Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom: What to know before you go

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will soon open to the public at Disney’s Magic Kingdom.

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Park officials said the new “The Princess and the Frog”-themed attraction -- which replaced the iconic Splash Mountain ride -- will open June 28.

Disney officials described the new attraction’s backstory as one that “digs a little deeper” into Princess Tiana’s story.

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They said park visitors will be transported to a Louisiana bayou for a journey “full of music” and “Mama Odie’s magic” in preparation for a “celebration where everyone’s welcome.”

The ride will also open in Anaheim, California, later this year at the original Disneyland Park.

Splash Mountain to be re-branded
Splash Mountain to be re-branded
Coming to both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort in late 2024, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will bring guests down the bayou along with Tiana, Naveen and their friends, and explore the next chapter in Tiana’s story.
Coming to both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort in late 2024, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will bring guests down the bayou along with Tiana, Naveen and their friends, and explore the next chapter in Tiana’s story.
Overnight, Disney Imagineers installed a tiara-topped water tower, which will be the centerpiece for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, Disney Parks tweeted Tuesday morning.
Overnight, Disney Imagineers installed a tiara-topped water tower, which will be the centerpiece for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, Disney Parks tweeted Tuesday morning.
Overnight, Disney Imagineers installed a tiara-topped water tower, which will be the centerpiece for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, Disney Parks tweeted Tuesday morning.
Overnight, Disney Imagineers installed a tiara-topped water tower, which will be the centerpiece for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, Disney Parks tweeted Tuesday morning.
Tiana’s Bayou Adventure coming to Magic Kingdom in late 2024
Tiana’s Bayou Adventure coming to Magic Kingdom in late 2024
Walt Disney Imagineering is creating an original, next chapter story for Tiana. Within the attraction queue, guests will discover that she continues to grow her business with Tiana’s Foods – an employee-owned cooperative. Combining her talents with those of the local community, Tiana has transformed an aging salt mine and built a beloved brand. (DISNEY)
Opening in late 2024, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will take guests on a musical adventure inspired by the beloved story and characters from the fan-favorite film. Picking up where the film left off, guests 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 where everyone is welcome. Along the way, guests will encounter familiar faces, make new friends and travel through the bayou to original music inspired by songs from the film as they are brought into the next chapter of Tiana’s story. (DISNEY)
Opening in late 2024, Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will take guests on a musical adventure inspired by the beloved story and characters from the fan-favorite film. Picking up where the film left off, guests 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 where everyone is welcome. Along the way, guests will encounter familiar faces, make new friends and travel through the bayou to original music inspired by songs from the film as they are brought into the next chapter of Tiana’s story. (DISNEY)

Here’s what to know before you go:


Virtual queue

A standby queue will not be available in the initial days after the ride opens.

Visitors can request to join the virtual queue via the My Disney Experience app at either 7 a.m. or 1 p.m.

Click here for more information.

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Will there be a drop?

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure will let riders journey into the New Orleans bayou with thrilling drops, including a 50-foot drop.


Height requirement

Guests must be at least 40 inches (102 centimeters) or taller to ride Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.

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Be prepared to get wet

Disney said that when you drop into Tiana’s party, there is a strong chance riders may get wet. While most visitors will appreciate the cool down, others may want to bring rain gear.


Try some of Tiana’s beignets

Disney said that on opening day, Golden Oaks Outpost and the Friar’s Nook will serve beignets. The sweet treat will be available for a limited time.

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