Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the classic Disney animated film, The Lion King with a new, wild dance party that takes place daily at the Discovery Island stage
The all-new Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party features some of your favorite characters from the hit film including Timon and Rafiki. Kids of all ages are invited to dance and play games inspired by The Lion King while musicians perform World Beat-style music. Expect to hear classic Disney tunes with a twist.
The anniversary celebration also includes special three-dimensional opportunities where guests can re-create iconic scenes from The Lion King.
There are also other The Lion King photo opportunities available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Guests are invited to pose with some of the movie’s biggest characters including Pumbaa, Timon and Simba, who are all perched on a log situated between two rocks atop a streaming waterfall and rock formation.
The picture spot is located across from Tiffins restaurant.
Another way to celebrate the film is by checking out the new sequence of projections and music paying tribute to The Lion King in the nighttime projection Tree of Life Awakenings show.