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Animal Kingdom adds new progressive dinner celebrating “The Lion King,” African cultures

Get ready to experience the Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night, a new progressive dining adventure that will honor some of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s most majestic and endangered African animals and celebrate Disney’s beloved story of “The Lion King.” The new offering promises a family friendly unique way to explore the many facets of African cultures and animals with all your senses.

Start the night with a welcome reception at the Wildlife Express Train Station, then step on board for a ride to Rafiki’s Planet Watch for your next stop, the final stop of the evening is at Harambe Market.

Along your journey you’ll encounter the sights, sounds, and scrumptious flavors that celebrate “The Lion King” and and the Big Five game animals: the African elephant, the rhinoceros, the Cape buffalo, the leopard, and the host animal, the lion. Disney’s animal experts will be on hand to describe the challenges these species face around the world as well as how Disney is working to protect them.

The exact food items available sound like a mix of light bites, snacks, desserts, and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Disney characters Timon and Rafiki will be available for character photo opportunities as well.

The cost for Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night is $125 plus tax for adults and $99 plus tax for children ages 3-9. Separate park admission is required. The first event is July 24th 2019 and reservations open up tomorrow for most guests, but today for DVC and WDW annual passholders by calling 407-WDW-DINE.