D23 Presents: Epcot’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

More than 1,000 Epcot enthusiasts, members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club,gathered at Epcot’s World Showcase on Sunday, Sunday 29th, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the theme park, which first opened on Oct. 1, 1982. A day of special panels and presentations, all created by D23, marked the anniversary.Panelists of the “We Can Do It” presentation included (left to right) Disney Legend, original Tom Sawyer on Tom Sawyer Island, and former manager of distribution services at Walt … [Read more...]

The 30th Anniversary of Epcot Kicks Off Today With D23 Festivities

Who doesn’t love a party?Although the 30th anniversary of Epcot isn’t until tomorrow, October 1, fans have already begun celebrating the park’s milestone at D23’s Epcot 30th Anniversary Celebration at the park’s World Showplace.So far today, D23 members have been treated to presentations by Disney Legends who helped bring Epcot to life, including Tom Nabbe, Bob Matheison, and Charlie Ridgway, as well as Walt Disney Imagineers. Cast members from the Disney Archives also presented some … [Read more...]