Festival of the Lion King Officially Reopens May 15th at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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We reported last week that we were able to preview a soft opening of the Festival of the Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and today we have some big news from the pride!

Tomorrow, May 15th, the show will return! According to the official statement from Disney, the show has been slightly modified to allow for social distancing and health/safety protocols.

“One thing to keep in mind is, there have been a few changes to the show since you last saw it. While the majesty and splendor is all there, staging and choreography have been updated with safety protocols in mind for our performers and our guests. We’ve also pared down parts of the show, such as the acrobatics, but the rest of the cast will be sure to dazzle you.

Because we are still physical distancing as part of our health and safety measures, the opportunity to view “A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King” during a visit to the park will be very limited.”- Disney

Source: Disney


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