“Roar” in the New Year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

This year Walt Disney World guests are invited to “roar” in 2020 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park! Animal Kingdom will be open until midnight to celebrate New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2019. Throughout the evening guests can celebrate with holiday-themed food and drinks. DJs in Asia, Discovery Island and DinoLand U.S.A. will keep the […]

Lion King Dining Experience Coming to Jiko – The Cooking Place at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Beginning June 30, 2019 celebrate “The Lion King” with an all-new, limited-time, prix fixe dining experience at Jiko – The Cooking Place. Jiko, located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, transports guests to the heart of Africa. The new dining experience features an exclusive three-course menu designed as a unique culinary celebration of Simba’s story. Throughout […]

After Hours

Disney After Hours Events Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios & Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

Disney After Hours have quickly become a fan-favorite!  And now, the nighttime fun expands to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Disney After Hours allows guests to experience the Magic of Disney for three hours after regular park hours, with little lines for some of your favorite attractions and characters!  To make the most of […]

baby mandrill

Baby Mandrill Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The newest member of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s mandrill family was born on August 8.  Mom, Scarlett and Dad, Winston and their new baby are three of the mandrills that guests can view on the popular attraction, Kilimanjaro Safaris. Mandrills are the largest species of monkeys and live in African rainforests along the equator, but find themselves […]

ABD Africa Safari

Adventures by Disney Announces Special South Africa Departure

Adding to the celebration of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s 20th Anniversary,  Adventures by Disney has announced a special adult-exclusive Safari to South Africa departure for Nov. 30, 2018.  On this one-of-a-kind exploration, adventurers will journey Africa and learn from special hosts Joe Rohde, Portfolio Creative Executive for Walt Disney Imagineering, and Dr. Mark Penning, Vice President, Animals, Science […]