Here are some highlights for what to expect, live or virtual. The full, comprehensive (and rather long) list of events is available here.
Friday 9 September
10:30 a.m. Disney Legends Awards Ceremony – Officially kicking off Disney100, the event will honor artists who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy. 2022 inductees include Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, the late Chadwick Boseman, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Ellen Pompeo and Tracee Ellis Ross.
10:45 a.m.: “The Simpsons” – An interview with the cast and producers of the long-running American Institute.
2 p.m. Marvel Draw Live! Brian Crosby, Marvel’s Director of Themed Entertainment, will give a step-by-step lesson on drawing, the Marvel way.
2 p.m. A Very ’90s Afternoon Special with the All-New Mickey Mouse Club – Cast of “The All New Mickey Mouse Club” will share memories of the series’ third incarnation (1989-1994). No word on whether Ryan Gosling or Britney Spears will be there. (Probably not.)
3:30 p.m. Studio Showcase: Disney Animation & Pixar – Fans will learn all about the upcoming theatrical and Disney+ titles from Disney Live Action, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios, direct from the cast and producers.
18:00 D23 Expo Mousequerade 2022 – The Ultimate Disney Costume Contest with host Nina West and guest judges Yvette Nicole Brown, Ashley Eckstein and Ally Maki. Don’t forget your Mickey ears!
Saturday September 10
10:00 AM Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm & 20th Century Studios – Filmmakers, cast and “surprise guests” will showcase upcoming theatrical and Disney+ titles. Look for exclusive images and firsts on what else is in the works.
11:45 AM Marvel’s “Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur” – The cast and creative team share an exclusive sneak peek of the series before its debut on Disney Channel and Disney+.
12 noon “Bob’s Burgers” – The cast and creators of the Emmy Award-winning animated series and “The Bob’s Burgers Movie!” will talk about the series, and maybe even sing if you’re lucky.
12 noon Back to the Grid: 40 Years of “Tron” – A celebration of the groundbreaking sci-fi classic,
2:00pm Marvel Comics: Celebrating 60 Years of the Amazing Spider-Man – Celebrate everyone’s favorite neighborhood Spider-Man, featuring Marvel Executive Spider-Editor Nick Lowe and Editor-in-Chief CB Cebulski.
3:30 p.m. Disney’s Epic Entertainment Showcase – Disney Branded Television presents an exclusive showcase of what’s to come alongside Disney+, Disney Channel and Disney Junior, including an inside look at the new Disney+ Original series “National Treasure”, “American Born Chinese” and ” The Santa Claus.”
4 p.m. FX’s AHS: Behind the Screams – It’s not a very Disney-friendly show, but the creatives behind “American Horror Stories” will be putting on the scariest show on television.
5:45 PM National Geographic Special Screening: “Limitless with Chris Hemsworth” – An exclusive first look at the new Disney+ series “Limitless!”, in which the man who plays Thor teaches us all how to be healthier. He won’t be there.
18:00 Zootopia+ Sneak Peek – A first look at the latest animated series coming to Disney+, based on the hit movie.
Sunday 11 September
10 a.m. Sneak Peek of Mickey: The Story of a Mouse – Disney Original Documentary presents a panel dedicated to “Mickey: The Story of a Mouse,” which will be hosted by Bret Iwan, Mickey’s official voice.
10:30 a.m. A Boundless Future: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products – Josh D’Amaro, President of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, gives a glimpse into the future alongside Disney parks around the world, and guests get an inside look behind the scenes look at what Disney Imagineers are working on.
13:00 Walt Disney Imagineering: 70 Years of Making the Impossible Possible – Theme Park Fantasy will talk about creating the attractions and experiences that define the Disney brand.
3:45 PM The Next Generation of National Geographic – Meet the new ‘National Geographic’ stars that will draw viewers around the world.
4:15 pm Disney Princess – The concert live on D23! – Disney Concerts presents a special performance of Disney Princess – The Concert, featuring Tony nominee Susan Egan. Search for literally any Disney song you can imagine being performed.
6:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars” 31st Season Celebration – Did you know Disney’s “Dancing with the Stars?” has? And that show has been going on for 31 seasons? Well, you can learn all about it in this panel, if you like, star of the stars of the show. Don’t forget to stretch!