Disney’s Animal Kingdom Harambe Nights Event

May 3, 2014 • By

Disney Harambe Nights

A new event will take place at Disney’s Animal Kingdom this summer to celebrate the 20th anniversary of “The Lion King.” The event is titled Harambe Nights.

Guests will be able to see a performance of “The Lion King – Concert in the Wild” at Animal Kingdom’s Harambe Theatre at the Walt Disney World Resort. There will be appetizers served as well as African-inspired wine and beer.

Disney Animal Kingdom Event

Each show features a celebrity narrator. Check out the schedule below:

June 7 – Viola Davis: “The Help,” “Ender’s Game”
June 14 – TBD
June 21 – Montego Glover: “The Following,” “Memphis”
June 28 – David Alan Grier: “Porgy & Bess,” “In Living Color”
July 5 – Michael Beach: “ER,” “Third Watch,” “Sons of Anarchy”
July 12 – Harry Lennix: “The Blacklist,” “The Five Heartbeats”
July 19 – Joe Morton: “Scandal,” “American Gangster,” “The Good Wife”
July 26 – Alfre Woodard: “Desperate Housewives,” “Miss Evers Boys”
August 2 – Brian Stokes Mitchell: “Ragtime,” “Trapper John, M.D.,” “Glee”
August 9 – Patina Miller: “Pippin,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”

After each show there will be a Harambe Nights Street Party with music, characters, live performers and more. Plus, a buffet – yum!

The Harambe Nights will take place each Saturday from June 7, 2014 to August 9, 2014. Regular tickets cost $119 for adults and $79 for children. Premium tickets cost $134 for adults and $94 for children.