Mother, Son, Giraffe, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Animal Kingdom, Savannah
  • On Jan 26, 2014
    Edward from FL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hello Wilma, My wife & I will be in Animal Kingdom on Sat., 02/01/14. Can you tell me if the Lion King show will be operating that day? Thanks 4 days til WDW!!

    Hi again Edward,

    There are lots of exciting changes happening at Animal Kingdom. Since you are such a fan of Walt Disney World, you may already know that construction has begun for the new Avatar-themed land in what was Camp Minnie Mickey. The Disney Parks Blog recently had an update on the happenings there.

    As a result, the Festival of the Lion King show is relocating to a new home in the Africa section of the park. The show went on hiatus Jan. 6 for the move and will return sometime this summer. I can't wait to see it in its new home.

    My other favorite show at Animal Kingdom, Finding Nemo -- the Musical, continues several times daily at the park, so I hope you will take time to see that on your visit. It always makes me smile and tear up a little a the same time.

    Have a great time this weekend, and check back in again whenever you have a Walt Disney World resort question. I'm always happy to help.


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Meet the Panelist: Wilma, Florida

We live 90 miles from Walt Disney World and have visited frequently for 20 years. Disney is the place our family can relax together, try new things (especially interesting food) and have conversations, no matter what park we visit or where we stay.
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