• On Oct 13, 2017
    Donulecia from MI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hello Panel we have the ROL dining package 1st viewing on 12/23/17 what time is the show and will be still have time to enjoy the park at night before closing?

    Hello DonUlecia! Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    The Rivers of Light Nighttime Experience is an inventive and original experience that is not-to-be-missed. Even my kids were awe-struck by the larger-than-life animals and epic experience.

    Based on current schedules released by Walt Disney World Resort, there is currently only 1 showing of the Rivers of Light Nighttime Experience on December 23rd, 2017. That show is scheduled to begin at 7:15pm.

    With a park closing of 8pm at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park that evening, you will only have about 15 minutes of scheduled Theme Park time to enjoy after the show. However, if you are able to get in a queue for an attraction before it closes for the evening, you will be able to wait past the scheduled Theme Park closing time to experience the attraction. With that in mind, you will probably have time to get in the queue for 1 more attraction after the Rivers of Light Nighttime Experience (although you may have to rush).

    Be sure to enter through the special entrance afforded to Guests with the Rivers of Lights Dining Package when you arrive for the show.

    Have a Wild Time!

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