Step into the glitz and glamour of Hollywood at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! This iconic theme park brings the magic of movies to life with thrilling attractions, entertainment, and immersive experiences. In this article, we’ll explore the recent updates and changes that have taken place on the Hollywood Studios in the last little while. Get ready to discover what’s new and plan your next blockbuster adventure!
For a pdf download of the updated Hollywood Studios Map at Walt Disney World, scroll down to the bottom this page.
New Attractions and Experiences:
Hollywood Studios has seen several changes and additions recently.
Among the notable updates is the transformation and newly reimagined Pixar Place into a vibrant area with a general Pixar theme. Visitors can now enjoy character meet and greets with beloved Pixar characters such as Edna Mode, Sulley, Mr. and Mrs. Incredible, and Frozone. This reimagined space provides opportunities for fans to interact with their favorite characters and create magical memories.
Disney After Hours
This special ticketed event returned to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in January 2023 after a long hiatus. The event offers low crowds and shorter wait times for popular attractions such as Slinky Dog Dash, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Tower of Terror, and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster.
Another exciting addition to Hollywood Studios is the opening of the Toy Story Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant. This full-service dining establishment, located in Toy Story Land, offers guests the chance to be immersed in the world of Andy. The restaurant’s theme revolves around a rodeo arena crafted from taped-together cardboard boxes adorned with a variety of toys, games, and playsets. With its family-style, all-you-can-eat barbecue, the Roundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant has quickly gained popularity and has become one of the most sought-after dining experiences in Walt Disney World.
For those with a sweet tooth, the Neighborhood Bakery at Pixar Place has also made a comeback. Here, visitors can indulge in the famous Jack-Jack’s Num Num Cookies, known for their deliciousness and association with the beloved character from “The Incredibles” franchise. The reopening of this bakery allows guests to enjoy these tasty treats in the heart of Pixar Place, where they truly belong.
Entertainment at Hollywood Studios has received a boost with the return of the iconic nighttime show, Fantasmic! This beloved spectacle now features new sequences and characters, adding an extra layer of excitement and enchantment to the show. Visitors can once again immerse themselves in the magical world of Fantasmic! and witness a dazzling display of lights, music, and Disney storytelling.
In close proximity to Hollywood Studios, a new and extraordinary accommodation option has emerged. The boutique Star Wars-themed hotel, described as a “living adventure,” provides guests with an unparalleled experience that connects them to the Star Wars universe like never before. This immersive resort offers a unique and fully immersive stay, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in the epic saga of Star Wars.
Additionally, the return of parking lot trams to Epcot and Hollywood Studios has brought convenience and relief to park visitors. These trams, although seemingly insignificant, play a significant role in easing transportation and enhancing the overall guest experience. After a long day exploring the parks, having access to these trams can make a significant difference in guests’ comfort and convenience.
Overall, Hollywood Studios continues to evolve and offer new experiences for guests to enjoy, from dining and entertainment to immersive resort stays and character meet and greets.
Changes coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2024:
Tiana’s Bayou Adventure
This new ride is set to replace Splash Mountain and will be based on the movie “The Princess and the Frog.”
This ride is expected to receive a story update in early 2024, featuring new characters from within the Star Wars universe, including Ahsoka Tano.
This new show is set to replace “It’s Tough to Be a Bug” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Updated Official Map:
351 S Studio Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 34747, USA
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