The next D23 Expo was originally scheduled to take place in summer 2021 but will now be held on September 9-11 in 2022. Disney did not specify why the expo had been delayed, but stated that the revised date would coincide with the company’s founding in 1923 and be used to kick off Disney’s 100th anniversary. The event will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.
Recent D23 Expos have been glitzy, star-studded affairs, as well as significant marketing opportunities for Disney. The 2019 event featured high-profile talents such as Chris Pratt, Dwayne Johnson, Tom Holland, and Emily Blunt, as well as surprise reveals such as an Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney+ featuring prequel trilogy star Ewan McGregor.
Disney also used last year’s expo to feature titles