Tag Archives: Animal Kingdom

The Animation Experience at Conservation Station Now Features Animal ‘Villain’ Drawing Tutorials

The Animation Experience at Conservation Station Now Features Animal ‘Villain’ Drawing Tutorials 1 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Since the reawakening of Rafiki’s Planet Watch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom earlier this year, I’ve been perfecting my drawing skills at The Animation Experience at Conservation Station. It has been fun learning how to sketch some of the most iconic characters from Disney’s “The Lion King,” and I’m excited to share that soon we’ll all Continue Reading

Sneak a Peek at New Holiday Decor Planned for Disney’s Animal Kingdom This Season

Sneak a Peek at New Holiday Decor Planned for Disney’s Animal Kingdom This Season 2 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Earlier this year, we shared that Disney’s Animal Kingdom will receive an early “gift” of festive new holiday décor in every land. Today, we’re happy to share a behind-the-scenes look at what guests can expect at the park this holiday season. Guests visiting Discovery Island will find themselves in the midst of a celebration of winter, han Continue Reading

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 3 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

Grab Tickets Now For Disney After Hour Events at Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Grab Tickets Now For Disney After Hour Events at Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom 4 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker Disney After Hours events are such a hit among Disney fans that we wanted to share the latest news with you: new dates have just been announced for both Magic Kingdom Park and Disney’s Animal Kingdom! In case you aren’t familiar with Disney After Hours events, these evening events are your opportunity to experience the magic of a Disney theme pa Continue Reading

Enjoy New Limited-Time Fall Passholder Offerings at Epcot & Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Enjoy New Limited-Time Fall Passholder Offerings at Epcot & Disney’s Animal Kingdom 6 by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort Fall is an amazing time to visit Walt Disney World Resort, especially if you’re a fan of the annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and all the delicious opportunities that pack the park during those months. Annual Passholders planning to visit Epcot this fall won’t want to miss out on special offerings planned exclusive 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 15 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 16 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 18 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 21 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’  22 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

Celebrate “The Lion King” with African-Inspired Eats, Music and Fun at Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night

Celebrate “The Lion King” with African-Inspired Eats, Music and Fun at Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night 23 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap Earlier this year, we announced an all-new dining adventure coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park select nights beginning July 24.  Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night is a family-friendly progressive dining experience drawing inspiration from the many facets of African cultures. In addition to celebrating the beloved story of “The Lion King,” th Continue Reading
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