Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney Tips shares insider knowledge, tips, news, and updates from Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.

DOLE Whip Day – New Treats Coming to Disney World

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Every Walt Disney World Resort (and Disneyland Resort) fan knows that Dole Whips are a classic Park treat that makes a Disney day extra special. July 20 is National Dole Whip Day, and Disney is celebrating by introducing a series of new goodies. RELATED: Disney World’s Ugliest Popcorn Bucket… Magic Kingdom Park Guests have the most options and opportunities to grab ...

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Another Birth in Walt Disney World

Tri-circle-D ranch

At Walt Disney World, there is always something new to celebrate. Disney World is celebrating the birth of another animal! Welcoming to the Disney family is a baby Shetland pony foal. This young pony is not from Animal Kingdom but was born at the Tri-Circle-D Ranch. The sweet girl is less than 24 hours old and is doing well. Disney ...

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Walt Disney World Attendance in Decline

Exterior Shot of Cinderella Castle

Last week during the fourth of July holiday, Walt Disney World wait times were the lowest they’ve been in years. Although that may not be the best news for the theme park resort or the Walt Disney Company, it’s fantastic news for those planning a Disney World vacation. RELATED: Disney World Sees Lowest Crowds in 10 Years Disney World’s Decreasing Crowds ...

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Tips for Traveling to Disney’s Animal Kingdom With a Baby

Mickey and Minnie at Adventures Outpost in Animal Kingdom

Taking a baby to the Walt Disney World Resort can be a dream vacation or a nightmare – depending on who you ask and how you plan. Taking a few moments to prepare, plan, and research can make all the difference! So let’s explore some of the best tips for visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme Park with your little one. ...

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Annual Passholders Magnets Available at Animal Kingdom

Annual passholder

As an annual passholder at Disney World, Guests have many perks. But with the price you pay for your annual pass, it’s to be expected. Previously, Disney offered annual passes to anyone interested. Once the covid-19 pandemic hit, annual passes were paused during the cross-country lockdown. Since April 20, 2023, annual passes have been back at Disney World. With four ...

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How to Own Disney World History for $100

Mickey and Minnie mouse standing in front of cinderella castle

We aren’t talking about run-of-the-mill souvenirs from the Main Street, U.S.A. Emporium… Van Eaton Galleries will be hosting an auction of The Joel Magee Collection. The collection includes hundreds of show props, Cast Member costumes, and ride vehicles from various Disneyland and Walt Disney World attractions. Some fetch a hefty starting bid, such as a Space Mountain car from 1975 ...

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Disney World Sees Lowest Crowds in 10 Years

Exterior Shot of Cinderella Castle

When you visit Walt Disney World Resort, lines are expected. And traditionally, the July 4 holiday is one of the busiest times of the year. But for some reason…this year saw the lowest attendance for the holiday weekend in a decade. RELATED: Canceled Theme Park: Disney’s America Peak seasons at the theme parks are typically around holidays, with Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial ...

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Treats Inspired by Mickey Mouse and Friends

Mickey buckets

Let’s be honest; nothing is better than a Mickey-shaped snack during your Disney vacation. The three circle shapes combined together make for the perfect treat, either savory or sweet. Disney Rewards reported, in the early years of Disneyland, the first Mickey-shaped food was pancakes that Disneyland Resort. They can still be found at Goofy’s Kitchen at Disneyland Hotel. There are ...

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Genie+ Prices Drop Again

Genie+ being used by Guests

This week marks the beginning of Walt Disney World’s new Genie Plus pricing model. RELATED: Big Price Changes Coming to Genie+ New Pricing Last week, Disney introduced a new pricing structure that went into effect on June 27, 2023. The new set up allows Guests to purchase Disney Genie+ at a different rate depending on the theme Park you visit that ...

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Disney’s New Dooney & Bourke Collection

The Lion King

Over the years, Disney has collaborated with many brands bringing our favorite characters into fans’ homes. Exclusive brands like Coach, Tommy Hilfiger, and Loungefly are among some of the names featuring Disney characters. One of the most famous collaborations is with Dooney & Bourke. Disney and Dooney together have created countless styles and collections displaying some of the most iconic ...

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