The first day of D23 Expo 2015 has wrapped up in Anaheim and I’m here to bring you some of the sights from the show floor.
Believe it or not this PeopleMover car was rescued from the Rocket Rods queue after the ride closed and then lovingly restored by a fan named Kevin Doherty. Guests were able to sit inside the car and take pictures. A really nice touch was the working speakers inside that played the classic PeopleMover on-ride audio.
There is no shortage of Disney Legends at D23 Expo. During the Imagineering 60 Years of Disneyland panel, Disney Legends Marty Sklar, Orlando Ferrante, and Richard Sherman shared stories about working with Walt Disney and the development of iconic Disneyland attractions.
Earlier in the day The Muppets appeared on stage to talk about their upcoming show on ABC. The show is presented in the same way as The Office and has the Muppets all working on Mrs. Piggy’s late night talk show.
The Disney Infinity booth had multiple consoles set up for guests to try out the game and take part in giveaways. The great thing about D23 Expo is that it scratches the itch of almost any part of Disney fandom you may have, including Disney theme parks, Disney games, and even indistinguishable Disney Channel teen stars from equally indistinguishable Disney Channel television shows.
That’s it for day 1 of D23 Expo 2015. I’ll be back tomorrow with more, including a more in-depth look at Shanghai Disneyland and the new Avatar themed land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.