It may just be the beginning of October, but Walt Disney World is already preparing for the holiday season. The Disney Parks Blog has shared a video providing a sneak peek at the new holiday decorations coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

  • Back in July, new holiday decorations and entertainment offerings were announced for Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
  • In Discovery Island, guests will experience a celebration of winter, with sparkling white holiday decorations, and animal-inspired luminaries line the rooftops.
  • During the day, Discovery Island will feature a holiday gathering of winter animals with artisan-sculpted puppets, including reindeer, foxes, polar bears, penguins and more.
  • At night, the Tree of Life Awakens projection show will feature a new series of wintry tales, complete with a holiday-inspired musical score.
  • In Asia, guests will celebrate Diwali, the holiday festival of lights in India, as the residents of Anandapur will decorate the theatre district with glowing flowers, lanterns and more.
  • Guests will also find some new decor in the Africa section of the park.
  • In DinoLand, U.S.A., guests can hear some of their favorite holiday tunes from Truck-O-Saurus and see some of their favorite characters dressed in their holiday best.
  • And finally, Pandora – The World of Avatar will also see some holiday cheer as the ex-pats living and working there will decorate their home with some kitschy holiday décor at Pongu Pongu.
  • Holiday festivities at Walt Disney World will begin on November 8, 2019.

ICYMI – More Walt Disney World news:

  • Hundreds of Star Wars fans gathered at World of Disney at Disney Springs last night for the midnight release of new Star Wars merchandise.
  • Frozen 2 will debut in theaters on November 22 and ahead of its release, dozens of new movie tie-in merchandise is now available at retail stores everywhere.
  • Walt Disney World has announced two special offers for early next year and Mouse Fan Travel can set you up with either one for your 2020 Disney vacation.
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