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Exciting Food News from the Walt Disney World Resort

There was quite a bit of exciting news coming out of Walt Disney World this week and some of that news had to do with food. Not only do we have an opening date for Tiffins at Disney's Animal Kingdom but we also have news about a few new spots at Disney Springs. Read on to find out more!

Memorial Day Weekend Brings Extended Hours and Nighttime Experiences to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is officially extending park hours and starting most of the new nighttime experiences and entertainment beginning Memorial Day Weekend. The highly-anticipated Rivers of Light show is not part of the lineup, for now.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom to Celebrate Earth Day with Party for the Planet

Disney's Animal Kingdom is ready to celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with its Party for the Planet presented by Disneynature. The party is a way to encourage guests to connect with nature and enjoy fun activities throughout the theme park.

Rivers of Light Opening Delayed at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney has announced that the opening of Rivers of Light, the new nighttime experience at Disney's Animal Kingdom, has been delayed. The nightly show was supposed to start April 22.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Transforming into a Nighttime Destination

This month is a big month for Disney's Animal Kingdom! The new Rivers of Light nighttime show is set to debut, turning this once daytime-only destination into an exciting park to visit after dark! Read on to find out more about changes coming to the park.

Updates at Disney’s Port Orleans and the Possibility of Resort Fees at Walt Disney World

There have been some exciting things happening at some of the Walt Disney World Resort hotels, specifically Port Orleans and Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge! And we're hearing about a potential resort fee at all Walt Disney World hotels. Read on!

‘Rivers of Light’ to Debut at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Earth Day, April 22

Rivers of Light, the new nighttime show at Disney's Animal Kingdom will make its debut on Earth Day, April 22. The show is set on the Discovery River in the park's Asia section. It marks the first nighttime show at the Animal Kingdom.

Disney Gives a Sneak Preview of the New Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Starting this spring, Disney's Animal Kingdom will be completely transformed thanks to the new Rivers of Light nighttime spectacular. Disney gave Annual Passholders a sneak peek at the new nighttime show in the latest edition of the Mickey Monitor, the AP newsletter.

Lion Guard Adventure Coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in February

A new adventure for young guests is coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom in February. The Lion Guard Adventure is based on the new Disney Channel series The Lion Guard which premiered earlier this month.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Hyenas to the Kilimanjaro Safaris Savanna

Guests visiting Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney's Animal Kingdom can now spot two hyenas on the savanna. The animals were recently introduced to the savanna and are currently on display for brief periods of time while they adjust to their new habitat.

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Top 5 Things You Don’t Want to Miss at Walt Disney World this Spring and Summer

Spring is most definitely in the air at the Walt Disney World Resort! The 2016 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is in full bloom and the spring break crowds will be descending upon Orlando very, very soon. And if you're planning a visit this spring or summer we have a list of the top 5 things you don't want to miss.

Attractions To Relax On At Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom is foot by foot the largest of the Disney Parks. It's full with lush vegetation, exotic animal habitats, and thrilling rides - but after a few hot hours in the Disney jungle, it's nice to take a little break. These four great attractions let your party keep on touring while still offering folks the chance to sit down and rest for a few. Whether you just want to get off of your feet or you're looking for a climate controlled retreat, head to a viewing of these Animal Kingdom gems for a few minutes to refresh.

The Top 5 Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort

It's that time of year again! It's time to think about what we're looking forward to next year when it comes to the Walt Disney World Resort. After all, 2016 is just a few days away and there are so many great things happening next year at our favorite place!

Tour the Harambe Wildlife Preserve on Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Kilimanjaro Safaris

If you're only going to ride one attraction when you're visiting Disney's Animal Kingdom we suggest heading straight for the Kilimanjaro Safaris. This attraction is the closest most of us will ever get to a real African safari excursion and there is always something new and exciting to discover as you travel through the Harambe Wildlife Reserve.

Water Buffalo Arrive In The Royal Anandapoor Forest

Disney's Animal Kingdom isn't your typical zoo - nor is it a typical theme park - instead it offers a melding of natural wonders in a pixie dusted environment of Disney magic. When new members of the animal kingdom move in to their habitats it's always an exciting time for both cast members and guests alike. The grassy plains habitat of Asia's Maharajah Jungle Trek have been home to blackbuck, Eld's deer, Sarus cranes, ruddy shelducks and bar-headed gees. This week they were joined by three new water buffalo.

More Details Revealed on Rivers of Light at Disney's Animal Kingdom

As recent guests have experienced while playing at Disney's Animal Kingdom there's a lot of construction going on. One of the most obvious projects is the groundwork that have been being laid on the wide Discovery River Lake, between Discovery Island and Expedition Everest. This will be the new home of a spectacular evening extravaganza called "Rivers of Light."

Best Spots to Enjoy Breakfast at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And nowhere is this truer than at Disney's Animal Kingdom. For several reasons, including the unrelenting Animal Kingdom heat and the park's terrain, I always eat a good breakfast before touring this park. And there are a few good places to fuel up when you're at the Animal Kingdom.

Two New Dishes Debut At Disney's Animal Kingdom's Flame Tree Barbecue

When Disney fans talk BBQ, one of the first spots to indulge you'll hear about is the Flame Tree Barbecue at Disney's Animal Kingdom. For the past several months, this popular spot has been closed for refurbishment. Time to rejoice is finally here because Flame Tree is open for business again, and has two new fresh dishes on the menu to tempt your tastebuds.

Meeting the Characters at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

You can see an array of wild animals at Disney's Animal Kingdom from the wild animals of Africa on Kilimanjaro Safaris to the tigers and giant bats on the Maharajah Jungle Trek. But the Animal Kingdom is also home to a cast of Disney characters including Mickey, Minnie, Baloo, Donald Duck, and more.

The New Harambe Market At Disney's Animal Kingdom

I'm always excited to hear about new dining coming anywhere in Walt Disney World, but fun new food to try in the Theme Parks always make me exceptionally giddy. A brand new themed food court has opened in one of my favorite sections of Disney's Animal Kingdom. To me, the Harambe Village often feels like the living breathing heart of Disney's Animal Kingdom. It oozes community, with music and drumming, the theater and restaurants, artisans carving their wares in booths. Now added to this bustling area of the Park is the Harambe Market.