Disney’s Animal Kingdom to celebrate 15th anniversary on April 22, 2013

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Get ready to celebrate Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s 15th anniversary on Earth Day, April 22, 2013. The event will include a special opening ceremony, Earth Day “Party for the Planet” festivities, and special foods, beverages and merchandise. 

Check out the tentative line-up of the days festivities below:

  • Special opening ceremony at the Tree of Life at 8:40 a.m. from Josh D’Amaro, vice president of Disney’s Animal Kingdom; Dr. Jackie Ogden, vice president of Animals, Science and Environment; and Joe Rohde, senior vice president of Walt Disney Imagineering Creative.
  • Earth Day “Party for the Planet” festivities including special interactive activities that focus on animals and nature will take place from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. in Asia, Africa and Rafiki’s Planet Watch.
  • Artists and other vendors will present their work for purchase in Africa and on Discovery Island.
  • Opportunity to purchase special 15th anniversary merchandise, available in limited quantities.
  • Special food and beverage.

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