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[20 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Party for the Planet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend with an extended Party for the Planet that includes some special eats.
The celebration kicks off Sunday, April 22 – which is also Earth Day – and guests can check out specialty foods throughout the park.
All of these offerings will be available at the Animal Kingdom through May 5!
At the Animal Kingdom guests will find two “celebratory cupcakes.” The Tree of Life cupcake will be available at Creature Comforts and Flame Tree Barbecue, and an Earth Day cupcake will be available …

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[19 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
More Merchandise Released for the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend and even more commemorative merchandise has been released.
The park is celebrating its anniversary from April 22 through May 5 with an extended Party for the Planet, and guests can pick up special “I Was There” merchandise during the celebration.
The merchandise collection includes tees for kids and adults, a hat, a tote bag, and collectible pins.
Annual Passholders will find two exclusive shirts – a Party for the Planet T-shirt and a tank top.
Other new items include a new interactive banshee from …

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[16 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom with a New Merchandise Collection

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating its 20th anniversary on April 22 and there’s a new slate of commemorative merchandise to help guests celebrate.
The new merchandise uses the parks iconic Tree of Life as a centerpiece in the design.
Merchandise items feature artwork including the park’s iconic tree, animals, and even a banshee from Pandora – The World of Avatar.
Items in the commemorative merchandise collection include apparel, water bottles, home décor, accessories, and other items such as Disney trading pins and jewelry by ALEX AND ANI.
Some of the products also have hidden …

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[10 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Utility Suit Coming to Pandora this Month

Guests visiting Pandora later this month will be greeted by a 4.2-ton, towering mechanical suit, inspired by the Amplified Mobility Platform (AMP) suits from Avatar.
A cast member will be perched 10 feet up in the suit, powering its movements as it walks around Pandora.
According to Disney, “The giant walking suit was designed with articulated hands and a shoulder span of more than five feet. It also bears claw marks and battle scars from a Thanator – an alpha predator on Pandora.”
And unlike the AMP suits in Avatar – which were …

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[9 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Tiffins Talks Announced for 2018 Party for the Planet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

This year’s Party for the Planet is going to be bigger than ever thanks in part to the 20th anniversary celebration at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
One special event announced for the two-week long Party for the Planet is the new Tiffins Talks which will be held at Tiffins, the signature dining restaurant in the theme park.
The Tiffins Talks will feature animal and conservation experts – including Imagineer Joe Rohde – with a four-course meal inspired by the evening’s featured topic.
The Tiffins Talks are take place on April 22, 25, 27, and …

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[12 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Show Starring Russell and Dug from ‘UP’ Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A brand new live show starring Russell and Dug from UP is coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The new show is set to premiere next spring in time for the 20th anniversary of the theme park, replacing Flights of Wonder.
The show will feature Wilderness Explorer Russell and his pal Dug “as they discover species of birds from around the world.” The show will take place in the Caravan Theater in Anandapur village.
Flights of Wonder will end on December 31 this year.
There’s no official start date for the new UP-themed show but …

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[4 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

There’s a brand-new nighttime VIP event coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom!
The Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour is a new four-hour guided tour of the Animal Kingdom that includes a chance to ride popular attractions and eat some great food.
The VIP Tour includes FastPass+ access to Expedition Everest, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Avatar Flight of Passage, Na’vi River Journey, Dinosaur, and the Rivers of Light.
That’s right – Flight of Passage is on the list!
And, guests on the tour also get to enjoy the Satu’li Sampler at the Satu’li Canteen in Pandora, plus …

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[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of ‘Bambi’ with Special PhotoPass Opportunities

Disney’s animated classic Bambi is celebrating its 75th anniversary and guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom can celebrate too with special Disney PhotoPass opportunities August 25-27.
On those dates guests at the Animal Kingdom can meet Thumper and Miss Bunny from 10:20 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
Guests can also have Magic Shot photos taken in several locations including: Discovery Island, Asia, Africa and Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
PhotoPass photographers in these locations can add a butterfly to your photo (just like when Bambi interacted with a butterfly in the film).
Other photo …

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[21 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Catch a Live-Stream of Rivers of Light on August 22

If you haven’t had a chance to see Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – or if you’ve seen and can’t wait to see it again – you’re in luck!
The Disney Parks Blog is set to live-stream the nighttime show on Tuesday, August 22 beginning at 8:40 p.m.
Rivers of Light debuted earlier this year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the show celebrates nature and animals with a combination of floats, lanterns. fountains, and a musical score.
You can catch tomorrow night’s performance of the show on the Disney Parks Blog. …

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[21 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
New Retail MagicBands Coming to Pandora – The World of Avatar

If you find yourself in Pandora – The World of Avatar this summer be sure to check out the new retail MagicBands at Windtraders.
Earlier this spring guests could find retail MagicBands in Pandora and now more limited-edition bands are available.
A teal MagicBand featuring the Valley of Mo’ara at sunset is part of the lineup – and you’ll also find this artwork on apparel and a luggage tag.
A blue MagicBand inspired by the bioluminescent world of Pandora is also available.
The blue MagicBand comes in a decorative box, featuring more of the …