Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Originally known as Disney-MGM Studios, Disney's Hollywood Studios opened on May 1, 1989, as the third theme park at Walt Disney World Resort.


Originally known as Disney-MGM Studios, Disney’s Hollywood Studios opened on May 1, 1989, as the third theme park at Walt Disney World Resort. Disney’s Hollywood Studios encompasses 135 acres and showcases the incredible history of Hollywood movies with attractions, thrill rides and live shows.

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Highlights
Highlights of Disney’s Hollywood Studios include The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, which features a 13-story plummet into the abyss; Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster – Starring Aerosmith, which transports you through a myriad of twists and turns, along with great tunes; Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, an exhilarating production that highlights thrilling motion-picture adventures; Star Tours – The Adventure Continues, an intergalactic simulated ride; Voyage of the Little Mermaid, a live show that showcases the story of Ariel and her undersea friends; Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage, a Broadway-style musical production based on the hit Disney movie; and The Great Movie Ride, an exciting tour through the history of American film. The Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show promises high-octane thrills for all ages!

Other Disney’s Hollywood Studios Attractions

Other popular attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios include Honey I Shrunk the Kids Movie Set Adventure (playground), Muppet*Vision 3-D, Disney Junior – Live on Stage! and The Magic of Disney Animation. Guests of Disney’s Hollywood Studios also can take the entertaining and instructive Studio Backlot Tour, which includes state-of-the-art special effects, movie sets and a thrilling visit to Catastrophe Canyon. Don’t miss the nightly Fantasmic!, where Sorcerer Mickey battles a host of notable Disney villains during a “spectacle of fire, water, music and light.”

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Dining

Disney’s Hollywood Studios offers a variety of dining options throughout the theme park such as ‘50s Prime Time Café, Hollywood Brown Derby (an incredibly detailed replica of the original), Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano, Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant and Pizza Planet Arcade. Many Disney’s Hollywood Studios specialty shops can be found along Hollywood Boulevard, the main gateway to the theme park. Seasonal events at Disney’s Hollywood Studios include Star Wars Weekends from mid-May to mid-June, Night of Joy in early September and the Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights throughout the winter holidays, among others.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios FASTPASS Attractions
FASTPASS attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios include Extreme Stunt Show, Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, Tower of Terror and Voyage of the Little Mermaid. Known for its “ Earffel Tower” and immense Sorcerer’s Hat icons, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is typically open daily at 9 AM (seasonal hours; call ahead before visiting).

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS ATTRACTIONS
Beauty & The Beast – Live on Stage – Sunset Boulevard
Disney Junior – Live on Stage! – Animation Courtyard
Fantasmic! – Sunset Boulevard
The Great Movie Ride – Hollywood Boulevard
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Movie Set Adventure – Streets of America
Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular – Echo Lake
Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show – Streets of America
The Magic of Disney Animation – Animation Courtyard
Muppet*Vision 3-D – Streets of America
Rock ‘n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith – Sunset Boulevard
Star Tours – The Adventure Continues – Echo Lake
Studio Backlot Tour – Streets of America
Toy Story Midway Mania! – Pixar Place
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror – Sunset Boulevard
Voyage of the Little Mermaid – Animation Courtyard
Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream – Mickey Avenue

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS DINING
’50s Prime Time Cafe – Echo Lake
ABC Commissary – Commissary Lane
Anaheim Produce – Sunset Boulevard
Backlot Express – Echo Lake
Catalina Eddie’s – Sunset Boulevard
Disney Junior Play ‘N Dine at Hollywood & Vine – Echo Lake
Fairfax Fare – Sunset Boulevard
Fantasmic Food Offerings – Sunset Boulevard
Hey Howdy Hey Take Away – Pixar Place
High Octane Refreshments – Streets of America
The Hollywood Brown Derby – Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood & Vine – Echo Lake
Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano – Streets of America
Min & Bill’s Dockside Diner – Echo Lake
Oasis Canteen – Echo Lake
Pizza Planet Arcade – Streets of America
Play ‘N Dine at Hollywood & Vine
Rosie’s All-American Cafe – Sunset Boulevard
Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant – Commissary Lane
Starring Rolls Cafe – Sunset Boulevard
Studio Catering Co. – Streets of America
Toluca Legs Turkey Co. – Sunset Boulevard
Tune-in Lounge – Echo Lake

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