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There are a lot of amazing experiences and merchandise coming to Walt Disney World ahead of the Live Action version of the Disney Classic The Lion King hits theaters in just a few days on July 19.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom has number of special photo pass opportunities that are available including fun backgrounds that are exclusive to the park. Animal Kingdom’s nighttime show, Rivers of Light has been re-imagined into Rivers of Light: We Are One which includes new imagery and memorable moments from classic Disney animation.
On top of these fun new experiences, there is even more new Lion King themed merchandise coming!
At Mombasa Marketplace and Discovery Trading Company, a Lion King Dooney and Bourke Disney collection will be released that includes a satchel, a crossbody and a large tote. The collection is a deep forest green with brown leather accents an includes some of your favorite classic characters including Nala, Simba, Timon and Pumba. The bags will release on July 19 and are only available for a limited time and in limited quantities.
New plush toys, apparel and more are also available and we have covered all of those in a previous post that you can view HERE!
Also beginning on July 19, a new Lion King themed scavenger hunt will be available for guests of all ages over in Africa. The maps for the scavenger hunt is available at Outpost, Discovery Trading Company, Island Mercantile and Mombasa Marketplace. Guests partaking will embark on a hunt for carvings around Africa and guests who complete the hunt must return their finished map to The Outpost Shop in the Oasis by September 28 to receive a fun prize.
Be sure to check out all of the fun treats that are themed to The Lion King over in Animal Kingdom as well. You can read all about that HERE! There is also a limited edition Lion King mini cake available at Amorette’s Patisserie and you can read all about that HERE!
The all-star cast of this highly anticipated remake includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon.
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