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The main entrance to the rustic Harambe Market at dusk

Embark on a journey celebrating The Lion King featuring rich flavors, music and appreciation for animal conservation.

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Explore Harambe

Set off on this fun-filled, family-inclusive dining experience featuring delectable food and beverage and a salute to the “Big Five” animals—featuring the lion.

Your travels begin at the train station in Harambe for a reception featuring music, light snacks and specialty beverages. You’ll then board the Wildlife Express Train to your first destination where you’ll meet some of your favorite characters from The Lion King, engage in fun activities and be introduced to the stories of the “Big Five” animals—leopards, Cape buffalo, African elephants, rhinoceroses, and the hero of the event, the lion. Then it’s back aboard the train and off to Harambe Market for an unforgettable street fest celebration featuring upbeat music, savory foods, themed desserts, beverage pairings, kids’ activities and much more… all of which are sure to satisfy your appetite.

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Train Station in Harambe: Welcome Reception

Your adventure begins at the train station in Harambe.

A musician welcomes you with authentic African melodies as you make your entrance. While here, you’ll receive your boarding pass for the Wildlife Express Train—ready to carry you off to your next adventure.

Mingle with other Guests and meet Cast Members who will enlighten you on our designated “Big Five” animals—leopards, Cape buffalo, African elephants, lions and rhinoceroses. These magnificent creatures call the forests of Africa their home and serve as inspiration for much of tonight’s celebration.

Enjoy specialty beverages, select African wines and beers, plus tasty appetizers like meat pies, Durban chips and dip, and an array of meats and cheeses as you prepare to board the Wildlife Express Train for your first stop.

Delight in a variety of tasty appetizers like meat pies, Durban chips and dip, and an array of meats and cheeses. Pair these tasty dishes with specialty beverages or select African and beers as you prepare to board the Wildlife Express Train for the first leg of your journey.

The wildlife express train stopped in front of the train station in Harambe early in the evening

Train Station at Rafiki’s Planet Watch: Second Stop

The second destination on your journey is the train station at Rafiki’s Planet Watch, the perfect place to find friends from The Lion King.

Step off the train and into a remote haven where Timon and Rafiki await your arrival to pose for pictures and sign autographs in an intimate setting. While you’re there, join in on fun activities for the whole family!

Take a moment to refuel with snacks like the Sundowner Safari Mix—a combination of spiced nuts and dried fruit—and enjoy African beer and wine before boarding the train and heading to your next stop!

Chargrilled beef sitting on a plate

Harambe Market : Final Stop

Next, you’ll be whisked over to Harambe Market for a celebration featuring dinner, upbeat music and more.

Head on over to the Harambe Market for a street fest celebration. This is the ultimate party—dance to lively music and lose yourself in captivating storytelling supporting the “Big Five” animals, featuring the lion.

A deep respect for our planet—and the creatures which inhabit it—has always been a cornerstone of African culture. Your dining experience will include several food stations featuring African-inspired twists on such specialties as tandoori chicken, char-grilled steak and sustainable seafood, plus a flavorful bounty of fruits, vegetables and desserts. Specialty beverages and select African wines and beers will complement the experience.

Offerings are family-friendly and specialty dietary requests can be accommodated.

At each station, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about the “Big Five.” Take pride as you discover what you can do to help save animals like these in the wild.

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Savor the Savanna: Evening Safari Experience

Embark on a private safari and delight in delicious African-inspired cuisine and beverages.

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Kilimanjaro Safaris Virtual Reality Experience

During the celebration, enter an immersive 360-degree safari adventure!

With the aid of a virtual reality headset, you’ll suddenly find yourself in an untamed world, where the sights and sounds of Pride Rock come alive. Look up, down and all around as you explore the wilderness that surrounds you. Then get ready to join our pride as you come face-to-face with your amazing hosts: the African lions.

Large sign reading ‘Welcome to Harambe Port of East Africa’ surrounded by trees and bushes

Know Before You Go

Learn important information about Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night.

Time and Location

  • Select nights from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Check-in: Train Station at Harambe in Africa


  • Adults: $125† (ages 10 and up)
  • Children: $99† (ages 3 to 9)
  • Valid theme park admission to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is required and not included.

Offerings are subject to change.

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