Walt Disney World’s Splash Mountain will officially close on January 23rd, 2023. So if you want to take one last trip to the Laughing Place, Monday will be your last chance.
So grab your poncho, if you don’t want to get wet, and get ready to sing along to Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah!
What’s Replacing Splash Mountain?
If you love The Princess and the Frog, you’re in for a real treat! It was announced in June 2020 that Tiana’s Bayou Adventure would be replacing Splash Mountain at magic Kingdom.
Get ready for an exciting musical adventure! Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will jump in the story right after the romantic final kiss between Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen. They’re getting ready for their first-ever Mardi Gras performance, and we’re gonna be hearing some amazing music from the film as we follow their journey.
So get ready to see Tiana, Naveen, Louis, and all your favorite characters from Princess and the Frog. Will we get an update on what happened to Dr. Facilier? We’ll see soon.
History of Splash Mountain
Splash Mountain is a log flume ride at the Magic Kingdom theme park in Florida. It first opened on July 17 1992 and is based on the classic Disney film, Song of the South. The ride takes guests through the story of Brer Rabbit who are trying to evade the clutches of Brer Fox and Brer Bear.
The ride starts with a peaceful journey through the bayou. But it becomes more thrilling as guests drop down a five-story drop into the briar patch.
The ride also features several other drops with a final drop of 52 feet, which provides the Splash.
It was one of the most expensive Disney attractions at the time of its opening, with a reported cost of around $75 million. Since its opening, Splash Mountain has become a popular attraction at Magic Kingdom.
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