Disney's Hollywood Studios

Orientation & Geography

North America, United States, Orange County

Disney's Hollywood Studios is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort. Spanning 135 acres (546,000 m²) in size, its theme is show business, drawing inspiration from the heyday of Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s. The third park built at the resort, it opened on May 1, 1989 as Disney-MGM Studios. In 2009, the park hosted approximately 9.7 million guests, ranking it the fourth-most visited amusement park in the United States, and seventh-most visited in the world. The park is represented by The Sorcerer's Hat, a stylized version of the magical hat from Fantasia. It replaced the Earful Tower as the park's icon in 2001.