LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — This weekend will be your last chance to experience a classic Walt Disney World attraction before it undergoes a historic transformation.
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Splash Mountain, located in Frontierland in Magic Kingdom, will officially close to the public at the end of the day Sunday, meaning guests only have a few days left to experience the attraction in its current form.
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Beginning Monday, Splash Mountain will undergo a transformation and reopen in 2024 as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, inspired by the 2009 animated film “The Princess and the Frog.”
Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will take riders on a journey inspired by the story and characters from the film, and picks up where the story left off, Disney said.
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Splash Mountain opened in October 1992 and is inspired by the controversial 1946 Disney film “Song of the South.” The log flume features 100 audio-animatronics, three dips and the iconic five-story plunge.
A petition to change the ride’s them to Princess and the Frog circulated online, garnering more than 20,000 signatures.
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