2022 Holiday Season Decor Arrives at Animal Kingdom With Installation of Luminaries & Lanterns

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, even if 85° doesn’t exactly feel like Christmas. Seasonal decor has been installed around Discovery Island in the form of animal-shaped luminaries and bird lanterns as Animal Kingdom prepares for the holiday season. We stopped by Disney’s Animal Kingdom today to take a look at the installation!

Highlights of the holiday at Animal Kingdom include:

  • Merry Menagerie – Delight in winter wonders as Discovery Island springs to life with artisan-sculpted puppets of arctic animals—like penguins, reindeer, foxes and polar bears.
  • Santa Claus Festive Flotilla – See Santa Claus as he sails down the Discovery River to a jolly, world-beat holiday soundtrack.
  • Discovery Island Drummers Festive Flotilla – Feel the beat as a colorful group of percussionists cruise along the Discovery River, entertaining Guests like you on the shore. 

Plus, be sure to check out holiday-themed décor and Tree of Life Awakenings – Holiday Edition, where our beloved tree shimmers and sparkles each evening, accompanied by a heartwarming musical score.

As always, keep checking back with us here at BlogMickey.com as we continue to bring you the latest news, photos, and info from around the Disney Parks!

Mike
Mike
Mike is the owner and writer for BlogMickey.com. Visiting the parks daily allows him to keep up with the latest Disney news, reviews, and photos from around the Disney Parks. You can reach him at [email protected]

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