Disney's Hollywood Studios
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Disney's Hollywood Studios4 stars:
Trusted Customer reviewed 24 Mar, 2020
Encounter the thrills
Use your Disney Park tickets to enter a world of glitz and glamour where you are the star! Prepare yourself for, lights...camera...and a stage set for plenty of action at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and discover thrilling attractions, on-stage live spectaculars and exciting backstage fun.
Our guide to Disney's Hollywood Studios
Disney’s Hollywood Studios is perfect for everyone who loves the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and the delight of the movies, excitement of TV and the spectacle of Broadway. Take centre stage with your Disney Tickets and put yourself in the heart of the excitement.
And for the first time ever, live your very own Star Wars™ story at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Use your Disney tickets to fly the galaxy’s most legendary ship on Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run or find yourself caught in an epic battle between the First Order and the Resistance. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance is a massive attraction with multiple ride systems that is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced at Walt Disney World Resort… or anywhere else in the galaxy! With a whole new land, you can finally live your adventure in a galaxy far, far away!
Other must-see Disney's Hollywood Studios attractions include:
Fun for Kids
- Alien Swirling Saucers: Inspired by Disney·Pixar’s Toy Story films, take a toy rocket ride while aliens fly around in toy saucers and The Claw looms above!
- Toy Story Mania! – Take aim and ride this 4D competition! Grab your 3D glasses and aim for virtual targets. As you score points, you'll be cheered on by favourite ''Toy Story'' characters. Toy Story Mania! is inspired by Disney/Pixar's films.
- Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway - The first ride at any Disney park that stars Mickey Mouse and friends! Step inside the wacky and unpredictable world of a Mickey Mouse Cartoon Short 'Perfect Picnic' for an one-of-a-kind adventure where anything can happen. Why? Because here, mouse rules apply!
- The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™- You’ll never experience the same fear twice on this radically random and terrifying elevator ride.
- Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster - Experience the twistin’, turnin’, loopin’ limo ride which is sure to get your adrenaline pumping!
- Star Tours — The Adventures Continue: Feel the power of the Force in this 3D simulated space flight launching you into the world of Star Wars.
- Slinky Dog Dash: Inspired by Disney·Pixar’s Toy Story films, this crazy coaster whooshes round curves, up hills and down drops for chaotic family fun.
- Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage: truly dazzling Broadway-style retelling of the tender love story.
- Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular: Conclude your day in a galaxy far, far away with an all-new nighttime spectacular bursting with memorable Star Wars moments (select days only).
Your Disney Tickets allow you to experience all of the fantastic attractions above as well as many more at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – click on the ‘rides’ tab for a full list of attractions.
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Our guide to Disney's Hollywood Studios
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Minimum Height Required: 40” (102cm)
Join the Resistance in an epic battle against the First Order on this exciting new ride that is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced at Walt Disney World Resort… or anywhere else in the galaxy! As you head to a secret Resistance gathering outside Black Spire Outpost your transport is captured by an imposing First Order Star Destroyer filled with legions of stormtroopers—and even Kylo Ren! Fortunately, a covert team of Resistance fighters—including Rey and BB-8—is at the ready to give you a fighting chance to escape… and a chance for the Resistance to rise.Prepare for a thrilling, first-of-its-kind adventure!
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run – Now Open!
Minimum Height Required: 97cm or taller
Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway
At Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, you’ll enter the NEW Mickey Mouse cartoon short “Perfect Picnic” for an one-of-a-kind adventure where anything can happen. Why? Because here, mouse rules apply! Climb aboard a runaway railway and embark on a whirlwind ride through a world where the rules of physics don’t apply. Prepare for unexpected twists, slapstick gags and mind-boggling transformations at every turn, as Mickey and Minnie try to save the day.
Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular
Star Tours - The Adventures Continue
Minimum Height Required: 102cm or taller
Jedi Training: Trails of the Temple
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith
Minimum Height Required: 122cm or taller
Slinky Dog Dash
Alien Swirling Saucers
Minimum Height Required: 82cm or taller
Toy Story Mania!
Beauty and the Beast - Live on Stage
The heartwarming tale of Belle and the Beast swirls to life in this lush stage performance. With colourful costumes, gorgeous scenery and the songs you’ve come to love, this sumptuous show will sweep you away—all over again!
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™
Minimum Height Required: 102cm or taller
Muppet Vision 3D
For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along
Studio Backlot Tour
Lights, Motors, Action!
Indiana Jones™ Epic Stunt Spectacular
Average 4.5 out of 5 (4301 customer reviews)
Not too much going on
Pauline Heath reviewed 24 Mar,2020
Star Wars Galaxies Edge was amazing (apart from the crazy queues) but the rest of the park is very dated.
Steve Anderson reviewed 23 Mar,2020
Paul Davey reviewed 20 Mar,2020
It was good day to visit and the sky ride was good before we entered the park
Rehaan Rather reviewed 19 Mar,2020
Amazing rides. From Star Wars to tower of terror. Very crowded.
Kim Vreys reviewed 15 Mar,2020
Frequently Asked Questions for Disney's Hollywood Studios
What is Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World?
Disney's Hollywood Studios is one of the four Disney theme parks (previously known as MGM studios) where you will find amazing attractions, experiences and characters from your favourite movies, tv shows and music.
What is there to see at Disney's Hollywood Studios?
There are many attractions and experiences to enjoy in Disney's Hollywood Studios. Most popular and recently open is the new area of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge where you will find yourself in the middle of the action of legendary Star Wars stories. Also new are Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway, a great family ride that is sure to entertain! Other favourite attractions include Toy Story Mania, Slinky Dog Dash, Tower of Terror, Rock n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith and the wonderful entertaining Beauty and the Beast - Live on Stage and For the First Time in Forever: a Frozen Sing-Along Celebration.
How big is Disney's Hollywood Studios?
The park spans across 135 acres and is home to 9 incredible attractions, as well as two of Disney's newest and most intricately themed lands: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and Toy Story Land.
Where is Disney's Hollywood Studios?
Disney's Hollywood Studio is just off World Drive and close to Epcot and Blizzard Beach within the Walt Disney World Resort.
What Disney Princesses can I meet in Disney's Hollywood Studios?
Although there are several attractions that include Disney Princesses there isn't a prescribed meet and greet option for them at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Using your 14 Day Disney's Ultimate Ticket, you can also visit Magic Kingdom Park, where you'll find the Princess Pavilion.
How do I get to Disney Springs from Disney's Hollywood Studios?
There is a regular shuttle service from Disney Springs to Hollywood Studios every 15 to 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can hop in a taxi or Uber. The Park is only a 10 minute drive from Disney Springs.
Where can I eat at Disney's Hollywood Studios?
There are a variety of options to suit all tastes. If you are a Star Wars fan we highly recommend Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo. Alternatively, Woody's Lunchbox is a great new addition in Toy Story. If you are looking to enjoy a relaxed sit-down table service meal, Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano is a great option or to treat yourself to a fine dining experience, The Hollywood Brown Derby is the place to go!
What time does Disney's Hollywood Studios open?
Park opening times may vary depending on the day and season. We recommend checking ahead of time directly on My Disney Experience app or website for up-to-date information.
How many rides are at Disney's Hollywood Studios?
At Disney's Hollywood Studios you will find 9 attractions, 9 day-time shows and experiences and a number of night-time shows including Fantasmic and Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular. Disney's Hollywood Studios is also home to two of the Resort's most incredible themed areas: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and Toy Story Land.
How do I get to Disney's Hollywood Studios?
You can reach Disney's Hollywood Studios by car, taxi, Uber or by Mears Transportation service from select International Drive hotels. If you are staying in a Disney Resort hotel or Disney Partner hotel a complimentary shuttle service will be available all day every 15 to 20 minutes. Hollywood Studios is also connected to select hotels via the Disney Skyliner and Friendship Boat service.
How far is Disney's Hollywood Studios from Coronado Springs?
Disney's Hollywood Studios is approximately a 7minute-drive from Disney's Coronado Springs.
What is Fantasmic at Disney's Hollywood Studios?
Fantasmic is 30 minute-long night-time show featuring a huge set, fantastic effects, water features and dazzling fireworks where you will meet some of your favourite characters and re-live some of the unforgettable moments from a selection of Disney's animated classics.
Can I buy a Disney's Hollywood Studios ticket?
The 1 day ticket for Disney's Hollywood Studios is not sold in the UK but can be bought directly at the front gate. The 14 day Ultimate ticket is available year round and occasionally Disney also release a special offer ticket valid for 2 days. Check out our Special Offers page to view our current deals.
What time are the fireworks at Disney's Hollywood Studios?
There are two main firework shows at Hollywood Studios; Fantasmic and Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular. Show times vary depending on Park closing times. Showtimes can be viewed on the My Disney Experience App and are also available on the complimentary guides found at the Park entrance.
Are there Disney Characters at Disney's Hollywood Studios?
Character meet and greets in Disney's Hollywood Studios include Toy Story Friends, Star Wars Characters, Stars of Disney Junior, Olaf, Mike, Sulley, Chip 'n' Dale and the all-time favourites Mickey and Minnie.
What time do Disney buses start running to Disney's Hollywood Studios?
Complimentary transportation from the Disney hotels to Hollywood Studios generally operate from 45 minutes prior to the park opening to 1 hour after park closing time.
What hotels are near Disney's Hollywood Studios?
The closest hotels to Disney's Hollywood Studios are: Art of Animation, Coronado Springs, Caribbean Beach, Disney's Riviera, Disney's Boardwalk, Yacht Club and the Disney partner hotels Swan & Dolphin. For more information and prices feel free to check our Disney World Hotels page.
What is Disney Movie Magic at Disney's Hollywood Studios?
Disney Movie Magic is a night-time projection show available during select periods. It is around 10 minutes long and usually runs just before Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular.
Can you meet Disney Junior Characters at Disney's Hollywood Studios?
You can meet Disney Junior Characters at the Animation Courtyard in Disney's Hollywood Studios. Characters you can meet here include Vampirina, Doc McStuffins and Nancy Clancy.
Where is the Little Mermaid in Disney's Hollywood Studios?
Voyage of the Little Mermaid is found in Animation Courtyard to the right of Center Stage.
What year did Disney's Hollywood Studios open?
The park first opened under the name of Disney-MGM Studios on May 1st 1989.
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Capacity for Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and its experiences is limited. Access to the park, land and experiences may be restricted or unavailable depending on guest demand and other factors. Park tickets, Annual Passes, vacation packages and Walt Disney World Resort Hotel stays do not guarantee access to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Disney FastPass+ service is initially unavailable for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.