ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Strike up the band, because an all-new musical journey with Tiana and friends will soon begin.
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Walt Disney World announced Friday that Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, based on the animated film “The Princess and the Frog,” will open at both Magic Kingdom and Disneyland in late 2024.
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The ride will be a reimagining of the classic Splash Mountain attraction.
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When Tiana’s Bayou Adventure opens, it will take guests on a musical adventure picking up where the film left off, according to Disney. Riders will join Princess Tiana, Naveen and jazz-loving alligator Louis on an adventure through the bayou as they prepare to host a one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras celebration, hearing original music and seeing familiar faces along the way.
The reimagining was first announced in 2020.
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Walt Disney Imagineers have been traveling to Louisiana to ensure Tiana’s Bayou Adventure authentically captures the heart and soul of New Orleans. See more in the video below:
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