Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Grand Opening Media Event to Impact Schedules at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on March 3rd

In a matter of days, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway will officially open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and in preparation for the attraction’s media event on Tuesday, March 3rd, the operating schedules of select attractions and entertainment will be altered for the day.

Because of the media event happening in front of the Chinese Theatre, The Wonderful World of Animation and Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular will not shown on the evening of March 3rd. Fantasmic! will be performed as scheduled at 8 PM.

In addition, a number of other shows will perform on a reduced or altered schedule that day:

The 5 PM performance of Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage has been cancelled and replaced with a 12 PM performance. Performances at 11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM, and 4 PM will go on as scheduled.

The Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular! has cancelled its performances at 4:45 PM and 6 PM, and replaced them with a morning show at 10:45 AM. The 12 PM, 1:15 PM, and 3:15 PM performances will occur as normal.

Several character meet-and-greets will also operate on adjusted schedules on March 3rd.

Pyrotechnic tests will also occur in preparation for the media event from February 29th through March 2nd, though most of these will be occurring outside of park operating hours.

  • Saturday, February 29th at 10 PM at the Chinese Theatre
  • Sunday, March 1st at 9:15 PM at the Theater of the Stars and 11:15 PM at the Chinese Theatre
  • Monday, March 2nd at 1:30 AM at the Chinese Theatre and at 10:30 PM at the Chinese Theatre

As of the writing of this article, Evening Extra Magic Hours are scheduled to take place at the park on March 1st from 8:30 to 10:30 PM, so guests may be able to see the early pyro test on that night. Guests staying at nearby resort hotels are not expected to be affected by the tests.

Keep reading WDWNT for full coverage of the opening of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway!


PHOTOS: New FastPass+ and Stand-By Entrance Signs Revealed at Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

PHOTOS: Cast Member Previews Begin at Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, Construction Chugs Along Outside of Chinese Theatre in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

VIDEO: First Look Inside Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

For more information on booking your next trip with our official travel agent sponsor, the Vacationeer, visit wdwnt.travel.