Hollywood Studios Closing Multiple Offerings January 4th To Make Way for Star Wars Land

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With the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights concluding on Sunday, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be moving full speed ahead on clearing land for the upcoming expansion of the park to add both the Star Wars and Toy Story themed lands.

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The Phineas and Ferb and Cars character meet and greets, as well as the nearby Cars merchandise cart and Joffrey’s coffee location near the Premier Theater will be shuttered on January 4th, 2016 to make way for the expansion. Early work on the removal of these two meet and greets and the Premier Theater will begin at that time. No word has yet been given on the removal of the Streets of America, the “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” play area, or other nearby establishments rumored to be removed as part of the expansion.

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Kristen
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Kristen

I spoke to a cast member who works at the T shirt stand on the Streets of America. She said removal of the streets will begin Jan 6. Just thought you should know!

Mandy
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Mandy

Does this mean the umbrella coming down too!?

barb
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barb

How can they leave Muppets…its in between star tours and these things…..I can’t figure out how star wars land is going to be

Anonymous
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Anonymous

It will remain. A Muppet Studios area will be coming to DHS as part of its expansion–it just hasn’t been announced yet.

Star Wars Land will be built behind Star Tours and Toy Story Land will be built behind Toy Story Midway Mania.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Also, the remainders of Streets of America might be replaced by attractions themed to other Pixar films.

Kate
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Kate

My son will be gutted they are taking the cars character meet and greet ( all be it just a photo opportunity) away. Am I right in thinking this is the ONLY cars attraction at Disney World!!??

Char
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Char

Check out the Cars wing at Art of Animation! They have almost all the cars from the movies there!

Kate
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Kate

Thank you, great tip off it looks amazing. Do you know if you can visit without staying at the hotel??

Mandy
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Mandy

Yes, you can. It’s all outside in public areas that anyone can see.

Judy
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Judy

I agree with Char, we have stayed AOA twice. Once in Nemo, the second time at Cars and they have the cars outside between the buildings. Pool even looks like the Cozy Cone. Great picture opts there.

Austin
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Austin

Wait a few years, Cars will come to the Studios

Terry
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Terry

Any information on the Lights, Motors, Action arena/show?

Jason
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Jason

Do we know definitely that Muppets is safe?

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