Disney has just announced that Bambi and Thumper from the animated classic Bambi, will have a special statue at Walt Disney World for the 50th anniversary of the Resort.
Disney has announced that they will be featuring “Fab 50” character statues for the 50th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort. These special character statues will be golden, and Guests can see them throughout the Resort when they visit during the 50th anniversary. The 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World kicks off on October 1 and lasts for 18 months.
Disney Animation took to their official Instagram account to make this special announcement, saying:
Roy Conli, producer at Disney Animation and Disneynature, has revealed that Bambi and Thumper are part of the “Disney Fab 50 Character Collection” that you’ll soon find at
during “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” starting Oct. 1 #DisneyWorld50
Roy Conli, producer at Disney Animation and Disneynature, has revealed that Bambi and Thumper are part of the “Disney Fab 50 Character Collection” that you’ll soon find at @WaltDisneyWorld during “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” starting Oct. 1 #DisneyWorld50 pic.twitter.com/5DVXLoOmMP
— Disney Animation (@DisneyAnimation) August 31, 2021
The statue of Bambi and Thumper will be located inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Bambi debuted on August 21, 1942. The lead characters from this beloved classic make perfect sense to be a part of Disney’s Fab 50 characters for Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary.
There are still plenty more characters to be announced for the Fab 50 lineup! So far Disney has confirmed:
Frozone and Edna Mode from The Incredibles, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Dumbo, Figment, The Mad Hatter, and Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland. Timon and Pumba from The Lion King. Lumiere and Cogsworth from Beauty and the Beast. Donald Duck, the Orange Bird, and Nemo and Dory from Finding Nemo. Pinocchio, BB-8, and Olaf from Frozen. Goofy, Daisy, Winnie the Pooh, and Piglet. Dante from Coco, and Joe Gardener from Pixar’s Soul. Woody and Bo-Peep from Toy Story, and R2-D2.
There will be so many exciting things happening at Walt Disney World for the 50th anniversary in addition to these fun fab 50 statues. You can read our guide to planning a vacation to Disney World during this special anniversary here.
If you want to join in on the 50th anniversary fun at the Walt Disney World Resort you can check out this limited-edition Magic Band!
What other characters would you like to see get a statue for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World? Let us know in the comments below!