Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort with New Experiences, Dazzling Decor, Tantalizing Treats and More
With the 50th anniversary celebration in full swing now at the alt Disney World Resort, there’s so much EARidescent magic over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park! There’s new experiences, celebratory anniversary sips and bites, must-have merchandise, dazzling park deorations, and much more! Take a look!
Watch as favorite Disney characters take to the sky for an all-new performance during The World’s Most Magical Celebration called “KiteTails“! You can find this fun new show over at Discovery River Theater.
Hearts and imaginations will soar as elaborate, 3-dimensional kites and incredible windcatchers dance through the air to the beat of beloved Disney songs during this high-flying performance at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. Be awed by 2 unique, 10-minute shows:
- A show inspired by The Lion King, featuring kites of Simba, Zazu and more
- A show inspired by The Jungle Book, featuring kites of King Louie, Baloo and more
These beautiful Disney Fab 50 Golden Character Collection statues can be found all around the parks at Disney World. These statues pay homage to the past 50 years of Walt Disney World and what’s to come in the next 50 years and beyond. At Animal Kingdom, these statues include Pumbaa, Timon, Simba, Bambi, Thumper, Dori and Nemo. As you encounter the golden sculptures in the parks, be sure to snap a photo and share on social with #DisneyWorld50.
And for the 18-month celebration, dazzling decorations and magical touches can be found throughout Disney’s Animal Kingdom and our other theme parks. Disney teams have created all sorts of new decorations that shimmer and sparkle all day and into the night!
The magic is also calling all Foodies to the Walt Disney World Resort 50th anniversary celebration. At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney chefs and mixologists have created delights that include a touch of EARidescent shimmer – and here’s where to find them:
- Hand-dipped 50th Celebration Mickey Premium Bar – Our classic Nestlé Mickey’s Premium Ice Cream Bar dipped in blue raspberry-flavored coating with celebration sprinkles and a little bit of pixie dust
- Cheese Fries with Walt’s Chili – Crispy fries topped with Walt’s favorite chili and cheddar sauce
- Walt’s Favorite Chili on Foot-long Hot Dog – A foot-long hot dog served on a warm bun topped with Walt’s favorite chili and cheddar sauce
- 50th Celebration Chocolate Gâteaux – Almond praline, white chocolate crémeux, ganache, and chocolate-South African cream liqueur sauce
And don’t forget about the special merchandise collections that have been created for The World’s Most Magical Celebration. They are now available at Walt Disney World Resort theme parks, Disney Springs, including Island Mercantile at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
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