Tree of Life Awakenings & Beacon of Magic Return to Disney’s Animal Kingdom October 1st

    According to Disney, the Tree of Life awakenings and Beacon of Magic projection show will return to Disney’s Animal Kingdom on October 1st. The nighttime projection shows haven’t been shown at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for months because Disney simply didn’t keep the theme park open late enough for it to get dark enough to present the shows.

    With the sun setting earlier (and a new fiscal year beginning), Disney will once again present the Tree of Life Awakenings and Beacons of Magic projection show starting October 1st at 7:45pm.

    According to data from, the Tree of Life Awakenings have not been presented since April 26, 2022.

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