What’s New in Animal Kingdom: Building Updates Plus New Snacks, Drinks, Bars, and Merchandise!

Hiya from a busy Animal Kingdom! Our go to discovered us discovering a brand new residence for otters within the park, a brand new Himalayan Explorer Drink and Kevin Cupcake, and new merchandise across the park.

Hiya from the Animal Kingdom!

Come together with us to see all the brand new and up to date gadgets within the park!

What’s New on Animal Kingdom’s Discovery Island

We have now been watching the development progress on Discovery Island for a couple of weeks, and this week noticed signage saying the world can be a brand new Otter Grotto. We additionally noticed the brand new residence for otters is sponsored by Otterbox!

Discovery Island Otter Grotto — Coming Quickly!

Hee hee!

Discovery Island Otter Grotto — Coming Quickly!

We are able to’t wait to see the otters of their new residence swimming and splashing round, how about you? As all the time, we’ll you should definitely preserve you posted on the progress of this undertaking in addition to when it opens!

Discovery Island Otter Grotto — Coming Quickly!

Discovery Island Otter Grotto — Coming Quickly!

Although not on Discovery Island, we additionally noticed the just lately added Otterbox emblem and sponsorship on Kilimanjaro Safaris Wild Africa Trek.

Kilimanjaro Safaris Wild Africa Trek Signal with Otterbox Sponsorship

Kilimanjaro Safaris Wild Africa Trek Signal with Otterbox Sponsorship

Again on Discovery Island, we discovered the new Starbucks Cloud Macchiato drinks on the menu in Creature Comforts.

Cloud Macchiato Menu at Creature Comforts (Starbucks)

You’ll additionally discover an up to date Cake Pop choice at Creature Comforts that features the lemon and chocolate cookie dough cake pops.

Cake Pops at Creature Comforts

What’s New in Animal Kingdom’s Asia

We have now had enjoyable seeing Kevin from Up within the Animal Kingdom — and now we get to have fun Kevin’s arrival within the park with a colourful cupcake at Warung Outpost! We knew we needed to strive the Kevin cupcake the minute we noticed it — learn our overview right here!

Kevin Cupcake

The Kevin cupcake isn’t the one new merchandise at Warung Outpost. There’s additionally an equally colourful  (and spiked) Himalayan Explorer slushie, learn our overview right here!

Himalayan Explorer

The Upcountry Touchdown pop-up bar is again as we enter the month of March.

Upcountry Touchdown Pop-Up Bar

Upcountry Touchdown Pop-Up Bar

You’ll discover a choice of beer and wine right here in addition to non-alcoholic drinks to quench your thirst on a heat Florida afternoon. We did discover on the day we visited the extra seating that was accessible when the bar was open earlier than isn’t again but.

Upcountry Touchdown Pop-Up Bar

There’s a new Artwork of Henna stand with a henna artist within the bar space as effectively.

Upcountry Touchdown Pop-Up Bar

Upcountry Touchdown Pop-Up Bar

What’s New Across the Animal Kingdom

We noticed the Toy Story alien straw clips and Animal Kingdom memento canteen sippers on the varied popcorn stands across the park, however the Sulley popcorn bucket was bought out at all the popcorn stands.

Toy Story Alien Straw Clip

Refillable Canteens at Animal Kingdom

What’s New in Animal Kingdom’s Outlets and Shops — New Merchandise!

We have been joyful to discover the Disney World model of  Disneyland’s Happiest Place on Earth Mickey ears within the Animal Kingdom! The Disney World model declares Disney World to be the Most Magical Place on Earth. We couldn’t agree extra!

Most Magical Place on Earth Mickey ears

Most Magical Place on Earth Mickey ears

Dumbo soars into theaters on March 29, however earlier than then he can soar into your coronary heart and residential as a Funko POP! figurine.

Dumbo Funko POP!

Dumbo Funko POP!

You will see all types of Dumbo merchandise that includes the flying elephant from the unique animated movie or at the moment’s live-action remake in some shops now.

Dumbo Merchandise

Dumbo Pins

How cute is Dumbo together with Timothy Q. Mouse on this new MagicBand?

Dumbo MagicBand2

Dumbo MagicBand2

Dumbo MagicBand2

Right here’s a enjoyable option to take a Disney memento to highschool or the workplace — a new Disney movable pencil grip!

Disney Pencil Grips

Disney Pencil Grips

Including to the Disney snacks themed merchandise is that this new Mickey cupcake sequin shirt. The sequins are double-sided providing you with both a chocolate cupcake with a pink wrapper or a cupcake with a dollop of frosting on it in a crimson wrapper!

Mickey Cupcake Sequin Shirt

Mickey Cupcake Sequin Shirt

Which shade mixture will you select?

Mickey Cupcake Sequin Shirt

Mickey Cupcake Sequin Shirt

Purchasing in Island Mercantile could be instructional in addition to enjoyable. There are some new indicators and posters up across the store with enjoyable info about giraffes on them.

Giraffe Indicators

Giraffe Posters and Merchandise

We additionally noticed extra giraffe-themed merchandise on this space of the store as effectively.

Giraffe Merchandise

Giraffe Merchandise

How about this tutu for the kiddos’ costume up time? What enjoyable!

Giraffe Tutu

There are some giraffe-themed tops for grown ups with some not-very hidden Mickeys on them.

Giraffe Shirt

Giraffe Shirt

Giraffe Merchandise

When is your subsequent journey to the Animal Kingdom? Be sure you keep up-to-date on all the parks with our What’s New posts. Try this week’s What’s New in Hollywood Studios right here — together with shut ups of the Skyliner!

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