D23 Announces Fan-Favorite Events at D23 EXPO 2015

Since 2009, the bi-annual D23 Expo has celebrated all the magic, wonder and adventure of Disney at this remarkable gathering created especially for our most passionate and loyal fans. Today D23: The Official Disney Fan Club announced the lineup of the most highly anticipated presentations at D23 EXPO 2015, August 14–16.

To showcase these EXPO favorites, Disney is creating “Hall D23,” a new 7,500-seat venue located in Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center, so that more guests than ever can see the presentations live and in person. The schedule of Hall D23 Events and Presentations includes the following:

The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will take place Friday, August 14, and will once again honor those who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy. Tony Baxter, Collin Campbell, Dick Clark, Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Jobs, Glen Keane and Ed Wynn were inducted at D23 EXPO 2013, taking their place among iconic visionaries and artists such as Dame Julie Andrews, Howard Ashman, Alan Menken, Fess Parker, Barbara Walters and Robin Williams.

The Walt Disney Studios will unveil an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at its upcoming film slate in two separate Hall D23 sessions. On Friday, August 14, the talented filmmakers at Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios will provide a sneak peek at films such as Zootopia and Finding Dory.

On Saturday, August 15, live-action titles such as Alice Through the Looking Glass and The Jungle Book and films from Marvel and Lucasfilm, along with some very special guests, take center stage.

The afternoon of Saturday, August 15, brings Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek to Hall D23 for a behind-the-scenes peek at the magical experiences and entertainment coming to Disney’s parks and resorts around the world.

D23 EXPO brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for “The Ultimate Disney Fan Event,” which includes presentations, pavilions, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping and more. Visit D23EXPO.com for more information and updates.