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Splash Mountain Princess And The Frog Retheme Everything Unveiled So Far

Tianas Bayou Adventure
ID:
TMS-5127
Source:
cnet.com
Author:
Corinne Reichert
Dateline:
September 20, 2022
Posted:
September 20, 2022
Status:
Current
Disneyland is finally showing off more details of the long-awaited Princess and the Frog retheming of its iconic ride Splash Mountain. Tiana's Bayou Adventure is expected to open at Disneyland in late 2024, with imagineers speaking at Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, in September to describe the ride concept.

The ride will be set in 1927, when Tiana is hosting a party at her restaurant, Tiana's Palace, for the people of New Orleans. Tiana discovers her celebration is missing a "special ingredient," which sets her off on a journey through the bayou with Louis the alligator.

The original voices of Princess Tiana, Prince Naveen, Mama Odie and Louis will be used on the ride. Anika Noni Rose (Tiana) appeared live at D23 to sing the movie's iconic songs Almost There and Dig A Little Deeper. Missing from the ride plans is Dr. Facilier, the villain of Princess and the Frog, who perished at the end of the movie.

"Music is going to be a huge part of the experience," Disney Parks chair Josh D'Amaro said Sunday during the Parks and Experiences Panel at D23.

The exterior of the ride will be lit up and glowing at night, with what the imagineers called New Orleans and bayou magic.

During D23, Disney took the wraps off a scale model of its refurbishment plans. The scale model shows the briar patch removed from the bottom of Splash Mountain's 49-foot drop, a new water tower painted with a "Tiana's foods" logo and colored glass bottles -- like those in Mama Odie's boathouse -- hanging from the top of the drop. The tree stump crowning the top of the attraction has been replaced with a thicket of bayou trees, but the log boats look like they'll stay the same.

Disneyland could also be getting a Tiana's Palace restaurant, with Imagineers reportedly saying it's "a reimagined restaurant" -- possibly the current Blue Bayou located in the entrance of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction.

Eudora's Chic Boutique -- named after Tiana's mother, who's a seamstress -- opened in Disneyland's New Orleans Square Sept. 20.

Also announced during the Disney Parks and Experiences Panel at D23 were the Avengers Campus multiverse expansion at Disneyland, the opening date for Tron Lightcycle Run at Disney World, the name of the next Disney cruise ship, San Fransokyo at California Adventure and a potential villains, Coco and Encanto area at Magic Kingdom.
 
Attractions Referenced

Pirates Of The Caribbean

Splash Mountain

Tianas Bayou Adventure

 
Restaurants Referenced

Blue Bayou Restaurant

Tiana’s Palace

 
Shops Referenced

Eudora’s Chic Boutique

 
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