Earth Month at Animal Kingdom Earth Day 2024

Earth Month at Animal Kingdom Earth Day 2024

How can you celebrate Earth Month with a little help from Disney’s Animal Kingdom? An Animal Kingdom Earth Day with Disney includes activities happening in the parks, and on Disney Plus.  And there is a ton to be grateful for on Planet Earth thanks to Disney’s Conservation Fund. Here are all the ways to celebrate Earth Day ( And Earth Month) this year. 

When does Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom Celebrate Earth Day?

Animal Kingdom celebrates Earth Month at Disney in April and activities happen all month long! Earth Day is April 22, 2024 and features even more special activities in the park. 

Animal Kingdom 50th Anniversary Statues

Animal Kingdom Earth Day Activities

If you’re heading to Walt Disney World this year, there is plenty to do if you want to celebrate Earth Month at the most magical place on Earth. Here is everything happening at Animal Kingdom for Earth Day!

Disney Magic Shots for Earth Day at Animal Kingdom

Featuring all NEW Magic Shots at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for Earth Day, you can strike a pose with the nearest Disney Photopass Photographer. Special this month you can grab new photos with Flick from Pocahontas, colored leaves, and other beautiful shots to add a little more magic to pictures. Add that to the more than 20 Magic Shots already available and you have plenty to choose from. Check out the Magic Shots at Animal Kingdom

Earth Day at Disney’s Conservation Station in Animal Kingdom

Head to the Animation Experience at Conservation Station to watch Disney Artists bring their favorite characters to life by using animals for inspiration. For the Earth Day Celebration and the month of April, you can learn to draw characters – including our favorite Disney animals, while learning about conservation efforts underway across the planet to save this amazing wildlife. Learn to draw Dumbo, Terk, Squirt, Shere Khan, Simba, and Scar! 

pocahontas character cavalcade at disney animal kingdom

Character Cavalcades on Discovery River

Keep an eye out for your favorite Animal Kingdom characters making their way down the river in style! With Disney sidekicks in tow and loads of waves to be had, be sure to snap a pic! Check out all the Disney characters you can see at Animal Kingdom

Disney Animal Kingdom Earth Day Snacks

Be sure to check out all the new Disney snacks for Earth Day at Animal Kingdom. You can grab limited-time specialty cupcakes for Earth Day and fancy frozen drinks. Here’s everything to try this Earth Month. (Available April 1 through 30)  

Honeycomb Mousse  | Creature Comforts

Honey mousse on top of a brownie base with sugar bees and white chocolate honeycomb 

Wazi Waze | Dawa Bar  

Wazi Waze: Parrot Bay Coconut Rum, Bols Blue Curaçao Liqueur, sour mix, and pineapple juice garnished with a pineapple wedge (New)  

The Pachyderm and the Pollinator | Nomad Lounge, Tiffins

The Pachyderm and the Pollinator: Cruxland Gin, bitters, and soda water with a lemon wheel and honey simple syrup (New)  

Elephant Cupcake | Pizzafari, Restaurantosaurus

Elephant Cupcake: An edible white chocolate elephant atop a graham cracker cupcake with pineapple filling and a jungle of matcha buttercream and crispy pearls  (New)

Zucchini Carpaccio and The Pachyderm and the Pollinator

Roasted Mushroom & Leek Pizza | Terra Treats

Roasted Mushroom & Leek Pizza: Plant-based offering with IMPOSSIBLE Meatballs, roasted mushrooms, braised leeks, and a dash of truffle oil  (Plant-based)

Zucchini Carpaccio | Tiffins

Zucchini Carpaccio: “The Land” zucchini, marinated tomatoes, candied pistachios, castelvetrano olives, golden raisins, plant-based feta, pomegranate molasses, and crispy sweet potato (Plant-based) (New)  

Raindrop Tart

Disney Resort Earth Month Snacks

Raindrop Tart | The Mara Animal Kingdom Lodge

Raindrop Tart: Chocolate cake, pistachio crumb, passion fruit gel, vanilla cheesecake, and white chocolate mousse (New) 

The Plant in The Boot Petit Cake

The Plant in The Boot Petit Cake | Amorette’s Patisserie

The Plant in The Boot Petit Cake: Layers of carrot cake, cream cheese mousse, and pineapple jam (New) 

Tusker House Earth Month Menu

At Tusker House Restaurant in Animal Kingdom and there is a slew of new Planet-Friendly, Plant-Based items on the menu. Including Cauliflower Bunny Chow, Black-eyed Pea Salad, IMPOSSIBLE Bobotie, Feisty Green Beans, Tandoori Tomatoes, Carrot and Chickpea Salad, Jollof Rice with Plant-based Sausage, Garlic-leek Hummus, and Harira Soup.

wilderness explorers at walt disney world

Animal Kingdom Earth Day Games

Animal Kingdom Wilderness Explorers Earth Day Nature Badge

Add another specialty game to our Fun and Free Disney Games List! Wilderness Explorers at Animal Kingdom is a self-guided nature challenge. And this year for Earth Day you can earn a special Wilderness Explorer limited-time Earth Day Nature badge. Add it to the 25 badges you can collect regularly as part of this Disney game at Animal Kingdom. 

Animal Kingdom Earth Day Merchandise 2024

Help support the Disney Conservation Fund by heading to any gift shop at Animal Kingdom to peruse all there is to offer for Earth Month! Specialty Earth Day merchandise, limited editions, and in limited quantities. Grab them while they last! 

Animal Kingdom Wildlife Babies

New babies in Animal Kingdom mean that wildlife conservation lives on! Keep an eye out for animal babies on the savanna which can be seen on Disney’s Kilimanjaro Safari! And new babies across the park, just in time for Spring. 

Disney Earth Day at Home

National Geographic and Disneynature have teamed up for a brand new lineup of Disney Earth Day documentaries to celebrate Earth Month. 

YouTube video

Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

This Disney Plus Original, “Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom”  is narrated by Josh Gad and honors all things Animal Kingdom. Produced by National Geographic this feature brings you on a journey through Disney’s Animal Kingdom and The Seas with Nemo & Friends at EPCOT. Meet animal caretakers, and get a close-up look at conservation happening across the world. This 8 episode series is the perfect way to ring in Earth Month. Watch on Disney Plus. 

Disney Parks Wild Sights

If you can’t get to Animal Kingdom this year, check out this mini-series found in the free My Disney Experience app! Just log into the app to meet the keepers and the animals at Animal Kingdom! New episodes are released all the time, so be sure to check it out! 

Dolphin Reef

Narrated by Natalie Portman this is the story of a young dolphin named Echo, who is more curious about his new home in the corals, than learning how to survive in it. Beauty and danger await. 

Disney Nature Natalie Portman


Narrated by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Elephant is the story of a herd of elephants as they travel hundreds of miles across the Kalahari desert and everything they experience along the journey. 

Disney Nature Meghan Markle


Join Steve, an amazing little penguin on a quest to find a mate, build a nest and start a family. Get ready for cuteness and edge-of-your-seat entertainment in the Antarctic spring months as Steve wards off predators on his journey. 

disney nature earth day

Disney Earth Day Lesson Plans

Want to really dive in this month to all things Nature? Grab Disneynatures Educator Guide complete with tons of activities and lessons for kids at home. And check out Disneynature for more educator details and activities. 

Animal Kingdom Earth Day at Walt Disney World

With so many activities at Animal Kingdom, why would you celebrate Earth Day anywhere else? Be sure to take a break and head to Walt Disney World this spring. 

Animal Kingdom Earth Day Plans


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Rochelle Mariah is a writer, designer and photographer with an MLIS in Information Science and a B.S. in Arch and Design. Determined to make Planning a DIY Disney Vacation easier she makes lots of lists and drinks lots of coffee. When not designing apparel at Polka Dot Pixie Shop, she's watching old movies and planning the holidays. She has been traveling to Disney destinations since 2010.

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