Rivers of Light Merchandise Hitting Shelves, Show Debut at Animal Kingdom Seems Imminent

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A rather interesting new item appeared today in the Shop Disney Parks app…

It’s a light-up totem pole representing the Rivers of Light nighttime show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The below picture shows the glow wan illuminated.

Why suddenly start selling merchandise for a show that has been delayed for so long? Well, we can only assume that the nighttime spectacular will finally debut soon at thew park, just a few weeks after cast members were the first to see it in late-November 2016.

We expect a starting date announcement soon from Disney, but as you know with this show, something could always happen between now and then…

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Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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Melissa brown
Melissa brown

I’m arriving next Wednesday. I really want to see the show, but now I’m terrified they are going to add it and I will have to do the worst thing ever- LAST MINUTE RESCHEDULES!