Can you believe that it is already April? Pretty soon, all of the “It’s Gonna Be May” memes will be circulating reminding us that May is just around the corner. (I have to say that I love that meme year after year!) Disney’s Hollywood Studios has two important celebrations coming up in May. May 1 is the 30th Anniversary of the theme park while May 4th is commonly known as Star Wars Day. There will be some exciting and special happenings during for these two special occasions during the Disney After Hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to celebrate!
30th Anniversary of Disney’s Holllywood Studios (May 1, 2019)
This day marks the 30th anniversary of Disney’s Hollywood Studios and three decades worth of movie magic and super heroic action will be celebrated. Guests can meet some of their favorite Disney and Disney•Pixar pals throughout the park for special photo ops. There will also be special 30th Anniversary souvenirs that Guests may purchase, allowing them to bring home a piece of history.
May the Fourth Be With You (May 4, 2019)
This is the night of nights for Star Wars fans everywhere! Guests are encouraged to don their best cosplay and blast off to the Star Wars Launch Bay. Here they will encounter Chewbacca with Rey, Kylo Ren with Captain Phasma, and much more! Some friendly Ewoks may be encountered while exploring the park, or those loyal to the dark side may be found. Themed merchandise and treats will also be available.
Those wishing to cosplay should review the official costume guidelines which can be found HERE.
Disney After Hours at Hollywood Studios is a special ticket event that takes place on select dates. Tickets may be purchased in advance for a discount. The cost of the tickets purchased in advance is $125 per adult or child, plus tax. Both Disney Vacation Club Members and Annual Pass Holders can purchase discounted tickets.
Disney After Hours at Hollywood Studios is a is a great way to take advantage of lower crowds (and little-to-no-wait times). Ice cream, popcorn, and select beverages are included in the cost of the event. Multiple rides and experiences are offered during this special ticketed event including:
- Slinky Dog Dash
- Alien Swirling Saucers
- Toy Story Mania!
- Twilight Zone Tower of TerrorTM
- Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
- Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
- Star Wars Launch Bay
- Character Greetings
- Mickey Mouse
- Minnie Mouse
- Kylo Ren
- Toy Story Land Pals
Disney After Hours is offered at Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. There are only a limited number of tickets available for each night so be sure to get yours!
Source/Photo Credit: Disney
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