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Disney News! Animal Kingdom Harambe Nights and River of Light

May 04, 2014
Disney Animal Kingdom is alive with fun announcements!  Disney is adding a hard ticketed event and a nighttime show!

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Harambe Nights is the new hard ticketed event Disney has planned for the Animal Kingdom Theme Park.  This street party themed event is available to book every Saturday night starting on June 7 and running through August 9, 2014.  It will be a theatrical performance called "The Lion King: Concert in the Wild."  There will be food and beverages served. Disney characters will be there.  Of course, Disney will also have merchandise for sale.  There will be 2 categories of seats.  The premium seats will cost $134 for adults, and $94 for ages 3-9.  The regular seats will cost $119 for adults, and $79 for ages 3-9.

It sounds like the event is planned to celebrate the re-opening of the Lion King.  Disney announced it would open in June in the Harambe Theatre.

The new nighttime spectacular in Walt Disney World will take place in Animal Kingdom!  Disney officially announced the name of the show. It is going to be called the Rivers of Light.  Disney Imagineers are creating this show around water screens, lanterns and amazing animal imagery.  No opening date just yet has been announced.

Planning a trip to Disney World?  I am always happy to help create vacation memories.