The popular fan event D23 DESTINATION D is returning again this year at Walt Disney World Resort’s Contemporary Hotel and D23 has just confirmed the addition of several new notables to the event including James Cameron, Jon Landau, Bob Chapek, and Jared Bush.


‘D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures’ coming to Walt Disney World from Nov. 19

AVATAR creators James Cameron (writer, director, producer) and Jon Landau (producer) will join Imagineer Joe Rohde for Pandora – The World of AVATAR, a presentation where they will unveil new details about the immersive, 12-acre land coming soon to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. In addition, the event will include a conversation with Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Plus, Moana screenwriter Jared Bush (co-writer/co-director Zootopia) will be on hand to provide guests an exclusive advance look at the making of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ newest animated feature.

Additional D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures presentations announced include:

  • Welcome to Adventureland: Set off on a journey through “Adventurelands” at Disney Parks around the world, beginning with a rare look at artist Harper Goff’s exotic concepts for Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
  • Tales from the Jungle Cruise: Fans of “the backside of water” unite! Discover the legendary history of the world-famous attraction with a panel of wisecracking experts, including a behind-the-scenes look at recent holiday overlays and the new Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort’s 45th Anniversary: From tropical hideaways to enchanting entertainment, celebrate the spirit of aloha as D23 looks back at 45 years of the classic South Pacific-themed getaway.

This is in addition to previously announced highlights including New Walt Disney World Adventures: From Soarin’ Around the World to Rivers of Light, A Look Back at Walt Disney’s True-Life Adventures, The Art and Adventures of Marc Davis, and Magic Journeys: 45 Years of Walt Disney World Adventures. 

Tickets are on sale now and are $190 each for D23 Gold and Gold Family Members. Tickets are also available to D23 General Members for $250 per ticket. All guests will receive a special gift created exclusively for the event, and attendees are guaranteed seats at all panels and presentations.

DESTINATION D: AMAZING ADVENTURES takes place  November 19 and 20, 2016.