Festive Flotillas at Disney's Animal Kingdom

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Disney's Animal Kingdom Festive Flotillas 2021
Posted: Thursday November 25, 2021 9:51am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Characters are taking to the water at Disney's Animal Kingdom this holiday season in a series of Festival Flotillas.

Santa Claus sails down the river to a jolly, world-beat holiday soundtrack.


Mickey, Minnie and Pluto are celebrating both the holidays and Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary.



Donald, Daisy and Launchpad bring Donald's Dino Bash to the river for the holidays.


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castlecake2.01 hour ago

The Yacht Club decorations are nice, just too bad they don’t go past the lobby.

aladdin20073 days ago

while I agree that may play into it some, I cant help but feel its just Disney making excuses, not wanting to pay people to do it and being cheap cheap cheap. If they can decorate a dang lobby they can decorate a restaurant, and so on but they didn't. The pandemic was chapeks dream come true in a business sense, higher up and local management can use it as an excuse from here on out. I suspect it will continue to get worse until new blood is brought in that gets it, and that clearly isnt happening either. I bet next year we see even less, they will see all the benefits from time and money saved this year and cut even more next year.

castlecake2.04 days ago

Wow how sad. Still heard nothing back from my email about it. May print out some letters to deliver to the front desks so it can go right to the GM since guestcomm is apparently overwhelmed. I think its probably mostly due to reduced labor; less people prepping the decor to be installed and then less labor spent to install the smaller amount of decor. I’m guessing they were told to focus their efforts on refurbishing the decor for the main lobby areas and forget about the rest for now (hopefully). This is the last season I’ll give them a pass. If it’s not back to normal by next holiday I’ll become very vocal about it (not like it makes much difference)

peter114354 days ago

And the walkways outside at boardwalk, and all the convention centers inside and out, and the stairs that go down from the lobby, the lounge, the restaurants…….

wdwmagic4 days ago

Yes it was understandable last year, but this year I would have expected to see everything on display. I

HauntedPirate4 days ago

Could it be both? It’s very disappointing to not have all the resorts decked out for Christmas, whatever the reason is.

ToTBellHop4 days ago

I wonder if these are cost cuts or staffing issues.

HauntedPirate4 days ago

CoViD pReVeNtEd Us FrOm DeCoRaTiNg… 😉

wdwmagic4 days ago

Yes there is a lot missing. Yacht and Beach are also missing everything on the walkways outside.

peter114354 days ago

You should do another photo tour showing all of the locations around the Boardwalk resort that usually have decor that is missing this year.

ToTBellHop6 days ago

The Italy Holiday Kitchen be like