Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been part of the Disney World Resort since 1989 and was once a working film, television, and animation studio. The park was formerly known as Disney-MGM Studios and is now home to dozens of movie-themed rides, and attractions. It also hosts several shows and holiday events throughout the year. Hollywood Studios is the park for Disney movie fans and anyone who wants to enjoy even more rides and fun Disney experiences during their Walt Disney World vacation.
Here are ten must-see sites at Disney’s Hollywood Studios:
#1: Galaxy’s Edge
A must-go for any Star Wars fan. Find yourself immersed on the planet Batuu where the resistance and First Order battle it out. Try out of-this-world food and drinks. Ride on the Millenium Falcon and escape the clutches of Kylo Ren in Rise of the Resistance. You can spend hours in this corner of the galaxy.
#2: Toy Story Land
Be shrunk down to the size of Andy’s toys and explore the imagination of a child. Try to beat your best score on Toy Story Mania, be whipped around on Alien Swirling Saucers, and be launched on Slinky Dog Dash.
#3: Mickey’s Runaway Railway
Inside the parks, iconic Chinese Theatre, get lost in a Mickey Mouse animated short. This trackless ride takes you through the hijinks of Goofy, Mickey, Minnie, and friends as they try to have a simple picnic.
#4: Rock’n’Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
Older kids and adults will enjoy this high-speed and high-energy attraction that’s choreographed to a soundtrack recorded by rock legends. This roller coaster experience is one of the few thrill rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
#5: Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
This thrill ride takes you back to classic Hollywood with a haunted twist. After your initial drop, enjoy this ever-changing thrill.
#6: Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!
Find out how some of those memorable scenes from Indiana Jones™ movies were made, and catch the 30-minute live stunt show which recreates some of the famous scenes from the very first Indiana Jones movie.
#7: Beauty and the Beast Live!
Enjoy this stage production that takes you out of the sun, with performers singing and dancing to the memorable music of the movie.
#8: Star Tours
Star Wars fans of all ages get the chance to play with their favorite characters in this 3D adventure that’s set up like a virtual reality adventure. You’ll fly with Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, Chewbacca, R2-D2, and other Star Wars characters, and the storyline and location change each time to ensure a unique experience!
#9: Disney Movie Magic
Projected on the Chinese theatre is a nighttime projection show. Watch moments from your favorite Disney movies with classic scenes and music.
The night show to end your day with. Including map projections, fireworks, a plethora of Disney characters, fountains, and memorable music. Make sure to catch this show before you leave.
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