It’s been a busy week over in Hollywood Studios! We’ve rounded up all the updates for you — new eats, new merchandise and LOTS of construction.
We don’t expect to see these Christmas decorations up much longer! They have been busy in the last few days in the park with lots of new updates, starting with the Skyliner station!
is really making progress and we can’t wait to see this new mode of transportation open in the fall of this year. Noticeable updates this week include some more red elements along the top of the station.
What’s New on Hollywood Studios Sunset Boulevard
, the seasonal counter service location that replaced Toluca Turkey Legs, Co. and subsequently Sunshine Day Cafe, re-opened this Holiday season with a new name and a festive menu.
With the holidays now over, we went to check out the menu updates.
Christmas drinks have been swapped out in favor of lighter, fruitier beverages like the Cherry Blossom, with Bacardi Superior Rum and Luxardo Cherry Liqueur with pineapple juice and grenadine.
The Southside Fizz is made with Hendrick’s Gin and pure cane sugar.
The Blackberry Moonshine Lemonade features Old Smoky Blackberry Moonshine.
Verrines, light parfait style desserts, are officially taking over! Over at Catalina Eddie’s, the Seasonal Eggnog Panna Cotta and Chocolate Mousse have been removed and you’ll now find a new Lemon Cheesecake Verrine.
Since Santa’s Meet and Greet is now over, Once Upon a Time has reverted back to a merchandise shop featuring mostly kids’ items with a small emphasis on Beauty and the Beast items.
What’s New in Hollywood Studios Echo Lake
Minnie’s Silver Screen Dine
is back again at Hollywood and Vine! We first told you about this dinner party when it debuted back in 2016.At this movie-themed character buffet you can meet Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy and Goofy wearing their award season best.
We LOVED this fun Star Wars themed menu before. Luckily, the new menu is just as good — and you can still grab a few of your old favorites, just with new names.
Debuting on the menu is the Chicken and Biscuits — biscuits and chicken tenders topped with country gravy, a spicy strawberry glaze, and bacon crumbles. Read our review to see what we thought of this!
The Cuban Sandwich features roasted pulled pork, sliced ham, Swiss cheese, and pickles and mustard. Read our review to see what we thought of this addition!
The HUGE Peanut Butter Brownie is pretty much everything we would want in a brownie — chocolate, peanut butter, frosting, peanut butter candy — Read our review to see if it lived up to our expectations!
The Key Lime Verrine is made up of layers of light and airy key lime custard and graham crumbs topped off with a dollop of whipped cream and a white chocolate ring — Read our review to see if we’ll add this Verrine to our must-try list!
One thing to note, kiddos can still have that BB-8 Souvenir Sipper with their soda!
What’s New on Hollywood Studios Hollywood Boulevard
Cupcakes are noticeably missing over at the Trolley Car Cafe.
Currently the only cupcake available is the Peanut Butter Crunch Cupcake — but, hey, we’re not complaining; there’s a reason we’ve loved this one for years and featured it in last year’s cupcake challenge!
What’s New in Hollywood Studios Toy Story Land
Last week, we noticed the Buzz Meet and Greet had changed locations. His Meet and Greet was moved closer to the entrance into Toy Story Land, but this was to avoid the Slinky Dog Dash line during peak crowd days in the parks. Buzz has moved back to his original spot past the entrance sign.
We also took a peek over the fence in Toy Story Land to see how Star Wars – Galaxy’s Edge is coming along. There’s still plenty of scaffolding up, but things are really starting to come together over there on Batuu.
What’s New on Hollywood Studios Grand Avenue
We also got a much better view of this building that’s being constructed adjacent to Tatooine Traders.
We’re still not sure what this building will be, but we’ll be sure to keep you updated on it’s progress!
What’s New in Hollywood Studios Shops and Stores — New Merchandise
We found the CUTEST new bags in Hollywood Studios this week!
The new Loungefly bags and wallets are covered with all of our favorite Disney snacks, including Mickey Pretzels, Mickey Shaped Cookies, the Mickey Ice Cream Bar (coming soon to grocery stores!), and more!
We’ve also spotted Buzz Lightyear Ears at several merchandise locations around Hollywood Studios. This tribute to everyone’s favorite space ranger features his famous catch phrase emblazoned on the headband — “To Infinity and beyond!”
Polka dot prints are in with the new merchandise line — Rock the Dots — celebrating Minnie’s classic dots!
We spotted ears, spirit jerseys, new loungefly bags and even sparkly sneakers with a big poof on them in this adorable merchandise line.
Check these out!!! We need somewhere awesome to wear these!
We found some more Mickey Through the Years items on Sunset Boulevard.
We’re loving the items in this line — perfectly retro and vintage-y!
This bag matches the mug we found last week!
Speaking of mugs, how about this tumbler? Its got the same collage art on it as some of the clothes introduced in this line last week.
This t-shirt is really adorable with all of the different Mickeys on it, take a look and see how many you can find!
And a few more Celebrate Mickey items as well — all to celebrate Mickey’s 90th Birthday!!
We also spotted a cool new Edna Mode Mug, featuring all of our favorite “Edna-isms“.
NO CAPES! Which is your favorite Edna quote?
Check out these awesome Chewbacca Ears that we can’t wait to wear!
And be sure to use the Play Disney Park app so you can grab this limited edition Midway Mania Pin after you complete the “Midway Maniac” Challenge in the app.
We also took a peek at Disney’s new Valentine’s Day Merchandise!
That’s it for our Hollywood Studios news and updates this week! Be sure to follow us so you stay up-to-date on the changes and additions to the parks every week!
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