Category Archives: Hollywood Studios

See the Disney Skyliner Gondolas Uncovered with Characters on them!

See the Disney Skyliner Gondolas Uncovered with Characters on them! 1 In case you missed it this week! Exciting news from Hollywood Studios! The brand new Disney Skyliner transportation system is coming soon, and today we got to see them uncovered finally…. with characters on them! Take a look! Some of the themes on the Gondolas include Star Wars, Haunted Mansion, Guardians of the Galaxy, Fab Five, Toy Story, Beauty and the Beast and more! There is no opening date for the new Continue Reading

Building Batuu: Savi’s Workshop Lets You Handbuild Your Own Customized Lightsaber at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Building Batuu: Savi’s Workshop Lets You Handbuild Your Own Customized Lightsaber at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge 7 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Scott Trowbridge For those travelers to Black Spire Outpost who feel a stronger connection with the Force, you are not alone.  To find like-minded others, make your way to Savi’s Scrapyard. Those who have felt the call can seek out the hidden workshop and arrange an appointment to meet with the Gatherers – a group of men and women who have dedicated their lives to re Continue Reading

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living- #HollywoodStudios30 #GalaxysEdge

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living- #HollywoodStudios30 #GalaxysEdge 8 Happy Wednesday Main Streeters! It’s been a busy week, I’ve been covering the festivities at Hollywood Studios for their 30th Anniversary celebration and I’m exhausted! So this weeks Florida Living update will be more visual rather than written, there is a lot to share. The media event covered so much news PLUS I actually got to see Galaxy’s Edge! Oh yes I did! Here’s some of the footage from the event! Continue Reading

New Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant Coming to Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

New Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant Coming to Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios 9 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Alex Dunlap Get yer lasso’s ready, cowpokes, because I’ve got some rootin’ tootin’ news for ya! There’s a brand-new table-service restaurant coming to Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Upon entering Andy’s back yard, guests are magically transformed to the size of a toy, surrounded by toys and playsets scattered throughout the area. And soon, gue Continue Reading

Creating ‘Wonderful World of Animation’ for Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Creating ‘Wonderful World of Animation’ for Disney’s Hollywood Studios 10 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Shawn Slater “Wonderful World of Animation,” the all-new cinematic nighttime experience debuting May 1 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, leverages state-of-the-art projection mapping technology and other effects to take guests on a magical journey through more than 90 years of Disney animation. The team at Disney Parks Live Entertainment has been working on the show fo Continue Reading

#DisneyParksLIVE: Watch the 30th Anniversary Moment of Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 1 at 9:55 A.M. EST

#DisneyParksLIVE: Watch the 30th Anniversary Moment of Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 1 at 9:55 A.M. EST 11 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker As many of you know, we’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 1.  And to kick off the big day, the Disney Parks Blog will be live streaming a special star-studded cavalcade with some of your favorite characters and a special announcement you don’t want to miss on Wednesday at 9:55 a.m. EST. Our #DisneyParksL Continue Reading

New Guest Experience Teams Now at Hollywood Studios

New Guest Experience Teams Now at Hollywood Studios 12 Awhile back, we reported that the Magic Kingdom had a new way to assist guests in the parks. It’s called the Guest Experience Team! These extra kiosks are set up randomly throughout the park as a way to show attraction wait times, assist guests with their MDE app, and to answer questions without people having to go to the main guest relations area.  It was a trial run over the holidays that is still ongoing toda Continue Reading

Disney Skyliner “Gondola” Testing at Hollywood Studios

Disney Skyliner “Gondola” Testing at Hollywood Studios 14 In case you missed it earlier this week, we reported that the new Disney Skyliner gondolas were testing at Hollywood Studios. The gondolas themselves are pretty impressive and move much faster than I anticipated. There were a few that were uncovered as well, take a peek! Although the gondolas move fast once they start going, there actually is a lineup of them in the terminal. This will allow guests to board safel Continue Reading

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Now Open at Hollywood Studios

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Now Open at Hollywood Studios 19 Disney’s Hollywood Studios has a new attraction that opened yesterday! Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy! Located in the Sunset Showcase building, this new show is perfect for Cars fans of all ages. When you go inside the theater, there are plenty of rows of seats to sit down while you wait for the show to begin. Within a few moments, fans will see a life-size Lightning McQueen right in front of them. He’s Continue Reading

Some Big Changes are Afoot Around Hollywood Studios

Some Big Changes are Afoot Around Hollywood Studios 28 So many changes have been going on across Walt Disney World and especially Hollywood studios as we get ready for the opening of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. I took a ride to the old MGM Studios over the weekend and saw a lot of new happenings going on.  There are some new character parking signage in the parking lot. They are getting mixed reviews but with the added parking, let’s face it, it’s much needed. Let Continue Reading

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Parking Lot Adds More ‘Character’

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Parking Lot Adds More ‘Character’ 38 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker The Disney’s Hollywood Studios parking lot just got a lot more character! Each section of the lot has been renamed after beloved characters guests can encounter on their adventures in the park: Mickey, Minnie, Jessie, Buzz, Olaf and BB-8. Two additional bus loops, just steps away from the main entrance, also have been added to serve guests arrivi Continue Reading