Hollywood Studios

Published: January 10, 2020

Disney World has reduced its bus transportation from Resorts that are on the Disney Skyliner to the Parks that are connected.  Reports are showing that buses are running once an HOUR to Hollywood Studios and Epcot from Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach and Riviera.

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Published: January 10, 2020

Disney has announced that Morning Extra Magic Hours scheduled in March, 2020 have been changed to evening Extra Magic Hours. In March, 2020 Hours have been changed from March 1: 8-9am to 8-10pm March 8, 15, 22, 29: 8-9 am to 8:30 – 10:30pm As always, keep checking the official Disney World Park’s schedule here

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Published: July 24, 2019

A woman from Chicago punched a cast member in the face when the FastPass that she thought she had did not work. On July 13th, the 23 year old woman was upset because she and her family were denied access to the FastPass line.  The woman started yelling at the cast member and pushing buttons

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Published: July 16, 2019

The Disney Skyliner Gondolas that everyone has been watching grow right before our eyes has announced an opening date. The Gondolas have been built as an additional form of transportation between Hollywood Studios and Epcot to Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and the new Disney’s Riviera Resort

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Published: June 28, 2019

The long dreaded “Tiers” for FastPass+ reservations are going to be changing at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Beginning on August 29th (the same day that Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opens.), Toy Story Mania!, Slinky Dog Dash, Alien Swirling Saucers, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, AND The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror will all be in the “Tier

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Published: June 25, 2019

Disney has increased the price of its Annual Passes, pretty much, across the board.  Many Annual Pass Holders are crying foul as the increase conveniently comes right before the long-awaited opening of Galaxy’s Edge in Hollywood Studios this August.  Annual Pass Holders will have a special preview of the new addition to Hollywood Studios before

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Published: May 23, 2019

Disney has announced a new way to purchase tickets for this upcoming Summer season. Starting on June 4, 2019, guests will be able to purchase a ticket plan that will allow them access to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom and both waterparks for the price of $444.  Here are the details from Disney:

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Published: May 22, 2019

As new attractions are added to Walt Disney World, unfortunately, some older attractions must give way.  In this post, we will discuss our favorite attraction of years gone by. 10. Mickey’s Toontown (Magic Kingdom) Mickey’s Toontown was situated between the royal carousel and the Fantasyland Railroad Station.  This attraction was geared toward younger children and

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Published: April 19, 2019

Disney has released information regarding the celebration of Hollywood Studio’s 30’s Anniversary. On May 1, 2019 the will be a celebration kicking off at 10 a.m. The Star-Studded celebration will be on Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood Studios. Guests visiting the park that day will be able to get a Commemorative 30th Anniversary Guide Map and

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Published: February 16, 2019

The infrastructure of the new Disney Gondola System is complete and the gondolas are being added to the cables. Pictures have surfaced show that Castmember training and testing is now underway. The new system will connect Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach Resort to Hollywood Studios and Epcot. Although no start of operation have been

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Published: September 27, 2018

Here’s another way that Disney hopes to reel in more of its visitors money.  Starting October 16, 2018, Disney World will be using a tier-based ticket pricing system where ticket prices range from $109 to $129.  Of course, the $129 price will be for the more popular times of the year to visit Disney, such

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Published: February 16, 2018

The long awaited announcement for the opening day of the newest land “Toy Story Land” in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios was made in New York City this morning. The large construction project is 1 on 2 major expansions currently underway within Hollywood Studios.  The other, which is “Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge” is expected to

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Published: January 16, 2018

Disney is without a doubt the happiest place on Earth, but not all rides live up to their popularity. Certain rides have cult followings, but they’re not always worth an hour long wait. Below is a list of what I believe to be the most overrated rides in Disney World.     1. Peter Pan’s

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Published: January 15, 2018

Disney offers many items that traditionally contain milk in dairy or lactose-free options. Learning about these locations made my vacation less stressful and my tummy even more happy

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Published: January 12, 2018

There have been rumblings over a rumored plan to allow certain guests to acquire extra FastPass+ Services. The current information is that guests staying in “Club-Level” rooms at certain resorts with have the ability to be able to purchase a package that will allow them three (3) additional FastPasses per day and they will also

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Published: October 27, 2017

Hello All.  It has been quite a while since I have been able to post to the blog.  Family and work issues have constricted my time, but in no way has it caused me to forget everyone that reads it. A lot of changes have been mentioned and quite a bit of construction is underway

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Published: June 14, 2017

With every technology there are holes and backdoors that dishonest people try to take advantage of.  Disney’s FastPass+ app is no exception.  Disney has discovered that it is had been possible to book rides through the FastPass+ using an unused ticket or Magic Band. To most, this does not seem like a big deal, but

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Hollywood Studios - The Great Movie Ride

Published: June 14, 2017

Rumors are swirling that the Great Movie Ride which is inside of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Disney’s Hollywood Studios could be closing in the very near future. The Great Movie Ride is a dark tram ride that takes you through many scenes of Hollywood movie history that include “Wizard of Oz”, “Alien” and “Indiana Jones”.

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Published: May 19, 2017

“Paint the Night”, which was the former nighttime parade at Disneyland in California before the “Main Street Electrical Parade” was brought back to California after a short stint in the Magic Kingdom in Florida, has been packed up and is ready to be shipped to another park, but where? “Paint the Night” is a brightly

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Published: February 15, 2017

Almost exactly one year ago, Universal Studios bumped up theme park prices a few bucks, resulting in children’s one-day admissions hitting the $100 mark for the first time. Disney followed suit by increasing park prices a couple weeks later in February—one year after the previous previous price hike was added, like clockwork. Disney has beaten

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Published: January 18, 2017

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is hands down one of the best attractions at Walt Disney World. At the end of Sunset Boulevard looms the imposing Hollywood Tower Hotel. It’s 13 stories high (naturally) and is home to the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. Unless you get here right when the park opens, you can expect

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Published: January 9, 2017

It looks like due to the view from the under construction Star Wars Land in Hollywood Studios that the Kermit the Frog Hot Air Balloon that has been atop the Muppets 3D attraction for 26 years will be removed.  Sources state that it is being removed due to the fact that it will be visible from

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Published: November 15, 2016

Walt Disney World has announced a new type of “discount” ticket which will only be valid through May 26, 2017. The new 4 Park Magic Ticket is only $70 per day for a limited time and gives guests one admission to each of the four theme parks on four separate days starting today, Nov. 15,

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Published: August 2, 2016

Over the weekend, work began on removing the viewing area for the former “Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in preperation for the new Toy Story and Star Wars themed land being added to the park.

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Published: July 28, 2016

Muppets fans will understand – Rizzo The Rat is one of the few rats you’d be fine seeing at a pizza joint. His new restaurant, PizzeRizzo, will open this fall in Muppets Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, according to a Disney Parks Blog post. It’ll be in the former Toy Story Pizza Planet site. Diners

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