8 Fantastic Ways To Celebrate Earth Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
As we inch ever closer to April, it means that Disney World’s Earth Month celebration will be back and there are some fun ways that you can
See Your Favorite Disney Friends Down By The Riverside
Head to the riverbanks and see if you can catch a glimpse of some very special Disney characters. The Discovery Island Character Cruise makes its way around Discovery River is a great way to see many of Disney World’s most beloved characters in action!
Learn To Draw Your Favorite Disney Characters
Throughout the month of April, guests visiting the Conservation Station can learn to draw some of your favorite animal friends! Disney Characters at The Animation Experience is where Disney artists bringing beloved characters to life including Crush, Squirt, Bruce, Dumbo, Terk, Heimlich, Shere Khan and Simba. Each 25 minute session will feature step-by-step instructions allowing guests of all ages to let your creativity shine!
Earn Your Wilderness Explorer Badge
Just like Russell from the beloved Pixar film UP! you can embark on nature-themed challenges and even earn a limited-time Wilderness Explorer Earth Day Nature badge.
Capture Earth Month Magic With PhotoPass
You can preserve those Disney moments with special Earth Day Celebration Magic Shots and Tiny World Shots with Disney PhotoPass. Available NOW are amazing Magic Shots that frame guests with a whimsical Wall-E and Eve from Pixar animated feature “Wall-E” Thanks to Disney PhotoPass Lens, those that purchase Genie+and are in the park can add Wilderness Explorer accessories to your own photos and those of those in your party.
Stock Up on Awesome Earth Day Merchandise
Mark the occasion with an Earth Day 2022 limited-edition trading pin or a cuddly plush inspired by some of the species you’ll find at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. You’ll want to pop by Island Mercantile and check out their eco-friendly water bottles, tumblers, reusable bags and more. Many Earth Day products are designed to promote sustainability.
Indulge in Delicious Earth Week Eats
If visiting during Earth Week, be sure to bring your appetites and get ready to indulge in a selection of limited-time specialty cupcakes. Highlights include a Honeybee Cake at Restaurantosaurus and Creature Comforts and a strawberry-flavored Flamingo Cupcake at Pizzafari and Flame Tree Barbecue. There’s also speciality beverages including the Sea Turtle (a blue raspberry lemonade topped with cotton candy.)
See the Three Baby Rhinos
You’ll definitely want to go for a ride on the Kilimanjaro Safaris during Earth Month to meet the three newest arrivals. There are now a trio of rhino babies born within 13 months of one another that now call the Kilmanjaro Safaris savannas home!
For Earth Day, DisneyNature has a brand new documentary coming out- Polar Bear. Starting on April 2, guests can view a detailed sand sculpture celebrating the film. The film itself will stream on Disney+ on Earth Day.
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