Princess and the Frog Splash Mountain

Disney to Share More on ‘Princess and the Frog’ Splash Mountain Overlay at Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans

As we revealed earlier this month, Disney will be sharing more details on its upcoming “Princess and the Frog” overlay to Splash Mountain next month at the Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans. We now have a look at individual panel schedules which lay out possible points that Disney could use to reveal more about the attraction.

Princess and the Frog Splash Mountain

A panel schedule for Disney’s presence at the Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans shows a couple of possible points for Disney to slip in some information about the new attraction, particularly on July 1. At 2:30p.m., the “Tiana Reimagined” panel will showcase “news of ‘Princess and the Frog’, and reveal of Tiana’s new look,” which could of course point to the attraction overlay.

Other chances include “Disney The Power of Joy: What’s Next?” at 11:50a.m. on July 1, and a TBD event at 3:10p.m. on July 2.

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The attraction overlay was first announced in 2020, with a closure date for Splash Mountain at Disneyland and Walt Disney World still up in the air.

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  1. I’m more excited to see a pristine original Splash Mountain in Tokyo Disney than the inevitable Scrren Mountain. The lead designer for the retheme did the Frozen ride and we call know how that turned out.

  2. If there are more details during specifically the WDW presentation, it can potentially mean WDW is the first to get the retheme. That will be pretty shocking to me since I would think they would do Disneyland first where it will get better reception. If they end up doing the far superior version of Splash first, that sounds like a very risky move. Botch it and it’ll go down in infamy. WDW Splash is a crown jewel attraction, it is akin to the Tokyo version which as of right now is in pristine original condition. I really don’t get the thoughts of Disney if they really will do the WDW Splash first.

  3. No, not interested in learning about the ride unless it’s a brand new attraction that’s not replacing Splash Mountain.

  4. I’m very Interested about the Princess and the Frog Splash Mountain overlay! I can’t wait

  5. I kept hoping this would just go away. We love Splash Mountain and the Brer characters the way it is. Make a new Tiana ride.

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