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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Orlando Halloween Weekend 2011 147_1Disney’s Animal Kingdom is hosting a 15th Anniversary Celebration on April 22, 2013. The celebration will coincide with Earth Day, a perfect complement to a park dedicated to wildlife, conservation and the natural world.

Special events will be held at the Animal Kingdom to celebrate the anniversary and Earth Day. Visitors can look forward to:

  • Opening Ceremony at the Tree of Life: Set for 8:40am, the opening ceremony will feature speakers Josh D’Amaro, Vice President of Disney’s Animal Kingdom; Dr. Jackie Ogden, Vice President of Animals, Science and Environment; and Joe Rohde, Senior Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering Creative.
  • Party for the Planet: From 9am to 5pm interactive activities centered on animals and nature will be happening around the park.
  • Artists: In Africa and Discovery Island, guests can watch artists create unique art that will also be available for purchase.
  • Exclusive Merchandise: Limited 15th anniversary merchandise, food and beverages will be available for purchase.

All events are included with the purchase of Animal Kingdom tickets.

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