How to Celebrate Earth Day at Animal Kingdom in 2022

by | Mar 28, 2022 | Animal Kingdom, WDW Blog, WDW News

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Want to celebrate Earth Day at Animal Kingdom in 2022? Scroll on to find out how you can spend the Earth Day and the week surrounding it while visiting Disney World’s largest, most animal-filled park.

Forget Earth Day. Animal Kingdom is celebrating Earth Week this year, and it’s one celebration animal lovers do not want to miss.

The Earth Day Celebration runs from April 18-24, with April 22 (actual Earth Day) situated within the larger celebration.

Earth Day Celebration Activities at Animal Kingdom

During the 2022 Earth Day Celebration at Animal Kingdom, guests young and old can head to Rafiki’s Planet Watch to take part in drawing lessons at the Conservation Station. During The Animation Experience, Disney animators will instruct guests on how to draw various Disney characters, all inspired by real animals.

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The Animation Experience at Conservation Station is a great place to spend Earth Day at Animal Kingdom. Photo by Courtney Reynolds

Little ones taking part in Wilderness Explorers will be able to perform a special activity during the week-long celebration to earn an exclusive Earth Day Nature badge.

Did You Know? Animal Kingdom also celebrates its birthday on Earth Day. The park opened on April 22, 1998.

Disney is also promising a special edition of the Disney Character Cruise that parades down Discovery River.

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A special WALL-E Magic Shot for Earth Day at Animal Kingdom. Photo courtesy of Disney

Finally, you’ll be able to get a special MagicShot just outside the entrance to Animal Kingdom. The photo will magically add in WALL-E, Eve, and The Plant in the boot. You can find other PhotoPass fun throughout the park.

Special Earth Day Snacks at Animal Kingdom

Disney has not yet confirmed what special Earth Day snacks will be on offer, but we do have these adorable photos of some of the special snacks you’ll be able to find around the park.

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A special flamingo snack for Earth Day 2022 at Animal Kingdom. Photo courtesy of Disney

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A special bee snack for Earth Day 2022 at Animal Kingdom. Photo courtesy of Disney

In addition to snacks, you can find special Animal Kingdom Earth Day merch and a unique Earth Day 2022 trading pin.

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