D23, the largest Disney fan event in the world is celebrating 10 years. We have seen many important announcements come from the biannual event and hopefully this year is no different. Here is the breakdown of the main panels by day.
D23 Expo 2019 Schedule
Friday, August 23
The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 23. The ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will once again honor those visionaries and artists who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy. This year’s recipients are: Wing Chao, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Bette Midler, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer.
On Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., the highly anticipated streaming service Disney+ will give guests a first look at some of its original content including Lady and the Tramp, The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, and many more during this star-studded presentation.
Saturday, August 24
The Walt Disney Studios will present a behind-the-scenes look at its blockbuster collection of upcoming films on Saturday, August 24, at 10 a.m. Fans will see what’s on the drawing board for the acclaimed filmmakers at Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios and get a peek at the exciting slate of live-action projects, from Disney to Marvel Studios to Star Wars. As always, attendees will be treated to exclusive footage, special guest appearances, and more!
Sunday, August 25
On Sunday, August 25, at 10:30 a.m., step into the magical world of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products with Chairman Bob Chapek to find out what’s new and what’s next for resorts around the globe, including more about the transformational plans for Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
Apart from the main panels there will be a large Expo floor, cosplaying, special shopping opportunities and performances.
Single-day Saturday tickets and three-day passes are already sold out, but single-day tickets for Friday and Sunday of the D23 Expo are available for $89 for one-day adult admission and $69 for children ages 3 to 9. For Gold Members of D23, the Official Disney Fan Club can purchase tickets for $77 for a one-day adult admission and $59 for children 3–9.For more information on tickets, visit D23Expo.com.