Other D23 Activities Before D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event

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Tickets for D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event are now on sale! It will take place August 9-11 in Anaheim. It will be three days of panels, cosplay, information, and so much more! I’ve already explained the various tickets, you will find that information here. This year, though, D23 is really pulling out all the stops, so why not make a full vacation out of it?

Start with D23 Day at Angel Stadium on August 4. Purchase your ticket through this link. Here’s the information from the D23 website:

We invite D23 Members to join us for a day of fun during D23 Day at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA, as the Angels take on the New York Mets. Don’t miss this exciting game as we celebrate the countdown to D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event!

Help bring Disney magic to Angels Stadium with special trivia, photo spots, and more D23 fun. Plus, the first 23,000 fans in the gate will receive a one-of-a-kind D23 Mickey Mouse bobblehead! D23 Members should purchase their tickets through this link ONLY to receive a discounted rate—and an additional D23 commemorative giveaway item!

A 3D Rendering of a Mickey Mouse bobblehead wearing a Los Angeles Angels baseball uniform and a red baseball cap that reads D23.
Photo courtesy D23

Your ticket purchased through this link will include:

  • Reserved discounted-seating tickets for the August 4, 2024, Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Mets game at Angel Stadium
  • A D23 Commemorative Gift

Please note: The game is currently scheduled for 1:07 p.m. PT. ESPN may choose to flex the game time to the evening to be the Sunday Night feature game. If that happens, we will notify all ticket buyers via email.

While in Anaheim you’ll of course want to spend time at Disneyland. August 8 will be extra special, because that’s D23 Day at Disneyland. Here are the details from the D23 website:

As D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event nears, we’re sure you and your “fan fam” are looking to make the most out of your time while enjoying the festivities of this grandiose gathering. As it just so happens, The Happiest Place on Earth is right down the block from this historic happening… and for the first time ever, this celebration is making its big debut at Disneyland® Resort.

We are thrilled to announce that D23: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event is getting the ultimate kickoff party: D23 Day at Disneyland Resort. Already a beloved destination for Disney fans around the world, it’s the perfect location for the fun to start on Thursday, August 8.

  • Both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure® Park will welcome ticketed D23 fans from rope drop to late night! Disneyland Park guests can enjoy a custom cavalcade and an energetic dance party. At both theme parks, guests will find special photo opportunities and more!
  • As part of D23 Day at Disneyland Resort, Disney Junior will host a lively, fun-filled celebration for preschoolers and their families at Disney California Adventure Park on Thursday, August 8. Afterward, Disney Junior festivities can be enjoyed from Friday, August 9, through Sunday, August 11, at the Downtown Disney District.
  • But wait, there’s more… Starting Sunday, August 4, through Sunday, August 11, at the Downtown Disney District, guests will find special offers, décor, and magical moments. Guests do not need a separate reservation or admission to enjoy Downtown Disney District.
  • All guests with a valid theme park admission and reservation—including D23 members and D23 event attendees—are invited to this resort-wide celebration.
  • Admission to both theme parks is available for purchase to all Disney fans. Regular theme park admission prices apply, and both theme park admission and park reservations will be required for park entry for every park guest.

You can visit https://disneyland.disney.go.com/admission/tickets/ for all ticket options and details.

There is so much to do in and around Anaheim that your week will fly by! You’re sure to have an unforgettable vacation.