A One-of-a-Kind Day Planner for Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
June 18, 2018
Watching a Disney movie means stepping into an entire world full of beloved Characters, thrilling adventures, and plenty of fun. Guests step into these worlds and live the adventures at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. From the brand-new Toy Story Land to interstellar adventures within the Star Wars galaxy, Guests can completely immerse in their favorite stories in totally interactive ways. All you need is a plan, and we just happen to have an itinerary full of ideas and suggestions to get you started; and for Disney® Visa® Cardmembers, there are plenty of opportunities to take advantage of Disney Rewards along the way!
Step Into Imagined Worlds in Style – Rep your Disney spirit with your favorite Mickey Ears! Use your Disney Visa Card to get 10% off select merchandise purchases of $50 or more at select locations, including a wide selection of Ears at Adrian and Edith’s Head to Toe on Hollywood Boulevard.1, 2
Meet Your Favorite Characters as You Dine at Hollywood & Vine – The Character Breakfast at Hollywood & Vine offers a sweet and savory buffet selection, and the younger members of your party will love meeting Disney Junior characters as they come table to table. Cardmembers, purchasing your meal at this location gets you 10% off on select days, so celebrate your savings with dessert at the sundae bar.3
Root for the Hero at the Indiana Jones™ Epic Stunt Spectacular! – Go behind the scenes of an action movie in this crowd-pleasing stunt show starring the unforgettably Indy – and, if you’re feeling extra daring, raise your hand to volunteer as a costumed extra throughout the show!
Find Joy with the Toys at Toy Story Mania!® – Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the Toy Story team are hosting a game of fast reflexes and careful aim. We recommend you aim to arrive early in the day, as it’s one of the most popular attractions in the entire Park. Just make a little time to practice your game face, partner!
Disney Moms Panel Tip – With the My Disney Experience mobile app, all the info you’ll need is in the palm of your hand! The app helps keeps your day on schedule, including wait times, show times, restaurant reservations, Character Experience times and locations, and much more.
Round Up Your Appetite at Woody’s Lunch Box – Comfort food can make you feel like a kid again, so the American fare, sweet treats, old-timey soda floats at Woody’s Lunch Box are the perfect options for the larger-than-life playtime of Toy Story Land! Step up to the counter for a lunch so heartfelt, you’d swear Andy’s Mom packed it just for you.
Spring Into Fun With the Family on Slinky Dog Dash – Every member of your party can feel some joy when they’re shrunk down to the size of a toy in Toy Story Land, especially when they’re riding Slinky Dog Dash! Woody’s loyal hound Slinky takes twists and turns like only his springy self can, and this attraction goes at a playful pace the whole family can experience.
Join the Dark Side at the special Cardmember Character Experience – Your Disney Visa Card grants you access to a private location beside the Animation Courtyard, where a Character Experience awaits! Star Wars superfans, get ready to meet Kylo Ren and strike your most fearless pose for complimentary photo downloads!4
Launch from Lunch into Star Wars Launch Bay – This is headquarters for any Star Wars fan: props and models from the films, games and videos, meet Chewbacca, and more, all in one spot! And, of course, there’s world-class Star Wars art and merch to make fans at home go wild, so Cardmembers, keep your Disney Visa Card on hand to get 10% off select purchases of $50 or more.2
Disney Moms Panel Tip – If the thrills of Star Wars and the interactive entertainment of Indiana Jones™ appeal to a little one in the party, Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple will too. Young participants must sign up with their parents present 30 minutes before show time. Don’t be discouraged if you don’t get in first thing: there are around 20 shows a day.
Reserve Golden-Age Glamour at The Hollywood Brown Derby – The signature restaurant of Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, the Derby features an upscale atmosphere and detailed re-creation of the original restaurant, complete with caricatures of celebrity patrons. Dine using your Disney Visa Card for 10% off your meal on select days (excluding alcohol) and you’ll really feel like Hollywood royalty.3
Shop by the Lights of Sunset Boulevard – The glitz and glamour of yesteryear lights up all around the Park, creating a beautiful nighttime atmosphere for shopping. Wind along Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards to browse art, apparel, and collectibles you’ll only find in this Park. Cardmembers, don’t forget to use your Disney Rewards Dollars toward the purchase of these special items.5
Check into Thrills at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ – If your party seeks further thrills, drop everything and head to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ for a chilling elevator ride! For an impressive view at the top, time your ride for sundown.
Treat Yourself with the Fantasmic! Dessert & VIP Viewing Experience – A sweet tooth and sweet seats: what a great combo! This experience gives you reserved VIP seats for the extravagant musical, Fantasmic! Full of legendary Characters and stunning special effects, you’ll be seated in some of the best seats in the house to watch Mickey battle the forces of good and evil, while enjoying mouth-watering desserts throughout the show. We recommend advanced reservations, as seats go quickly nightly.
Disney Moms Panel Tip – A big day still needs some breaks. Duck into one of the theaters around Disney’s Hollywood Studios® to relax, cool down and enjoy an utterly Disney experience. We recommend Walt Disney Presents, with Disney film history, glimpses of upcoming films and Walt’s vision for the Parks.
Activate Your Lightsabers for Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular
End your one-of-a-kind day with a show that pays homage to the stories, music, and visuals of over 40 years of the world-renowned Star Wars saga. Projection effects, lasers, pyrotechnics and more immerse you in moments from the films, sending you off with that classic quote: “May the Force be with you.”
Disney Moms Panel Tip – The lights of Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular are so bright, you could practically see them from Jakku… but did you know you can join in and be a part of the lights, as well? Made with Magic accessories sold throughout the Park synchronize to glow and change colors with the show, so your whole party can be a part of the experience. And you can redeem your Disney Rewards Dollars toward the purchase of these items!5 Of course, your trusty lightsaber can add a glow all its own, too.
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