See the CROWDS on Splash Mountain’s Closing Weekend in Disney World

One thing you can count on in Disney World is change. Things are constantly changing. New attractions open. An entire park gets a big transformation. Hotels are getting upgrades.

Splash Mountain

Sometimes, though, rides close, and that’s the case with Splash Mountain, which will close FOREVER as of January 23rd. Obviously, that means that a LOT of folks are coming to Disney World to ride Splash Mountain one last time.

We’re already starting to see those guests in line for Splash Mountain today! When we stopped by the ride in Magic Kingdom, we noticed that the wait time was already at 2 hours for the standby line!!! This is the longest wait time we’ve seen all day in the park!

2 hours!

Then we checked out the Lightning Lane, which seemed pretty long — not quite 2 hours long, but there’s still more of a wait than usual in this line. Keep in mind, this will still be an expedited wait compared to the standby line.

Lightning Lane

But those aren’t the only lines — there’s also a line to get a Pressed Penny with Splash Mountain on it nearby! We get it — it’s an inexpensive commemorative souvenir.

There’s even a line for the pressed pennies

Pro Tip: If you want to grab a Splash Mountain Pressed Penny, go under the train station — you’ll find a Pressed Penny machine there with almost NO line.

Here’s a look at the Pressed Pennies available.

A look at the pressed pennies!

We expect lines will be even longer tomorrow, so if you’re headed to Splash Mountain, be prepared to wait. After tomorrow, we’ll just be counting down the days until the ride is reimagined as Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, but that won’t open until at least 2024.

Have you checked out the latest Disney-themed t-shirts in our store? Click here – you’ll want to pick some up before your next Disney trip! We’ve got a fun Briar Patch Band Tee.

Briar Patch Band Tee

You’ll find a new Tiana Tee, too!

Check out our new Tiana-inspired merch!

You’ll find loads of other merch, too, so be sure to check it out!

Join the DFB Newsletter to get all the breaking news right in your inbox! Click here to Subscribe!

Don’t Miss Out on Any Disney Fun!

Order Your Copy of the 2023 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining Today!

With more than 900 pages, the 2023 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining is full of tips and planning tools developed by Disney World experts over 30+ years of visits. We’ve done the research for you, so you’ll know just which spots will uniquely suit your family’s needs!

With mini-reviews of every single restaurant, bar, lounge, kiosk and more; an entire chapter on the best snacks in Disney World; full Disney Dining Plan analysis (and how to get FREE dining); and a full chapter on discounts and deals; you’ll have everything you need to plan your best vacation yet.

Click here to order your copy of the 2023 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining E-book with code WDW2023 to save 25% off the cover price today!

Use code WDW2023 at check-out for 25% off the cover price today!

Our guides are backed by a 100% money-back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose. 🙂

Will you be headed to Disney World this weekend to ride Splash Mountain? Let us know in the comments.

The post See the CROWDS on Splash Mountain’s Closing Weekend in Disney World first appeared on the disney food blog.


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.