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D23 Helps You Celebrate 20 Years of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

You can join D23: The Official Disney Fan Club to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. D23 Gold and Gold Family Members will have the opportunity to purchase a “20th Anniversary FAN Celebration Pass,” for $20, plus a $5 per-person processing fee. Tickets on sale Monday, March 19, at 12 p.m. PT (3 p.m. EST).

The “20th Anniversary FAN Celebration Pass” includes the following:

  • Reserved viewing for the 20th anniversary moment at the Tree of Life

  • 20th Anniversary Commemorative D23 digital photo

  • Three FastPasses at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (excluding Pandora – The World of Avatar)

  • Reserved viewing for a specified Rivers of Light performance

  • D23-exclusive gift created specifically for this event, in partnership with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

A limited number of attendees will have the opportunity to purchase a “VIP 20th Anniversary FAN Celebration Pass” for $275, plus a $5 per-person processing fee. Tickets on sale Monday, March 19, at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. EST). The VIP 20th Anniversary FAN Celebration Pass includes all of the above listed activities and the following premium experiences:

  • VIP Viewing for a Festival of the Lion King performance

  • Private Mix and Mingle reception in DinoLand U.S.A.

  • Behind-the-Scenes Dinner inside the Festival of the Lion King theater

  • Additional D23-exclusive commemorative keepsake

  • PLUS, during this commemorative day, Disney’s Animal Kingdom special guests will stop by to help us celebrate.

Please note:

  • D23 Gold and Gold Family Members may reserve a ticket for themselves and one (1) guest

  • Check-in will take place from 8:45–9:45 a.m. in the Oasis near the entrance of Rainforest Cafe inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.

  • All attendees must be at least 3 years of age or older to partake in this “20th Anniversary FAN Celebration Pass” and 12 years of age to partake in the “VIP 20th Anniversary FAN Celebration Pass.”

  • Alcohol will be served during portions of the VIP experience. Legal drinking age in the United States is 21 years of age or older. Valid photo identification will be required.

  • This event does not include admission to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Guests will need to have or purchase admission to Disney’s Animal Kingdom to attend.

  • Food allergy and restrictions must be communicated to our Guest Services team prior to the event.

  • There is a limited number of tickets available. D23 Members will be required to provide their membership number when reserving tickets. Tickets may be picked up only with a valid photo ID AND D23 MEMBERSHIP CARD.

  • All D23 Special Events are subject to change without notice. There are no cancellations or refunds, and tickets are not transferable.

  • This experience will take place rain or shine.



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