10 Facts About Disney's Country Bear Jamboree

10 Fun Facts Disney Parks

Country Bear Jamboree Main Stage Finale Disney World

The Country Bear Jamboree is a classic attraction at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. It features a cast of animatronic bear musical groups performing a series of country songs all with a Disney twist and humor.

Today we are sharing 10 fun facts about the classic stage show.

1. Meet and Greets

Liver Lips McGrowl Disney Parks Character Country Bears Disney World

Four characters from the attraction have been known to do meet and greets around the attraction, wandering around Frontierland.

2. Disneyland

This was the first attraction from Walt Disney World to be cloned to Disneyland, being located in the current location of The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh.

3. Walts Last Touch

Gomer Playing Piano Country Bear Jamboree Magic Kingdom Disney World

This is one of the few elements of the Magic Kingdom to have the personal touch of Walt Disney. Walt himself looked on a few early designs for the characters and laughed shortly before passing away.

4. Never Built Ski Resort

Henry Animatronic Country Bear Jamboree Magic Kingdom Disney World

This show was originally planned for a never-built Disney themed ski resort.

5. Seasonal Overlays

Over the years, the Country Bear Jamboree has had two seasonal versions, a summer-themed Vacation Hoedown, and a Christmas Special version for the holidays.

6. Tokyo Version

The show is also featured in Tokyo Disneyland as part of their Westernland.

7. Shortened Version

The Magic Kingdom version of the show was shortened in 2012.

8. Movie Version

Henry Sammy Max Buff Melvin Country Bear Jamboree Magic Kingdom Finale

This show is so iconic that Disney made a film version based on the classic attraction called The Country Bears.

9. Sponsors

Big Al Animatronic Country Bear Jamboree Disney World

The attraction has had various sponsors over the years including Pepsi and Wonder Bread.

10. Tributes in Disneyland

Big Al Letter Goofy's Sky School Country Bear Jamboree Disney California Adventure

Despite no longer being open, multiple attractions in Disneyland have tributes to this show, including the Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh, Guardians of the Galaxy Mission Breakout, and Goofy's Sky School.