Tag Archives: Splash Mountain

“At This Time We Ask That You Do Not Get Out” – As Splash Mountain Log Sinks

By now, you’ve seen pictures and video of a log sinking at Splash Mountain at Walt Disney World. While we don’t know what caused the log to sink, we are glad to see everyone was ok in the incident. The bigger issue is how the Cast Member who arrived on the scene first told them

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Why Rebranding Splash Mountain to “Princess and the Frog” is Brilliant for Disney

Earlier, Disney officially announced that they are changing the theme of Splash Mountain from Song of the South to a Princess and The Frog makeover. As usual, all Disney fans are welcoming the changes with open arms. It’s great to see how no matter where everyone is from or where they stand on certain issues:

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BREAKING: Splash Mountain To Be Rethemed To Princess and The Frog Attraction

As it turns out, Disney was listening. The official word has come from the mouse: Splash Mountain will be rethemed a Princess and The Frog Attraction. Here is concept art provided by The Walt Disney Company earlier today. Theme Park University covered this story back in 2017, when a reader asked if the ride should

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Does Splash Mountain Need to be Rethemed to Something Less Offensive?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know it’s an interesting political time in the United States. Tensions are high. It seems that there is fighting on all sides of the political and humanitarian spectrum. It seems that everything that is race-related in the country is being brought into question, regardless of how long

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Now is your chance to own a REAL Haunted Mansion Butler of Maid Costume from Disneyland

Van Eaton Galleries has released their full catalog of authentic Disneyland items they are selling at auction and I have assembled a list for anyone who wants to start their Christmas shopping early. The catalog is a whopping 280 pages filled with not only authentic items from Disneyland history, but often times includes how those

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A video has been popping up all over social media recently from YouTube vlogger Mackenzie Marie, who created a rant about her recent dissatisfaction with her trip to Disneyland. You can watch the video above to hear her loudly explain for nearly 15 minutes about an issue she had in line at Splash Mountain. For those

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Theme Park University Radio Episode Two: Rhodes To Imagination

Editor’s note: Our latest episode of Theme Park University Radio features an insightful interview with Mark and Shane Rhodes from Rhodes to Imagination.  With nearly 40 years of experience in the attractions industry, the father and son duo have dozens of stories to share about their work from designing Maelstrom at EPCOT Center to writing

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The Islands of Adventure That Never Was Part 2: Ripsaw Falls

In October of 1989, a pivotal moment in the history of Islands of Adventure happened before Universal Studios Florida even opened, when Jay Ward passed away due to cancer. Ward was the creator of the original Rocky and Bullwinkle television series in addition to characters like Dudley Do-Right. After Ward’s passing, his family inherited the

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Our Online Role as Magic Makers…

Are negative posts and “Me, too!” thinking tainting vacation magic? Ron Schneider examines the role Disney bloggers play in their guests’ good times…

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