Harambe Nights Experience Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Includes Live Performance and Special Dining Experience

HN11This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Lion King and Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating with a  new hard-ticket event.

The events, ‘Harambe Nights,’ is the first-ever ticketed special event at the park and it includes a Welcome Reception with appetizers and beverages, a performance of The Lion King – Concert in the Wild with celebrity narrators, and the Harambe Nights Street Party.

Guests will be seated inside the new Harambe Theater for a performance of The Lion King – Concert in the Wild featuring celebrity narrators, a live orchestra, choir, and special effects.

The celebrity narrators are as follows:

  • June 7: Viola Davis, The Help
  • June 14: TBD
  • June 21: Montego Glover, The Following
  • June 28: David Alan Grier, In Living Color
  • July 5: Michael Beach, Sons of Anarchy
  • July 12: Harry Lennix, The Blacklist
  • July 19: Joe Morton, Scandal
  • July 26: Alfre Woodard, Miss Evers Boys
  • August 2: Patina Miller, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
  • August 9: Brian Stokes Mitchell: Glee

After the performance the Harambe Nights celebration continues with the Harambe Nights Street Party including an all-inclusive buffet featuring African cuisine and gourmet desserts. The street party will also feature music, characters, live performances, and a DJ.

Harambe Nights takes place every Saturday from June 7 through August 9. The Welcome Reception starts at 7 p.m. and the performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $119 for adults, $79 for ages 3-9, plus tax. Tickets with premium floor seating are $134 for adults, $94 for ages 3-9, plus tax. Capacity is limited. You can get your tickets by visiting Disneyworld.com/HarambeNights or calling 407-939-1319.


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