D23 Celebrates EPCOT’s 35th Anniversary

Available to Gold members and Gold member family members, D23 will kick off the month long celebration of EPCOT’S 35th anniversary with a very special event.

The event will include presentations showcasing EPCOT’s 35 year history! It will take place in World Showcase where three presentations will include rare content and stories from influential people who played a big part in EPCOT’s development. Guests will be treated to a boxed lunch and a one of a king gift made especially for the occasion.

This event will take place on October 1, 2017 and tickets will go on sale on Tuesday May 2nd at 1pm EST. Tickets will cost $135 plus a $5 processing fee. Tickets can be purchased here.

Notes about this event:

  • D23 Gold and Gold Family Members may reserve a ticket for themselves and one (1) guest.
  • Due to the nature of this experience, all attendees must be at least 12 years of age or older to partake in this D23 event.
  • This event does not include admission to Epcot. Guests will need to have or purchase admission to Epcot to attend. If planning to use a Walt Disney World Annual Passport to attend, each guest should check blockout dates to verify that the pass is valid for admission on Sunday, October 1, 2017.
  • Admission includes a prix fixe boxed lunch. Food allergy and restrictions must be communicated to our Guest Services team prior to the event.
  • There is a limited number of tickets available. D23 Members will be required to provide their membership number when reserving tickets. Tickets may be picked up only with a valid photo ID AND D23 MEMBERSHIP CARD. D23 Members who do not bring their membership cards may not be admitted to the event. Ticketed Members who do not attend the event forfeit their place as well as all experiences, benefits, and gifts associated with the event.
  • All D23 Special Events are subject to change without notice. There are no cancellations or refunds, and tickets are not transferable.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Filming, photography, and other recording will take place at Walt Disney World Resort during the event you will be attending. By entering the premises, you irrevocably consent to and authorize The Walt Disney Company, its affiliates, successors, and assigns (collectively “Producer”), to photograph you, make sound recordings of you, and use such photographs and recordings throughout the world, for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity, including, but not limited to, television broadcasts and home entertainment products, including, but not limited to, home video and DVD. All such photographs and sound recordings will be the sole property of Producer.

Also happening is “A Progressive Dinner Celebrating 35 Years of EPCOT.”

This event is also only available to D23 Gold members and family members where one can enjoy a intimate, behind the scenes multi course meal that will showcase foods found throughout Future World and World Showcase. This dinner will allow guests to progress through private areas of EPCOT, including the Living Seas Salon and the General Motors Lounge above Test Track. There will be a dessert reception in world showcase that includes VIP viewing of Illuminations. Disney Luminaries will join the Dinner and at the end, guests can get a tour of an iconic EPCOT attraction. Guests will also receive a gift made especially for the occasion.

This even will begin at 6pm on October 1, 2017 and check in will begin at 5:45pm. It will last about 4 and a half hours. Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday May 3, 2017 at 1pm EST. The tickets will cost $250 per person plus a $5 processing fee. Tickets will be sold here.

Notes about the event:

  • D23 Gold and Gold Family Members may reserve a ticket for themselves and one (1) guest.
  • Due to the nature of this experience, all attendees must be at least 21 years of age or older to partake in this D23 event.
  • This event does not include admission to Epcot. Guests will need to have or purchase admission to Epcot to attend. If planning to use a Walt Disney World Annual Passport to attend, each guest should check blockout dates to verify that the pass is valid for admission on Sunday, October 1, 2017.
  • Admission includes a prix fixe menu throughout the progressive dinner. Food allergy and restrictions must be communicated to our Guest Services team prior to the event.
  • There is a limited number of tickets available. D23 Members will be required to provide their membership number when reserving tickets. Tickets may be picked up only with a valid photo ID AND D23 MEMBERSHIP CARD. D23 Members who do not bring their membership card may not be admitted to the event. Ticketed Members who do not attend the event forfeit their place as well as all experiences, benefits, and gifts associated with the event.
  • All D23 Special Events are subject to change without notice. There are no cancellations or refunds, and tickets are not transferable.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Filming, photography, and other recording will take place at Walt Disney World Resort during the event you will be attending. By entering the premises, you irrevocably consent to and authorize The Walt Disney Company, its affiliates, successors, and assigns (collectively “Producer”), to photograph you, make sound recordings of you, and use such photographs and recordings throughout the world, for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity, including, but not limited to, television broadcasts and home entertainment products, including, but not limited to, home video and DVD. All such photographs and sound recordings will be the sole property of Producer.

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Victoria Wade

Theme Park Editor for Diskingdom.com. 24 years old, Annual Passholder, Disney College Program Alum and Creator of PixiedustandPlanes Blog.

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