This weekend Walt Disney World guests will have the chance to see the young stars of Disney’s The Lion King during Magic Kingdom’s daily parade. The Disney Parks Blog shared the news this afternoon about Saturday’s honorary Grand Marshals.

What’s happening:

  • This Saturday, the young stars of Disney’s The Lion King, will be honorary Grand Marshals in Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade at Magic Kingdom.
  • J. D. McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph who voice Simba and Nala respectively, are coming to Walt Disney World to celebrate the upcoming release of the new “live-action” film.
  • Fans can catch the actors and the parade on Saturday, July 13 at 3:00 pm as it makes its way through the park.

More The Lion King fun:

Did you know?:

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom has a special tie to the brand-new film.  
  • The movie’s production team spent six weeks at the theme park researching naturalistic backdrops that helped inspire scenes from the movie.
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