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Disney’s Animal Kingdom “Rivers of Light” To Be Updated

It was just a few months ago that we posted about the beautiful nighttime show at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Rivers of Light. Today we're excited to share that the show is being updated with sharp new video and familiar Disney music to offer guests the next chapter in this stirring story on the Discovery river.

News For A New Year From Walt Disney World

Let's check in and see what's going on at Walt Disney World! Have you heard the news? The 2019 Disney Parks Moms Panel has been announced with a diverse group of 40 members, including 12 new panelists to make up the team that helps Disney travelers plan their dream vacations. Each Moms Panel Member offers a unique point of view and years of Disney travel experience to help you make the most of your trips.

Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 28th, 2018

Let's get right to it! There were a couple of fun announcements made regarding Epcot's Holidays Around The World celebration, including an the announcement of four more celebrity narrators for Epcot's Candlelight Processional. This leaves all but two celebrity spots left to be filled. Check out our updated list of 2018 Holiday Happenings At Walt Disney World to see who they are.

Disney World Theme Parks Ranked in TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards

Several of the theme parks and water parks at the Walt Disney World Resort were ranked in the top 10 lists of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure also made the list.

Disney Guests Help Create Animal Enrichment Items at the Animal Kingdom

Guests visiting Rafiki's Planet Watch at Disney's Animal Kingdom have the chance to design enrichment for the park's animal residents. Enrichment is important to the daily routine of the animals at the Animal Kingdom, encouraging them to "do what comes naturally" in their natural behaviors.

Disney News Round-up: All the News for Pandora - The World of Avatar

Pandora - The World of Avatar officially opened at Disney's Animal Kingdom on Saturday, May 27 with record crowds and wait times of more than three hours for both attractions in the new land. Today we're catching you up on all the Pandora-related news you might have missed.

Pandora News Round-up: Disney Dedicates Pandora, New Pandora-Themed Wilderness Explorer Badges, and More

Pandora - The World of Avatar opens Saturday, May 27, and this week Disney held an official dedication ceremony for the new land as part of a media preview event. Disney CEO Bob Iger was joined by Avatar director James Cameron and cast members from the film for the dedication.

Take a Banshee Home from Windtraders on Pandora – The World of Avatar

On your next visit to Pandora - The World of Avatar be sure to stop by The Rookery inside Windtraders. That's where guests will be able to choose a banshee of their very own.

Thrilling 'Avatar Flight of Passage' to Open May 27 in Pandora - The World of Avatar

When Pandora " The World of Avatar opens later this month at Disney's Animal Kingdom, guests will have a chance to fly on the back of a banshee on the totally immersive attraction Avatar Flight of Passage.

Details Released for the Na’vi River Journey at Pandora - The World of Avatar

The Na'vi River Journey is one of two new attractions opening May 27 at Pandora - The World of Avatar in Disney's Animal Kingdom. This family-friendly attraction takes guests on a "river journey unlike any other."

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Don't Miss The Lion King 25th Anniversary Celebration At Disney's Animal Kingdom

Guests visiting Walt Disney World in the summer of 2019 will see all sorts of signs that Disney's The Lion King original animated feature is celebrating its 25th anniversary at Disney's Animal Kingdom. From fun food and photography, to updated shows, the cub who just couldn't wait to be King is strutting his stuff across the Theme Park.

Pandora - The World Of Avatar Day vs. Night

Disney fans put a lot of time and effort into their planning, to make sure that they can fit in as much as possible on their vacation. When it comes to timing, there are always questions of when to hit which area of the Park for the best effect. This disputed point is front and center no where more than at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Pandora - The World of Avatar. This new land is full of exciting things to see and do, with two prime attractions, creative entertainment, and intriguing foods.

Limited Time Extra, Extra Magic Hours Announced For Select Fall Dates

Everybody's talking about the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios. This highly anticipated land is expected to bring in guests from around the world just to get a peek. That's why for a limited-time Walt Disney World Resort will be extending an extra special benefit to guests staying at its resort hotels - Extra, Extra Magic Hours.

Lunch At Satu'li Canteen in Pandora: The World Of Avatar

Deep in the Valley of Mo'ara guests hungry from their intergalactic journey will find a place to rest and refuel their bodies at the Satu'li Canteen. "Owned and operated by Alpha Centauri Expeditions (ACE), Satu'li Canteen supplies travelers all the comforts of home - courtesy of a unique, fast-casual menu that's been crafted from Pandora's natural abundance."

5 Reasons You Should Eat At Tusker House

Tusker House is one of the classic restaurants of Disney's Animal Kingdom. This family friendly buffet located in Harambe Village offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with Mickey and friends. Whether you're looking for a great spot to start your day, or any meal right through until the end of the night, Tusker House is serving up hearty fare for the whole family. Here are 5 reasons that you should eat at Tusker House.

Nomad Lounge Cocktail: Spice Trader Classic

The Nomad Lounge is fast becoming one of my favorite spots to relax and have a drink while touring. The dark timber building boasts a lovely wrap around patio and sits above the Discovery River just before you cross the bridge into Pandora.

Experience Rivers Of Light At Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom hasn't always been an all day Park, however over the past couple of years nights in this Park have taken on new life. I am a huge fan of Animal Kingdom after the sun goes down. It wouldn't be a Disney Park without offering a fantastic nighttime show, and Animal Kingdom offers Rivers of Light. Rivers of Light is the Animal Kingdom's first-ever nighttime entertainment offering, lasting for 15 minutes and combining storytelling, brilliant visuals, and a grand musical accompaniment.

Discovering The Sagittaria In Pandora: The World of Avatar

Guests of Disney's Animal Kingdom have the opportunity to explore a unique place that is truly out of this world. Pandora: The World of Avatar is an exciting place designed to be a foreign ecosystem of floating mountains, bioluminescent rainforests and breathtaking new experiences.

Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks At Disney's Animal Kingdom

As night falls across the quaint village of Serka Zong cafe lights blink on overhead. Guests start to filter towards their seats for the elegant nighttime show, Rivers of Light. Across from an entrance to the stadium seating, those looking to wet their whistle while they wait can pick up a cocktail at the small open-air bar called Thirsty River Bar and Trek Snacks.

Get Your Tickets For Disney After Hours at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Over the past couple of years Disney's Animal Kingdom has blossomed into a Park with stunning after dark atmosphere. The Park's green spaces and exotic settings create the perfect backdrop for a charming evening of lively entertainment. That's why I'm excited to share that in 2019 Disney After Hours is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom.