The dazzling stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age shine brightly at this park organized much like a real motion picture studio. Set amid the pristine storefront and often palm-lined streets are attractions based on blockbuster movies and popular TV shows. Because it is smaller than Walt Disney World® Resort's other theme parks, it is easier to hop across the park to visit the most in-demand attractions.
And that’s a good thing because Disney's Hollywood Studios® boasts one of the most popular attractions in all of Walt Disney World® Resort — the arcade-style, shoot-em-up Toy Story Mania!® Attraction
Printer friendly: 1-Day PlanToy Story Mania!® Attraction — sees very high wait times throughout the day. It’s other two headline attractions — Rock 'n Roller Coaster® Starring Aerosmith and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ — also see significant wait times, but not as high at Toy Story Mania!® Attraction because of their height requirements (and a single rider line at Rock 'n Roller Coaster® Starring Aerosmith). This is the one park you definitely want to get to before opening and/or absolutely make sure to use FastPass+. Disney typically opens the park 15 minutes before the scheduled opening, although this can vary depending on predicted crowds. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before park opening to be one of the first to ride Toy Story Mania!® Attraction, then hop on over to Rock 'n Roller Coaster® Starring Aerosmith and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™.
We’ve created this one-day touring plan so you can experience the most popular attractions with the lowest waits, prioritizing rides that should be visited within the first hour, and within the first two and last two hours. This plan assumes you are starting within the first hour of park opening, taking a break in the afternoon and then returning in the evening. If you do not arrive ahead of park opening, head to Rock 'n Roller Coaster® Starring Aerosmith and ride Toy Story Mania!® Attraction later using FastPass+. If you arrive ahead of park opening, you’ll get to enjoy Toy Story Mania!® Attraction twice! With more shows at Disney's Hollywood Studios® than the otherWalt Disney World® Resort parks, it is difficult to see them all in one day. We recommend you prioritize those you wish to see and skip those that you do not.
Make advance FastPass+ reservations at Toy Story Mania!® Attraction, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ and Star Tours® - The Adventures Continue Attraction. Aim for the times listed below. Remeber you can modify your one-hour selection times within My Disney Experience!
For those of you who don't plan to arrive at park opening or want more flexibility than a touring plan, our general map is the easiest way to determine at a glance the best times to visit Disney's Hollywood Studios®'s attractions. A printer-friendly version of this map is included in our 1-Day plan.
Looking for more park hours and events? Check out the Orlando Crowd Calendar.
The Frog Family follows a general touring plan for each day at the Walt Disney World® Resort theme parks.
If you are like us and will be traveling with little ones, we suggest navigating the park by area and experiencing the most popular attractions when crowds are lowest. Be sure to check out our Disney's Hollywood Studios® Touring Plan to plan your visit to the parks.
Make sure to take advantage of FastPass+, a new reservation system that allows guests to book up to three attractions and entertainment options per day in one park. Resort guests can make FastPass+ reservations up to 60 days in advance of their trip and non-resort guests can book up to 30 days in advance of their trip by creating a profile and linking their tickets on My Disney Experience. You’ll find more information about FastPass+, including how to make or modify reservations via the park kiosks, on our Guide to FastPass+ and MyMagic+.
Remember to bring your camera, but don't worry: If you forget, cameras, memory cards and batteries are always available for purchase in the park. Be sure to bring water and sunscreen. During the rainy season, having a poncho, umbrella or light raincoat is a good idea, too. Remember to drink plenty of liquids during your visit. We recommend you wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes.
Don't forget the Studio Backlot Tour featuring flash floods, fire and plenty of behind-the-scenes movie magic. Don't forget to bring your autograph book to Mickey Avenue at Disney's Hollywood Studios® where you can find your favorite characters. Look for the Disney photographer at the entrance to the Park to get that magical memory of your day at Disney's Hollywood Studios®.
Many Disney Cast Members are fluent in more than one language. The flags on their nametags indicate which languages they speak.
Look for the Disney photographer at the entrance and at other scenic spots in the park.
We off a full list of the park's quick service and table service restaurants. For a table-service meal, Advance Dining Reservations are recommended and can be made up to 180 days in advance of your trip online or by calling 407-WDW-DINE (939-3463). You can also make priority seating arrangements when you arrive at the park at either Guest Relations or the desired eatery.
You'll find a list of the park's attractions under Things to Do, where you can discover which attractions you and your family are most interested in, see current wait times for that attraction and height requirements. Adults with youngsters too small to ride may take turns riding an attraction. There is no need to wait in line twice. Ask a Cast Member for details about Child Swap. Check the Disney's Hollywood Studios® Times Guide in the park for the most current show times and hours.
If your party decides to split up, remember to set a meeting place and time. Try not to pick any place too trafficked, like in front of the Sorcerer's Hat, or it may be difficult to find your party.
There are two ATMs at Disney's Hollywood Studios®: one just outside the Park entrance and one inside Pizza Planet Arcade. The shops on Hollywood Boulevard are open a half hour past park closing.
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