• On Feb 15, 2016
    Carrie from VA 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.

    We are planning a trip in September. I've read some about the river of lights at animal kingdom that will open in spring. My question is how will this work? I know animal kingdom normal closes at 5/6pm. will hrs extend?

    Hi, Carrie!
    Thanks for coming back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    I'm excited about the new experiences opening at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park this spring. The Disney Parks Blog reports the new "awakening" at night at the Tree of Life and a new show, "Rivers of Light." 

    Since these new experiences are based on a nighttime experience, park hours will expand but the actual times haven't been released yet. I'm looking forward to taking my family to the park and enjoy entirely new Animal Kingdom memories!

    These are just a couple new reasons to get excited about your September trip! Please let me know if I can help you with any other questions you may have before your unforgettable vacation.

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Meet the Panelist: Jen, Missouri

I’m a mom, wife and goldendoodle dog owner who is not afraid to ride a fast roller coaster again and again. I love to travel - which is good since I telework with a job in Washington, DC. I’ve visited Disneyland and Walt Disney World multiple times and it’s fed into my belief that you’re never too old to have fun. I run when I can and recently earned my runDisney Coast to Coast medal! I also love photography and founded an online special needs community. Learn More About Jen

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