Of course, with boots on the ground in Anaheim, TheDisInsider.com will have D23 Expo covered on September 9 – 11. But for those of you planning your time on the couch (or at the con), the full schedule for this year’s “ultimate Disney fan event” is now available.
D23 Expo Mousequerade
Friday, September 9, 6–7:30 p.m., Premiere Stage
The popular Mousequerade costume contest returns, hosted by Nina West and featuring a star-studded panel of judges including Yvette Nicole Brown (Big Shot, Disenchanted), Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano and creator of Her Universe), and Ally Maki (Toy Story 4, Home Sweet Home Alone). The contest will feature new categories, including “Off the Screen,” “Imagine That!,” “Magical Mashups,” and “Cast of Characters,” as well as an all-new fan-favorite award voted on by the audience! Don’t miss this opportunity to see some of the unparalleled creativity and innovation of Disney fans’ inspired costumes!
D23 Disney Stars Trivia Showdown
Saturday, September 10, 6 p.m., and Sunday, September 11, 5 p.m., D23 Expo Live Stage
Join the iconic Nina West (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Hairspray on Tour) as she hosts hopeful celebrity contestants and audience members through a kaleidoscopic world of Disney trivia and challenges!
Back to the Grid: 40 Years of TRON presented by Enterprise
Sunday, September 11, 12 p.m., Backlot Stage
Lightcycles, recognizers, and solar sails, oh my! Join us for a look back at Tron, featuring artwork, footage, and photographs from the digital frontier. Hear behind-the-scenes stories of how the film came to life with talent, artists, and filmmakers—and dive into the continuous impact of this groundbreaking film.
Conversations with Disney Character Voices
Sunday, September 11, 6–7 p.m., Premiere Stage
Providing the perfect voice to characters has been a Disney signature since Walt first gave voice to Mickey Mouse. Join Rick Dempsey, Senior Vice President of Character Voices, and some very special guests as we go “behind the mic” for stories and fun conversations with some Disney favorites.
D23 Expo is sold out. Select presentations will be streamed for guests at D23 Expo Live! For more information, visit D23Expo.com. Additional event details, including D23 Expo plans for Marvel Games, will be released in the coming weeks and made available on the D23 Expo app. Stay tuned to Marvel.com and D23Expo.com for more information!
The DisInsider will have a booth at the expo, so come visit us as we are giving away SIGNED photos from some of Disney’s biggest movies. Stop by for a chance to play games with the news team. Spin the wheel for prizes, answer trivia questions, be a part of our podcast with interviews at the booth, and get some photos taken (especially if you’re cosplaying, as there will be prizes previously mentioned.)
There is something to do every hour, so keep checking in!