Festival of the Lion King is Getting A New Home

Festival of the Lion King Cast on stage

The Festival of the Lion King is a favorite at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. From the acrobatic antics of the Tumble Monkeys to Zawadi’s soaring vocals during the signature “Circle of Life,” the exuberant spirit of the show’s cast has kept me coming back time and time again and made “Festival of the Lion King” a guest favorite for 15 years.The “Festival of the Lion King” will soon be moving to an all-new theater, bringing the “tribal celebration” home fittingly to the Africa section of the park, … [Read more...]



Disney Confidential – Festival of the Lion King Planned to Relocate

 Hello ladies and gentlemen! It's me, Anonymouse, again and I have even more new gossip for you this week! Chip won't know what to do with two new rumors in one week!Back last fall, I confirmed Disney's plan to create a new Avatarland in Disney's Animal Kingdom. We even shared the blue prints for Avatarland with you! In case you missed it or need a refresher, you can read the article here. Today, I have an update for you on the changes coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom to … [Read more...]



Quick Service Dining at Disney’s Animal Kingdom… Does it exist?

Disney's Animal Kingdom may not be open as long as many of the other parks but they do pack in as much as they can in the hours that is available. While walking around I know I get hungry. We often get asked from fans, Are there many Quick Service choices for Dining in Disney's Animal Kingdom? My answer would be, most definitely, and it's some of the best food I've found in the Walt Disney World Parks.Here is a rundown of what you can find throughout the park for snacks, a quick bite or a … [Read more...]



The Top 5 Nap Spots for Little Ones in Animal Kingdom

Back to my series on napping in Disney World.  Sometimes those little legs just need a rest, so here are my top 5 Nap Spots in Animal Kingdom.  Animal Kingdom is a great park to find napping nooks, so keep an eye out.  Here are some of my favorites, in no particular order:The Tree of Life-In and around the Tree of Life there are tons of benches, many covered by tree canopy. Find a shady spot and cross those fingers.  Usually you will have no problem finding an empty bench, unfortunately you … [Read more...]



Disney Animal Keeper Combines Art and Care to Help Endangered Rhinos

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As a rhinoceros keeper at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Chad Harmon tends to some of the toughest, strongest animals on the planet.  He recently channeled that passion into an arts auction that raised approximately $6000 for the endangered animals.For the Horns to Heroes project, Harmon used one of the rhinos he cares for as a model to make 40 horns by hand using a process known as rotational casting. The pieces are made of foam-filled resin and stand 16 inches tall and 7 inches wide.He then … [Read more...]