RUMOR: Rivers of Light Debut

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RUMOR: Rivers of Light Debut

I'm hearing whispers from unofficial sources that April 19th will be the opening date for Rivers of Light.

I've also heard that essential functions for Twilight Kilimanjaro Safari's are in place, and include giant LCD screens that will come up to create the illusion of sunset in the distance.

yay I'm so excited!!

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OK, now I really have to try to get there in May........

They have a lot of work to do in a couple months time... this is what the seating for Rivers of Light looked like this weekend from one of the holes in the screen surrounding it.

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YAY YAY YAY YAY! I'm so excited!!!

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Yay! I can't wait super excited! I heard this show is going to be beautiful!

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Cool!!! Looking forward to seeing it this fall!

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I'm psyched! Going in May and staying at AKL for the first time.

What could be better than a real sunset but the illusion of a sunset.

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Will be at Animal Kingdom on April 20th, so maybe I will get lucky and get to see it. crossfingers

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Can't wait clapping clapping

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yay yay yay

I'm super excited to see this I'm hoping that this does debut then or sooner so I can see it in april!!!!

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More rumors this morning that Android users can see a Rivers of Light dinning package option on their mobil MyDisney Experience Apps. I'm so excited!

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Kristen K. wrote:
More rumors this morning that Android users can see a Rivers of Light dinning package option on their mobil MyDisney Experience Apps. I'm so excited!

I just saw that! They are saying none of this is official, but it is looking like the Dining package is only to Tusker House. Anyone eaten there before? We usually go to the Quick service in Dino Land for lunch and Rainforest Cafe for dinner, so I haven't eaten at very many places in Animal Kingdom.

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Kristen K. wrote:
More rumors this morning that Android users can see a Rivers of Light dinning package option on their mobil MyDisney Experience Apps. I'm so excited!

I just saw that! They are saying none of this is official, but it is looking like the Dining package is only to Tusker House. Anyone eaten there before? We usually go to the Quick service in Dino Land for lunch and Rainforest Cafe for dinner, so I haven't eaten at very many places in Animal Kingdom.

I actually have a dinner reservation there for my May Trip, so I'm hoping to be able to convert that over to a Dining Package, we will see. crossfingers

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Hoping there will be a FastPass+ option for this! I don't think I'm willing to switch our Yak & Yeti reservation to Tusker House...

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I was thinking the same. I've never purchased one of the packages so I am a little hesitant. From the looks of it there may be 3 shows according to a Food Blog article. Hopefully that will make it easier to get in to.

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Cast for operations side of the show have their transfer dates for March.

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Mandy wrote:
Cast for operations side of the show have their transfer dates for March.

yay yay yay yay

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Allie wrote:
Hoping there will be a FastPass+ option for this! I don't think I'm willing to switch our Yak & Yeti reservation to Tusker House...

I have the exact same hope!

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I have heard that it will properly open on 22 April which is Earth day and the date AK opened in 1998

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Rumor has it keep an eye out for dining packages this week. Just a rumor but from a decent but not 100% source

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I already have a touring plan for AK on April 22nd, with a 6:45pm dinner reservation at Tusker House. I have to admit I was hoping I could also see Rivers of Light that evening! Wink I hope it works out!

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Hope you can watch it without having to sit in the bleachers. Fantasmic is so uncomfortable.

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Well it's not a rumor anymore yay April 22 is the first show.

https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2016/03/first-look-rivers-of-light-to-debut-april-22-at-disneys-animal-kingdom/

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banana banana banana banana
I can't wait! My Fastpass+ window opens up on Thursday and I have my fingers crossed that something will be there for it.

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OMG OMG OMG!!!! On the way to dinner Joe says since we get off the cruise on the 23 we might as well go see it that night. I about started to cry!!! So we are doing it! Get off the SW Cruise, head to WDW see RoL and head home Sunday!!!!

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AWESOME!! yay

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Kristen K. wrote:
AWESOME!! yay

I am bouncing off the walls! I can't believe he suggested it!!!!

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yay yay yay yay I'm sooooooo excited for this I'm constantly checking my FP options to see if it comes available!!!!

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https://youtu.be/D2gsd1mcJeA

Here is a video that posted yesterday. This show looks beautiful yay

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amy1989 wrote:
yay yay yay yay I'm sooooooo excited for this I'm constantly checking my FP options to see if it comes available!!!!

Let us know if it comes up! I'm ready to jump on it!

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According to an official response from the Disney Blog:

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awesome