First look at the the Tree of Life 'Beacon of Magic' at Disney's Animal Kingdom

22 days ago in "The Tree of Life"

Posted: Thursday September 30, 2021 10:36am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Here is a first look at the Beacon of Magic for Disney's Animal Kingdom.

A warm light emanates from the Tree of Life as fireflies gather to usher in the magic of nature.

During the 50th anniversary celebration, icons at Walt Disney World theme parks transform at night into Beacons of Magic, coming to life with their own EARidescent glow.

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trainplane36 hours ago

I like it. Now sell it. Nice park art is hard to come by.

Bullseye19678 hours ago


Figments Friend10 hours ago

Week i was there using the Monorails ( week of Oct. 1st ) there were live and recorded announcements. Standard ones, nothing 'new' or 50th related....and i was okay with that. Some things can be left untouched. -

Smooth1 day ago

We had a trip to MK a few weeks ago. There was no Monorail announcements at all.

DCBaker1 day ago

VelocityRaptor2 days ago

Any news on the EARidescence collection? I thought I saw news a while ago that is was to be released Oct 18.

kevlightyear2 days ago

I recreated the 50th gradients as an Illustrator exercise and turned them into some wallpapers. Thought I'd share them. Download away if you're into that sort of thing...

90s4 days ago

Yes they do

Squishy4 days ago

Seems to depend on if Chapek is in the right mood at the given time.

aladdin20074 days ago

Do they even play that anymore? We heard none of it last week on the monorail.

Cesar R M4 days ago


Cmdr_Crimson4 days ago

In all the different iterations they always kept Jack Wagner's safety warning just listen to the start of these for example.. They can always keep the soundbite no matter what is happening..

mikejs785 days ago

Not just a Disney problem, but I suspect a lot of this has to do with global supply chain issues that are really beyond anyone's control...

mikejs785 days ago

Is it though? I could see a lot of people upset if they got rid of the iconic voice of the monorails for the 50th.. I mean, how could you have a different voice saying "Please Stand Clear of the Doors, Por favor mantenganse alejado de las puertas" for the 50th anniversary?