D23 is the official Disney fan club. You can join for free as a General Member, or enjoy the benefits from a paid subscription to Gold Member's plans.
General Members can register for free. You will get access to a weekly newsletter, with curated content for Disney's fans. Additionally, you will enjoy selected discounts and offers, as well as access to specific events.
Gold Members will receive annual D23's collector sets, with collectible items from Disney's world. You will also enjoy an annual subscription to Disney's publication: Disney twenty-three. This quarterly publication showcases stories and experiences from Disney, with stunning photography and illustrations.
Gold members also enjoy exclusive merchandise, early access shopping opportunities, and VIP access to both virtual and in-person events. At some events, you can even bring guests.
To join, you can choose between the Individual Plan ($99.99 per year) or the Duo Plan ($129.99 per year). You can also gift a Gold Membership to anyone as a present.
Lastly, D23 has a lot of Disney-related content. You can find a section of videos and photos, a huge Walt Disney Archive, and a segment on D23's website that feature special recipes. All of this content is completely free.
Become part of the Disney fan club for free:
You can become a General Member of D23 and enjoy the club's weekly newsletter. Additionally, you will get access to select events and exclusive offers.
Subscribe to a paid plan and become a Gold Member:
As a Gold Member, you will receive a collector set, as well as a year of subscription to Disney's publication. You will also enjoy access to VIP events and experiences, and exclusive discounts and offers.
D23 hosts several virtual and in-person events. You can check upcoming events on D23's website. Some events are only available for Gold Members, but you can access other events by being a General Member, which is free.
Their most popular event is the D23 Expo, a massive event that takes place every other year. The next one will happen on September 9, 10, and 11 of 2022 at Anaheim Convention Center (California, United States).
In this event, you will join thousands of Disney fans who share the same passion for Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel. It includes panels and presentations, cosplay and costume contests, shopping and merchandise, and several performances. It will be days full of fun and entertainment, where you will be able to network and connect with other Disney fans.
Since 1970, the Walt Disney Archive collected characters, stories, and historical material about the company Walt Disney started. You can read information about Walt Disney itself, the company's history, several Disney legends, Walt's quotes, and relevant updates.
Due to the huge size of the archive, you can "ask the archive" what you need to know, making it easier to find different information for research and entertainment purposes.
D23 offers its members several discounts and offers. Some are exclusive for Gold Members, while others also apply for General members as well.