What’s more incredible than seeing Animal Kingdom’s Festival of the Lion King? Seeing it as a VIP! Starting on August 13th through November 21st, guests will be able enjoy a Signature Dining package that includes a meal at Tiffins restaurant and reserved seating at Festival of the Lion King.

What’s happening:

  • The Disney Parks Blog has announced that starting on August 13th, two new signature dining packages will be offered for Festival of the Lion King.
  • The dining packages will include a 3-course meal at Tiffins restaurant and reserved seating at one performance of Festival of the Lion King.
  • Dining packages are offered as Tier I and Tier II.
  • Along with their meal, guests will receive special vouchers for priority reserved VIP seating at Festival of the Lion King, a Broadway-style show filled with pageantry, puppetry, and popular songs from the film. They’ll even receive a commemorative cast photo that captures the moment forever.
  • This limited time offer will be available daily starting August 13th through November 21st.
  • Starting on Thursday, August 2nd, guests can make reservations by visiting the Walt Disney World Resort website or by calling (407) WDW-DINE (407 939-3463)

Tier I:

  • “With the Tier I dining package, you’ll get to continue the fun with a unique safari tour through the African outback, where over 34 distinct wildlife species seemingly roam free. Escorted by a special guide, you’ll ride through rugged terrain to see some of the world’s most exotic animals in their unique habitats. Tour guides will provide interesting information on the land and its residents for an expedition you’ll never forget!”
  • The Tier I Festival of the Lion King Signature Dining Package includes:
    • Lunch or dinner at Tiffins Restaurant
    • Priority VIP seating at Festival of the Lion King
    • A Safari tour
  • Price is $99 per adult and $49 per children ages 3-9 (tax and gratuities not included).

Tier II:

Menu offerings:

  • This seasonally-inspired menu features unique dishes from around the world.
  • Appetizers include:
    • Avocado-and-Tomato Salad
    • Spiced Chickpea Falafel
    • Charred Octopus
  • Main Course Entrées:
    • Kamo Ramen–duck confit, soft-poached egg, spiced coconut broth, alba mushrooms, and chili-lime cashew
    • Shrimp and Grits–Gulf white shrimp, Anson Mills grits, applewood smoked bacon, heirloom tomatoes, and smoked pepper jam
    • Surf and Turf–grilled local beef tenderloin, butter poached lobster tail, Yukon gold potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and Cape Mountain Whiskey butter
    • Fort McCoy Beef Tenderloin–char-crusted beef tenderloin, loaded crushed potato, seasonal vegetables, bacon-sherry vinaigrette, and crispy shallots

  • Decadent desserts:
    • Guava Mousse
    • South American Ganache
    • Whipped Cheesecake
    • And more!

Space is limited – so be sure to book your experience in advance! All menu items and event experiences are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

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