Later on in the day, the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts will host a special presentation. Finally, on the third and final day of the D23 Expo, Disney Legend Alan Menken will give a breathtaking and mesmerizing performance. All of these extraordinary events will be taking place at “Hall D23,” a 6,800 seat venue at the Anaheim Convention Center. These are just some of the many fantastic things that will be happening at the D23 Expo.
Check out more details below regarding some of the many magnificent events to look forward to during the D23 Expo via the press release.
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“The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, July 14. The ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will once again honor those visionaries and artists who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy. This year’s recipients are: Carrie Fisher, Clyde “Gerry” Geronimi, Manuel Gonzales, Mark Hamill, Wayne Jackson, Stan Lee, Garry Marshall, Julie Taymor, and Oprah Winfrey.
The Walt Disney Studios will present a behind-the-scenes look at its blockbuster collection of upcoming films in two jam-packed Hall D23 sessions. At 2:30 p.m. on Friday, fans will discover what’s on the drawing board for the acclaimed filmmakers at Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios. On Saturday at 10:30 a.m., Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm showcase the Studios’ exciting slate of live-action films. As always, attendees will be treated to exclusive footage, special guest appearances, and more!
On Saturday, July 15, at 3 p.m., step into the worlds of magic of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts with Chairman Bob Chapek to find out what’s new and what’s next for resorts around the globe.
To round out the weekend, Disney Legend Alan Menken will perform his exciting new one-man show, A Whole New World of Alan Menken. The eight-time Oscar®-winner introduced new generations to musicals through such box office hits as Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Enchanted, and Tangled, as well as the Broadway shows Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act, Newsies, and A Bronx Tale, as well as the ABC television series Galavant. Menken will perform his own music and share entertaining anecdotes about his unrivaled career during the show, which will be performed Sunday, July 16, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. in Hall D23 at the Anaheim Convention Center.” (source: press release)