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    A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King

    Festival of the Lion King

    A popular live show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is Festival of the Lion King, a virtual explosion of colors, music and amazing talent. The show has recently been modified due to the current environment with COVID-19. Onstage and backstage adjustments have been made to allow for physical distancing as well.

    You will be treated to 30 minutes of a variety of some of Disney’s best entertainment in this celebration. You’ll hear some of The Lion King's most popular music performed by magnificent singers. A blaze of color, feathers, beads, fringe and beautiful head-dresses are found in the costumes of the singer and dancers. Talented stilt walkers dance to the pounding beat with apparent ease. Audio-animatronic and live costumed characters are introduced on enormous moving stages. The spectacular finale includes a heart-stirring rendition of the Circle of Life.




    Festival of the Lion King

    You will find line-ups to get into this popular show for most of the day. Outside lines are in lightly areas with little ventilation.

    The enclosed air-conditioned ampitheatre seats 1500 guests on benches around the stage but the capacity is currently limited due to physical distancing requirements.


    Fastpass: Yes

    Handicapped Accessibility: The theatre is wheelchair accessible. Assistive listening devices are available for hearing impaired guests, check at Guest Services for details. They also offer handheld captioning devices.

    Festival of the Lion King

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