Kevin, from Disney Pixar's Up!, returning to Disney's Animal Kingdom

Jan 17, 2022 in "Character Meet and Greets at Disney's Animal Kingdom"

Posted: Monday January 17, 2022 9:30am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Kevin from Disney•Pixar's "Up!" will be making a return to Disney's Animal Kingdom later this month.

Beginning January 24 2022, you can see Kevin by the Character Landing on Discovery Island.

Kevin originally debuted at Disney's Animal Kingdom in February 2019 as "UP!" gained a growing presence at the park, with Senior Wilderness Explorer Russell and Dug greeting guests on Discovery Island, and appearing in the reworked bird show "UP! A Great Bird Adventure." Since the park reopened from the COVID-19 shutdown however, UP! was removed from the bird show, and Russell and Dug have not yet returned.

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jrhwdw30 days ago

No Comment..........

gerarar30 days ago

There never was a year. For all we know it could come back February 2026.. ;)

jrhwdw30 days ago

Remember F! Feb 2021............................ Still Waiting TDO!!!!!!!!

ToTBellHop30 days ago

Remember the rumor that DHS would get several new shows as part of its “rebirth” in the 2010s?

Anteater30 days ago

We're VERY HAPPY to see it return to precovid version. Maybe because we don't visit the part as much as others, BatB show is always on our MUST DO list. I mean, that clip demonstrates it clearly: Tale as old as time Song as old as rhyme Beauty and the Beast We get all choked up hearing that EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

DisneyDreamer0830 days ago

Remember the rumor years ago that it was being changed to Tangled? That would have been awesome.

Disney Analyst31 days ago

And that’s the truth.

RSoxNo131 days ago

Glad to see it, but also this show needs to end 15 years ago.

mm52200Apr 24, 2022

They never left MDX or the WDW website. None of those offerings have officially closed but things are pretty quiet currently about them returning.

jrhwdwApr 24, 2022

Yeah we're halfway there!!! I still want the reg Royal Court Finale and the Kiss! Mickey/Minnie have been kissing in FOF.... As for BATB, it's a small but great start! There's still work to do.... 1 other thing....which may be nothing... Looks like MDE re did its Schedule Page and it now shows Citizens of both Hollywood and Main Street along with the Trolley Show. Granted, it says its Temp Unavailable but I'm pretty sure those offerings weren't even on MDE before Easter...

mm52200Apr 24, 2022

Obviously no major staging/choreo changes yet but it’s nice to see them allowing them to atleast touch now.

DCBakerApr 24, 2022

Nick_AApr 23, 2022

I’ve only seen “summer.” If I had to guess I would say around Memorial Day, but that’s just a guess.

Disney AnalystApr 22, 2022

I think all we have gotten is summer, no firm date yet.