Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates 15th Anniversary on April 22nd

April 9, 2013


Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

This year on Earth Day, April 22nd, Disney will be celebrating the Anniversary of the 15th year of Disney World’s fourth major theme park, Animal Kingdom. In true Disney fashion, they have a day full of events to mark the occasion. Here’s the run down so far!

  • Special opening ceremony – Meet at the Tree of Life at 8:40 a.m., to hear from Josh D’Amaro, Vice President of Disney’s Animal Kingdom; Dr. Jackie Ogden, Vice President of Animals, Science and Environment; and Joe Rohde, Senior Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering Creative. Make sure you arrive early for this!
  • Earth Day “Party for the Planet” festivities – Special interactive activities that focus on animals and nature will take place throughout the park from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Artists and other vendors will present their work on in Africa and on Discovery Island, with their work available for purchase.
  • Opportunity to purchase special 15th anniversary merchandise, available in limited quantities.
  • Special foods & beverages especially for the festivities.

We’ll have more details on Party for the Planet fun, food & beverage and merchandise closer to the event date, and as soon as we hear more, we’ll give you the scoop!

**links provided by Disney Parks**

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