Disney's Hollywood Studios

New Star Wars Entertainment Now Available at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now open in theaters! And, Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort has several exciting offerings.

First, AWR Troopers from the film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in a new scene in the park’s existing “Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away” daytime show. AWR (Advanced Weapons Research) Troopers are encased in specialized Stormtrooper armor, and serve as the bodyguards and enforcers of Director Krennic of the AWR division of the Empire.

The park’s Star Wars Launch Bay was also updated with new props from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” including a Shoretrooper Blaster, Director Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle, a Death Star model, a U-wing gunship and more. Making-of footage has also been added to the behind-the-scenes film in Launch Bay Theater.

And beginning Dec. 16, 2016, “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular,” will return to the park. The show will join the nightly holiday “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” as a second nightly fireworks spectacular at the park now through Dec. 31, 2016.

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Darren Wittko - Specializes in Disney Destinations with Magical Vacations Travel. He is rated a "Best of the Best" Disney Travel Agent by readers of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World

Osborne Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios is one of those things that leaves you saying, "Wow, only at Disney!" We will miss this show for sure but hope this it will return in one form or another in the future. 

I thought it would be fun to share some iPhone video of this amazing performance in it's final season.

 

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Darren Wittko is the creator of Save at Walt Disney World and a Disney Destinations Specialist at Magical Vacations Travel. Voted "best of the best Disney travel agent"  by readers of the 2015 Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World. He is also the creator of The Best of Walt Disney World blog. 

Disney Junior Experience at Walt Disney World

There's plenty of fun for little ones to enjoy at the Walt Disney World Resort – from singing and dancing along to the popular Disney Junior – Live on Stage! show to having breakfast or lunch with favorite Disney Junior pals at Play ‘n Dine at Hollywood & Vine.

Here’s a closer look at some helpful tips so you won’t miss any of the Disney Junior fun on your next visit.

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Disney Junior at Walt Disney World

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Disney Junior Package for Walt Disney World Resort

Darren Wittko is the creator of Save at Walt Disney World and a Disney Destinations Specialist at Magical Vacations Travel. Voted "best of the best Disney travel agent"  by readers of the 2015 Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World. He is also the creator of The Best of Walt Disney World blog. 

Club Villain Coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios

Club Disney, the premier engagement at the new Sunset Showcase event venue, will open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Dec. 5, 2015. 

The price is $99 per person (tax and gratuity included). Club Disney will continue to operate during the day at Sunset Showcase so Guests can join Mickey and friends on the dance floor.

Club Villian at Disney's Hollywood Studios Opens Dec 5, 2015

Beginning Jan. 16, 2015, the mysterious Dr. Facilier welcomes Guests into Club Villain, his parlor of mystical mishaps, for a spellbinding evening. This special-ticket event, offered only on select evenings, will feature musical numbers with the help of a DJ, as well as appearances by the divas of evil – Maleficent, Queen of Hearts, Cruella De Vil, and the Evil Queen. Throughout the evening, you can enjoy fiendish concoctions from the Potions Bar and savor culinary delights from New Orleans while they mingle with the villains and dance the night away!

Advance reservations are recommended and can be made up to 90 days in advance by calling 407-WDW-DINE or online at Disneyworld.com/Dine. A separate ticket admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios is required.

Darren Wittko is the creator of Save at Walt Disney World and a Disney Destinations Specialist at Magical Vacations Travel. Voted "best of the best Disney travel agent"  by readers of the 2015 Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World. He is also the creator of The Best of Walt Disney World blog

 

StarWars Weekends - Special Hotel Offer!

Star Wars Weekends returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort every Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 15-June 14, 2015. Plus Save BIG on May 22 through June 6, 2015 with this exclusive offer code. 

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This year’s event welcomes a new show, “Star Wars: Rebels,” new locations for autograph sessions and merchandise, and several Star Wars luminaries making their first hyperspace jump to Star Wars Weekends.  

Star Wars Weekends features more than 60 Star Wars characters roaming the theme park for meet-and-greet opportunities, a Star Wars motorcade, the “Symphony in the Stars” nighttime fireworks spectacular saluting iconic sounds of the films, event-exclusive merchandise at Darth’s Mall, Star Wars-inspired dining offerings and specialty food and beverages, interactive activities, and more.

Plus, Star Wars celebrities, including returning favorites and event newcomers, will appear in star conversations, talk shows, autograph sessions and motorcades each weekend.

Bringing his evil prowess to Star Wars Weekends for the first time, actor Ian McDiarmid, Senator/Emperor Palpatine in the Star Wars movies, will kick off Weekend I May 15-17. And, to balance out the appearance of the dark side with a beacon of light, actor Frank Oz, the voice of Yoda in the Star Wars movies, will make his first event appearance in Weekend V June 12-14.

Darren Wittko is the creator of Save at Walt Disney World and a Disney Destinations Specialist at Magical Vacations Travel. Voted "best of the best Disney travel agent"  by readers of the 2015 Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World.

Star Wars Weekends Events + Offer!

Star Wars Weekends returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 15-June 14, 2015. 

During this galactic event, you'll encounter out-of-this-universe entertainment, favorite attractions and more!

James Arnold Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi on “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” will return to host the Stars of the Saga talk show – including everyone’s favorite stormtrooper preshow – at a new larger location in the Theater of the Stars on Sunset Boulevard.

Darth’s Mall is moving to a new and expanded complex near Streets of America where your Clients can find Star Wars-themed and exclusive event merchandise just for Star Wars Weekends 2015.

Plus, Star Wars characters assemble and “Summon the Force” each night for a grand celebration, including a look back at greatest moments throughout the day on social media. 

At the end of the day, the night sky will erupt in an interstellar frenzy of fireworks as “Symphony in the Stars” salutes the saga’s most dramatic stories and brings your Clients as close to the Force as they can get.

Save big with Magical Vacations Travel by booking their Star Wars Weekends Offers. Travel window May 26 - June 6, 2015. 

Darren Wittko is the creator of Save at Walt Disney World and a Disney Destinations Specialist at Magical Vacations Travel. Voted "best of the best Disney travel agent"  by readers of the 2015 Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World.

Starbucks Opens at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Disney’s Hollywood Studios welcomes a Starbucks location, The Trolley Car Café. Themed to a classic trolley car along the park's Hollywood Boulevard it will offer yet another unique Starbucks experience for coffee lovers visiting Walt Disney World. This is the fourth location serving Starbucks products at Walt Disney World Resort with another coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios. Locations are already open at Magic Kingdom and Epcot, as well as at Downtown Disney.

 

Darren Wittko is the creator of Save at Walt Disney World and a Disney Destinations Specialist at Magical Vacations Travel. Voted "best of the best Disney travel agent"  by readers of the 2015 Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World.