Tiana's Bayou Adventure, Disney

Splash Mountain is now officially closed at Disney's Magic Kingdom. There were hundreds of fans seen yesterday trying to get a last ride on this iconic attraction.  We still await confirmation of a closure date for Splash Mountain at Disneyland Park which we expect will be closing in the near future.

As of today, Splash Mountain at Disney's Magic Kingdom has now been erased from the park map and has been replaced with Tiana's Bayou Adventure which is slated to open in late 2024. 

Back in December, Disney introduced plans for a new scene and critters for Tiana's Bayou Adventure. We already know that Tiana's Bayou Adventure will be based on the follow-up the events of the Princess and the Frog movie, acting like a sequel of sorts. After the movie's ending, Tiana is preparing to host a large party for Mardi Gras but is missing a key ingredient. To find it, guests will join Tiana on an adventure deep into the bayou, meeting new and familiar faces along the way as they search for this important ingredient and rush to make it to the party. 

Tiana's Bayou Adventure Model at Disney's D23 Expo
Image: Disney 

This new scene will come when you first drop into the bayou, where fireflies will light up the night and Louis will explain where the Zydeco music which can be heard is coming from. Zydeco is described as being "a special blend of rhythm and blues that was born in Louisiana, and when you hear it, you’ll feel like you’ve truly stepped into Tiana’s world."

We also meet Tiana's new critter friends which include an otter, a rabbit, a racoon, a beaver, a turtle and others. They are part of a band and are playing instruments made from materials found in the bayou.

Tiana's Bayou Adventure, Disney
Image: Disney

We await further details of how these new critters will play a role in Tiana's Bayou Adventure and will update you with all other information revealed about this exciting but perhaps controversial reimagining when they are announced. 

Are you sad to see Splash Mountain replaced with Tiana's Bayou Adventure? Do you think the new scene which was announced in December will be an exciting one? Are you pleased to see new characters being added? Let us know by leaving us a comment below or on our Facebook page.


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