UPDATE: Looking for the most recent refurbishment schedule? Find the current Walt Disney World refurbishment schedule here. Looking for the latest information on refurbishments and closures for the Walt Disney World Resort? Then look no further! The Refurbishment and Closure schedule is subject to change and you should confirm any information prior to visiting. Magic […]

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Muppet*Vision 3D Hidden Mickey

Muppet*Vision 3D is one of my favorite attractions at Hollywood Studios. In addition to a great show, Muppet*Vision 3D also has tons of fun little details hidden throughout the entire attraction. Of course, this includes some hidden Mickeys! The hidden Mickey pictured above can be found in the Muppet*Vision 3D gift shop. Have you found […]

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Lights, Motors, Action

I love action movies. So, it comes as no surprise that the Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show is one of my favorite shows at Hollywood Studios. The show involves car chases, stunt falls, motorcycles, and more. There are so many great elements to the show that it’s hard to pick a favorite. Although, if […]

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The Magic Of Disney Animation is a great attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Here you can learn about the process of making a Disney animated film. You can even get a behind the scenes look at upcoming films! But did you know this attraction used to be home to the Orlando branch of Walt Disney […]

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Friday The 13th

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Disney’s dastardly villains are ready to unleash some Limited Time Magic at Disney Parks on September 13 — Friday the 13th. Both Disneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort will stay open until the 13th Hour (1 a.m.). To celebrate the momentous evening, notorious Disney villains […]

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Mulan Parade

On June 19, 1998, a new parade starring Mulan arrived at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (then Disney-MGM Studios). Leading the parade was the family guardian, Mushu as seen in the photo above. The parade featured several very tall floats including the Matchmaker and the Emperor of China. The Great Wall of China even made an appearance […]

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Disney details

When the Disney imagineers create any new attraction, they always focus on the tiny details that bring the story to life. This is one of my favorite things about Disney! At Toy Story Midway Mania in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the queue is fabulous. It is filled with all kinds of toys you might recognize from […]

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summer

The theme for this week’s Wordless Wednesday is the Disney Days of Summer. Summer just happens to be one of my favorite times to visit Disney. Ok, so maybe every time of year is my favorite time to go, but summer is the time of year that I most often visit Walt Disney World. Despite the crowds and heat, you can have a fabulous vacation during the summer. The parks are open later, the parades are wonderful, and nothing beats Splash Mountain on a hot Disney day!

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Crossroads Of The World

When you first enter Disney’s Hollywood Studios, one of the first structures you will see is the Crossroads of The World. This Disney landmark is modeled after the original Crossroads of The World located on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Similar to the original, which has been called America’s first outdoor shopping  mall, Disney’s version […]

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Favorite Disney Theme Park

As a Disney fan, I love each Disney park I have traveled to.  There is something magical about each one.  From meeting your favorite cartoon characters to taking a ride on a runaway mine train, everything at Walt Disney World makes  you feel like a kid again.  When I visit a Disney theme park, I […]

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Star Tours

Star Tours first opened at Disneyland in January 1987. In the years since, this attraction has gone on to become a fan favorite among  both Disney and Star Wars fanatics. So just how did this thrilling attraction come to be? The origins of Star Tours began when Disney imagineers proposed an idea for a ride […]

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Muppet*Vision 3D

Jim Henson’s Muppet*Vision 3D opened at Disney–MGM Studios on May 16, 1991.  At this attraction, Kermit takes guests on a tour of the Muppet Labs to showcase their latest technology, Muppet*Vision. The attraction is filled with jokes, “cheap 3D tricks,” and many of your favorite Muppet characters including Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo. […]

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Aladdin's Royal Caravan

In December of 1992, the Aladdin’s Royal Caravan parade debuted at Disney-MGM Studios (now Disney’s Hollywood Studios). The parade featured numerous characters from the newly released Disney film. It focused on presenting Prince Ali to the people of Agrabah and was truly a sight to see. Prominently featured throughout the parade was everyone’s favorite Disney […]

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Rock 'n Roller Coaster

When creating Rock ‘n Roller Coaster for Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Aerosmith worked with Disney imagineers to create a special soundtrack to complement the ride experience.  Each of the five limos operating on Rock ‘n Roller Coaster has its own unique set of Aerosmith songs.  The song sets correspond to the license plates found on the limos as […]

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Wordless Wednesday

  This week’s Wordless Wednesday theme is Flora, Fauna, Fantasy 15 in honor of Animal Kingdom’s upcoming 15th anniversary!  The Sorcerer Mickey topiary at Hollywood Studios is one of my favorites!

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This week’s Wordless Wednesday theme is the Disney letter “J.”  This picture with Jafar was taken at the Soundstage Restaurant at MGM in the 1990’s.  The restaurant was located in the building which now houses the Playhouse Disney show.  Throughout our meal, we were greeted by several characters from Aladdin.  Meeting Jafar was by far […]

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Service Elevator

Disney imagineers make  it their job to make sure  every little detail on each attraction is perfect.  They often add in details which add to the attractions back story, as well as detail which pay tribute to Disney characters, TV shows, and films.  The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is no exception to this. The […]

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