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D23 celebrates its 13th anniversary with Member Appreciation Month

by Samantha Davis-Friedman

To commemorate its 13th anniversary, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has announced special gifts, events, merchandise, and more for Member Appreciation Month – and beyond.

D23 Member Appreciation Month
Images courtesy of D23

D23 Membership Appreciation Month – Complimentary Gold Member Gifts

Even though it’s their anniversary, D23 is giving the gifts. Gold Members can select one of two special complimentary magnet designs featuring either Oswald the Lucky Rabbit or everyone’s favorite troublemaker – and Elvis fan – Stitch. Click here to get yours.

Along with their selection from the two choices offered, D23 Charter Members who have been Gold Members since 2009 will receive an exclusive magnet featuring Mickey and Minnie from “Plane Crazy.”

D23 Member Appreciation Month - Charter Magnet

D23 Membership Appreciation Month – Exclusive Shopping and Merchandise

D23 Member Appreciation Month - Merch Sale

D23 has also unveiled two new pins available exclusively to Gold Members: one featuring Mickey and Minnie from “Plane Crazy” (Limited Release) and the other depicting a “plundering pirate” from the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction (a limited edition of 1,967), which celebrates its 55th anniversary at Disneyland this year.

In addition, D23 Gold Members who love their 2022 Collector pin set can purchase an additional set beginning March 14, 2022, for a limited time (while supplies last).

D23 Member Appreciation Month - Pin Set

But that’s not all! From now until March 20, select D23 items on shopDisney are on sale, and all D23 Members (Gold or General) receive free shipping on all purchases through the end of the month.

New Offers for Gold Members:

D23 Member Appreciation Month - Discounts and offers
  • Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, Calif. – D23 Gold Members receive $3 off for them and up to three guests. Show your D23 Gold Membership card at the ticket kiosk.
  • Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort – Through Dec. 31, 2022, Gold Members receive 15% off at Sperry, 20% off at Columbia, and 10% off at Pandora (through 12/31/22)
  • Downtown Disney at Disneyland Resort – Through Dec. 31, 2022, Gold members receive 10% off at Ballast point, La Brea Bakery, Pandora, and Post 21. Plus, show your D23 Gold Card at Post 21 for a complimentary D23 button.

New In-Person and Virtual Special D23 Member Events:

D23 Member Appreciation Month - Events

D23 Magical Screening Series

  • 25th-anniversary screenings in late April of “Hercules” in Orlando, New York, Boston, and Orange, Calif.
  • 30th-anniversary screenings of “Aladdin” in other cities this summer.

D23 x WDI Magical Milestones

  • Disneyland Paris 30th – A special virtual presentation celebrating 30 years of Disneyland Paris by exploring the past, present, and future of the world’s only European Disney Park.
  • D23 Galactic Disco Night – D23 will jump to hyperspace at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim with an out-of-this-world party.
  • 626 Day: Celebrating 20 Years of Lilo & Stitch – D23 is marking the 20th Anniversary of “Lilo & Stitch” on 6/26 (as in the best experiment) with an “Ohana-friendly” tropical party in Southern California.
  • 40 Years of Tron –  This July, D23 will celebrate Tron in San Diego.

Plus…

  • A Gold Member preview in June of the Walt Disney Archives’ Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume exhibit in Detroit, MI at The Henry Ford
  • A special preview night of “Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book: Making a Masterpiece” at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco
  • A D23 Night for The Lion King on Broadway in support of the show’s 25th anniversary

Click here for more information about D23 events.

And, of course, D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event returns September 9, 10, and 11, 2022, in Anaheim, Calif.  Limited tickets are still available and can be purchased here.

Click here for details about all the D23 Member Appreciation Month offers, events, and more.

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