State of the Studios Address Week of November 19, 2018 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Crews continue work on the Parks new entrance with the guest handicap parking area now open for use. Site work as well as metal fabrication efforts are visible on the future resort bus arrival and departure structures. Roadway stripping efforts are underway overnight . As pictured below, the former guest vehicle entrance from World Drive is now exclusively utilized for cast member arrival only. Click the link below for full coverage.

Workers have completed the concrete surface renovation in the Park’s center stage area. This walkway surface was the third area  to undergo concrete refurbished in the Park. 

Installation of overhead gondola cabling and the relocation of construction walls mark the most current Skyliner construction progress. Crews are working overnight to install  gondola cabling high above the guest paring areas. Likewise, construction walls that parallel the new guest  handicap parking area have been pushed outward to allow for more site work to proceed. Meanwhile, crews continue work on the Skyliner arrival and departure structure.

Guests can enjoy their popcorn snack in a new Pluto character bucket. Complete with a  colored holiday sweater and Santa hat,  Pluto holds a generous serving of hot and fresh popcorn.  This purchase is available throughout the Park at outdoor refreshment locations for $15.

Guests can enjoy their favorite hot or cold  beverage in a new decorative Mickey Mouse Snowman cup. Designed after the popular holiday tree ornament, this plastic cup includes a Mickey Mouse Club logo seal on the lid. Guests can purchase their very own cup at Disney Quick Serving dining locations through the Park.

Shoppers now have an array of Cinderella themed tableware and associated decor  just in time for holiday gift selections. Decorative china plates, tea cups, mugs, along with a beautiful coordinated tea pot are all available at Celebrity 5 @ 10 on Hollywood Blvd. Guests can include water bottles and photo frames, all with a Cinderella themed design. Click the link below for full coverage.

Guests of all ages can visit Santa daily in a festive setting inside Carthay Circle. The jolly character is available for memorable photo ops during normal Park hours through December 24. 

Just in time for the holidays, Tatooine Traders offers two new Star Wars adult tee shirts. Shoppers can select from brightly colored droid themed apparel for themselves or for great gifts.

Crews continue construction work  on the Planet Batuu surface. As pictured below,  some of the new activity is shielded  by a fabric barrier wall. Click the link below for full coverage.

The force will be with you always!

John Capos


Click “here” for full coverage of main entrance construction.

Click “here” for full coverage of Disney’s Skyliner construction.

Click “here” for full coverage of new Cinderella merchandise.

Click “here” for full coverage of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge construction.

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