Disneyland Paris Announces a roaring Summer dedicated to The Lion King and The Jungle Book

Published on January 23, 2019

This summer, Disneyland Paris will bring to life two Disney masterpieces, with a never seen before experience. Be prepared for The Lion King and Jungle Festival, from 30 June to 22 September 2019.

Two Disney masterpieces brought to life in Disneyland Paris

As the infamous Scar quotes, “be prepared” to be thrilled by the rhythms of the African savannah and the Indian jungle with brand-new shows and immersive experiences. The time has come to reveal the content of this unprecedented season.

The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands”, an original Disneyland Paris creation

The story of The Lion King will be brought to life in Disneyland Paris, as famous songs spanning generations will be revisited to tell the legend of Simba, Nala, Rafiki, Mufasa, Scar, Timon and Pumbaa. Emotions will run high with new spectacular scenes of “Circle of Life”, “I Just Can’t Wait to be King”, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”, the forever iconic “Hakuna Matata” and many more. Singers, dancers, acrobats and drummers will give a new life to the Pride Lands with choreography and original costumes designed by Disneyland Paris.

“The Jungle Book Jive” with Baloo & Co. 

This new creation will celebrate The Jungle Book in the heart of Disneyland Paris. Imagine a trip through the Indian jungle filled with colours and discoveries. The “Jungle Book Jive” show will proceed from every side of the Park. Get ready to have fun with Baloo and King Louie, as well as Mickey Mouse and his Friends who will turn into explorers for this incredible season. Accompanied by a variety of artists, guests will be invited to dance to the rhythm of the jungle. Be prepared to be taken back to your childhood with songs such as “The Bare Necessities” and “I Wan’na Be Like You”.

Come join Timon’s “MataDance”

The immersive experience doesn’t stop there… Disneyland Paris is preparing more surprises to bring you back to the heart of these Disney classics. Timon and Pumbaa will be waiting in Adventureland to teach guests their philosophy by dancing to Timon’s “MataDance”.

A village dedicated to The Lion King and The Jungle Book

Guests will also be able to set off to discover the “Djembe Joy” village and live a new immersive and interactive experience dedicated specifically to these two great Disney movies. The unforgettable Rafiki in The Lion King or the iconic King Louie in The Jungle Book will be waiting to offer a memorable experience, and there will be many more surprises for in the “Djembe Joy” village.

A shopping experience dedicated to The Lion King and Jungle Festival

The Lion King and Jungle Festival will also be the opportunity to discover new and exclusive merchandise specially developed for Disneyland Paris. A range of products dedicated to “The Lion King: Rhythms of the Earth” show will be on offer along with fashion and lifestyle merchandise dedicated to The Lion King universe and Simba, its emblematic character.

The Lion King and Jungle Festival will be in Disneyland Paris from 30 June to 22 September 2019.

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