Disney D23 Fanniversary

Today Disney only official fan club D23 has announced more information about the upcoming Fanniversary. The Fanniversary will be hosted in multiple different cities, great news for Disney fans not located in LA or Orlando. The events will celebrate the history of original animated films and theme park attractions.

The hosting cities are San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, New York City, Orlando, and Chicago. All of the events will be hosted by a Disney archivist, and be run by a D23 team member, and they will celebrate “behind-the-scenes stories” Disney movies (like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Aladdin), characters, and favorite Disney Parks attractions. Also included in the event is rare film footage, and interviews with Disney legends.

The tickets will cost $18 dollars for members, and $25 to nonmembers if those tickets become available. Available for D23 Members on March 16, 10 a.m. PST. Remaining tickets will be available for general admission on March 30, 10 a.m. PST. Go here for the tickets sales page. 

The topics the events will cover are.

Included among the topics will be:

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disney’s first-ever, full-length animated film which premiered in 1937
  • The 1997 launch of Star Tours
  • EPCOT Center’s grand opening on October 1, 1982
  • The opening of Pirates of the Caribbean in 1967
  • Memorable Mickey Mouse cartoons released in 1937, including “Clock Cleaners,” “Hawaiian Holiday,” “Lonesome Ghosts” and “Magician Mickey”
  • The 1927 debut of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, who Walt Disney created before Mickey Mouse
  • Goofy’s first-ever on-screen appearance, in 1932’s “Mickey’s Revue”
  • The seminal science-fiction film TRON, released in 1982
  • Unforgettable movies like Aladdin (1992), Pete’s Dragon (1977), The Jungle Book (1967) and Bambi (1942)
  • The 1972 premiere of the Main Street Electrical Parade and 1992 debut of Disneyland’s Fantasmic!

The locations for the events are as follows.

Los Angeles
Date: Friday, April 27, 2012
Location: The Studio Theatre, The Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, California
Time: 5:30 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. (Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the show.)

San Francisco
Date: Saturday, April 28, 2012
Location: Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco
Time: 2:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. (Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the show.)

Boston
Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012
Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Time: 2:00 p.m. (Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the show.)

New York City
Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Location: Cherry Lane Theater, New York City
Time: 5:30 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. (Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the show.)

Orlando
Date: Saturday, June 23, 2012
Location: Premiere Theater, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World
Time: 11:00 a.m. (Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the show; park admission is not included and required for entry to show.)

Chicago
Date: Sunday, June 24, 2012
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Time: 5:30 p.m. (Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the show.)

 

 

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