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All the construction walls surrounding Tiana’s Bayou Adventure in Magic Kingdom have come down as the ride opens for Cast Member previews.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is located in Frontierland at Magic Kingdom. It will open to all guests on June 28 after previews for Cast Members, D23 Gold Members, Disney Vacation Club Members, and Annual Passholders.

The former Splash Mountain has been transformed into a salt mine in the Louisiana bayou with a Tiana’s Foods water tower. Tiana’s Foods is the co-op founded by Tiana after the events of “The Princess and the Frog.”

A purple sign with lily flower lights is behind the attraction’s wooden fence, facing the rest of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.

There’s a screen in a wooden frame with green doors.

Purple, green, and yellow are the main colors of Mardi Gras. Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is set during Mardi Gras in New Orleans so uses the same color scheme.

A pink lily flower is also used as a symbol on the attraction’s signs.

On Saturday morning, Disney was testing the attraction before letting Cast Members ride.

The Splash Mountain façade has been covered in new fake and real foliage to make it look more like Louisiana.

Pink flowers float in the bayou. There are lilypads and reeds.

The Splash Mountain briar patch was removed and fake trees were installed.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure uses the same ride track and vehicles as Splash Mountain.

When construction began in January 2023, much of the work was focused on this loop after the ride’s drop.

Foliage, trees, and new lanterns were added around this loop.

The former Briar Patch gift shop will be Critter Co-Op. Splashdown Photos will be Tiana’s Bayou General.

Lari the armadillo is holding down the fort with his lantern and leafy umbrella.

Cast Members are stationed in front of the Frontierland Railroad Station to coordinate previews. The train station is still open.

There are some rolling planters around the entrance.

An A-frame sign reads “Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Event Check-In: Pre-registered guests only. Please arrive only during your designated time slot.”

There’s a picture of three Tiana’s Bayou Adventure critters riding the attraction.

The sign also points guests to the nearest restrooms at Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe and Pirates of the Caribbean. The restrooms behind the train station are closed during previews.

Foliage above the main entrance spills over the wooden marquee. There are purple, green, and yellow frames for future wait times and Lightning Lane return times. They feature lily flower motifs.

Through the planters, we could see the Lightning Lane tapstiles and more Tiana’s Bayou Adventure signage.

A Tiana’s Foods banner reads “Everybody’s Welcome!” The ride sees Tiana and Louis venture into the bayou to find a special ingredient for their Mardi Gras celebration.

The space that once held a Splash Mountain-themed play area has been cleared of construction materials.

Shrubs and trees are still growing into the space around the queue.

Another lily flower is depicted in a circular section of pavement and on the nearby gate.

Stanchions with ropes are up on the flagstone path of the Tiana’s Bayou Adventure queue.

Guests will enter through the now yellow barn featuring a Tiana’s Bayou Adventure mural.

The doors at the top of these stairs are purple.

The doors on the barn and the window shutters are green.

Lampposts throughout the queue are blue with gold accents.

A birdhouse sits atop one pole, seemingly in reference to the old Splash Mountain birdhouses.

A crew member was working in the flowerbed below the birdhouse on Saturday morning.

The Tiana’s Foods delivery truck has been uncovered. It’s behind a gate with Tiana’s Foods crates around it.

The queue has a mix of new wrought iron railings and the old wooden railings.

Lights hang over the queue on wires strung between poles.

Tiana’s Bayou General is behind the queue.

There is still scrim in the Walt Disney World Railroad tunnel passing Splash Mountain.

New chains are up at the edge of a flowerbed near the attraction flume.

A sign hanging from one chain warns of danger.

We spotted one white flower on a tree in front of the Tiana’s Bayou Adventure entrance.

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure Cast Members wear a base Frontierland costume of brown pants or shorts and a patterned blue short. Their accessories are a purple, green, and yellow ascot and yellow flat cap.

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