Eight Ways To Celebrate During Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s 20th Anniversary Party for the Planet Celebration

Eight Ways To Celebrate During Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s 20th Anniversary Party for the Planet Celebration 1

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Michelle Baumann

Earth Day, April 22, is right around the corner and Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary in a big way. Starting this Sunday, park guests can join in extra-special festivities with an enriching Party for the Planet celebration that runs April 22-May 5.

Here are the top things you need to check out during Party for the Planet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom:

    • 1.

Rafiki’s Planet Watch

    is the place to be with family-friendly activities and backstage interactions with animal care experts where you can visit the vet hospital and learn more about the behavior, care and nutrition of the animals.

Eight Ways To Celebrate During Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s 20th Anniversary Party for the Planet Celebration 2

    • 2. What’s a celebration without tasty treats like Earth Day and Tree of Life cupcakes at

Creature Comforts

    • ,

Pizzafari

    • ,

Flame Tree Barbecue

    • and

Restaurantosaurus

    • . A delicious plant-based Impossible Burger is on the menu at Restaurantosaurus, and Earth Day Sliders (mini Impossible Burgers) are available in

Nomad Lounge

    .

Tiffins restaurant at Disney's Animal Kingdom

    • 3. Guests wanting to learn more about Disney’s efforts to reverse the decline of at-risk species around the world can take part in

Tiffins Talks

    , themed dinners hosted by animal and conservation experts at Tiffins full-service restaurant. For reservations, call 407-WDW-DINE.

Special-Edition Banshee

    • 4. Be sure to swing by

Windtraders

    • on

Pandora – The World of Avatar

    and adopt a special-edition Banshee created just for the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Plus, there are nature-inspired pins, plush toys, shirts and other Party For the Planet take-homes available throughout the park.

Wilderness Explorers program at Disney's Animal Kingdom

    • 5. Get blossoming nature lovers excited about Earth Day with a chance to build up their badge collection with a limited-edition badge as part of the

Wilderness Explorers

    • program. Kids can explore the park in search of clues to learn more about nature and conservation.

6. Mark the anniversary moment with a selfie at fun photo-op locations with themed props, hand-held frames and more.

    • 7. April 22 also marks the debut of the long-awaited

Pandora Utility Suit

    • . This new “street entertainer” will wander the land and inform park guests about the flora and fauna on Pandora. It’s a knock-your-socks-off, can’t miss experience!

8. Create an Earth Day souvenir — a lucky penny– with new Penny Press designs saluting the Disney Conservation Fund.

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