Don’t Miss Live Coverage of Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ 25th Anniversary on May 1st!

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Tune in tomorrow, May 1st, to @WDWNT on twitter for live coverage throughout the day of the festivities at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to mark the park’s historic 25th anniversary! We’ll also be posting photos and video of the special events as soon as we can. On this coming weekend’s WDW News Today: The Radio Show (Saturday at 7PM on AM 1520 WBZW) and on the WDW News Today Podcast, we’ll also be sharing audio and insight of the day’s events.

Here’s a schedule of the major events of the day which we will be sharing with you through our coverage:

  • At 10 a.m., Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will take the stage with Disney’s Hollywood Studios Vice President Dan Cockerell to start the celebration day, honoring some of the 25-year cast members during a short rededication ceremony.
  • A special motorcade — “Stars of the Studios” — will make its way down Hollywood Blvd. beginning at 7 p.m. and feature many of the famous characters showcased throughout the park. Mickey and Minnie will be joined by television and film stars including Captain Jack Sparrow, Darth Vader, Doc McStuffins, Wreck-It Ralph, Venellope, Sofia the First and more.
  • Following the motorcade, the area in front of the park’s Sorcerer Hat Stage will become a dance party before a fireworks show ends the day in grand fashion at 9:30 p.m. The pyrotechnics show, which will be high in the sky above the Sorcerer Mickey Hat, will pay tribute to 25 years of show business stories that have been told throughout the park.

If you will be in the park tomorrow, be sure to say “hi” if you spot us!

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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