Lion King and Jungle Festival Snacks – Revealed!

Simba Shake - Lion King and Jungle Festival - Disneyland Paris

With the start of the Lion King and Jungle Festival just days away, Disneyland Paris have released details of some of the food and drink offerings available to guests during the festival.

Over at the Djembe Joy village (Frontierland), guests will be able to enjoy a range of quick hot and cold snacks with an African/Summer feel.

Snacks include:

Savannah Chicken Strips
Exotic fruit salade
Pride Rock Croq’
Coco-Cookie ice-cream
Zebralicious Donut
Safari Macaroons
Savannah banana bread
Mango Whip
Lion Tartelette
Choco-coco lollipaw
Pawsome chocolate print

Over at Victoria’s Home Style Kitchen – now a bar – two new Lion King inspired milkshakes have been created to celebrate all things Lion King. The Simba Shake is Vanilla and Praline flavoured, and the Pumbaa Shake is Nutella and banana flavour.

The Disneyland Paris buffets are also getting some special Lion King and Jungle Festival style treats with dishes including:

Wild Marble Cake
Shrimp and Pineapple Millet Salad
Smoked Chicken and Pineapple Millet Salad
African Peanut Soup
Yassa Chicken
Savannah Style Poulet DG
Mahi-Mahi Wrap
African Vegetable Stew
The Pride Coco Rock
Wild Mango Cake
Zebra Macaroon
Sweet & Wild Macaroon
Exotic fruit salad
Mango Baba 
Tropical Paw Mousse
Lion Tartelette
Rhezail Horns – Oriental pastry

Other speciality food offerings include the special African platter at Hakuna Matata – part of the signature experience – and only during lunch time. There is also a special Tribe Burger at Annette’s Diner.

These special offerings are only during the Lion King and Jungle Festival, which runs from 30th June – 22nd September 2019.

Disneyland Paris release New Year’s Eve 2019 plans

Fireworks in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Paris during New Year's Eve

It might seem like summer is only just starting, but Disneyland Paris have released the first details of the 2019 New Year’s Eve Party. Taking place, naturally, on 31st December 2019 the party runs from 20:00 until 02:00 (an hour later than previous years – and thank goodness, it always felt like the party just ended flatly at 1am).

Tickets for the 2019 party cost €99 (or relevant local currency) and can be booked online or via your travel agent. Additionally, tickets are included in the traditional New Year’s Eve dining options at the following restaurants:

  • Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show €245 – €280 depending on category and time.
  • Agrabah Cafe €335

It seems likely that more will be added as we usually see dining possible at Plaza Gardens, Inventions, California Grill and Captain Jack’s.

The Incredible New Year's Eve Parade with Tinkerbell
The Incredible New Year’s Eve Parade with Tinkerbell

Whilst New Year’s Eve is never a cheap night to visit Disneyland Paris, it has fast become the highlight of the year for many fans with its giant parade, plentiful character meet and greets and the general good atmosphere of the dance parties and festivities. This is one we firmly recommend.