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[21 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Updates on Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios might not be opening for a while, but we have some fun updates to share!
Guests visiting Toy Story Land will feel as if they’ve been shrunk down to the size of toys and find themselves in Andy’s backyard. Two new attractions will be the centerpiece of the land.
Slinky Dog Dash is a family-friendly coaster with a track that Andy “built” in his backyard using his Mega Coaster Play Kit. The ride will “zip, dodge, and dash” as Slinky’s coils stretch to their limits.
The …

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[17 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Toy Story Land Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The 2015 D23 Expo was full of exciting announcement (Star Wars Land!) and fans of the Toy Story films will be happy to hear that Toy Story Land is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
The land will be inspired by the Toy Story films and guests will feel as if they’ve shrunk down to toy size to explore Andy’s backyard.
This new land was also inspired by the response to Cars Land at Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort.
Toy Story Land will be home to two new attractions including a family-friendly …

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[14 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Get New Name

Sometime, perhaps in the not-too-distant-future, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be known by a different name.
This is according to a statement made by The Walt Disney Company’s Chairman and CEO Bob Iger during Disney’s annual shareholder meeting earlier this week.
When asked (by a 6-year-old) whether the theme park would be changing its name Iger said that they would announce only that the name was being changed, but not what that new name might be.
In recent months the theme park has said goodbye to the Studio Backlot Tour and the Sorcerer’s Hat …

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[8 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – A Galactic Gathering, Attractions Updates Announced, and More Flower & Garden Merchandise

Spring is in full bloom at Epcot now that the 2015 Flower and Garden Festival officially opened on March 4! This year guests can enjoy millions of flowers, Frozen-theme topiaries, food and drink at the Outdoor Kitchens, and some really great festival merchandise!
Speaking of special events at Walt Disney World Resorts, the dates for this year’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party have been announced! Tickets go on sale in April so keep an eye on DisZine as we’ll report the sale dates as soon we …

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[5 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Updates for Soarin’ and Toy Story Midway Mania

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced major updates for two wildly popular attractions in the theme parks.
A third screen will be added to Soarin’ at Epcot and the rumored expansion of the track at Toy Story Midway Mania in Disney’s Holllywood Studios is official.
These attractions are two of the most popular at Walt Disney World.
In addition to adding another theater at Soarin’ – which will allow an increased ride capacity – Disney is also updating the the screens and the projection system for the attraction.
There have been rumors of …

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Testing FastPass+ Only at Toy Story Midway Mania

If you are visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios this week and want to ride Toy Story Midway Mania, you better have a FastPass+.
The Walt Disney World resort is testing an experimental system where only guests who have a FastPass+ will be able to ride the very popular attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
This test runs through Thursday, October 9 according to several reports.
In recent months Disney has also tried the same “FastPass+ only” system for the Anna and Elsa meet-and-greet at the Magic Kingdom.
If guests don’t have a FastPass+ reservation for Toy …

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[14 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tokyo Disneyland Releases 2011 Attendance Numbers

Despite the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan and parts of Tokyo Disneyland last year, the theme park recently released their attendance numbers for 2011 and experienced a very small loss in guest attendance.
Even though the resort was closed for about one month, the park saw a drop in annual attendance of only 0.01% – that’s equivalent to a mere 19,000 guest decrease. Additionally, Tokyo Disneyland actually saw record attendance numbers during the second half of the year, seeing more than 14,608,000 guests.
According to Disney, the theme park …

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[28 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
New Game Inspired by “Toy Story 3” Being Added to Park’s Popular “Midway Mania” Attraction

In an announcement made earlier today by Thomas Smith, Social Media Director for Disney Parks, was revealed “Rex & Trixie’s Dino Darts,” a new game being added to the popular “Toy Story Midway Mania” attraction. Starting in May guests at both Disney’s California Adventure and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be able to experience the new game, featuring characters from the upcoming Disney Pixar feature “Toy Story 3.”
Smith described the attraction; “The new Toy Story Mania! game, called “Rex and Trixie’s Dino Darts,” will involve shooting virtual darts at all …

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[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Toy Story Mania to get Toy Story 3 Makeover

Word is starting to spread that this summer, when Toy Story 3 hits theaters, one of the most popular attractions at Walt Disney World and Disneyland will get a bit of an update to celebrate.  Blue Sky Disney is reporting that thanks to the design of the attraction, the entire ride can be updated and new games be installed within days or weeks as opposed to months when other attractions go down for refurbishment and updating. Disney’s Imagineers will be able to use the software that runs the …