Disney Pic of the Week: Festival of the Lion King

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I was one of the many upset when Camp Minnie Mickey closed in Animal Kingdom. I still miss parts of that area.

Yet, change can be good and in this instance I think it certainly was. The expanded Harambe Village gives the Festival of the Lion King theater area a new look and feel. It really is part of the village now! I especially love the view from the bridge as you slowly approach Harambe.

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Did you know that the impressive floats that serve as set pieces are actually recycled from The Lion King Celebration parade that ran at Disneyland from 1994-1997? The parade featured six floats but only four were utilized for “The Festival of the Lion King”┬Ł. You can read more about this in a Jim Korkis Blog!

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