Disney's Hollywood Studios offers a behind the scenes glimpse of Hollywood action with live shows, thrilling attractions, backstage tours and special events.
A working TV and film studio, and theme park if you're lucky you might get to see Disney animators creating their next blockbuster, one time when we were there, we saw them doing the initial animation for Mulan.
This park is less strenuous than most of the other parks.
You really need to check show times and plan your day.
Plan ahead what direction around the park you will take.
Get there early and maybe leave to do a water park or get something to eat in the afternoon.
Drink Plenty of Water.
Take your own food, Disney's Hollywood Studios can be expensive.
Park Entrance Fees:
You need a maths degree to figure out the way theme parks price their tickets, as they vary so wildly.
Choosing the cheapest day is not always the best option as the park could be a lot busier.
Keep an eye out for ticket promotions. Be careful though, if it looks too good to be true then it will be.
Consider Multi-Park tickets. Discounts are available for parks within the same organisation.
Compare buying in your own currency or in Dollars, you would be surprised.
Don't forget you have to pay "State Tax". Currently it is 6%.
$45-$50 per day - Preferred parking: car or motorcycle
$25 per day - Standard parking: car or motorcycle
$30 per day - Oversized Vehicle Parking: Shuttle, Limo, Camper Trailer, RV, Bus or Tractor Trailer
Highlights of Disney's Hollywood Studios:
Video below is from 2002
Animation CourtyardDisney Junior Dance Party Show off your moves, catch bubbles and laugh yourself silly at a fun-filled party featuring favourite Disney Junior Characters and music.
Voyage of The Little Mermaid This 15-minute live show recreates the music, the beauty and the wonder of the popular Disney film. Be immersed in stunning puppetry and sweeping sets as you become part of Ariel's world.
Walt Disney Presents Explore Walt Disney's legendary legacy through a fascinating multimedia journey that includes rare artifacts.
Commissary LaneMickey & Minnie - Red Carpet Dreams See Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse backstage on set at Red Carpet Dreams.
Echo LakeA Frozen Sing-Along Celebration A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration is a musical show based on Disney's 2013 3D computer animated musical feature film Frozen and the songs from the film.
Indiana Jones™ Epic Stunt Spectacular Watch as many of the most captivating scenes from the first Indiana Jones film are recreated in a scheduled 30 minute live show.
Mickey Shorts Theater Watch a short film starring Mickey and Minnie Mouse in a fun, colorful theater.
Star Tours - The Adventures Continue Blast Off into Star Wars like never before in 3-D! The Adventures Continue takes Jedis to Tatooine and beyond. With several possible missions, you'll never know where the Force might take you!
Grand AvenueMuppet Vision 3-D A 13-minute trip through Muppet Labs in 3D. Surprise air bursts and real bubbles add to the whimsy and wackiness!
Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway is the first 2 1/2-D movie-themed attraction hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse!
Star Wars: Galaxy's EdgeMillennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run Smugglers Run lets guests fly Han Solo's Millennium Falcon, the "fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy."
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Join the Resistance in an epic battle against the First Order.
Sunset BoulevardBeauty and the Beast - Live on Stage Live on Stage this is a lavish 25-minute, Broadway style musical for visitors of all ages based on the hit Disney movie that brings to life the tender love story of Belle and the Beast.
Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy This theater show features Cars superstars Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez, and Tow Mater. While the last two appear only on the massive wraparound screen.
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster® Starring Aerosmith Rock out with Aerosmith! This attraction is a roller coaster amplified by the driving beat of a special soundtrack recorded by the rock legends Aerosmith themselves.
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ Terror in the once glamorous Hollywood Tower Hotel. Explore the mysteries of what happened one fateful and stormy night, then plunge 13 floors into the thrilling recesses of The Twilight Zone.
Toy Story LandAlien Swirling Saucers The cutest extraterrestrials in the galaxy have landed, and they're taking you for a ride. Power up the saucers for an interstellar romp through space.
Slinky Dog Dash Take off on a family-friendly coaster that twists and turns past giant toys and springs across Andy's oversized backyard!
Toy Story Mania! This interactive, 4D attraction features the cast of characters from the Disney Pixar Toy Story films. Climb aboard a ride vehicle and play through a gallery of midway style games designed for a good time.
ParadesFantasmic! Fantasmic! takes place in the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater located near "The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror" and "Beauty and the Beast-Live on Stage." Watch Sorcerer Mickey battle Disney Villains in this sensational laser and light show.