Expo Dream Store & Silent Auction Return to Disney’s D23 Expo

| June 3, 2013 | Reply

Disney’s D23 Expo will once again feature the Dream Store and Silent Auction at this year’s third ultimate fan event.  The D23 Expo, which had its premiere in 2009, is being held again this year from August 9-11, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center.


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The D23 Expo–The Ultimate Disney Fan Event—which gives fans unprecedented access to Disney films, television, theme parks, Disney Imagineers and talent, rarely seen archive items and more, has currently been held every two years in Anaheim, California.

The D23 Expo Dream Store, featuring a wide variety of themed official merchandise and other specialty items from Disney Theme Park Merchandise, will include collectibles, accessories, books and much more.

D23 Expo merchandise includes tees, baseball cap, fleece, jewelry, drink ware, accessories, pins, and Vinylmation(TM).

bag739283SMALLHARVEYS Sorcerer Mickey Bag
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Returning this year will be HARVEYS Seatbeltbags(R) bags.  This new collection, which features Sorcerer Mickey, classic D’s and more on some of HARVEYS most popular silhouettes, were created especially for this year’s 2013 Expo.

Disney Theme Park Merchandise, showcasing some of its newest releases from Disney licensees and artists, will including ACME Archives Limited, with the latest releases from Disney*Pixar, Disney Studio Art, Disney Limited, Disney Underground and more. Disney Design Group will feature a new Signature Collection of artwork including four amazing pieces that will bring to life Sorcerer Mickey and some of Disney’s most beloved characters. Other artists featured will be Dave Avanzino, Disney Design Group, Dooney & Bourke, Duffy the Disney Bear, Noah, Robert Olszewski, Precious Moments, Linda Rick, Jim Shore, and more.

Adding a little sparkle to the D23 Expo will be the debut of a new selection of exclusive fine jewelry.  The Disney Dream Collection and D23 Expo-Exclusive Jewelry will feature classic Disney icons and characters like Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Tinker Bell, among others.

Dream Store Autograph Sessions will give Disney fans the opportunity to meet and greet some of their favorite authors, artists, Disney Legends and other notable celebrities. Autograph sessions will be posted daily at the D23 Expo Dream Store.

peterpanridevechFrom the 2011 D23 Expo Silent Auction – A Peter Pan ride vehicle
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D23 Expo 2013 Silent Auction, which will take place on Saturday, August 10, 2013, offers Disney enthusiasts the rare opportunity to bid on unique artifacts, artwork, experiences, props and more.  Tickets for the Silent Auction go on sale June 11, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. PST via www.ArtofDisneyParks.com.  Separate D23 Expo admission is required.

Leading up to the D23 Expo, additional Dream Store merchandise offerings, silent auction lots, and more will be released on www.Disney.com/D23, www.ArtofDisneyParks.com, Facebook and Twitter @DisneyD23.  Fans can also tag their tweets to #D23Expo, as well as follow on Pinterest and YouTube.

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