Disney D23 Celebrates Walt Week In Respecting His 50th Anniversary Passing

As many of us Disney fans in the community that we know the man who brought us magic through his creative, entrepreneurship, and innovative motivation to bring us joy, happiness, and make us feel like a kid all over. Of course we are talking about Walter Elias Disney and it is unfortunate that tomorrow marks his 50th anniversary of when he passed away on December 15th, 1966. The company was taken by a huge hit in 1966 and was at a lost without Walt’s direction to drive the company that they were on so highly depended on him.

On a better and positive note that, starting tomorrow on Walt’s anniversary and announced yesterday on the Disney Parks Blog that fans and passholders can do different events in honoring the legacy that Walt Disney left behind through worldwide at the Disney Parks. It will be a long week event called ““Walt Week: Celebrating a Legacy of Imagination, Creativity, and Innovation.” To honor the occasion, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is honoring Walt with a series of features available to guests at D23.com/WalkWithWalt, in its quarterly publication Disney twenty-three, and at Disney Parks around the world.”


In also to celebrate and remembering Walt’s legacy in a cool new feature of “by sharing a message on Memory Boards that will be placed at each resort. The boards will be on display for all to see at D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, from July 14–16 at the Anaheim Convention Center.” This includes each of the parks at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disney, and Hong Kong Disneyland.


Here are the locations and times of the Memory Boards and subject to change:

Disneyland Resort: The gallery inside the Main Street Opera House at Disneyland park from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m

-Walt Disney World Resort: Inside One Man’s Dream at Disney’s Hollywood Studios from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

-Disneyland Paris: Inside the Liberty Arcade on Main Street, U.S.A., at the entrance of “Statue of Liberty Tableau” from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

-Hong Kong Disneyland: Inside Art of Animation on Main Street, U.S.A., from 10 a.m. to 8:30

-Tokyo Disney Resort: Mark Twain Riverboat queue from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

For everyone in the Disney community for tomorrow that we should raise a glass and toast towards the man that was highly driven on creativity, thinking outside of the box, and expanding a legacy for many future generations to come. For everything magical and Disney and all other themed entertainment news, keep checking back here at SkywalkingAdventure.com


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