Disney Shares Brand New Animal Kingdom Show Sneak Peek

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Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary celebration is just around the river bend, and we have more details to share with you!

Many may be excited for the all-new nighttime shows such as Disney Enchantment at Magic Kingdom and Harmonious at EPCOT. Still, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will have a daytime show that Guests will never forget. Disney KiteTails will be joining the World’s Most Magical Celebration at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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As we already knew, the daytime show would bring our favorite Disney animal characters to life, but now, we have new information on the show and a first look at what to expect when it comes to kites. In a new YouTube video Disney Parks posted, it was noted that:

“Disney KiteTails is an all new, daytime activation located at the Discovery River theater, if you have ever been to a kite festival and saw the kites fly, the color, the vibrancy — now imagine that focused all on Disney characters”. 

The show will have giant characters, and they will also be up close to Guests in the theater. The show will be layered with animals close to the audience, some a little further back and others soaring high in the sky.

Disney Parks Blog explained:

It’s all set to happen several times daily at the Discovery River Theater, near DinoLand U.S.A. As you make your way into the space, you’re joined by a team of performers bringing with them a colorful collection of oversized props and kites adorned with Disney animal friends from “The Little Mermaid,” “a bug’s life” and “Finding Nemo.” Original, worldbeat arrangements of favorite Disney tunes fill the air, and the excitement builds toward the launch of an impressive show of kites over the lagoon.

Watercraft zoom into view, pulling with them dynamic kite trains and enormous, three-dimensional kites depicting familiar characters from “The Lion King” or “The Jungle Book.” From one performance to another, you may see Baloo the bear dancing in the sky or Zazu the red-billed hornbill chasing after Simba. These remarkable kites, some as large as 30 feet in length, are inflated by moving through the air, allowing characters like King Louie or Timon and Pumbaa to soar like never before!

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It will be exciting to hear the new music created for the show and what times Guests can expect to see this new show.

Are you excited to see Disney KiteTails on October 1? Share your thoughts in the comments below. 

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