D23 Expo 2019 art and ticket sale dates revealed, RFID badges to be used for first time

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D23, the Official Disney Fan Club, made several exciting announcements today regarding the D23 Expo 2019 including some colorful key art for the event, the first-ever use of RFID badges and when you can get your tickets to the highly-anticipated event.

Tickets will be available here starting Thursday, August 23. Discounted single-day and multi-day tickets for D23 Expo 2019 will be available exclusively to D23 Gold Members. General admission tickets are $89 for a one-day adult admission and $69 for children, while 3-day tickets will be available for $249 for adults and $185 for children. Tickets for D23 Gold Members are $67 ($79 after November 20) for a one-day adult admission and $49 ($59 after November 20) for children, while 3-day tickets will be available for $177 ($219 after November 20) for adults and $125 ($164 after November 20) for children. 

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D23 also revealed some colorful new key art for the event featuring some of your favorite Disney characters.

Perhaps the most unexpected announcement is the use of RFID chip badges for entrances to the 2019 Expo. This will be the first time this technology will be used for a D23 Expo.

D23 also announced that the D23 Expo 2019 Design Challenge will feature a Haunted Mansion theme.

Fans are encouraged to create ghoulishly delightful designs, from paintings and drawings to sculptures and models, inspired by the beloved attraction and its 999 happy haunts. Twenty-three pieces of finalist artwork will be on display throughout the D23 Expo weekend at a gallery on the show floor. The winning artist will be chosen prior to the start of the D23 Expo and will receive a cash prize of $2,300.

The Mousequerade costume contest will return to the expo with actress Yvette Nicole Brown and fashion designer Ashley Eckstein returning as judges, which will include dozens of incredible creations from fans from around the world.

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D23 Expo 2019 will be held from August 23-25, 2019, at the Anaheim Convention Center. For more information on the event and to order your tickets when they become available on Thursday, August 23, visit the official D23 Expo website.

Will you be attending D23 Expo 2019? Let us know in the comments below!

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