Latest look at Tiana's Bayou Adventure construction at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

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Tiana's Bayou Adventure construction - March 8 2023
Posted: Thursday March 9, 2023 9:41am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Here is the latest look at the progress on the former Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom as it is transformed into Tiana's Bayou Adventure.

Scaffolding is in position throughout the mountain for crews to access different areas of the structure.

As we have seen at the bottom of the main drop, sections of the mountain's rockwork are marked off, likely to be cut into.

The signage and characters have been removed at the former main entrance to Splash Mountain.

In the splash-down run-off, work continues on the guide track.

Tiana's Bayou Adventure will open at Magic Kingdom in late 2024.

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TomboyJanet8 hours ago

I'm waiting for them to just be like SURPRISE! The Scaffolding IS part of the ride! It's a ride about urban community building! And the SPECIAL PART IS YOUUUUUUUUUUU!!! Also the interior is now themed to grocery store aisles and you just kind meander down them going is the ingredient here? nope! next Aisle... Is it here? nope! Next Aisle

Kirby8610 hours ago

Yeah I get why they decided against the blue sky concept. Structural integrity and all that but it's going to take time to get used to.

Brer Panther12 hours ago

The mountain's going to look so weird without the tree on top.

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BrerFoxesBayouAdventure22 hours ago

Kinda funny this same pack of pins includes The Auctioneer and Trader Sam, two other problematic characters though ones removed for far less controversial reasons. The desoulification of Chickapin Hill.

Vegas Disney Fan1 day ago

Was the removal of the grass limited to the areas used for scaffolding? Seems odd they tore out so much of it in a matter of days and then just stopped.

TomboyJanet1 day ago

Well it definitely makes it more expensive! if you sell it on Ebay....

Rteetz2 days ago

That’s what I thought at least.

Brer Panther2 days ago

I wonder if we'll get a "leak" as to what the ride-through will be like, just like we did with the previous "Louis can't find his trumpet" storyline.

RSoxNo12 days ago

Thanks, I assume they were describing this from December?

Rteetz2 days ago

Nothing new. I believe they were just referring to a previously released piece based on the description they gave.

RSoxNo12 days ago

Was there a new piece of concept art released last week? @lentesta mentioned one on Disney Dish and I can't seem to find it.

MisterPenguin2 days ago

I think you are confusing that with The Little Mermaid queue.