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Festival of the Lion King theater closure date confirmed - 6 month closure

Nov 18th 2013 at 8:33

As part of the upcoming Avatarland project, a new theater is being constructed for Festival of the Lion King at Disney's Animal Kingdom, however early January will be the last chance to see the popular stage-show before it closes for 6 months, at which point it will relocate to the new theater.

January 5, 2014 will be your last chance to see Festival of the Lion king for six months. The new theater, located in the Africa area of the park. We expect the new theater to open around July 2014. 

Given the length of time it'll be closed, we wouldn't be at all surprised to see some new elements added to the show. The new building is likely being planned to take new technologies into account that will allow for a major update to the show.

Construction on Avatarland is expected to start in early 2014, likely as soon as Festival of the Lion King closes. At that point we expect the remaining sections of Camp Minnie-Mickey to close as well.

Category: AVATAR Land