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February 14, 2017

Disney's Animal Kingdom “RIVERS OF LIGHT"


For more than a year, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park at Walt Disney World® Resort has been perfecting the day-to-night park, including these new nighttime experiences:

  • Kilimanjaro Safaris after sunset
  • Fine dining at Tiffins
  • Vibrant entertainment at the Harambe Wildlife Parti
  • Discovery Island Carnivale
  • The Tree of Life awakens after dark

Disney announced that one of the park’s newest nighttime experiences, “Rivers of Light,” made its debut on Friday, Feb 17, 2017. This is fantastic news for families who will flock to Walt Disney World® Resort to spend their spring breaks at the Happiest Place on Earth!

What kind visitors expect of the “Rivers of Light” Experience?

rivers-of-light-disney-animal-kingdomDisney’s “Rivers of Light” combines live performance, floating set pieces, a soaring musical score, fountains and more in a celebration of animals and nature.

The story unfolds on Discovery River with an uplifting lantern ceremony. You will experience symbolism, storytelling and plenty of heart during this brilliant, innovative masterpiece.

The show will take place on Discovery River between Discovery Island and Expedition Everest – take a close look and you can you see the Tree of Life in the background.

Dining and FastPass+ reservations for this new show can now be booked. 

Watch Disney’s imagineers describe the spectacular performance that will keep you spellbound at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® into the night…

Ready to buy your Walt Disney World Resort theme park tickets? Click on over to buy your Walt Disney World Resort theme park tickets today to begin your family vacation!

And don’t forget that the next step in the expansion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom – the grand debut of Pandora – World of Avatar – will be on May 27, 2017.

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