WATCH PARKSCENTER — Disney’s Animal Kingdom Turns 25 This Week and What’s Next at Disney Parks!

Rob Whiteside

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WATCH PARKSCENTER — Disney’s Animal Kingdom Turns 25 This Week and What’s Next at Disney Parks!


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Fresh on the minds of many guests, Magic Keys returned this week and are basically gone again.

Disney CEO Bob Iger said during the 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders call that the Premier Pass would not return, allowing guests to travel to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland with the same annual pass. It wasn’t long, though, before it was announced that both the Disneyland Magic Keys and the Walt Disney World Annual Passes would resume sales. As of today, Magic Keys are already mostly sold out and Disney World Annual Passes open up on 4/20.

Tron has officially opened since last we talked, and we’ll take a look at some of the merch, as well as the newly reopened gift shop and the demand for this long-awaited attraction.

Happily Ever After has returned to Magic Kingdom and EPCOT Forever is back to replace Harmonious. This week, we saw the beginning of the barge demolition.

This Saturday is Earth Day and the 25th birthday of Disney World’s fourth and wildest theme park. We’ll talk about a lot of offerings that will be available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to celebrate the occasion.

Finally, we’re taking a look forward at what’s on the horizon for Disney Parks in 2023 and beyond!

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