Disney changes the name of Splash Mountain after 33 years due to a rebrand

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This is the end of Disney’s Splash Mountain. The company also announcedThey will officially change the name of their fan-favorite attraction in July. The ride will be named after the movie “The Ride.” The Princess and the Frog

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will now be Splash Mountain. Beginning in late 2024, the change will be in effect for the Magic Kingdom ride at Walt Disney World. As Princess Tiana, Naveen and alligator Louis prepare to host a Mardi Gras party, guests will have the opportunity to travel the Louisiana bayou together with them. 

Charita Carter is the executive producer for relevancy activations at Walt Disney Imagineering. She stated that Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is a huge success. “love letter to New Orleans.”She continued, “Like the musical city that inspired this attraction, Tiana’s second act is about a community working in harmony to achieve something extraordinary. She reminds us of an immutable truth we can all relate to: ‘if you do your best each and every day, good things are sure to come your way.’ And that’s a melody we can all sing along to!” 

Disney has always stated that The Princess and the FrogSplash Mountain would be taken over by the company, although a name has not yet been released. In June 2020 Disney revealed thatTiana, Princess Tiana, and her friends will be featured in major ways at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. Anika Noni Rose, the voice actress for Tiana in the animated movie, issued a statement about this news. “It is really exciting to know that Princess Tiana’s presence in both Disneyland and Magic Kingdom will finally be fully realized! As passionate as I am about what we created, I know the fans are going to be over the moon. The Imagineers are giving us ‘The Princess and the Frog’ Mardi Gras celebration we’ve been waiting for, and I’m here for it!”

Because of Splash Mountain’s controversial past, the company was motivated to make the necessary changes. Song of the South1946 release of the film titled. This film was criticized for glorifying the life of a Southern Plantation worker after the Civil War. This history is not mentioned in the film. The film has a negative past, but Disney continues to use the Oscar-winning song. “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.”Now it seems like they’ll be copying The Princess and the FrogContinue forward