The original Festival of the Lion King closes on January 5 2014, and the show reopens in this new location in Harambe in the summer of 2014. Disney has not yet released any specific date for reopening. The show will be remaining the same, but the floats and show elements will all be refurbished.
Along with the new theater, expect more buildings and new walkways to be added, expanding the size of the Africa section of the park. Click the gallery for photos.