WDW 2001 Pin Events

Here is all of the news and information you will need regarding the WDW Pin Events for 2001, beginning in March and ending in August with the biggest Pin Event EVER held at a Disney Park!!


The Monthly Countdown Event 
to Disney's Pin Celebration

will conclude at EPCOT 
on August 9-12, 2001 when
EPCOT Presents

Disney's Pin Celebration
Pins Around Our World


March 22, 2001 ~ Downtown Disney


Hi Friends...Pluto Here...

Have I got something to tell you!!!

The Countdown to Disney's Pin Celebration will get a BIG kick off at DTD and..we will have some fun at 

Pluto's Pin Pursuit!!

My pin pursuit will take place on
March 22, 2001 at Downtown Disney Florida
from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm.

The Guest Experience will be a....well...MY PIN PURSUIT!!!
and the Central Location for my Pin Pursuit will be the WOD.

The maps for my Pin Pursuit will be given out at the WOD
and the free pin will be given out at the Info Desk to those
who get their map stamped from all locations.
The free pin for completing the pursuit will
be a DTD Anniversary Pin.

  Eight pins, as part of my Pin Pursuit game,
are core pins that will premiere for this event.

The open stock pins that will be released are

  Gourmet Pantry
  Pooh Corner
  Pin Trading Station
  World of Disney
  Art of Disney
  Team Disney
  Disney at Home
  Disney's Days of Christmas

Remember that these are Open Stock Pins!!

The Spring Break 2001 limited edition pin by Mark Seppala
will be released and he will be signing pins from
10:30 am  - 11:30 am at the Dock Stage.

The Event Exclusive pin is by Allan Davis,
who will be signing pins from
11:00 am - 12:00 noon at the Dock Stage.

 Also, the debut of the Countdown Pin Series for
Disney's Pin Celebration ~ Pins Around Our World.
Each pin is a limited edition of only 2500
and a new one will released at each event counting down to the
August event.

So...there will be a total of 12 Pins Released at this Event..

LE Spring Break
LE Event Exclusive
LE Countdown Pin
8 DTD Location Core
and the DTD Anniversary Pin free
with completing Pluto's Pursuit!!

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to see all of the pins released and pictures of the event!!

April 22, 2001 ~ Animal Kingdom

The days are counting down to another great Pin Event!!!
Disney's Animal Kingdom will be hosting the second in the
Countdown Series Pin Events this Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2001.

This event will offer even more exciting pin releases,
Disney artist signings, a fun, interactive "Pin Adventure" and lots more pin surprises!

Several exciting new limited edition pins will be released, including:

  A new limited edition of 5000 Earth Day 2001 pin
featuring Jiminy Cricket.

  An exclusive limited edition 1000 pin, "Bamboo Mickey",
which has Mickey visiting with a giraffe friend.

  The second in the series of special limited edition 2500 "Countdown Series"
dangle pin for Disney's Animal Kingdom, with a dangle highlighting
Disney's Pin Celebration this August 9-12, 2001 at Epcot.

  There will also be the premier of a special spinner pin
of "Artistry of the Earth", with a limited edition of 2500 pins.

And... some unique WDW Pins...

  5  New "Safari Animals of the Animal Kingdom" series pins
featuring stylish new safari guide card backs and all new animal designs.

  A new "Safari Vehicle" with moveable wheels.

  A new "Pin Trading Station" ala Animal Kingdom and maybe a few more surprises.....

 Joining the celebration will be artists, Mark Seppala and Michelle Morrow.
They will be available to talk with guests and sign the pins they designed.

 Lastly, guests will be invited to go on a "Disney's Animal Kingdom Pin Adventure".
Beginning at Palm Court, guests will receive their complimentary "Field Guide".
From there they will embark on an exciting adventure that
will take them to the far reaches of Harambe Village, Dinoland, Asia, and other parts unknown....
At each destination on their trek, they will seek the answer to a trivia
question or trade pins with cast members to receive a  special Safari mark.
Once all the marks are completed, they can redeem their guide for a special commemorative "3rd Anniversary" Disney's Animal Kingdom pin.

You won't want to miss this exciting Pin Adventure!

Revised Pin Celebration Information
 

Hakuna Matata!!!

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to see all of the pins released and pictures of the event!!

May 16, 2001 ~ Disney MGM Studios

Lights...Camera...... and ACTION!!!  "Pin" Action that is!!

The Disney-MGM Studios will be hosting the third in the Countdown Series Pin Events on
Wednesday, May 16, 2001.

This event will offer more exciting pin releases, Disney artist signings,
a fun interactive "Pin Production" and many more pin surprises!

Several new limited edition pins will be released, including:

There will be a 9 pin series with a limited edition of 5000 pins each,
celebrating the Century of Disney.
The first pin in this series will premier and be released at this
event retailing for $8.50.

An event exclusive limited edition of 1000 pin, "Dinosaur Gertie's"
will retail for $8.50.

  Also released will be the third in the series of special limited
edition of 2500 "Countdown Series" Dangle Pin for the
Disney - MGM Studio, with a dangle highlighting
Disney's Pin Celebration this August 9-12, 2001 at Epcot.
This pin will retail for $10.50.

And... some unique, open stock WDW Pins including...

    4  New "Indiana Jones" Poster Series Pins

  Computer Mickey

  Minnie Ballerina

  Minnie Girl

  Surfing Mickey

  Oddball from 102 Dalmatians

  Croc and Captain Hook

 Joining in the celebration will be artists, Randy Noble, creator of the
Countdown to Disney's Pin Celebration Dangle Pins and
the Celebrating Series of the Century of Disney Pins and
Martha Widener, who designed the event exclusive pin,
Dinosaur Gertie's Pin.
They will be available to talk with guests and sign the pins they designed.

Guests will also enjoy an interactive "Pin Production" that will
take them through the park as they gather the last minute
elements as a Production Assistant.
Once the guest receives all backstage pass stamps, by
either trading a pin with a CM or answering a question about that
specific prop shop, they will receive their
"Production Credentials" that can be added to their day's "script".

Revised Pin Celebration Information
 

On With The Show!!

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to see all of the pins released and pictures of the event!!
 

June 14, 2001 ~ Magic Kingdom
 

On June 14, 2001, the Magic Kingdom will be celebrating the Countdown to Disney's Pin Celebration,
the fourth pin celebration in the Countdown to the Pin Celebration at Epcot in August!!!

Several new limited edition pins will be released including......

  Swan Boat ~ LE of 1000
   Countdown to 100 Years of Magic ~ Number 2 in the Series of 9 Pins
   Cinderella Coach ~ Boxed Set
   Countdown to Disney's Pin Celebration ~ Magic Kingdom Dangle pin.

And there will be six new Magic Kingdom themed open edition pins including.....

   "Barnstormer"
   "Golden Carousel"
   "Diamond Horseshoe Saloon Revue"
  "Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh"
  "Magic Carpets of Aladdin"
  "Crystal Palace"

Guests will also be given the opportunity to set out on Pixie's Pin Path, which will lead guests on a
magical adventure throughout the Magic Kingdom® Park, as they pursue the ever elusive fairy.
In 7 different locations, guests will trade pins or answer trivia questions while on her path.
If they succeed in their quest, they will be rewarded with a collectible
pin featuring our favorite pixie.

Michelle Morrow, creator of the Cinderella and Carriage limited edition pin, and Jeff Ebersohl, designer
of the Swan Boat exclusive pin, will be available to sign your treasures from 1:30-3:30 PM.
Also, there will be a sneak peek at the latest in pins from both Walt Disney World® Resort and Disney's California Adventure®.

Magic Kingdom Pin Celebration Information


Click on Tinkerbell to see all of the great pins released!!

July 1, 2001 ~ The Contemporary

Sneak Peak at the
Countdown to Disney's Pin
Celebration at Disney's Contemporary Resort
July 1, 2001
The fifth and last pin event in the series, the Countdown 
to Disney's Pin Celebration, will be held on July 1, 2001 at 
Disney's Contemporary Resort. 

There will be several new limited edition pins released including..... 

  LE 1000 Golfing Mickey 
  LE 5000 Countdown to 100 Years of Magic ~ Third in the Series of 9 pins 
  LE 7500 Minnie 4th of July light up pin, featuring Minnie as Lady Liberty 
  LE 2500 Countdown to Disney's Pin Celebration Dangle # 5 Pin 
featuring Disney's Contemporary Resort 

There will also be the premier of 8 brand new Disney's "A Bug's Life" open edition (stock) character pins including.....

P.T. Flea
  Heimlich
  Flik
  Hopper
  Francis
  Dot
  Princess Atta
Tuck & Roll

Guests will also be given the opportunity to set out on pin excursion,
which will lead them on an exciting pin adventure along the monorail
beam. In 3 different Resort locations including Disney's CONTEMPORARY Resort, Disney's GRAND FLORIDIAN Resort and Disney's POLYNESIAN Resort, guests will trade pins or answer trivia questions while on their adventure. If they complete their adventure, they will be rewarded with a rare, collectible pin. 

 Disney artists will be on hand to sign pin your treasures. 

There will also be a sneak peek at the latest in pins from both Walt Disney World® Resort and Disney's California Adventure®. 


Stay tuned to Dizpins for more information on
vouchers, parking, times, etc.

All pin release and event information is subject to change without
notice including dates, edition sizes and artwork.

All of the Resort Pin Celebration Information



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to read all about this great event and see
all of the pins released!!

August 9-12, 2001 ~ EPCOT


Click on the logo above to read all
about the Pin Celebreation at Epcot!!

For all of the News...Pictures...and Pins for the
August Event......

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