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  • On Jul 28, 2015
    Jonda from KY Asked

    I will be visiting Animal Kingdom on Wed. September 30th.....could you tell me if it will be necessary to get a fastpass for festival of lion king or Kalil River Rapids? Thanks!

    Hi Jonda,

    Festival of the Lion King is a must-do for my family every time we visit Disney's Animal Kingdom. I don't believe a FastPass+ selection is essential for the show. We try to get in line 15 to 20 minutes before a show. We haven't been turned away from a show yet. The theater holds a lot of people and there really isn't a bad view. If you want a front-row or closer-to-the-action seat, you might want to use a FastPass+ selection and be there early. 

    Kali River Rapids, on the other hand, is an attraction where I would say a FastPass+ selection is an advantage, especially in warmer months! The lines can get long quickly, particularly in the afternoon on a warm Florida day! 

    Thank you for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel. I hope you'll stop back by if you have any other questions! 
    Wishing you a magical vacation,
    Amy H
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Meet the Panelist: Amy, North Carolina

Hey, Howdy, Hey! I'm Amy H. and I have been a fan of Walt Disney World since my first visit during the Magic Kingdom Park's opening year. I am married to my favorite person in the world and together we have a teenaged son and daughter plus an assortment of animals. We have been visiting Walt Disney World since before the kids were born so I have a family of experts supporting me. No matter the ages or size of your traveling party, I'd love to help plan your trip to Walt Disney World! Learn More About Amy

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