Category Archives: Animal Kingdom

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park 1 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort this holiday season will “roar in” the New Year. That’s because Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park will be open until midnight to celebrate New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2019. Throughout the night, you’ll find special New Year’s Eve-themed food and drinks, while DJs in Asia, Discovery Island an Continue Reading

A Magical New Holiday Experience is Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A Magical New Holiday Experience is Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom 2 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater This holiday season, guests visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom will find festive new entertainment and holiday décor in every land of the park, from DinoLand, U.S.A. to Pandora – The World of Avatar. On Discovery Island at the heart of the park, the magic of the holidays will truly come to life, with incredible experiences both day and night. It all begins Continue Reading

Been There, Haven’t Done That: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park for Florida Residents

Been There, Haven’t Done That: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park for Florida Residents 3 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Brian Webb Here at Walt Disney World Resort, there’s so much to see and do that you can experience something new each time you visit, especially when you’re a Florida Resident this summer. In this edition, we’ll be focusing on special discoveries at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park where Florida Residents can enjoy the magic of nature with animals and world-clas Continue Reading

New Holiday Festivities Coming this Season to Disney’s Animal Kingdom #disneyholidays

New Holiday Festivities Coming this Season to Disney’s Animal Kingdom #disneyholidays 5 As most of you know, the Walt Disney World Resort celebrates the holiday season in three of its four theme parks. Magic Kingdom has Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, Epcot has Festival of the Holidays, and Hollywood Studios has Jingle Bell Jingle BAM & Sunset Seasons Greetings. What about Animal Kingdom? Well, this year Disney is finally adding some Christmas cheer to Animal Kingdom as well. This morning Continue Reading

Seven Must-Try Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Experiences You Can Enjoy At Walt Disney World

Seven Must-Try Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Experiences You Can Enjoy At Walt Disney World 8 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Were you one of the millions of theatergoers who experienced the wonder of Disney’s “The Lion King” on its opening weekend? While the film set soaring box office records, guests have been loving “The Lion King” – and following the heartfelt adventure of Simba and his friends – since the animated version debuted in 1994. But did you kno Continue Reading

Learn to Draw: Simba from ‘The Lion King’ 

Learn to Draw: Simba from ‘The Lion King’  9 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith Today, we’re inside Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to continue our special series of “Learn to Draw” videos featuring your favorite Disney characters!  As a tribute to the 1994 animated classic, “The Lion King,” Disney Character Artist Brian James Fichtner joins us from The Animation Experience at Conservation Station with eas Continue Reading

Pandora – World of AVATAR Like You’ve Never Heard or Seen Before

Pandora – World of AVATAR Like You’ve Never Heard or Seen Before 10 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith Magical, beautiful and magnificent are a few words describing what you are about to experience when you watch the video below. Known for their musical performances at iconic locations around the world, The Piano Guys recently traveled to Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World Resort to perform one of the most recognizable songs from the movie Av Continue Reading

Special Edition Plush Supporting The Wildlife Conservation Network’s (WCN) Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) Now Available At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Special Edition Plush Supporting The Wildlife Conservation Network’s (WCN) Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) Now Available At Disney’s Animal Kingdom 11 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith To celebrate the release of the upcoming groundbreaking feature film, Disney’s “The Lion King,” The Walt Disney Company is launching a global campaign to raise awareness of the crisis facing lions. The campaign will support the Lion Recovery Fund and its partners to help advance conservation across Africa, including the goal to double the number of lion Continue Reading

You’re Staying on Property?! Why? You’re a local? -M. Perkins

You’re Staying on Property?! Why? You’re a local? -M. Perkins 15 By Guest Contributor Michelle Perkins When I was in high school, I took my first trip to Walt Disney World with my grandparents.  I remember we stayed at a resort, it wasn’t on Disney Property, but at the time I didn’t realize that there was a property to stay on. I was not as well versed in Disney as I am now.  Years later when my parents took me to Disney to celebrate my college graduation, they arranged fo Continue Reading

The Animation Experience at Conservation Station begins July 11

The Animation Experience at Conservation Station begins July 11 17 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Scott Terrell Back in March, I shared exciting news about the reopening of Rafiki’s Planet Watch, Affection Section and the Wildlife Express Train this summer including all of the offerings our guests love. Today, I am happy to announce that we’ll also be introducing a brand-new additional experience drawing on our rich heritage of wildlife animation, inspired by Walt Continue Reading

Experience ‘Rivers of Light: We Are One’ and More New Magic Starting This Weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Experience ‘Rivers of Light: We Are One’ and More New Magic Starting This Weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 18 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater “Rivers of Light: We Are One” debuts this weekend at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, as the next chapter of this beautiful nighttime pageant unfolds, telling the story of our connection with animals and the emotions and milestones we all share in our journey through the great circle of life. This reimagined version of the show introduces additional, stunning i Continue Reading
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