D23 Expo 2022 Schedule

Looking to plan your 2022 D23 Expo experience? You can view, sort, and search the announced panels at this year’s show below. To see more about any listed event, just tap the + button to view the official description.

September 9 – 11, 2022

Sounds Delightful! – An Illustrated Audio AdventurePanelFri9/9/202210:00 AM000000001662742800Archives StageJoin Disney artist and historian Stacia Martin for an all-new edition of "Sounds Delightful!," an illustrated audio adventure across decades of vintage vinyl recordings from yesterday’s turntables, including rare promotional and production tracks.
Cesar Millan: Better Human, Better DogPanelFri9/9/202210:15 AM000000001662743700Hyperion StagePet owners across America need help, and Cesar Millan is ready to show them the way. His positivity in troubled times and his heartwarming transformations make us feel like we can overcome all obstacles, starting with our own four-legged pals!
Disney Legend Awards CeremonyEventFri9/9/202210:30 AM000000001662744600Hall D23Disney100 kicks off at D23 Expo on Friday, September 9, at 10:30 a.m. with an epic presentation that includes the Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, featuring Disney CEO Bob Chapek. Legends will once again honor those visionaries and artists who have made significant contributions to the Disney legacy.
Inside Look at the Society of Explorers and AdventurersPanelFri9/9/202210:30 AM000000001662744600Backlot StageAn inside look at the continuing development of the Society of Explorers and Adventurers – what it means at Disney Parks and how these stories continue to grow. Walt Disney Imagineers are joined by author Julie Kagawa to talk about her first two books in a series of novels that tie into the lore of S.E.A.
The Simpsons!PanelFri9/9/202210:45 AM000000001662745500Premiere StageJoin us for a fun chat with the cast and creatives of this iconic show.
traceback: Celebrating the People of Walt Disney Animation StudiosPanelFri9/9/202211:45 AM000000001662749100Hyperion StageThe Walt Disney Animation Research Library presents “traceback,” a look at the lives and work as well as artistic and technical contributions of women and employees of color throughout the history of Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Who is Honored with a Window on Main Street, U.S.A.?PanelFri9/9/202212:00 PM000000001662750000Archives StageObservers notice details throughout the Disney theme parks, such as names styled on building windows. Discover the people behind the names through a talk with the team that researched the upcoming Disney Editions book People Behind the Disney Parks.
To the Edge of the Unknown from National GeographicPresentationFri9/9/202212:00 PM000000001662750000Disney Bundle Pavilion StageTo the Edge of the Unknown from National Geographic with Jimmy Chin and Alex Honnold
ABC’s Home EconomicsPanelFri9/9/202212:30 PM000000001662751800Backlot StageThe stars of ABC’s Home Economics discuss the making of the family comedy and share an exclusive look at the upcoming season three premiere, filmed at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.
Sketch with an AnimatorPresentationFri9/9/202212:35 PM000000001662752100Disney Bundle Pavilion StageSketch with an Animator: Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Eric Goldberg
Disney & Marvel Games ShowcasePresentationFri9/9/20221:00 PM000000001662753600StreamingDigital showcase will feature incredible new content from Disney & Pixar Games, Marvel Games, Lucasfilm Games, and 20th Century Games. In addition to all-new announcements, fans can expect new reveals from titles including Disney Dreamlight Valley, Marvel’s Midnight Suns, and LEGO® Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, as well as a sneak peek at an upcoming Marvel ensemble game from Skydance New Media.
Disney & Marvel Games ShowcasePanelFri9/9/20221:00 PM000000001662753600Premiere StageWatch streaming event followed by a presentation featuring developer interviews, special guests, and exclusive giveaways.
National Geographic’s Superhero Women of STEMPanelFri9/9/20221:45 PM000000001662756300Hyperion StageMeet three extraordinary women who are changing the face of exploration, education, and storytelling. Find out what it takes to study large bears up close; learn about the science of Avatar; and get ready to win first place at the Science Fair!
The History of CarsPresentationFri9/9/20221:55 PM000000001662756900Disney Bundle Pavilion StageThe History of Cars: Road Trip from the Original Film to New Series Cars on the Road with Creative Director Jay Ward
A Very '90s Afternoon Special with the "All-New" Mickey Mouse ClubPanelFri9/9/20222:00 PM000000001662757200Archives StageJoin cast from The All New Mickey Mouse Club as they share favorite memories about the third incarnation of the series (1989–1994), and discover how MMC pushed boundaries by highlighting topics that had rarely been covered on children’s television.
Disney For Scores Podcast Live Celebrates Marvel MusicPanelFri9/9/20222:30 PM000000001662759000Backlot StageCelebrate the powerful music of Marvel storytelling when Variety’s Jon Burlingame hosts Disney For Scores Podcast live. Jon will bring the format of the popular Disney For Scores Podcast to life as he interviews composers of some of your favorite Marvel series and films. Listen in as they fill us in on the secrets of creating the amazing music that helps build the Marvel Universe! Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), Laura Karpman (Ms. Marvel, What If…?), and Pinar Toprak (Captain Marvel).
Marvel DRAW Live!PresentationFri9/9/20222:30 PM000000001662759000D23 Expo Live! StageJoin Brian Crosby, Marvel’s Director of Themed Entertainment, for a real-time, step-by-step tutorial session on how to draw some of Marvel’s most iconic heroes and villains!
Studio Showcase, Day 1: Celebrate the Magic of Disney and PixarPanelFri9/9/20223:30 PM000000001662762600Hall D23Join Disney Studios for an all-star look at what’s coming up in theaters and on Disney+ from Disney’s iconic Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, as well as its namesake motion picture group behind such recent Disney hits as Cruella, Jungle Cruise, and Chip ’N Dale: Rescue Rangers.
Behind The Scenes: ABC’s “Beauty and the Beast: a 30th Celebration”PanelFri9/9/20223:45 PM000000001662763500Hyperion StageABC’s previews the upcoming special “Beauty and the Beast: a 30th Celebration
Acroos the Bundle SpotlightsPresentationFri9/9/20223:50 PM000000001662763800Disney Bundle Pavilion StageAcross the Bundle Spotlights: Hispanic Voices Panel
Disney Legends in ConversationPanelFri9/9/20224:00 PM000000001662764400Archives StageListen in as members from the newest class of Disney Legends partake in an enlightening conversation about their storied careers.
The Cast and Creators of Disney Channel’s Hamster & GretelPanelFri9/9/20224:30 PM000000001662766200Backlot StageJoin the cast and creative team of Disney Channel’s Hamster & Gretel as they share a behind-the-scenes look at what went into making the music-filled animated series and reveal exclusive content from the show.
National Geographic Special Screening: Epic Adventures with Bertie GregoryEventFri9/9/20225:45 PM000000001662770700Hyperion StageThe face of a new generation of aspirational adventurers and natural history filmmakers, 29-year-old Bertie Gregory takes viewers on an epic and nail-biting journey that pushes into the most spectacular and secretive corners of our wild world.
D23 Expo Mousequerade 2022EventFri9/9/20226:00 PM000000001662771600Premiere StageThe Ultimate Disney Costume Contest returns to D23 Expo! Join host Nina West and guest judges Yvette Nicole Brown, Ashley Eckstein, and Ally Maki as we showcase the most magical makes and quintessential creations of the Disney cosplay fan universe!
Walt’s Plane: Taking Flight Through Disney History – Presented by AmazonPanelFri9/9/20226:00 PM000000001662771600Archives StageAs Walt Disney’s company plane makes its historic return at D23 Expo, discover the fascinating story of the Grumman Gulfstream I aircraft, fondly remembered as "The Mouse."
Hulu Dance PartyPresentationFri9/9/20226:25 PM000000001662773100Disney Bundle Pavilion StageHulu Dance Party
Here for the LaughsPanelFri9/9/20226:30 PM000000001662773400Backlot StageStars of your favorite TV and streaming series come together to discuss their careers, and what it takes to make a comedy hit.
Pixar's Onward StoryPresentationFri9/9/202211:35 AM000000001662748500Disney Bundle Pavilion StagePixar’s Onward Story Presentation by Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann
Studio Showcase, Day 2: Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, and 20th Century StudiosPanelSat9/10/202210:00 AM000000001662829200Hall D23Welcome all multiversal, intergalactic, and world-spanning adventurers as Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, and 20th Century Studios preview upcoming titles, including sneak peeks and special guests.
A Peek Behind the Curtain at Walt Disney Imagineering’s Illusions and Special Effects Development LabPanelSat9/10/202210:00 AM000000001662829200Archives StageLearn about the legacy of Walt Disney Imagineering’s Illusions and Special Effects Development Lab, including the work created by Yale Gracey for the Haunted Mansion and other early projects, plus a behind-the-curtain look at the present-day magical process that is so unique to Imagineering.
Women in Disney FashionPanelSat9/10/202210:15 AM000000001662830100Hyperion StageModerated by DisneyBound founder, Leslie Kay, four of Disney’s major fashion icons will discuss their collaborations, the inspiration behind their unique collections, and what it’s like to work in the fashion industry.
Talkin’ Pets with the Vets of National GeographicPanelSat9/10/202210:30 AM000000001662831000Premiere StageJoin National Geographic’s vet sensations Dr. Pol and wife Diane, Critter Fixer Dr. Vernard Hodges and Dr. Geoff, Dr. Jen and animal keeper Rain from ‘Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’ for a heartwarming look behind the scenes of their popular series.
The Making of Disney100: The ExhibitionPanelSat9/10/202210:30 AM000000001662831000Backlot StageProducers from the Walt Disney Archives, Semmel Exhibitions and Studio TK reveal illuminating details about the all-new exhibition celebrating 100 Years of Disney Wonder, scheduled to premiere at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in February 2023.
Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil DinosaurPanelSat9/10/202211:45 AM000000001662835500Hyperion StageJoin the Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur cast and creative team as they share an exclusive sneak peek of the highly anticipated series before its debut on Disney Channel and Disney+.
Bob's BurgersPanelSat9/10/202212:00 PM000000001662836400Backlot StageThe Emmy Award-winning animated series Bob’s Burgers joins D23 hot off the critically-acclaimed release of The Bob’s Burgers Movie! The cast and creators will break news and have you howling with laughter during a lively panel discussion.
Uncovering Treasures from the Marty Sklar CollectionPanelSat9/10/202212:00 PM000000001662836400Archives StageJoin Imagineering Ambassador Bob Weis and Leah and Leslie Sklar, the wife and daughter of the late Disney Legend and Imagineer Marty Sklar, as they discuss some of the treasures they’ve discovered while going through Marty’s collection from his more than 50 years with Walt Disney Imagineering.
A Conversation with Frozen Filmmakers PresentationSat9/10/202212:10 PM000000001662837000Disney Bundle Pavilion StageA Conversation with Frozen Filmmakers with Academy Award® Winners Chris Buck (Director) and Peter Del Vecho (Producer)
30 Years of Muppet Christmas CarolPanelSat9/10/20221:00 PM000000001662840000Premiere Stage
Sketch with an AnimatorPresentationSat9/10/20221:10 PM000000001662840600Disney Bundle Pavilion StageSketch with an Animator: Solar Opposites’ Lindsay Carrozza
Marvel DRAW Live!PresentationSat9/10/20221:30 PM000000001662841800D23 Expo Live! StageJoin Brian Crosby, Marvel’s Director of Themed Entertainment, for a real-time, step-by-step tutorial session on how to draw some of Marvel’s most iconic heroes and villains!
It’s a Small Disney World: Celebrating the Art of Disney ParksPanelSat9/10/20221:45 PM000000001662842700Hyperion StageModerated by Tyler Slater, Public Relations Manager, this panel gathers Disney Parks artists and authors who created artwork for our global parks, including items which will be for sale at the D23 Expo Marketplace.
MARVEL COMICS: Celebrating 60 Years of the Amazing Spider-ManPanelSat9/10/20222:00 PM000000001662843600Backlot StageCelebrate sixty spectacular, sensational, web-slinging years of Spider-Man! From his humble debut in 1962’s Amazing Fantasy #15, he wall-crawled his way to international super-stardom. Now, join Executive Spider-Editor Nick Lowe and Editor in Chief C.B. Cebulski as they team up to trace the comics history of the web-head across six decades—and BEYOND! Tantalizing trivia about the webbed wonder will be shared in this can’t-miss panel, so be sure to swing by!
A Century of Storytelling at Walt Disney Animation StudiosPanelSat9/10/20222:00 PM000000001662843600Archives StageThe Walt Disney Animation Research Library celebrates 100 years of Disney Animation storytelling by highlighting the stories and people behind key art and artifacts in their collection.
Disney’s Epic Entertainment Showcase: The Musical: The Extravaganza!PanelSat9/10/20223:30 PM000000001662849000Hall D23Join Disney Branded Television for an exclusive showcase that highlights a legacy of excellence in storytelling and includes talent appearances, performances, and never-before-seen previews of original content for Disney+, Disney Channel, and Disney Junior.
A Celebration of Disney Animation’s EncantoPanelSat9/10/20223:30 PM000000001662849000Premiere StageJoin the team behind the Academy Award-winning Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit Encanto for stories from the making of the film—and even a few surprises!
ABC’s On The Red Carpet’s Storytellers SpotlightPanelSat9/10/20223:45 PM000000001662849900Hyperion StageOn The Red Carpet’s Storytellers Spotlight is an intimate conversation series that amplifies the work of historically underrepresented, diverse storytellers and their allies across the Walt Disney Company in film, television, theater, music, and podcasts.
Across the Bundle SpotlightsPresentationSat9/10/20223:50 PM000000001662850200Disney Bundle Pavilion StageAcross the Bundle Spotlights: Made by Her Panel
Dreaming, Designing and Bringing to Life the Disney WishPanelSat9/10/20224:00 PM000000001662850800Backlot StageDisney Imagineers fresh off the launch of the newest ship in the Disney Cruise Line — the Disney Wish — talk about their experiences bringing this ship to life.
Cautionary Tales with the Disney Villains: The Imagination of Ridley PearsonPanelSat9/10/20224:00 PM000000001662850800Archives StageCelebrate the writing of author Ridley Pearson and his new book, Cautionary Tales, a collection of scary tales based on Disney films. Get inside scoop on how Ridley and the Walt Disney Archives created a unique and creative continuing partnership.
Meet the MuppetsPresentationSat9/10/20224:50 PM000000001662853800Disney Bundle Pavilion StageMeet the Muppets: The Muppets Mayhem Conversation Hosted by Tahj Mowry
Signings with Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Executive Editor Nick LoweSigningSat9/10/20225:30 PM000000001662856200Talent CentralSwing by Talent Central to meet Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Executive Spider-Editor Nick Lowefor a signing opportunity!
National Geographic Special Screening: Limitless with Chris HemsworthEventSat9/10/20225:45 PM000000001662857100Hyperion StageThough he unfortunately won’t be at D23 Expo, get an exclusive first look at Chris Hemsworth’s new Disney+ series Limitless! He puts his body and mind through transformative experiences, sharing tips that can help you too have a healthier life, body, and mind.
The Santa ClausesPanelSat9/10/20226:00 PM000000001662858000Premiere StageJoin The Santa Clauses cast and creatives for a lively chat.
Sneak Peek at Zootopia+ from Walt Disney Animation StudiosPanelSat9/10/20226:00 PM000000001662858000Backlot StageGet a first look at the newest animated series coming to Disney+ from Disney Animation with directors Josie Trinidad and Trent Correy.
Building Walt’s Florida Project: Walt Disney World from Dream to RealityPanelSat9/10/20226:00 PM000000001662858000Archives StageUsing rarely seen photography, the Walt Disney Archives and special guests present a "true-life" look at the extraordinary construction and opening of the Walt Disney World Resort.
Hulu Dance PartyPresentationSat9/10/20226:25 PM000000001662859500Disney Bundle Pavilion StageHulu Dance Party
Disney Original Documentary’s Sneak Peek of Mickey: The Story of a MousePanelSun9/11/202210:00 AM000000001662915600Backlot StageDisney Original Documentary presents a panel dedicated to Mickey: The Story of a Mouse, which celebrates one of the world’s most beloved icons, Mickey Mouse. Hosted by Bret Iwan, the official voice of Mickey himself, the panel will include filmmakers and select film participants. Attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film as well, as an exclusive sneak peek.
Nat Geo & Disney: 100 Years of Exploring the World Through StorytellingPanelSun9/11/202210:00 AM000000001662915600Archives StageSince 1888, National Geographic has been igniting the explorer in everyone, including none other than Walt Disney himself. With a shared belief in the power of storytelling to change the world, Disney and Nat Geo were connected long before making it official in 2019. Nat Geo’s iconic yellow border has always served as a portal to explore the farthest reaches of the Earth and beyond. How did Walt and team use this portal and the iconic Nat Geo Image Collection to the wonder of the natural world to inspire the wonderful world of Disney?
A Conversation with Encanto FilmmakersPresentationSun9/11/202210:00 AM000000001662915600Disney Bundle Pavilion StageA Conversation with Encanto Filmmakers with Academy Award Winners Jared Bush (Director/Writer), Clark Spencer (Producer), and Yvett Merino (Producer)
Revisiting Yesterday’s Tomorrow: Disney’s Magical Mid-CenturyPanelSun9/11/202210:15 AM000000001662916500Hyperion StageJoin legendary producer Don Hahn for a look back at Disney projects from the 1950s and 1960s as he shares an illustrated journey through the era with rarely seen art and photography reflecting the unique style that Walt Disney and his artists pioneered.
A Boundless Future: Disney Parks, Experiences and ProductsPanelSun9/11/202210:30 AM000000001662917400Hall D23Join Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D'Amaro for a look at Disney's boundless future. With announcements and updates on the magic happening around the world in parks, on the high seas, at home, and beyond, attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look at the big dreams of Disney Imagineers. Every Disney fan will want to be a part of this special presentation full of exciting news and surprises.
The Cast and Creators of the Disney+ Series The Proud Family: Louder and ProuderPanelSun9/11/202210:30 AM000000001662917400Premiere StageThe cast and creative team of the Disney+ animated series The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder gather to discuss the acclaimed revival of the groundbreaking series The Proud Family and share an inside look at the upcoming season.
Back to the Grid: 40 Years of Tron Presented by EnterprisePanelSun9/11/202212:00 PM000000001662922800Backlot StageLightcycles, recognizers, and solar sails, oh my! Join us for a look back at Tron featuring artwork, footage, and photographs of the digital frontier. Hear behind-the-scenes stories of how the film came to life with talent, artists, and filmmakers, and the continuous impact of this groundbreaking film.
An Animated Conversation: Celebrating 90 Years of GoofyPanelSun9/11/202212:00 PM000000001662922800Archives StageJoin Walt Disney Archives director Becky Cline, Disney Legend Bill Farmer, animator Eric Goldberg, and producer Dorothy McKim as they celebrate one of Walt Disney’s most memorable creations—Goofy!
Join National Geographic Books on 100 Disney Adventures of a LifetimePanelSun9/11/202212:15 PM000000001662923700Hyperion StageJoin Disney historian, notable personality, and book author Marcy Carriker Smothers for a conversation about her beautifully illustrated treasury by National Geographic Books. Discover 100 beloved or little-known Disney adventures—all full of wonder.
Walt Disney Imagineering: 70 Years of Making the Impossible, PossiblePanelSun9/11/20221:00 PM000000001662926400Premiere StageFor 70 years, Walt Disney Imagineering has blended imagination with cutting-edge technology to create groundbreaking experiences. Join Imagineers past and present as they discuss the core elements of storytelling and innovation that bring dreams to life for guests from all around the world.
100 Years of Treasures from the Walt Disney Animation Research LibraryPanelSun9/11/20222:00 PM000000001662930000Backlot StageNever-before-seen clips, recording sessions, and live-action references mark 100 years of Walt Disney Animation Studios as the ARL unveils newly digitized media from their collection and from their Oral History Project.
The Main Street Electrical Parade — 50 Years of Nighttime Magic & ImaginationPanelSun9/11/20222:00 PM000000001662930000Archives StageSee and hear how the iconic Main Street Electrical Parade was born and has evolved over its 50-year history with a panel of the creative talent behind it from 1972 to today. Experience it for yourself via never-before-seen film from its opening and early years.
100 Years of Hollywood Magic: A Disney Tour of the UCLA Film & Television ArchivePanelSun9/11/20222:15 PM000000001662930900Hyperion StageThe UCLA Film & Television Archive presents rare footage of the Hollywood that shaped the Disney brothers and sparked their imagination.
Explore the World with the Next Generation of National Geographic!PanelSun9/11/20223:45 PM000000001662936300Premiere StageMeet the exciting next generation of National Geographic stars who are taking viewers to the most remote locations on Earth in pursuit of breathtaking landscapes, extraordinary wildlife, exotic foods, epic challenges, and undercover storytelling.
Across the Bundle SpotlightsPresentationSun9/11/20223:50 PM000000001662936600Disney Bundle Pavilion StageAcross the Bundle Spotlights: Black History Always Panel
FX's AHS: Behind the ScreamsPanelSun9/11/20224:00 PM000000001662937200Backlot StageJoin the legendary designers, artists, and stylists responsible for creating the iconic looks of your beloved AHS characters. Fans will get inside details on how it all comes together, where fashion and horror intersect, and how these creatives keep things fresh after 11 installments and an anthology spin-off. Panelists include producer and costume designer Lou Eyrich and producer and makeup artist Eryn Krueger Mekash.
The Disney Parks Through the Decades: A Disney Ambassador PerspectivePanelSun9/11/20224:00 PM000000001662937200Archives StageJoin us for a conversation with Disney Ambassadors spanning the decades. From representing Walt Disney in the 1960s to opening Walt Disney World, experience the history of Disney Parks as never before.
Disney Princess – The Concert Live at D23!PanelSun9/11/20224:15 PM000000001662938100Hall D23Be our guest as an all-star quartet of Broadway, television, and animated film icons sing the music and celebrate the memorable film moments of every Disney Princess, alongside their magical Music Director and enchanting Prince, in an exclusive D23 Expo performance of Disney Princess – The Concert. Presented by Pandora Jewelry.
The World of Duffy & Friends RevealedPanelSun9/11/20224:15 PM000000001662938100Hyperion StageDisney Imagineers discuss the origin and continuing popularity of Duffy & Friends, including the newest friend who has become a global phenomenon: LinaBell!
Conversations with Disney Character VoicesPanelSun9/11/20226:00 PM000000001662944400Premiere StageProviding the perfect voice to characters has been a Disney signature since Walt first gave voice to Mickey. Join Rick Dempsey, SVP of Character Voices, and some very special guests, as we go “behind the mic” for stories and fun conversations with some Disney favorites.
Dancing with the Stars 31st Season CelebrationPanelSun9/11/20226:00 PM000000001662944400Backlot StageStars of the hit competition series Dancing with the Stars come together to celebrate 31 seasons of memorable performances, award-winning choreography and, of course, Mirrorball trophies.
Memories of Walt Disney World: Framing A Portrait of 50 Magical YearsPanelSun9/11/20226:00 PM000000001662944400Archives StageJoin the book team behind A Portrait of Walt Disney World: 50 Years of The Most Magical Place on Earth for a making-of panel discussion. The session will conclude with a special screening of The Magic of Walt Disney World documentary featurette.
Hulu Dance PartyPresentationSun9/11/20226:25 PM000000001662945900Disney Bundle Pavilion StageHulu Dance Party