We all knew Splash Mountain’s time at the Disney Parks was limited. However, today we found out exactly how limited. The company has revealed Disneyland’s Splash Mountain will officially come to a close on May 31, meaning its last day of operation will be May 30.

Walt Disney World’s Splash Mountain attraction closed earlier this year, which brought many fans to Magic Kingdom to ride the beloved attraction one last time. For fans of Splash Mountain at Disneyland, your days are now numbered.

The attraction is being closed to make way for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, a new attraction that is planned to open next year. The ride is set to continue the story that began in “The Princess and the Frog”

Disneyland’s Splash Mountain and the former attraction of the same name at Walt Disney World are both being re-themed into the Disney Princess-themed water rides.

With the announcement of the closing date of Disneyland’s Splash Mountain, Disney released new details about the coming attraction.

In a recent Disney Parks blog post, the company wrote this new attraction will take place in the bayou, which will illuminate with a celebration during Mardi Gras season hosted by Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen.

Additionally, the attraction will feature Mama Odie, who will reprise her role as the catalyst to that magic.

As depicted in this newly released rendering, Mama Odie jokes with guests along their journey after a special display of her magic. The two-hundred-year-old Bayou Fairy Godmother, with her eccentric belongings and “seeing eye snake,” Juju, is comically eccentric, yet wise and all-knowing, throughout the adventure.

Disney also revealed the following information regarding the new attraction:

  • Brand-new cast of original Disney characters with distinct names and personalities
  • Dozens of entirely new Audio-Animatronics figures
  • Adorable critters with incredible talent, bringing the diverse flavors of musical gumbo found in New Orleans!
  • New, original music alongside favorite tunes from the film
  • Do you love beignets as much as Louis? Well, you’re in luck because the alluring scent of beignets being prepared for the party will be part of the attraction queue!
  • Additional talent voices from the film reprising their roles, including Bruno Campos as Prince Naveen, Michael Leon Wooley as Louis, and the one and only Anika Noni Rose as Princess Tiana
  • Familiar faces from the film such as Princess Tiana, Prince Naveen, Mama Odie, Louis, Eudora, Charlotte, “Big Daddy,” the King and Queen of Maldonia and Prince Ralphie

Will you ride Splash Mountain at Disneyland one more time before it closes? Let us know in the comments! 

Sean Sposato
The Main Street Mouse