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One of the 30-year-old attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort will close in just over a month. As The Walt Disney Company prepares for its massive Princess Tiana retheme, the current state of Splash Mountain has been revealed.
Choose from four theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. While a Disney vacation looks different to everyone, what tends to be a mainstay on many guests’ trips is a ride in his one of the Disney Resort’s classic rides. For example, think of Space Mountain and Peter Pan’s Flight, Spaceship Earth and Soarin’. , Tower of Terror, Cali River Rapids.
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But in the last few years, after Disney parks announced they were shutting down the Log Canal attraction and re-theming it, Splash Mountain is what many people are talking about. princess and frog (2009). Back in 2020, Disney parks revealed Splash Mountain. song of the tropics (1946) is itself based on the 19th-century story of Uncle Remus, but closes down and makes way for Princess Tiana to replace characters like Blair Rabbit, Blair Bear and Blair Fox. .
The changes at Walt Disney World Resort, and soon at Disneyland Resort, have caused outrage among die-hard Splash Mountain fans. Despite near-constant backlash, Disney is moving forward with plans to replace Splash Mountain with Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, and just recently announced that the water ride’s final operating date will be his January 22nd, 2023.
As the January closure approaches, new aerial photos reveal the current state of the Splash Mountain Show building. Like most Disney attraction show buildings, the sizable Splash Mountain building is hidden behind a rock facade that guests see from inside Magic Kingdom park.
Bioreconstruct (@bioreconstruct) shared the photo on Twitter.
Aerial view of Splash Mountain.
Aerial view of Splash Mountain. pic.twitter.com/sMWJ4G7F2Q
— Bioreconstruct (@bioreconstruct) December 18, 2022
Over the next year, it will be interesting to see how Disney handles the demolition of Splash Mountain and the installation of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure. Concept art and scale models at D23 Expo 2022 show Tiana, Naveen, Louis and Mama Odi Walt Disney World giving fans a glimpse of what he’ll look like when he arrives at the resort in full form. However, 2023 and his 2024 developments are interesting. .
Tiana’s Bayou Adventure was unveiled at ESSENCE in New Orleans this summer, and Annika Noni Rose — who voices Tiana in Disney’s animated classics and upcoming attractions — was announced by Disney before House of Mouse was officially unveiled. We have canceled our plans to open in the second half of 2024. date.
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It won’t be long before fans board the final boat to hear the final “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah.” The countdown to Splash Mountain’s closure continues. In just one year he may be indistinguishable from this show building.
How soon do you think Splash Mountain will turn into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure? Let us know in the comments below!
Walt Disney World Resort has four theme parks: Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park. It also features his two Disney water parks, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, and Disney Springs, a retail and recreational area. A valid ticket and park pass reservation is required to enter each park. Park Hopper hours of operation begin at 2 PM daily.