D23 announces upcoming events for Disney fans at Walt Disney World

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D23: The Official Disney Fan Club brings more magic to the Walt Disney World Resort area with the announcement of even more exclusive experiences for their fans for rest of 2015. D23 members will be able to enjoy special screenings, shopping events and the fan-favorite event “Sip and Stroll” throughout the year.

Waking up with Sleeping Beauty

D23 Gold and Silver Members will be able to enjoy this animated classic on the big screen. Special guest, animator and Walt Disney World Creative Designer Lon Smart, will explore the film’s numerous landmark achievements. All members will also receive a special journal designed to look like the ornate storybook at the beginning of the film.

 

Mickey’s of Glendale Orlando shopping events

The Walt Disney Imagineering store is opening up a pop-up shop for D23 Gold and Silver Members. On Saturday, June 6, guests will be able to peruse and purchase signature items from the store’s unique collection.

And on Saturday, November 14, members will be able to pick up some key holiday gift items for the Disney fans in their lives—and for themselves.

 

Let’s get together with the ‘Parent trap’

Celebrate this beloved film—starring Hayley Mills in dual roles—with D23 as we present the 1961 hit on the big screen Saturday, June 6. D23’s Steven Vagnini will present a look at the making of the movie with rarely seen photographs and imagery. All attendees will receive a special gift. Plus, guests who attend the screening will receive priority admission on that day to D23’s shopping event with Mickey’s of Glendale.

Sip and Stroll

D23 brings a new twist to a fan favorite, as members gather in celebration of the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival . Attendees will enjoy a continental breakfast, guest speakers, and an insider look at this annual event, now in its 20th year, before sipping and strolling around World Showcase—with some delectable surprises.

Calendar (all events and dates are subject to change):

April 18: Waking Up with Sleeping Beauty—AMC Downtown Disney 24, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
June 6: Let’s Get Together With The Parent Trap—AMC Downtown Disney 24, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
June 6: Mickey’s of Glendale Orlando Shopping Event—Location TBA, Walt Disney World Resort
October 3: Sip and Stroll—Epcot, Walt Disney World Resort, Fla.
November 14: Mickey’s of Glendale Orlando Shopping Event—Location TBA, Walt Disney World Resort

 

Fans can join D23 at Gold Membership ($74.99) and General Membership (complimentary) levels at D23.com and at DisneyStore.com/D23. To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube.

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