June

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Launches ‘Harambe Nights’ June 7 to Celebrate Grandest Tales and Tastes of Africa

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 On Saturdays from June 7 to August 9, 2014

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Oscar-winning film “The Lion King,” Disney’s Animal Kingdom is launching “Harambe Nights,” an evening entertainment and dining experience, on June 7.

A 55-minute theatrical extravaganza, “The Lion King Concert in the Wild” comprises celebrity narrators, a live orchestra, choir and special effects to present the story of Simba’s coming of age like never before. A lively welcome reception and the post-show street party featuring Afro-pop rhythms, performers and a buffet of culinary creations keep the celebration rocking through the evening.

The theme park’s first-ever ticketed special event will welcome guests every Saturday from June 7 through August 9 to this memorable evening of theatrical storytelling, inspired dining, live music and dance amid the non-stop fun of an immersive street party.

General admission tickets for Harambe Nights run $119 ages 10 and up; $79 ages 9 and under. Premium floor seating tickets run $134 ages 10 and up; $94 ages 9 and under. The event runs from 7-10:30 p.m., and parking is complimentary.

To reserve tickets for Harambe Nights, guests can visit Disneyworld.com/HarambeNights or call 407-939-1319.

 

SOUNDS LIKE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Summer, summer, summertime… Visit Walt Disney World  in June and July and you can sit back and unwind while listening to the best tribute bands around.

  • June 8-14: Hotel California – A Salute to the Eagles
  • June 15-21: Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey Tribute Band
  • June 22-28: Good Vibrations ~ A Tribute to The Beach Boys
  • June 29-July 5: Don’t Look Back – Boston Tribute Band
  • July 6-12: Stayin’ Alive – A Tribute to the Bee Gees
  • July 13-19: Slippery When Wet – The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute
  • July 20-26: 2U – A Tribute to U2

Showtimes are 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m., except on July 4 when show times are 5:15, 6:30, 7:45 and 9 p.m.

 

AFTER HOURS WIND DOWN

Until September 15th!

Walt Disney World Resort guests can now sample and savor flavors from around the world after the nightly finale with the Epcot After Hours Wind Down, an intimate experience at one of four authentic and exclusive lounges. Award-winning Epcot Chefs and Sommeliers pair a beverage flight with cultural cuisine.

Guests can book the experience, which is featured weekly Thursday through Sunday from 9:20 to 11 p.m., at Disneyworld.com/Spring. Locations include: La Cava del Tequila (Mexico), Spice Road Table (Morocco), Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar (Italy), Rose & Crown Pub (United Kingdom)

The menu includes a selection of appetizers and one beverage flight (cash bar option available to purchase additional beverages) and the price is $35 per person/per location (tax and gratuity not included, must be at least 21 to attend)

Visit www.disneyworld.com/spring or call 407-WDW-DINE for more information.

– See more at: http://wdwnews.com/releases/2014/04/22/dateline-disney-mayjune-2014/#sthash.0P7NombU.dpuf

Walt Disney World Resort guests can now sample and savor flavors from around the world after the nightly finale with the Epcot After Hours Wind Down, an intimate experience at one of four authentic and exclusive lounges. Award-winning Epcot Chefs and Sommeliers pair a beverage flight with cultural cuisine.

Guests can book the experience, which is featured weekly Thursday through Sunday from 9:20 to 11 p.m., at Disneyworld.com/Spring. Locations include: La Cava del Tequila (Mexico), Spice Road Table (Morocco), Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar (Italy), Rose & Crown Pub (United Kingdom)

The menu includes a selection of appetizers and one beverage flight (cash bar option available to purchase additional beverages) and the price is $35 per person/per location (tax and gratuity not included, must be at least 21 to attend)

Visit www.disneyworld.com/spring or call 407-WDW-DINE for more information.

– See more at: http://wdwnews.com/releases/2014/04/22/dateline-disney-mayjune-2014/#sthash.0P7NombU.dpuf

Walt Disney World Resort guests can now sample and savor flavors from around the world after the nightly finale with the Epcot After Hours Wind Down, an intimate experience at one of four authentic and exclusive lounges. Award-winning Epcot Chefs and Sommeliers pair a beverage flight with cultural cuisine.

Guests can book the experience, which is featured weekly Thursday through Sunday from 9:20 to 11 p.m., at Disneyworld.com/Spring. Locations include: La Cava del Tequila (Mexico), Spice Road Table (Morocco), Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar (Italy), Rose & Crown Pub (United Kingdom)

The menu includes a selection of appetizers and one beverage flight (cash bar option available to purchase additional beverages) and the price is $35 per person/per location (tax and gratuity not included, must be at least 21 to attend)

Visit www.disneyworld.com/spring or call 407-WDW-DINE for more information.

– See more at: http://wdwnews.com/releases/2014/04/22/dateline-disney-mayjune-2014/#sthash.0P7NombU.dpuf

Walt Disney World Resort guests can now sample and savor flavors from around the world after the nightly finale with the Epcot After Hours Wind Down, an intimate experience at one of four authentic and exclusive lounges. Award-winning Epcot Chefs and Sommeliers pair a beverage flight with cultural cuisine.

Guests can book the experience, which is featured weekly Thursday through Sunday from 9:20 to 11 p.m., at Disneyworld.com/Spring. Locations include: La Cava del Tequila (Mexico), Spice Road Table (Morocco), Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar (Italy), Rose & Crown Pub (United Kingdom)

The menu includes a selection of appetizers and one beverage flight (cash bar option available to purchase additional beverages) and the price is $35 per person/per location (tax and gratuity not included, must be at least 21 to attend)

Visit www.disneyworld.com/spring or call 407-WDW-DINE for more information.

 

STAR WARS WEEKENDS

May 16 – June 15, 2014

 

 

 

 

Dun, dun, dun, dun da dun, dun da dun…  If you are a fan of Star Wars, you will understand MamaMouse’s feeble attempt at music…

Boy things change! In 2012, my son had no interest in Star Wars. Now, in 2013 my son is completely into it! Now Star Wars Weekend is a huge deal in our house!

Join Star Wars celebrities and characters for special shows, exciting presentations and more! From Friday to Sunday each weekend, immerse yourself in the beloved saga that takes place in a galaxy far, far away.

Watch this space for more information as 2015 dates approach.

 

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Launches ‘Harambe Nights’ June 7 to Celebrate Grandest Tales and Tastes of Africa

Harambe-Village-Street-Part

 On Saturdays from June 7 to August 9, 2014

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Oscar-winning film “The Lion King,” Disney’s Animal Kingdom is launching “Harambe Nights,” an evening entertainment and dining experience, on June 7.

A 55-minute theatrical extravaganza, “The Lion King Concert in the Wild” comprises celebrity narrators, a live orchestra, choir and special effects to present the story of Simba’s coming of age like never before. A lively welcome reception and the post-show street party featuring Afro-pop rhythms, performers and a buffet of culinary creations keep the celebration rocking through the evening.

The theme park’s first-ever ticketed special event will welcome guests every Saturday from June 7 through August 9 to this memorable evening of theatrical storytelling, inspired dining, live music and dance amid the non-stop fun of an immersive street party.

General admission tickets for Harambe Nights run $119 ages 10 and up; $79 ages 9 and under. Premium floor seating tickets run $134 ages 10 and up; $94 ages 9 and under. The event runs from 7-10:30 p.m., and parking is complimentary.

To reserve tickets for Harambe Nights, guests can visit Disneyworld.com/HarambeNights or call 407-939-1319.

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