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Appropriately set as the 90th anniversary when Mickey Mouse made his debut in Steamboat Willie on November 18, 1928; the Destination D event will take place on November 18, 2018 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. This event typically takes place at the Contemporary Resort in the Convention Center and will again in 2018.
D23 is the Official Disney Fan Club. Members can enjoy behind-the-scenes exclusives, member only events, discounts, special offers and more. General membership is free; but there is a gold and gold family level available for purchase, which provides extra benefits. Both the general member and the gold member receive the quarterly Disney Twenty-Three Publication filled with the ultimate insider perspective of Disney.
When you do join as a gold member you receive a special gift from the Office of Walt Disney. It is a reproduction of 23 treasured mementos from Walt’s past. Including personal letters and cards, and a Disneyland preview pass. This would be an excellent birthday gift or holiday gift to give to the Disney lover in your family. The membership to this exclusive club is unique and can be renewed each year.
The D23 Expo in California this past summer had MANY special announcements and was a very busy event. It is the bigger event for Disney D23 fans. The Destination D event is the East Coast version of the D23 club convention, but on a much smaller scale. Mostly the Destination D events include insightful presentations.
This is the first announcement about the event, which will include panels, presentations, exhibits from the Walt Disney Archives, and a pop-up store from Walt Disney’s Imagineering’s Mickey’s of Glendale.
This is an event I don’t want to miss! I want to assume that an anniversary year will bring on extra special surprises and announcements.
When I was about to turn 40 years old in 2012, I set a goal for myself in June of 2011 to do a 5K run before I turn 40. Well I have done many of them now and I am bit by the running bug. I very much enjoy it and have run several half marathons, 8 full marathons and 3 runDisney Dopey challenges to date. In addition to running races, I especially love to run the runDisney races.
I am a wife and mother of two kids who are 16 months apart. My family brings me great joy and is very supportive of my sport/habit/addiction.
In May of 2015 I was selected by the Walt Disney Company from a carefully vetted group of 1,300 social media moms to attend a special conference. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity that I have been working hard for the past four years to become a part of. The event was life changing and I think about it just about every day!
I am a web developer and social media specialist and enjoy meeting new people every day!