D23 announced today that they will begin ticket sales for the 2013 D23 Expo on August 9th at 10am. Tickets will be available at: www.D23Expo.com
According to the press release from Disney "The D23 Expo celebrates the entire world of Disney entertainment and brings together all parts of The Walt Disney Company under one roof, including The Walt Disney Studios; Walt Disney Parks and Resorts; Disney Consumer Products; Media Networks (including ABC, ABC Family, Disney Channel, and Radio Disney) and Disney Interactive. D23 Expo 2013 marks the third Expo held in Anaheim, following Expos in 2009 and 2011."
Steps have been made to accommodate a larger crowd in 2013. The D23 Arena will accomidate over 2,000 guests and the Stage 23 venue will feature double the capacity of the previous expo. In addition, the show floor will be expanded into halls A, B, C and D at the Anaheim Convention center.
As in previous years, D23 Expo 2013 will feature:
- Disney Legends Awards
- A 12,000 square-foot Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit
- live events
- celebrity appearances
- sneak peeks
- Expanded Collectors Forum area
- unique experiences that celebrate the past, present, and future of Disney
Tickets for D23 Expo 2013 will be available at a discounted price for a limited time. From August 9–December 31, 2012, tickets will be $47 for a one-day adult admission and $37 for children 3-12. Tickets for members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club will be $40 for a one-day adult admission and $32 for children. Multi-day tickets are also available for both D23 Members and the general public, and D23 Members can save as much as $204 off the price of admission, based on the purchase of four three-day tickets at the D23 Member rate. For more information on tickets and the ticket pricing structure for members and general admission, visit www.D23Expo.com.
In addition to these special advance-purchase savings, D23 Members can also buy D23 Expo VIP Sorcerer Packages, extremely limited tickets that are only available to members. These packages offer incredible, exclusive opportunities.
Sorcerer Package tickets will be available exclusively to both Gold- and Silver-level D23 Members at $1,500 per ticket. Members will also have the option to purchase up to two Sorcerer tickets.
The Sorcerer Package includes:
- Three-day admission ticket
- Reserved seating at all presentations in the D23 Arena and Stage 23
- Commemorative Sorcerer credential
- Pre-Expo tour of the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit
- Exclusive shopping time in the D23 Expo Dream Store and the Treasure Trove the day before the Expo is open to guests
- First opportunity to purchase D23 Expo Dream Store merchandise via the Random Selection Process (RSP)
- Exclusive tour of the D23 Expo show floor the day before the Expo is open to the public
- Private welcome reception
- Special entrance to the Expo each morning
- Hardbound Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives catalog
- Hardbound Disney Legends ceremony commemorative program
- Exclusive D23 Expo 2013 tote bag filled with gifts
- “Fond Farewell” reception on final day of Expo
In addition, Sorcerer-level members have access to the Sorcerer Member Lounge featuring:
- Complimentary light snacks throughout the day with ability to purchase additional food
- Special exhibit created by the Walt Disney Archives
- Dedicated Sorcerer Concierge desk
- Baggage Check area
- Masseur on site (for pay)
- One voucher for 20-minute free massage
Additional details and benefit are highlighted at www.D23Expo.com.
D23 Members receive early admission to the Expo show floor.