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[26 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
Rafiki’s Planet Watch Closing at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Rafiki’s Planet Watch is closing next month at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The area includes Conservation Station, the Affection Section petting zoo, and the Habitat Habit! trail and is reachable via the Wildlife Express Train.
Guests have been able to meet Doc McStuffins, Rafiki, and other characters in the area, in addition to watching animal care cast members at work.
The last day for Rafiki’s Planet Watch is October 20.
There is no word yet on what, if anything, will replace Rafiki’s Planet Watch at the Animal Kingdom. However, the park will be celebrating the …

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[21 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Shows, Parties, Characters, and More Coming to Disney World in 2019

Next year is going to be full of fun and surprises at the Walt Disney World Resort with new attractions, new shows, and new characters coming to the theme parks.
At the Magic Kingdom guests will have a chance to see Mickey and Minnie starting January 18 when Mickey & Minnie’s Surprise Celebration kicks off.
This fun celebration will include the new “Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party,” special musical moments from the Dapper Dans through September 30, and more.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2019, and …

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[2 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Festival of the Lion King Dining Packages Announced

Two new dining packages for the Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom has been announced.
The new dining packages are offered at Tiffins, the signature dining restaurant at the Animal Kingdom.
Guests can choose from two packages (Tier I and Tier II) and enjoy a three-course lunch or dinner at Tiffins and priority reserved seating at the Festival of the Lion King.
The menu for the dining packages are seasonally-inspired with appetizers including Avocado-and-Tomato Salad, Spiced Chickpea Falafel, and Charred Octopus; main dishes including Kamo Ramen, Shrimp and Grits, Surf …

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[18 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]
Rivers of Light Dessert Party Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A new Rivers of Light Dessert Party is coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
The new nighttime party will feature a buffet of Animal Kingdom-themed desserts, snacks, and drinks and VIP views of Rivers of Light.
Guests will check in to the party 60 minutes prior to the show at the Rivers of Light Asia Viewing Area Terrace.
Buffet items includes house-made desserts, snacks, specialty drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), plus iced tea, lemonade, and water.
Before the show starts guests will be lead to the VIP viewing area for Rivers of Light.
The Dessert Party will …

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[17 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]
You Can Now Say ‘I Do’ In Front of the Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

If you’re looking for an exotic wedding location at Disney World, you can now say “I Do” in front of the Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
This new wedding venue is just one of the new locations available at Walt Disney World Resort.
Couples can also choose the pine forest and open air spaces at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort or the Chinese Theatre at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Other wedding locations include the Wedding Pavilion near Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and spa, the four theme parks, ballrooms, restaurants, and more at many …

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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 …