FROM AMERICA SINGS AND IF YOU HAD WINGS TO DISNEY'S GROUNDBREAKING PARTICIPATION IN THE
1964-65 WORLD'S FAIR, GUESTS WILL ENJOY PRESENTATIONS, SCREENINGS, UNIQUE
SHOPPING, AND MUCH MORE, NOVEMBER 22 AND 23 AT WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT
BURBANK, Calif. - March 26, 2014 - Walt Disney once said, "We keep
moving forward-opening up new doors and doing new things-because we're curious.
And curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." It's in that spirit that guests this fall will have the opportunity
to visit-or revisit-some of the most beloved Disney attractions of yesteryear. D23 Destination
D: Attraction Rewind presented by H2O Plus will take place November 22
and 23 at Walt Disney World Resort. D23: The Official
Disney Fan Club will bring Disney archivists, Imagineers, Legends, and
luminaries together to celebrate fan favorites such as Adventure Thru Inner
Space, If You Had Wings, and 20,000
Leagues Under the Sea with rarely seen concept art and images; vintage
video clips; and hours of revealing stories. In addition, there will be a full
day of presentations dedicated to the 1964-65 New York World's Fair, which debuted beloved attractions like
it's a small world and Carousel of Progress.
Presenters and panelists include Disney Legends Marty
Sklar, Bob Gurr, and Alice Davis; Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline;
Disney and World's Fair historians Bill Cotter, Stacia Martin, and Michael
Kelley-and more to be announced.
During the weekend, guests will be able to explore a
special exhibit designed by the Walt Disney Archives in honor of the event.
The weekend will end with an exciting evening event-Pleasure Island: Rewind. This celebration of the Downtown Disney nightlife district will
include areas dedicated to the Adventurers Club, Comedy Warehouse, Mannequins,
and 8 Trax. And of course there will be a "New Year's Eve" celebration to cap
Plus, for the first time, Mickey's of Glendale, the famed Walt Disney Imagineering store, will set
up a pop-up shop at the event for attendees, featuring a selection of exclusive
Imagineering merchandise as well as limited-edition pins, T-shirts, and
collectibles themed to the event. The shop will also carry a special line from
H2O Plus, whose products are featured at Disney Resort Hotels.
Highlights of D23 DESTINATION D: ATTRACTION REWIND presented
by H2O Plus will include*:
The weekend event will take place in the convention center
at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Tickets, available Wednesday, April 16, are
$190 each and available exclusively to D23 Gold and Silver Members for a
limited time. Any remaining tickets will be made available to D23 Free Members
on May 28 for $250 per ticket. All guests will receive a special gift in honor
of Disney's contributions to the 50th anniversary of the 1964-65 World's Fair
York City. A limited number of "Top of the World" tickets will be
available featuring reserved seating, early shopping on November 21, an
exclusive dinner reception, special collectibles, gifts from H2O Plus and Ghirardelli
Chocolate Company, and more.
More details about the program and tickets for D23
D: ATTRACTION REWIND presented by H2O Plus, as well as a special offer
just for members of D23, can be found at D23.com/Events. Additional schedule announcements
will be made in the coming months.
The name "D23" pays
homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his
fledgling studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first
official club for fans in Disney's 90-plus-year history. D23 gives its
members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in
the middle of the magic through its quarterly publication, Disney twenty-three; a rich website at D23.com with
members-only content; member-exclusive discounts and special events for D23
Members throughout the year.
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