Disney D23, the official fan club for fans of The Walt Disney Company, has updated the Friday schedule for its upcoming D23 Expo (August 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center) to include some key information on additional panels, which are listed below:
Voices of the Disney Parks (Friday, Stage 23, 10:30 am)
Back by popular demand, this panel of famous Disney voices will gather for an encore panel discussion, including recreations of some unforgettable Disney Parks sayings.
Undiscovered Disneyland (Friday, Stage 23, 12:30 pm)
Legendary Imagineer Tony Baxter shares rare and never-before-seen footage of the early days of Disneyland, from design and construction through opening day.
The Art and Artistry of Aulani (Friday, Stage 28, 4:30 pm)
Imagineers Joe Rohde and Jeanette Lomboy will share the authentic tapestry of art and stories found at Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa.
Mayhem, Mischief, and Monkeys: The Magic of Mystic Manor (Saturday, Stage 28, 10:30 am)
Join Imagineers Joe Lanzisero and others for the strange stories behind Hong Kong Disneyland’s Mystic Manor, the newest and one of the most sophisticated attractions ever built.
Broadcasts from Buena Vista Street (Saturday, Stage 28, 12:00 pm)
Enjoy the latest ‘soundtrack’ from Disney California Adventure’s Buena Vista Street, featuring a live performance of Scary Symphony from radio station KBVS and a panel discussion led by Imagineers.
Charles Phoenix Presents (Saturday, Stage 28, 1:30 pm)
Noted humorist and self-proclaimed “retro daddy” Charles Phoenix shares some of his favorite images from around Disney, featuring classic kitsch, clashing colors schemes, and hairdos that truly defy gravity.
Disney Ambassadors (Sunday, Stage 28, 4:00 pm)
Join current Disney Parks Ambassadors from around the world as they discuss this renowned program and share insights about its rich heritage, current outreach efforts, and the importance of sharing Disney goodwill.
In addition, several other panel times have been blocked off awaiting additional updates.
We will continue to update as more information becomes available.
As a reminder, D23 has also recently detailed its StagePass panel reservation system for panels taking place in both Stage 23 and Stage 28 venues.