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Festival of the Lion King Full Show Returning in July; Modified Show Unavailable 7/5-15

If you’re planning a visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom this summer, and a stop at A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King is on your must-do list, Disney’s released a few details today that you need to know about.

It was announced earlier this year that Festival of the Lion King would be returning to its original state this summer, and today’s details reveal that the show will revert back beginning July 16th.

As the team prepares to bring the show back in full form, the modified version, A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King, will be unavailable July 5th to July 15th.

At this time, the show times for Festival of the Lion King on reopening day (7/16) are listed as 10:00am, 11am, Noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm.

If additional information is announced in the days ahead, we’ll be sure to let you know.

Deni loves all things Disney, and, in 2013, moved to the Magic from Maryland. Walt Disney World is her happy place, and she loves getting to share it with others. Deni and her husband of almost 26 years have 2 grown children. Her favorite WDW snack? A Mickey Bar, of course. Is there any other?!


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