Walt Disney World has announced in early 2022, both Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain at Magic Kingdom will temporarily close for regularly scheduled refurbishments. Splash Mountain will undergo a refurbishment first, from January 10- February 10, 2022. During this time, WDW will not be… Read More »Walt Disney World Announces 2022 Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain Refurbishment Closures
Disney Parks has revealed new art and story details for the Splash Mountain ride rehab that will center around the characters from Princess and the Frog movie. According to Disney, the story will take place after the final kiss of the film, as Naveen and… Read More »Disney Parks Reveals New Details on Princess and the Frog Splash Mountain Revamp
I get story pitches all the time for the blog, but I can honestly say I’ve never received anything like today’s story. When I received the story of howMakya got married on the Splash Mountain attraction at Disneyland, I knew I had to share it… Read More »Couple gets married on Splash Mountain and have the photos to prove it
A court case stemming from a 2010 incident at the popular Splash Mountain water flume attraction finally reached a court verdict last week. Disneyland was found negligent for how it handled the circumstances during a boat evacuation from the ride, but the jury also found… Read More »Disneyland Found Negligent for 2010 Splash Mountain Incident, But Will Pay No Damages
from Instagram: Parade speaker camouflage is vastly improved as of late. I wonder where old direction sign went, probably to one of those reseller companies.
Splash Mountain, the Magic Kingdom’s classic log flume ride, has returned from a refurbishment with a fresh coat of paint and fixes for nearly all the special effects and animatronics in the attraction (but not all unfortunately). This TLC was much needed and has brought life back to many of the scenes including the Grand Finale which I’ve included here. Those chickens and pigs haven’t moved like that in years. It’s very nice to see.
Shameless plug time. My latest column, a highly personal one, is up at LaughingPlace.com. Disneyland celebrates its 54th Anniversary on Friday (more to come on that), and that also happens to be te 20th Anniversary of the original Splash Mountain. I became obsessed with the… Read More »Splash Mountain @ Disneyland Turns 20