Complete Guide For The Holidays Disney’s Animal Kingdom
If you’re heading to Walt Disney World here’s our complete guide for the holidays at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Now more than ever is the perfect time to give your family the gift of a lifetime of memories and the perfect place to start is by taking in all the joy and merriment that has come alive at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park.
For the first time ever, there are all-new holiday happenings that perfectly intertwine the magic of Disney storytelling all while embracing the spirit and theming of Animal Kingdom and the merriment here is alive and well with festive new entertainment and holiday décor throughout the park!
From park opening through park closing, there’s a whole new way to experience the majesty of nature and holiday magic.
Here’s our favorite 7 things that are a must-see and do for everyone during the holidays at this majestic and magical park where the beauty of nature and invites you to explore the wonder of amazing rainforests, African savannas and Asian jungles in an immersive, incomparable wildlife experience and of course take a trip to another world with a stop in Pandora-The World Of Avatar.
Discovery Island – Crossing the bridge to Discovery Island, guests find themselves in the midst of a celebration of winter, hand-crafted by the eclectic community of artists who make the island their home. Life-size, artisan-sculpted animal puppets (including reindeer, foxes and polar bears) roam around by day while colorful rooftop luminaries light up the night.
Holiday Décor by Night – As day becomes night, the rooftop luminaries all around Discovery Island bring a warm and festive glow to the entire village.
Tree of Life Awakenings – At the center of everything, the Tree of Life awakens each evening as a series of wintry tales emerge from within, complemented by a familiar and heartwarming holiday-inspired musical score.
Between awakening moments, the Tree of Life continues to shimmer and sparkle throughout the night, alive with the magic of nature and the spirit of the holidays.
DinoLand U.S.A. – Throughout DinoLand U.S.A., all of Donald Duck’s friends gather for Donald’s Dino-Bash! get into the spirit with colorful holiday decorations they have each chosen according to their own styles.
Asia – The residents of Anandapur have decorated the theater district in celebration of Diwali, India’s holiday festival of lights. Glowing flowers, lanterns and more illuminate the square between Anandapur Theater and the waterfront stage, home to authentic and colorful cultural performances.
Africa – The village of Harambe welcomes visitors with a unique holiday presentation, blending the inspiration and style of Western traditions with the colors and textiles of authentic African celebrations.
Pandora – The World of Avatar – The ex-pats living and working on the moon of Pandora bring a little holiday fun to their interstellar home, with a display at Pongu Pongu of holiday décor, combining vintage pieces from Earth with items handcrafted from materials indigenous to Pandora.
And the fun doesn’t stop there! Don’t forget to bring home the magical holiday-themed merchandise and keep your holidays visit going throughout the holidays.
Now more than ever, there is no better gift to give yourself and the family than the gift of memories with a stay at the Walt Disney World Resort.
With merriment and joy abounding, traditions to be relived and new traditions waiting to be made, what’s your favorite part of Walt Disney World during the holiday season?
Disclosure: We were invited guests of Walt Disney World to experience the magic of the holidays at Disney’s Animal Kingdom however the views and opinions expressed here are 100% our own.