Walt and Roy Disney in Hawaii

Disney is celebrating a major milestone on Oct. 16, 2023. On that day in 1923 Walt Disney and his big brother Roy founded what is today known as The Walt Disney Company. Read on to discover how this entertainment giant will celebrate their 100 years starting NOW!

Disneyland Castle lit up with the Wondrous Journeys show

⬆️ Disneyland

The Happiest Place on Earth has been named “The Heart of the Celebration.” Festivities include…
• Grand opening of the brand new attraction Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway Jan 27th
• Debut of Wondrous Journeys nighttime spectacular in Disneyland Park Jan 27th
• Debut of World Of Color: One in Disney California Adventure Park Jan 27th
• PLUS themed food, beverages and merchandise

the franklin institute Disney 100 exhibit

⬆️ Pennsylvania

Meanwhile in Philadelphia…the Franklin Institute is teaming up with the Walt Disney Archives to launch a 15,000 sq. ft. exhibit called Disney100: The Exhibition where visitors can step into their favorite Disney stories thanks to immersive technology. After Philadelphia the exhibit will continue on a five-year journey across the U.S. and Europe! Click for a sneak peek of some of the treasures included HERE.

wonder of friendship

⬆️ Outside of the USA

Disney100: The Concert will include live performances from star solo artists and an orchestra
• A stunning multi-sensory pop-up experience called Wonder of Friendship


⬆️ A Theater Near You

On Nov. 22, Walt Disney Animation Studios will release Wish, an original animated story inspired by the Studios’ legacy of storytelling that explores how the star so many Disney characters wished upon came to be!

⬆️ Singapore

Now through April 29, 2023 you can experience Disney100: Experience Wonder, a water/light/sound show at the Jewel Changi Airport. See it HERE on YouTube.


⬆️ Givenchy

And then there are the Disney100 products collaborations including:
Adidas, Coach, Funko, Givenchy, Hasbro, Lego, Mattel, Pandora, Starbucks and more!

PLUS Disney100-themed books like:
Art of Coloring: Disney 100 Years of Wonder
The Story of Disney: 100 Years of Wonder
My First Bedtime Treasury: Disney 100
Disney 100th: Little Golden Book Library

There’s also a Disney100 web portal that says it’s coming soon, Disney100 cereal by Post  and last but not least (or maybe this IS least) the game Disney Emoji Blitz will have limited-edition emojis including Platinum Mickey!

We’re in for some fun, huh? Whew, if I missed anything major please let me know!