Celebrate Disney’s Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary

Updated: Apr 15

Disney’s Hollywood Studios turns 30 years old May 1st and they will be celebrating the event with special food offerings at Hollywood Studios. The Disney Parks Blog has a rundown of all the festivities.

Here’s a taste of how guests can celebrate the milestone anniversary at the park on May 1:
  1. View a Star-Studded Celebration – A Disney’s Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary Star-Studded Celebration cavalcade starring Mickey and friends will step off at 10 a.m. and will head down Hollywood Blvd.

  2. Pick Up a Commemorative 30th Anniversary Guide Map & Button – Guests entering the park can grab a special 30th-anniversary commemorative guide map and button.

  3. Taste Special Food & Beverage Items – A slew of special anniversary food & beverage items will be available throughout the park, including Kylo Ren Cupcakes, Incredibles Macarons, Tres Leches Verrine and many more. Stay tuned to the Disney Parks Blog next week for an official foodie guide!

  4. Stay For the Debut of “Wonderful World of Animation – The park’s new nighttime projection show will light up the park for its official debut on May 1. Watch in wonder as the façade of the Chinese Theatre is magically transformed – displaying this stirring tribute to animation. Behold spectacular sequences celebrating themes like magic, family, adventure, romance and friendship. Each theme is brought to life through unforgettable moments from beloved films—like “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Incredibles,” “Coco” and many more. The show will debut at 9:05 p.m. ET, just prior to the park’s “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” fireworks show.

Special Food Offerings

The Brown Derby and the 50’s Prime Time Cafe will feature legacy dishes. The Brown Derby will have their famous Cobb Salad and Grapefruit Cakes. And the Prime Time Cafe will have Aunt Liz’s Golden Fried Chicken, Cousin Megan’s Traditional Meatloaf and a Peanut Butter and Jelly Milk Shake.

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These dishes date back to the parks opening day in 1989, and even though they are being featured during the celebration, they are offered year-round.

At various sites around Hollywood Studios, they will also have limited-time offerings starting May 1st.

Here’s a list of the great stuff you can find.

  1.  Found at Rosie’s All-American Café and Dockside Diner: Kylo Ren Cupcake – peanut butter and chocolate cupcake

  2. Found at Anaheim Produce, Market at Pixar Place, Pretzel Palooza, and various churro carts throughout the park: Lightsaber Churros – churros dusted in red or blue sugar

  3. Found at The Trolley Car Café and BaseLine Tap House: Playful Luxo Ball – mango mousse, banana sponge cake, caramel chocolate, and rice croquant

  4.  Found at Market at Pixar Place and BaseLine Tap House: Incredibles Macarons – black and red almond macarons with mango passion ganache

  5. Found at ABC Commissary and Fantasmic! Food Carts: The Sorcerer’s Hat – lemon sponge cake with vanilla swiss buttercream, lemon curd, and white chocolate glaze

  6. Found at Backlot Express: Mickey Mouse’s Celebration Cake – chocolate sponge cake with chocolate cream, vanilla marshmallow, and passion fruit crispy pearls

  7. Found at Backlot Express: Minnie Mouse’s Celebration Cake – yellow cake with strawberry cream, strawberry marshmallow, and strawberry crispy pearls –

  8. Found at Rosie’s All-American Café and Backlot Express: Key Lime Pie Verrine – layers of Key lime custard and graham cracker finished with whipped cream and a white chocolate 30th-anniversary logo

  9. Found at Catalina Eddie’s: Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Verrine – lemon cheesecake topped with blueberries, white chocolate crispy pearls, and a white chocolate 30th-anniversary logo

  10. Found at Fairfax Fare: Tres Leches Verrine – tres leches cake served with whipped cream, a fresh strawberry, strawberry candy rocks, and a white chocolate 30th-anniversary logo

  11. Found at ABC Commissary: Raspberry Mousse Verrine – raspberry mousse topped with fresh raspberries and a white chocolate 30th-anniversary logo

  12. Found at various walk-up bars throughout the park: Galaxy Margarita – silver tequila, blue curaçao, sweet and sour mix

  13. Found at Tune-In Lounge and The Hollywood Brown Derby Lounge: Celebration Fizz – vanilla vodka, cranberry juice, prosecco

  14. Found at various walk-up bars throughout the park: Banana Split Cocktail – vanilla vodka, crème de cacao, crème de banana, strawberry monin, pineapple juice

Currently, Disney is offering 35% off select resorts for Florida Residents from April 28th – June 30th.

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