Disney Theme Park Merchandise Events

Earth Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom™ Theme Park

April 19 - April 22


Join us on April 19 – 22, for a weekend long celebration in honor of Earth Day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom™ Theme Park!

Throughout the celebration guest artists and specialists will be appearing to share the wonders of nature with Disney Parks Guests! Guests will have the opportunity to speak with specialists from Elemental Nursery and Just Plumerias, who will be on hand to feature their beautiful plants and topiaries, along with special guest appearances.



Just Plumerias

  • Appearing on April 19-22
  • Located outside of the Island Mercantile shop


 Elemental Nursery

  • Appearing on April 19-22
  • Located outside of the Outfitters


 Silver Designer

  • Appearing on April 18-22
  • Located inside the Outfitters


 ACME Artist, William Silvers

  • Appearing April 20 – 22.
  • Located inside the Outfitters
  • Please Note: Although his artwork will be showcased throughout the entire weekend, William will only be on hand until 12 noon on Monday, April 22.

Carlos Cuba

  • Appearing on April 19-22
  • Located at the porch area of Island Mercantile


Tim Adebule aka “Bushman #1”

  • Appearing on April 22 only
  • Located inside the Mombasa Shop




Just Plumerias

Just Plumerias

Plumerias are often considered to be the most perfect plant in the world by many plant enthusiasts. So what makes plumerias loved by so many? Plumeria looks fantastic, and they blooms from April through November. Some plumerias smell sweet, while another color can smell like jasmine, peaches or citrusy. The Plumeria can be grown anywhere in the world since it can either be a 20 foot tree if you live in the warmer climates, or it makes a fantastic potted plant for your patio deck, screen pool, balcony or driveway. The Plumeria is one of the most no maintenance plants in the world.

Elemental Nursery

Elemental Nursery

Exotic plants and the art of Bonsai has always been a lifelong passion for the specialists at Elemental Nursery. Elemental Nursery was started by participating in the plant festivals that are held throughout the year in Florida. Elemental Nursery brings their designs from town to town sharing creations with other plant enthusiasts

Silver Designer

Silver Designer is a company that recycle most of the materials they work with from natural seeds and flowers, glass, stones, Mother of Pearl, coconut shells, beans, corn, rice, even acorn. They also we work with silver and gold plated, rubber, crystals, enamel and wooden items such as jewelry boxes and hair accessories. For over 20 years, they handcraft, hand paint, hand assemble and design all lines of jewelry.

ACME Artist William Silvers




“The Watering Hole”

From his nine years in Walt Disney Feature Animation to his time working on great projects like Star Wars, William cannot remember a day in his life that has not been consumed by art.

William was born in New Bremen, OH. Inspired by his father, who was also an artist, he attended Bowling Green University where he received a BFA in Graphic Design at the age of 21. In 1995 William officially began his relationship with Walt Disney Feature Animation. Through his nine years in animation, William worked as a background artist for such animated features as Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch. William continues a strong relationship with the Walt Disney Company through contributions on special projects. In 2004 William worked as a matte painter for Industrial Light and Magic. It was there he contributed to the films Day After Tomorrow and Star Wars Episode 3.

Tim Adebule aka “Bushman #1”


Timothy Babatunde Adebule A.K.A Bushman #1, was born in London to Nigerian parents. At the age of one his parents brought him to Nigeria, where he remained until age 21. His passion for art started at an early age, abstract being his favorite. He is basically a self taught artist, but did attend one year of art college in London. Orlando is where he first put his talents to use. He designed his own line of ethnic t-shirts and began selling them at work and at art shows.

He loves to tell stories of home through his artwork. His art expanded with discovery of Sculpey Clay. His other mediums include pen on paper, oil on canvas, watercolor, pastels, acrylics and wood.

Carlos Cuba Photography


Carlos Cuba loves capturing the stunning beauty of nature’s landscape through the use of natural light. His unique perspective allows the viewer to experience the wonder and aspects of nature. Carlos’s passion for creating a perfect image comes from a commitment to excellence to his craft.

Carlos has been photographing for over thirty years. His passion started at the age of thirteen. Throughout the years his talent and desire grew as he developed his own unique style. The same desire made him a multitalented photographer whereby he not only created fine works of art but also satisfied many photographic corporate needs as well as portraiture.

He has won many awards from organizations such as Professional Photographers of America, South Eastern Professional Photographers and Florida Professional Photographers. He has been interviewed on television and has had photographs published in magazines and his prints have also appeared in the National Print Collection Book.


2013 Earth Day Pin

2013 Earth Day Pin
Release Date: 04/22/13
Limited Edition Size: 1000

Looking for special celebratory merchandise to commemorate the day? Keep an eye out for more information to be released shortly.

 Separate admission is required to enter Disney’s Animal Kingdom™ Theme Park.  Appearances are subject to time and availability and are not guaranteed. Restrictions apply. Event and information are subject to cancellation or change without notice including but not limited to dates, times, release dates, appearances and retails.  A valid Walt Disney World® Resort receipt may be required.




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