D23 Expo is the biggest Disney fan event in the WORLD!
The event is held every 2 years and usually includes exciting announcements and news from The Walt Disney Company, whether it be about upcoming movies or new things in the theme parks. It was supposed to take place last year, but was delayed until this year instead. D23 Expo will be taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California on September 9th, 10th, and 11th of 2022, and some major announcements have just been made about the event!
Disney has said that this year’s D23 Expo will be bigger than any Expo before! And, one very exciting thing coming to the Expo this year is Walt Disney’s ACTUAL AIRPLANE!
That’s right! Walt Disney’s famous plane he used to travel on is being restored and will be on display for fans to take photos with at The Walt Disney Archives exhibit. The exhibit is celebrating the upcoming 100 year celebration of the company in 2023.
Walt’s plane has been backstage at Walt Disney World and will be transported to Disneyland, but it will not being flying out there! Disney said they’re working on restoring the exterior of the plane.
The plane is called Mickey Mouse One: Walt’s Plane Presented by Amazon. Disney is working with the company to bring the airplane to the Expo. Disney D23 also released a video showing a look at the plane that you can check out below!
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