Walt Disney Imagineering unveils progress on Tiana's Bayou Adventure Animatronics

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Posted: Monday September 11, 2023 10:53am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

During this past weekend's Destination D23 event, Walt Disney Imagineering gave us a rare look inside the Audio-Animatronics Workshop as work continues on Tiana's Bayou Adventure.


In the video below, a large audio-animatronic version of Louis is being assembled before being installed inside the attraction.

Speaking at the event, Disney Parks Chairman Josh D'Amaro said, "These folks are doing amazing work. They're hard at work on all the figures that we're just packing into this attraction. It's going to be such a great experience experience, bringing you a new story from Tiana's world that picks off right where that classic film left off."

Tiana's Bayou Adventure will open in late 2024 at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom and Disneyland.

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EagleScout6108 hours ago

They say 2024 but who the heck knows?

JohnD10 hours ago

More scaffolding. Looks the same to me. When is this thing supposed to open?

imagineer9710 hours ago

Me when I see how many fewer animatronics there are:

EagleScout61012 hours ago

Never forget what they took from us

EagleScout61012 hours ago

Looks like they boarded up the front of the barn.

BrerFoxesBayouAdventure23 hours ago

Happy 31st anniversary, Splash Mountain.

EagleScout6101 day ago

Only hint at what TBA's queue will look like right now is from the model of Disneyland's version at 22's D23. Actually now that I look at this, it seems to have the wooden rails that WDW had.

Magicart871 day ago

Isn't this the area already revealed in the TBA scale model? Signage, some magnolias and rockwork. Looks like rockwork base with garden picket fence queue.

Touchdown1 day ago

I’m sure they want to avoid the strung rope disaster that was the previous Splash queue by the barn.

HMF1 day ago

No, Those died years ago when my magic+ failed.

JoeCamel2 days ago

Please no Looks like they are going all out on this, they brought rocks to Florida. Real rocks not fiberglass, rocks are expensive to get to central Florida.....

BrerFoxesBayouAdventure2 days ago

I wonder, are they widening the queue so they can have an interactive one ala Haunted Mansion or Winnie the Pooh?

ddisneyd2 days ago

Great photos thanks for sharing

DCBaker2 days ago

Photos from today. 745803745804745805745806