The full schedule of events has been revealed for the 2013 D23 Expoat the Anaheim Convention Center. The “Ultimate Disney Fan Event” kicks off next Friday, August 9th and runs through Sunday, August 11, 2013.
For the past several weeks, we have been teasing events through the seemingly never ending trickle of press releases, but now we have the full schedule to help you plan your weekend. Even if you are not planing on attending the D23 Expo this year, you can use the schedule below to follow the news in real time on Twitter and Facebook as DisneylandLive will provide live coverage on various social networks and here on

FRIDAY, August 9SATURDAY, August 10SUNDAY, August 11


FRIDAY, August 9




9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Disney Store Opening Ceremony, featuring special guests Snow White and Prince Charming Disney Store
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Waffle-inator
Dr. Doofenshmirtzhas set up his most evil “inator” yet in the Grand Plaza, near the D23 Expo entrance.
Disney Channel Pavilion
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Silent Auction Disney Dream Store
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Special guest artists from Stuller Fine Jewelry and Alex & Ani Jewelry, and Precious Moments doll artist Linda Rick Disney Dream Store
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Puppet Activities, Makeovers and Manicures by Sephora, “Find Your Voice” Karaoke, and Disney Junior Photo Opportunities Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Radio Disney Road Crew
Begin the day by rockin’ out with the Radio Disney Road Crew.
Disney Channel Pavilion
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Fantasia: Music Evolved On-Stage Demonstration Disney Interactive Pavilion
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Character artists Rich Tuzon, Jeff Shelly, Robert Farrell, and Eric Hutchison, and product designer Jose Zamora Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. runDisney with Ali Vincent Disney Center Stage
10:00 a.m. – 11:20 p.m. Cast of Phineas and Ferb
See Phineas and Ferb creators/executive producers and stars Dan Povenmire and Swampy Marsh, plus stars Vincent Martella and Alyson Stoner, plus character appearances by Agent P, Phineas, and Ferb.
Disney Channel Pavilion
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Art and Imagination: Animation at The Walt Disney Studios
Fans know that animation is the heart and soul of Disney. Get an up-close look at the exciting and innovative projects on the horizon from our animation studios, from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Thanksgiving release Frozenand Pixar Animation Studios’ summer 2014 feature The Good Dinosaur to Disneytoon Studios’ Disney’s Planes and far beyond. Join Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter and our filmmakers and stars for the behind-the-scenes scoop on our upcoming animated features, including exclusive film debuts, can’t-miss announcements, and thrilling live performances.Cell phones, cameras, and all recording devices will be checked for this presentation.
D23 Arena
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Disney Fairytale Designer Collection special guest artist signing with Jess Fuchs & Gerald Mendez Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Yo-Yo Performances, presented by Duncan Toys Disney Center Stage
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Behind the Scenes of Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins
Come take a historical look behind the scenes at the origins of the 1964 film as we near its 50th anniversary with Chief Archivist Emeritus Dave Smith. As you prepare to seeSaving Mr. Banks later this year, learn the complete story of how Walt Disney first discovered the book, worked on the script with author P.L. Travers, brought in the Sherman Brothers to write a memorable score, selected the unforgettable cast, oversaw the actual filming, and celebrated at a gala Hollywood premiere.StagePass not available.
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10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Mayhem, Mischief, and Monkeys: The Magic of Mystic Manor
Featuring an innovative ride system, a mysterious music box, and a mischievous monkey named Albert, Mystic Manor is an inventive new attraction at Hong Kong Disneyland that takes guests on a highly immersive adventure filled with surprises, special effects, and theatrical wonders. Imagineers Joe Lanzisero and Mark Schirmer pull back the curtain on this amazing new Disney attraction.StagePass not available.
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11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Hear a story narrated by the Fairy Godmother Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fantasia: Music Evolved On-Stage Demonstration Disney Interactive Pavilion
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Disney Publishing artist signs Peter Pan lithographs Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Harveys Seatbeltbag Collection founders and designers Dana and Melanie Harvey and artist Noah Talent Round-Up
11:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Cast of Marvel Universe
See Marvel Universe stars Adrian Pasdar, Drake Bell,
Fred Tatasciore, Roger Craig Smith, Bumper Robinson and Laura Bailey, plus character appearances by Spider-Man and Iron Man.
Disney Channel Pavilion
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Learn how to draw Planes characters with Stephane Kardos Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ridley Pearson and the Kingdom Keepers Quest
Disney Publishing Worldwide reintroduces New York Times best-selling author Ridley Pearson as he embarks on a journey to write the seventh and final book in theKingdom Keepers series—only this time, his readers are helping him write it through a brand new app—Kingdom Keepers Insider! Join the author as he reveals how deception and betrayal rock the Kingdom Keepers’ world as the merciless group of Disney villains stage an unexpected comeback. In addition, Ridley will unveil two all-new Kingdom Keepers Quests that will be published inside Birnbaum’s Official Walt Disney World Guide 2014 in September.
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12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Disney Legend and voice of Beauty and the Beast‘s Belle Paige O’Hara and artist Jim Shore Disney Dream Store
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Undiscovered Disneyland
Proving you can absolutely never get too much of a good thing, creative advisor to Walt Disney Imagineering and soon-to-be Disney Legend Tony Baxter returns to the D23 Expo, along with Imagineer Josh Shipley, with still more treasures from hundreds of hours of never-before-seen color footage of Disneyland shot in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s.
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12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Digital artists Anthony Mai and Brad Andrews,
and character artists John T. Quinn III, George McClements, Dorota Kotarba-Mendez
Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Introducing Mickey and Minnie Collection
special guest artist signing with Oskar Mendez
Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Crash & Bernstein
See Crash & Bernstein, stars Cole Jensen, Tim Lagasse, Landry Bender, Aaron R. Landon, plus a Crash appearance.
Disney Channel Pavilion
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kingdom Keepers series author signing with Ridley Pearson Talent Round-Up
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fantasia: Music Evolved On-Stage Demonstration Disney Interactive Pavilion
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Dave Bossert Remembers Roy E. Disney, with special guest Roy P. Disney
Dave Bossert, who has enjoyed a 30-year career at Disney, had a very unique role between 1994 and 2009. During those years, Dave worked primarily on projects that were spearheaded and executive produced by Roy E. Disney. In Disney Publishing’s 45-minute session at D23 Expo, Dave Bossert, along with guest Roy P. Disney, oldest son of Roy E. Disney, will share stories, drawings, and candid photos found in his new book, Remembering Roy E. Disney: Memories and Photos of a Storied Life. Drawing a poignant and funny picture of a man revered and idolized by legions of Disney fans, the book is filled with personal memories, stories, and artifacts collected over those special 15 years. A signing will follow this presentation in the Talent Round-Up.
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1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Artist Larry Dotson, designer Art Lewis, and graphic designer and paper sculptor Dave Avanzino Disney Dream Store
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Dooney & Bourke Ian Ray and Precious Moments sculptor Hiko Maeda Disney Dream Store
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Hear a story narrated by the Fairy Godmother Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Disney Publishing artist signs Peter Pan lithographs Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learn how to draw Mickey and other characters
with John T. Quinn III and Jeff Shelly
Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join in some Disney Dream Party fun, hosted by, Hallmark, and Walmart Disney Center Stage
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cast of Gravity Falls
See Gravity Falls star Kristen Schaal, plus creator/executive producer and star Alex Hirsch.
Disney Channel Pavilion
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Walt Disney Imagineers Tony Baxter and Josh Shipley Talent Round-Up
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Heroes and Villains à la Mode: The Official D23 Expo Costume Contest, Sponsored by Party City
The à la Mode Costume Contest invites fans to dress their best for fun and the chance to win a very collectible—only five were made!—Edna Mode (The Incredibles) bronze trophy.
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2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Author Dave Bossert and Roy P. Disney Talent Round-Up
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Live Big with Ali Vincent Disney Center Stage
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Start Telling Your Story: Disney’s Story App Demo and Meet-Up Disney Interactive Pavilion
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Artists Rodel Gonzalez and Rob Kaz Disney Dream Store
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Disney Imagineering Legend Marty Sklar Presents…Dream It! Do It!
Disney Legend Marty Sklar presents a fascinating half-century journey creating Disney’s magic kingdoms in his new book, Dream It! Do It!, launching exclusively at D23 Expo by Disney Publishing Worldwide. Marty will take guests through a presentation that recounts his epic Disney adventure, including working as Walt’s literary right-hand man for the Disney parks, writing a film expressing Walt’s philosophy for Walt Disney World project and Epcot, and helping to open nine of the 11 Disney parks around the world. A signing will follow this event.
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3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exclusive Screening of Disney’s Planes
Be among the first to see Disney’s Planes on its opening day! An action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure from Disneytoon Studios, Disney’s Planes will take flight in theaters nationwide August 9, but D23 Expo guests are invited aboard for this special 3D presentation featuring an introduction by some very special guests. Dusty Crophopper dreams of competing as a high-flying racer, but he’s not exactly built for racing—and he happens to be afraid of heights. So he turns to a seasoned naval aviator who helps him train to take on the defending champ of the race circuit. Dusty’s courage is put to the test as he aims to reach heights he never dreamed possible, giving a spellbound world the inspiration to soar.
D23 Arena
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The 3 Magical Elements of a Disney Dream Party, sponsored by, Walmart, and Hallmark Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chief Archivist Emeritus Dave Smith Talent Round-Up
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Product designer Gabe Maldonado, digital artist Steve Andrews, and character artists Stephane Kardos, Jeff Shelly, and Anthony Whitfield Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
3:40 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. Cast of Lab Rats
See Lab Rats stars Tyrel Jackson Williams, Billy Unger, and Spencer Boldman.
Disney Channel Pavilion
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. The Biggest Loser Winner Ali Vincent Talent Round-Up
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Yo-Yo Performances, presented by Duncan Toys Disney Center Stage
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fantasia: Music Evolved On-Stage Demonstration Disney Interactive Pavilion
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Artists Michelle St. Laurent and former Walt Disney Imagineer Valerie Edwards Disney Dream Store
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Dream It! Do It! author signing with Disney Legend and former Imagineering creative executive Marty Sklar Talent Round-Up
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pixar’s Small Fry director Angus MacLane signs Buzz Lightyear Small Fry action figures Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. The Art and Artistry of Aulani
Walt Disney Imagineers worked hand-in-hand with locals to create Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai’i, that celebrates Hawaiian culture, history, and traditions and immerses guests in the legends of the islands. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this fabled new Disney resort with Imagineers Joe Rohde and Jeanette Lomboy.
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5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. à la Mode Costume Contest Winners Disney Center Stage
5:00 p.m. – 5:05 p.m. The Disney Junior opportunity sweepstakes winner is announced Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Learn how to draw your favorite Muppets character with George McClements Disney Consumer Products Pavilion
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Miniatures sculptor artist Robert Olszewski and artists Manny Hernandez, Tim Rogerson, and John Coulter Disney Dream Store
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cast of Shake It Up
See Shake It Up stars Roshon Fegan, and Adam Irigoyen.
Disney Channel Pavilion
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Pixar: Doing Our Homework
Learn from Pixar filmmakers why research is such an integral part of the filmmaking process. Once a story idea is seeded, Pixar filmmakers set out to become experts, embarking on research trips to immerse themselves in places, people, and experiences that inspire and inform their filmmaking. Whether it be spirited Scots, delectable French cuisine, or deep sea adventures, Pixar always focuses on creating an authentic film that captivates audiences with a new world to explore.
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6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Voice of Disneyland Bill Rogers will record your mobile phone’s voicemail greeting Disney Center Stage
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Broadway & Beyond… Celebrating the Stars of Disney on Broadway
Join Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions, for a musical journey into Disney’s history on Broadway and beyond. This one-night-only performance features an all-star lineup, including Heidi Blickenstaff (The Little Mermaid), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), Merle Dandridge (Tarzanand Aida), Josh Strickland (Tarzan) and Alton Fitzgerald White (The Lion King), who will sing beloved songs from the award-winning musicals they starred in as well as classic tunes from the Disney on Broadway catalog.
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Schedules, appearances, and times are subject to change without notice.

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