30 things you may not know about Disney’s Hollywood Studios, which turns 30 in May
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA. — On May 1, Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios turns 30 years old.
The theme park — much like the movie-star denizens of Hollywood itself — doesn’t look its age.
Originally called DisneyMGM Studios, this playground inspired by Hollywood’s golden age has undergone a lot of change since the early years, when it functioned as both a typical theme park and working production facility creating movies, TV shows and animated films.
These days, the park is less about delving into behind-the-scenes aspects of entertainment production and more about giving people personal, immersive experiences into the world of film, television, music and theater through whiz-bang attractions, entertaining rides and cutting-edge technology.
To celebrate its 30th milestone, here are 30 things you may not know about Walt Disney World’s ageless Hollywood Studios. the longest running stage show at any Walt Disney World theme park.
The Wonderful World of Animation nighttime spectacular will incorporate nods to every Disney and Pixar animated film.
The main courtyard of Hollywood Studios forms the world’s largest Hidden Mickey.