Here are the official festivities Disney has announced for Animal Kingdom’s 15th anniversary on April 22nd, 2013:
- Special opening ceremony – Meet at the Tree of Life at 8:40 a.m., to hear from Josh D’Amaro, Vice President of Disney’s Animal Kingdom; Dr. Jackie Ogden, Vice President of Animals, Science and Environment; and Joe Rohde, Senior Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering Creative. Make sure you arrive early for this!
- Earth Day “Party for the Planet” festivities – Special interactive activities that focus on animals and nature will take place throughout the park from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Artists and other vendors will present their work on in Africa and on Discovery Island, with their work available for purchase.
- Opportunity to purchase special 15th anniversary merchandise, available in limited quantities.
- Special food & beverage.
There will be more information on these offerings released as we get closer to the event, so stay tuned! Oh, and don’t forget to use the hash tag #DAK15 on twitter!