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The highly anticipated D23 Expo 2011: The Ultimate Disney Event for Fans and Families returns to the Anaheim Convention Center from August 19 – 21, 2011, once again bringing all the wonderful worlds of Disney under one roof, and offering attendees unprecedented access to Disney films, television and theme parks as only D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can!

Highlights of D23 Expo 2011’s activities will include:

  • 2011 Disney Legends. Paying tribute to the talented men and women who have made indelible contributions to Disney entertainment, including Regis Philbin, Jim Henson, the Disney Princesses and many more
  • Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives. A 12,000-square-foot exhibit featuring dozen of props, artifacts and costumes, including a special beachfront display of items from LOST and Pirates of the Caribbean, a spectacular Tron room, the House of de Vil—which includes the Fan Art Gallery—and much more. Plus, on the show floor, see a 23-foot-model of the Black Pearl, Walt Disney’s limousine and the Volkswagen van from LOST.
  • The Lion King in 3D. The Walt Disney Studios will showcase sneak peeks of upcoming film projects including an exclusive screening of The Lion King in 3D.
  • Phineas and Ferb’s Platy-bus. The hit Disney Channel/Disney XD animated series comes to the D23 Expo with a 27-foot Airstream trailer dedicated to the show’s beloved Perry the Platypus, decked out with games and “Perry-oke.”
  • Collector’s Forum. Where attendees can buy, sell and trade Disney collectibles, memorabilia and merchandise. This year the Forum also includes the worlds of Marvel and Star Wars.
  • D23 Expo Dream Store and Live Auction. Bursting with D23-themed merchandise and other specialty items, the D23 Expo Dream Store will feature Disney-inspired art and collectibles as well as Vinylmation and pins. The D23 Expo Live Auction returns—this year with an added silent auction—offering Disney enthusiasts the opportunity to bid on unique experiences, tours, artwork, props and more.
  • The Ultimate Disney Trivia Tournament will allow participants to demonstrate their Disney knowledge as they compete for outstanding prizes.
  • Many more one-of-a-kind D23 Expo pavilions, panels, presentations and experiences which will be announced in the coming weeks.

Read more details on specific prices on the D23 Web site: http://www.D23Expo.com

D23 Members save big on D23 Expo tickets!

In addition to great savings, membership supplies valuable discounts and access to special events throughout the year.

Highlights of D23 Membership include:

  • Disney twenty-three. A one-year subscription (four issues) to D23’s exquisite magazine created exclusively for Disney fans. Each issue comes with a surprise collectible gift. (Gold Membership level only)
  • Special Offers, Discounts and Contests just for D23 Members.
  • Annual Membership Gift a D23 Mickey Mouse Watch featuring Bandleader Mickey art and the numbers 2 and 3 highlighted, plus a leather band.
  • Special Events. The opportunity to attend exclusive member events.
  • D23 FanFare. Bi-weekly e-newsletter sent just to D23 Members.
  • Personalized Membership Certificate and D23 Membership Card

For complete details on D23 Membership visit: http://www.D23.com

*Based on the purchase of four general admission, three-day adult passes.