Day Three of the D23 Expo at Anaheim Convention Center introduced fans to numerous updates and announcements. We attended D23 Expo as media so we could share all of the updates and the experience.
A Look at D23 Expo Day Three
Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
One of the biggest panels of the entire convention took place on the final morning of the D23 Expo. Fans were treated to numerous updates (and goodies) from across the entire world of Disney. Updates included new character greetings at Disneyland (like Hulk at Avengers Campus and The Mandalorian at Galaxy’s Edge), updated lands (a full reboot of the Pacific Wharf section), a new hotel refresh, and so much more. Fans also heard announcements from the international parks and were surprised by a special performance by Anika Noni Rose (Princess Tiana from “The Princess and the Frog”).
The Expo Floor
Though the final day of any convention is typically quieter, the expo floor was still fairly busy. Fans grabbed the last of the expo exclusives, checked out brand activations and photo ops and visited exhibits presented by Disney and its partners.
The last few panels and discussions of the D23 Expo included various anniversary celebrations. “Back to the Grid: 40 Years of TRON Presented by Enterprise, “100 Years of Treasures from the Walt Disney Animation Research Library,” An Animated Conversation: Celebrating 90 Years of Goofy,” Nat Geo & Disney: 100 Years of Exploring the World Through Storytelling,” “The Disney Parks Through the Decades: A Disney Ambassador Perspective,” “Memories of Walt Disney World: Framing A Portrait of 50 Magical Years,” and “The Main Street Electrical Parade — 50 Years of Nighttime Magic & Imagination” brought history and entertainment to fans and viewers.
Disney Princess- The Concert Live at D23!
One of the most highly anticipated events of the convention was the Disney Princess concert which took place late in the afternoon. The concert featured performers Syndee Winters, Susan Egan, Isabelle McCalla and Anneliese van der Pol with a selection of beloved classic songs from popular Disney princess films.