Tag Archive: Earth Day

Apr 20

“Party For The Planet” Returns to Animal Kingdom This Weekend #DisneyAnimals

This Friday through Sunday (4/21-4/23) guests of Disney’s Animal Kingdom park can celebrate Earth Day in style at the park’s annual “Party for the Planet” celebration. In honor of Earth Day, and the park’s 19th anniversary, guests can participate in several special events. Pick up a free snow leopard activity pack on the Maharajah Jungle …

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Apr 22

Disney Conservation Fund Celebrates 20 Years, Launches New Initiative to Protect Planet #AwakenSummer

by Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment, Disney Parks When I was a young boy in South Africa, the magic of nature was evident each time I stepped outside. My love of nature inspired my career and made me much of who I am today. Research shows that children who are exposed …

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Apr 21

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Celebrates Earth Day #AwakenSummer

By Victoria Lim, Managing Editor,  Disney Parks Blog   Our planet feeds us, shelters us, and provides great fun. The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will celebrate Earth Day all weekend April 22-24. Start your Earth Day fun by checking out the Festival’s first-time expansion into The Land, where you can see large overlays …

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Apr 23

Staff Picks: Our 9 Favorites from Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From the Disney Insider blog In honor of yesterday’s Earth Day, all of us at Disney Insider wanted to pay tribute to the Disney Park that celebrates the circle of life every day of the year. What better way to do that than with some staff picks? Here are some of our collective favorites from …

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Apr 21

Join the ‘Party for the Planet’ Starting on Earth Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From Allyson Atkins, Education Manager, Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Over the next few weeks, a visit to Conservation Station at Rafiki’s Planet Watch should be a must-do on your itinerary. After arriving in the land of Africa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, hop aboard the Wildlife Express Train to make …

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Apr 19

#DisneyKids: Enjoying Earth Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From Jamie Langdon, Social Media Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. In honor of Earth Day next week and the fact that many children have an endless fascination with animals, we wanted to focus this week’s #DisneyKids story on our furry, feathered and scaled friends at the Walt Disney World Resort. There are quite a …

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Apr 10

Celebrate Earth Day at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

From Victoria Lim, Managing Editor, Walt Disney World Public Relations and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. The natural beauty of Mother Nature + Disney magic = a perfect place to celebrate Earth Day. Of course, you can find it at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. We think Earth deserves a whole (extended) weekend! We’ve …

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Apr 22

Happy Anniversary to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Today, being Earth Day, is the anniversary of the day Animal Kingdom opened its gates for the first time back in 1998.  Animal Kingdom was the fourth theme park to open in Walt Disney World and is the second largest theme park in the world.  The park covers 500 acres of land. Animal Kingdom was …

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