Walt Disney World To Live Stream Disney’s Animal Kingdom Anniversary Celebration April 22 

Disney's Animal Kingdom Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Celebration Starting April 22

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will mark its 20th anniversary celebration on Earth Day, April 22, and Walt Disney World will live stream the festivities starting at 10:15am.

The park will mark its 20th anniversary with a ‘Party For the Planet’ that will stretch from April 22-May 5. During that time, Rafiki’s Planet Watch will take center stage for the celebration, which will offer backstage experiences that allow guests to learn about animal nutrition, visit the veterinary hospital, or hear how Disney promotes global wildlife conservation.

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Something New is Coming to Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom April 22

Starting April 22, guests will be able to witness a Pandora Conservation Initiative (PCI) pilot using a Pandora Utility Suit to study the wildlife, collect plant samples, and survive Pandora’s terrain at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Walt Disney World has announced something new will be coming to the popular Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and we have all the details.

Starting April 22, a Pandora Conservation Initiative (PCI) pilot using a Pandora Utility Suit will interact with guests, share details about the land’s otherworldly landscape, and highlight the importance of preserving nature.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Hosts Tiffins Talks Dining Events to Celebrate 20th Anniversary 

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the park will host a series of Tiffins Talks Dining Events from April 22 to May 4.

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the park will host a series of Tiffins Talks Dining Events from April 22 to May 4.

Tiffins Talks are intimate dining experiences that allow guests to enjoy specialty food and beverages that complement the topics shared by animal and conservation experts.

The events schedule, including speakers, is as follows:

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Celebration Starting April 22

Disney's Animal Kingdom Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Celebration Starting April 22

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will mark its 20th anniversary on Earth Day, April 22, with more wild adventures than ever before during an expanded Party for the Planet celebration April 22-May 5.

Over the two-week Party for the Planet celebration, guests can attend conservation talks by animal-care experts and participate in enhanced interactions with some of the more than 2,000 animals that make their home at the Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited park.

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Breaking: Walt Disney World Raises Ticket, Pass, and Parking Prices Effective Feb 11, 2018

Walt Disney World - Fireworks during the day at Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World announced it is raising the prices of daily tickets, as well as annual passes and parking fees, effective Sunday, February 11, 2018.

The cost increase on one-day one-park tickets will vary according to season and park, going up as much as $7 a ticket.

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Flights of Wonder to Close at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Flights of Wonder to Close at Disney's Animal Kingdom - owl flying

To make room for the previously announced “UP” show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Flights of Wonder will close on December 31, 2017.

This 25-minute show, performed several times a day, features more than 20 species of free-flying exotic birds, including Harris hawks, Barbary falcons, macaws, ibis and yellow-naped Amazon parrots.

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New Show Based on Disney*Pixar’s ‘UP’ Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World has announced an all-new show coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Spring 2018 featuring Russell and Dug from Disney•Pixar’s “UP.”

Walt Disney World has announced an all-new show coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Spring 2018 featuring Russell and Dug from Disney•Pixar’s “UP.”

Beginning just in time for the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom next year, this new experience will offer guests the chance to see Senior Wilderness Explorer Russell and his furry friend Dug as they discover species of birds from around the world in their newest adventure at the Caravan Theater in Anandapur village.

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Rivers of Light to Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Feb 17, 2017

Rivers of Light to Open at Disney's Animal Kingdom Feb 17, 2017

The much anticipated Rivers of Light will finally debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World on February 17, 2017.

Rivers of Light is a 15-minute show combining live performance, floating set pieces, a soaring musical score, fountains and more in a celebration of animals and nature on the Discovery River inside the park.

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Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks Now Open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks are now open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom near Mt. Everest.

Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks at Disney's Animal Kingdom

The Trek Snacks menu offers pastries in the morning, such as assorted muffins and Danish, croissants and an indulgent chocolate twist.

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Disney Announces Big Changes Coming to Animal Kingdom at #D23 EXPO 2015

Since its opening in 1998, Disney’s Animal Kingdom had pretty much been a daytime park. Announcements made at this weekend’s D23 EXPO 2015 are set to change that.

Disney's Animal Kingdom - Pandora World of Avatar

As part of the largest expansion in the park’s history, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will immerse guests into the world of Pandora, and the entire park will transform after dark with new nighttime entertainment experiences, offering guests longer days than ever before to experience this one-of-a-kind theme park.

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Starbucks Opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Donating Portion of Flat White Lattes Sales to Charity

It’s official, Starbucks has made its way into each of the four Walt Disney World parks with the opening of its outlet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Starbucks Opens at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Guests to the park can enjoy Starbucks beverages at Creature Comforts on the Discovery Island area, as well as breakfast sandwiches and pastries, as well as treats crafted by Disney chefs.

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Harambe Market at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Officially Opens Today!

Today, May 23, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will officially open their new Harambe Market for guests to enjoy.

Harambe Market at Disney's Animal Kingdom

This area will offer a variety of African-inspired street food and beverages via four walk-up windows. Food items include a Kabob Flatbread sandwich, Skewered Chicken, Corn Dog with Chickpea Salad, and Spice-Rubbed Karubi Rib.

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New Africa Marketplace Coming Spring 2015 to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Africa Marketplace

Disney’s Animal Kingdom already does a great job of replicating the experience of being in Africa, while actually being in Florida, but a new expansion will soon build on that adventure.

Coming in spring 2015 is Africa Marketplace, which will provide a shopping and dining area in Harambe, the village area of the Africa section of the park. With the opening of this, will be a new pathway from Africa to Bradley Falls and the Asia section of the park, to help with guest flow.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Shows New Tree of Life Carvings

Disney's Animal Kingdom Shows New Tree of Life Carvings

If you’ve ever been to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you’ve seen the iconic Tree of Life anchoring the center of the park. It has been there since the park opened in 1998, but recently there have been walls around it as work was being done.

In the early morning hours of Feb. 7, construction walls around the Tree of Life came down, revealing bold, outstretched roots and newly revealed animal carvings.

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