Disney’s Hollywood Studios
The Toys Are Back in Town
You’ve got a friend at Toy Story Land! Prepare for the ultimate playdate as popular Toy Story pals welcome kids of all ages to a rollicking world whirling with adventure. Take a spin through space aboard Alien Swirling Saucers or test your carnival game skills at Toy Story Mania!
Plus, tots, toddlers and their parents can kick-start the day in Andy’s backyard during Disney Early Morning Magic at Toy Story Land! Be among the first Guests to ride select attractions or saddle up for a rootin’, tootin’ romp when meeting Woody, Buzz and the Toy Story gang—all before the park opens. Extra playtime means super-sized appetites, so mosey on over to the designated quick–service location and feast on a bountiful breakfast buffet.
Get tons of hugs, autographs and face-to-fang time with Vampirina—the lovable little vampire star of Disney Junior’s hit show—as well as Doc McStuffins and Sofia the First when you Meet Disney Junior Pals in the Animation Courtyard. Or boogie on over to the Disney Junior Dance Party and show off those smooth moves alongside some of your favorite Characters. Hungry for more? Disney Junior Play ‘n Dine at Hollywood & Vine serves breakfast with a heaping helping of Character-packed fun on the side!
For cool family bonding, chill with royals Anna and Elsa at For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration. Dreaming of galactic travels? Jedi masters will teach younglings (ages 4 to 12) the ways of the Force in Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple.
And that’s just for starters. Beginning in May 2019, the Wonderful World of Animation will immerse Guests in new, classic and rarely seen Disney and Pixar animated films during an unforgettable projection show.
There’s never been a better time to whisk the kiddos off to Disney's Hollywood Studios for attractions, entertainment, dining and more!
Learn more about the attractions, entertainment and events you’ll find at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Mickey & Minnie’s Surprise Celebration
Catch the flurry of festivities taking place during Mickey & Minnie’s Surprise Celebration—from dancing with Disney’s legendary duo at the all-new Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It! Street Party to meeting Mickey and Minnie in their new party outfits at Town Square Theater. Be on the lookout for surprise Character visits, special-edition merchandise, themed food and more as part of the limited-time magic.
Timeless Tales Come to Life
From Adventureland to Tomorrowland, Magic Kingdom park is packed with attractions, entertainment and dining sure to delight pint-sized tykes and adults alike! Prepare for imperial encounters when you Meet Cinderella and Elena at Princess Fairytale Hall—and remember to practice those curtsies! Wave to a cavalcade of Characters in the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade, then blast off to infinity and beyond by hopping on Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin. Want to take to the skies? Soar over Storybook Circus with a whimsical spin on Dumbo the Flying Elephant. It’s an ear-born adventure you’ll never forget!
A Magical Way to Start Your Day
Experience the excitement of Fantasyland before the park opens with Disney Early Morning Magic—it’s your ticket to an extra dose of pixie dust! Join a limited number of Guests and take advantage of access to classic attractions such as Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Peter Pan’s Flight and Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid, to name a few. Plus, expanded Early Morning Magic cooks up a smorgasbord sizzling with pure Disney deliciousness. Just stop by Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café and dig into an all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast before heading back to the park!
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Make way to Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park for the Festival of the Lion King, an enchanting Broadway-style show filled with a dazzling array of acrobatics, fire dancing, colossal puppets and all your favorite songs from the classic movie.
The celebration continues at the Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party. Be ready to laugh, dance and have a roaring good time as you tap into your inner animal and party down with your Lion King friends—including Timon and Rafiki. Kids of all ages will delight in the hilarious games, cool photo ops and lively twists on Disney hits set to live world beat music. Festivities are held daily at the Discovery Island Stage.
Want more? Round up your pride and joy to discover these other kid-friendly attractions:
Where else can kids search the oceans to help find Nemo in The Seas with Nemo & Friends or hang with the most righteous down-under dude at Turtle Talk With Crush? They can share a hug with Mickey, Minnie and Goofy as they Meet Disney Pals at the Epcot Character Spot, encounter Wreck-It Ralph stars or spend magical moments with Anna & Elsa, Snow White, Belle, Jasmine and more. Young explorers can discover the sights, sounds and flavors of 11 different countries and make craft souvenirs at our World Showcase Kidcot Fun Stops locations.
And for those who dream of journeying even further, let 'em go—on an enchanted voyage to Arendelle for the music, fun and adventure of Frozen Ever After.
2019 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Attend an annual event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, rockin' entertainment and more—March 6 to June 3, 2019. Attractions kids love include The Goodness Garden Butterfly House – Presented by GoGo squeeZ, interactive play areas and scavenger hunts.
Be immersed in the Disney•Pixar Cars universe as you learn what it takes to be a champion racer at Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy. The legendary Lightning McQueen will demonstrate his skills and expertise using his brand-new, state-of-the-art racing simulator—with Tow Mater, Cruz Ramirez and the gang from Radiator Springs cheering him on.
After the show, you’ll have a chance to snap a photo with trainer-turned-racer Cruz Ramirez just outside the Academy.
Choose from a variety of experiences that are sure to delight little ones and their parents alike:
Satisfy your appetite at family-friendly restaurants that serve up delicious food in a fun setting.
Wouldn’t it be great getting a “head start” on those highly anticipated theme park thrills while the youngest members of your family are still at their peak? Or maybe it’s as simple as wanting a little more time to ride some of your fave attractions?
With the purchase of Disney Early Morning Magic and regular theme park admission, you and your family can enjoy more of every magic-packed minute at Fantasyland (in Magic Kingdom park) and Toy Story Land (in Disney’s Hollywood Studios)—before the parks even open! Plus, the included breakfast provides delectable menu options sure to please palates of all ages.
Here are 10 tips to make sure your trip is as magical as can be for your little ones:
Rent a Stroller
Even if your kids are past the stroller age, plan to rent a stroller (or double stroller) near the Main Entrances to the Disney theme parks. When your little ones eventually hit the snooze button, you can stroll around and enjoy a leisurely lunch while the kids stroller-nap.
Visit the Baby Care Center
Need sunscreen, diapers or other family essentials? Visit a Baby Care Center! It’s the perfect stop for those with infants, toddlers and preschoolers in need of a place to rest, relax or snack in our 4 theme parks—each one with a private room for nursing mothers and a waiting room for the rest of the family.
Use the Rider Switch
With Rider Switch, one adult can wait with the non-rider (or riders) while the rest of the party enjoys the attraction. When the other adult returns, they can supervise the non-riding Guests, and the waiting adult can board the attraction without having to wait in the regular line again!
FastPass+ allows you to bypass long lines by visiting a ride or attraction during a designated window of time. Any time you can avoid combining a little one and a long line, you should! And best of all, it's free with park admission.
Use the App (My Disney Experience)
Download My Disney Experience—a time-saving, private-planning app—to your mobile device now! It will allow you to schedule or change FastPass+ selections, find out wait times on favorite rides, preview café menus and view your Disney PhotoPass photos immediately!
Kids love wearing their special bracelets—a.k.a. MagicBand—that, with a simple touch, can let them in at a FastPass+ entrance or unlock their Disney Resort hotel room door. And parents love using their MagicBands to charge restaurant and shopping purchases to that same room!
Leave the Photos to Us!
Memory Maker gives you instant access to all Disney PhotoPass photos taken of you throughout the parks. Shots are then linked to your My Disney Experience account and made available for download. So relax and let our photographers capture many of your magical moments!
Fuel Up with Mickey Check
Here's a Disney secret that should be shared: Disney Parks have healthy, balanced meals for kids—and grown-ups too! Look for the "Mickey Check" on the menus and you will find a meal with carrots and apples or grapes with a nice protein to keep them going!
Charge Devices on the Go
We've all dependent on our mobile phones these days, but if your mobile device dies in the middle of the day—as they like to do—no problem! You can always purchase a portable phone charging system at kiosks located throughout Walt Disney World Resort.
Stay a Disney Resort Hotel
The magic never ends when you stay at a Disney Resort hotel—and there's so much to do: poolside movies, campfires and s'mores, plus the ease of using complimentary transportation between the theme parks and your Disney Resort hotel room!
Here are our top suggestions for where to stay when traveling with small children.
Value Resort Hotels
Find affordable comfort and convenience for families on the go.
Moderate Resort Hotels
Enjoy the perfect combination of enchanting themes and travel value.
Deluxe Resort Hotels
Experience richly themed getaways with fine dining and gracious amenities.
With dozens to choose from, you're sure to discover the Disney Resort hotel that’s right for you.
Disney's Magical Express
Let us get your family and your luggage between Orlando International Airport and your Disney Resort hotel, so you can relax and let the fun begin from the moment you arrive.
Complimentary Resort Transportation
Whether by boat, bus or monorail, traveling between the parks and your Disney Resort hotel is easy—for much-needed naptimes or to cool off in the pool.
Extra Magic Hours
Disney Resort hotel Guests can enjoy extra time in a select theme park each day at no additional charge with Extra Magic Hours. (Valid theme park admission and Resort ID required.)
Early Access to FastPass+ Planning
Disney Resort hotel Guests can reserve select theme park shows and attractions up to 60 days before arrival! Valid theme park admission required. FastPass+ attractions and entertainment experiences, the number of selections you can make and available arrival windows are limited.
Minnie Van™ Service
Discover a whimsical way to travel throughout Walt Disney World Resort—as well as to and from Orlando International Airport! These private vehicles can whisk you away in delightful Disney style. Fees apply.
Stay in uniquely themed rooms that bring beloved Disney stories to life. Highlights include Pirate Rooms and Royal Guest Rooms—as well as accommodations inspired by popular animated pictures like The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, Cars or The Lion King.
When you stay with Disney, the magic never ends. Every Resort hotel has a selection of awesome pools and—at select locations—you can enjoy themed playgrounds, fun campfires and movies under the stars.
Sure, we have lots for your kids to enjoy. But we haven't forgotten about the grown-ups! Kid's Nite Out offers in-room childcare so you can slip away for a romantic dinner or some fun on your own in the theme parks.