Tag Archives: Animal Kingdom

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 1 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 10 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 11 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 13 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 16 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’  17 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 18 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

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 19 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

Dino-riffic Burgers and Sundaes Dinner Coming to Restaurantosaurus at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Dino-riffic Burgers and Sundaes Dinner Coming to Restaurantosaurus at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 23 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap If you’re looking for a classic burger meal and a yummy sundae to top off your day in DinoLand, U.S.A., this new dinner experience is definitely for you! Our paleontology students have conspired to open a fun and exclusive burger joint right at Restaurantosaurus, giving families a great way to enjoy hand-crafted burgers and a build-your-own sundae bar. For Continue Reading

The Animation Experience at Conservation Station begins July 11

The Animation Experience at Conservation Station begins July 11 24 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 25 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