WATCH: Disney KiteTails Behind-the-Scenes Footage Ahead of Oct. 1 Premiere

by | Aug 30, 2021 | Animal Kingdom, WDW Blog, WDW News

Check out this Disney KiteTails behind-the-scenes video before the show launches at the start of the 50th anniversary celebration.

We’re just a month away from Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary, a celebration marked by so. much. new. stuff. That includes:


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VIDEO: Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Disney KiteTails

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KiteTails debuts on Oct. 1. Photo courtesy of Disney

Thus far, Disney had shared that KiteTails would include massive inflatable kits and props from The Lion King, The Jungle BookA Bug’s LifeFinding Nemo, and The Little Mermaid, some upwards of 30 feet in length. We also knew that the show would take place multiple times each day at Discovery River Theater near DinoLand U.S.A.

But beyond that? Disney had been pretty mum on the deets of its new kite spectacular.

Until now.

Without further ado, check out this Disney KiteTails behind-the-scenes video that showcases the amazing work that went into making this show, as well as artist renderings of what these kites will look like.

AT A GLANCE: Disney KiteTails Behind-the-Scenes Photos

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Photo courtesy of Disney

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Photo courtesy of Disney

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Photo courtesy of Disney

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Photo courtesy of Disney


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Written by Timothy Moore

Written by Timothy Moore

Boom baby! Timothy Moore is excited to serve as your managing editor and resident Disney Renaissance expert. When he's not drinking around the world at EPCOT or gobbling down Mickey Waffles for breakfast, he can usually be found with his partner hiking and kayaking the great outdoors, putting off writing his novel by playing Nintendo Switch, or telling his dogs Goomba and Blooper that they're the best boys in the world ad nauseam (because they are).