Category Archives: Animal Kingdom

Goodbye Rafiki’s Planet Watch

Rafiki’s Planet Watch, the popular attraction in Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom, will soon end. Rumors have swirled for years about its closing, and although it was thought to be placed on a seasonal schedule, we are hearing that it’s now finally being closed permanently. On the Walt Disney World website, hours for Rafiki’s Planet Watch go through September 29th, but hours beyond that aren

WDW Refurbishment Sept. 2018

Planning a trip and want to know whether any rides are scheduled to be closed during your visit? We’ve got the updated list of attractions that are scheduled to be closed temporarily for refurbishment. We do try to keep the information accurate, but please know that Disney is subject to change at any time. Magic Kingdom Stitch’s Great Escape – unknown if it will return Liberty Square Riverboat – scheduled t

Club 33 at WDW

For years, rumors have swirled around about a Club 33 coming to Walt Disney World. The private, members-only club has its only location in Disneyland, discreetly located above Café Orleans and The French Market. It is one of the most exclusive 5-star restaurants in the world. Membership is limited, with no available memberships at times, and comes with a hefty price tag. Now those rumors can finally be put to rest

Couples Can Now Say ‘I Do’ in front of Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons makes dreams come true at Walt Disney World Resort The Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the newest romantic venue available to happy couples looking to “tie the knot” at Walt Disney World Resort. With magical locations inside theme parks and across the resort, Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings &Honeymoons make that special day truly unforgettable. Ne

The Festival of the Lion King

“IT IS TIME!!!!!”  These words give me chills every time I hear them at the beginning of my favorite show, The Festival of the Lion King at Animal Kingdom.   The power and energy of this show brings out every emotion in me and my whole family. The show is located in the Harambe Theatre in Africa at Animal Kingdom.  The theater is a good size and there’s not a bad seat in the house.  Everything happens on

DinoLand Meet & Greet

Since the closing of Camp Minnie-Mickey in 2014 to make room for Pandora at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the lack of character meet-and-greets for guests has been apparent. That’s all about to change thanks to a new storyline featuring our favorite duck. According to Mark Renfrow, show director with Disney Parks Live Entertainment, “Donald just found out that he’s a descendant of dinosaurs. He’s thrilled!”

Becoming A Disney Fan

Re-post By guest blogger Carrie Rings I am an Ohioan living in Florida. Thanks to a transfer from his job, my husband and I along with our two daughters aged 18 and 20, packed up all our belongings and relocated to the Sunshine State. The first two months were like we were on vacation. We rented a second-floor condo overlooking the water and we went to the beach and pool often. Nothing helped soothe my anxiety of