Reopening Date Announced for Tusker House at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Exciting news for all those Tusker House fans out there! We previously shared the news that Tusker House Restaurant would be reopening this summer at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The dining experience will be slightly different from the previous buffet, and the character experience will be modified. Today, Disney has released the reopening DATE!


As shared via Disney Parks Twitter: “Just announced: Tusker House Restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park will be reopening on June 20! Bookings start Friday, June 4. Graze on a bountiful family-style menu brimming with African-inspired flavors and see the host, Donald Duck—along with his Disney Friends!”


We’re so excited to have an official opening date! Are you making plans to dine with Donald Duck and friends at Tusker House? Be sure to snag those reservations as soon as possible when they open bookings this Friday, June 4.

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.