Some Animal Kingdom Entertainment Going Dark November 4th to Accommodate Filming

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Filming for upcoming television specials will take place at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on Saturday, November 4th, prompting some shows to go dark for just that day.

The following entertainment offerings will not be available to guests on November 4th: Tree of Life Awakenings, Winged Encounters, Discovery Island Carnivale, Viva Gaia Street Band, and Sunset Serenatas. Additionally, PhotoPass photographers will not be stationed in front of the Tree of Life or the Oasis bridge. As well, Russell from UP will be relocated to the Flame Tree Barbecue area for the day.


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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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