Disney announces opening date for “Rivers of Light nighttime spectacular at Animal Kingdom

Walt Disney World announces "Rivers of Light" nighttime spectacular for Animal Kingdom

Guests of Animal Kingdom will have their first opportunity to view the all-new nighttime spectacular “Rivers of Light” on April 22, also known as Earth Day, also known as Animal Kingdom’s anniversary.

Here is a description of the show via the Disney Parks Blog:

The show will “depict an ancient lantern festival guided by two storytellers who call forth four animal Spirit Guides: an Asian Tiger, Tropical Turtle, African Elephant and Great Horned Owl. These Spirit Guides return at different points during the show to lead the audience through their journey through the Rivers of Light.”

The show will take place on the Discovery River in the Asia section of the park

Check out the video above for a behind the scenes look of “Rivers of Light” show coming in April!

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