Disney has just announced that Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be hosting its annual Earth Day celebration, Party for the Planet, on April 20-22. This special three-day event invites guests to explore, engage and connect with the magic of nature through family-friendly experiences and specialty offerings. Check out what they had to say!
Throughout this special weekend event you can meet animal care experts, animal educators and conservation experts to see first-hand how Disney cares for animals and works to save endangered species worldwide. Watch animal feedings and training experiences, specially planned for Party for the Planet, to learn how keepers care for some of your favorite animals.
Looking for a unique experience during Party for the Planet? Take a journey through tales of adventure and cuisine during Tiffins Talks, a special dining experience April 20-22 from 1-3 p.m., featuring the beloved creative force behind the concept, design and buildout of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney Imagineer and Portfolio Executive Joe Rohde. Join Joe for a unique conversation as he regales you with stories from his travels through a delectable 4-course lunch featuring global dishes, desserts and specialty beverages. Space is limited. Pricing for this dining package is $199 plus tax and gratuity and requires separate park admission. Reservations can be made beginning today by calling 407 WDW-DINE (407 939-3463).
Guests are also invited to meet Joe Rohde at Mombasa Marketplace, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. April 20 and 22, where he will be on hand to sign his own unique artwork, a commemorative lion print that will be on sale throughout the event while supplies last. A wristband is required to meet Joe Rohde. For further details, visit the Party for the Planet webpage.
On Earth Day, April 22, there will also be a full assortment of “The Lion King” merchandise available at Mombasa Marketplace, including this Hakuna Matata Spirit Jersey. Use the hashtag #LionKingCelebration to celebrate your love for the Lion king!