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The “Sundowner Celebration” at Animal Kingdom began on the 3rd and all the details are now available. In
you can find specialty food and beverages, tea brewing and cooking
demonstrations, as well as an Indian dance and street party.” The Island
Groove" steel drum group and "Viva Gala Street Band” will be playing
on and there will be a Flamingo game
for the kids. Discovery Island Africa offers specialized art,
food demonstrations, a Wine Walk and Juice tasting, and a street party with the
Tam Tam Drummers and Burudika Band. Pricing for the Wine walk is $11 for
6 tastings, $8 for 4 tastings, and $4 for the nonalcoholic juice tasting.
Changes have been made to the character meet and greets available at Animal Kingdom. Daisy, Meeko, Timon, Thumper and Miss Bunny are no longer appearing. King Louie and Baloo have moved into Goofy's former location in Camp Minnie Mickey and Goofy now appears only in Dinoland.
The Walt Disney Company is introducing new standards for food advertising to kids on its TV channels. Starting in 2015, all food and beverage products being advertised on any Disney Channel will need to meet Disney's nutrition guidelines which limit calories, fat and sugar, and promote fruit and vegetable consumption.
Disney will also introduce the "Mickey Check" tool, which is an icon that will be positioned on healthy food and menu items sold in stores, online, and in restaurants at domestic Disney theme parks. This new initiative should begin in the latter part of 2012.
New ticket pricing took effect on 6/3/2012 for both Walt Disney World and