What’s New in Hollywood Studios: A $60 (!!) Pin Set and a NEW Lightning Lane

It’s happening, folks. It’s time for spring break at disney world, which means big crowds, long lines, and lots to see and do.

Tower of Terror has seen some LONG wait times lately!

We’re here with what’s new in Hollywood Studios, and there are some fun new updates! So if you’re visiting and wanting to escape the crowds by skipping a long standby line or by doing some shopping for a PRICEY pin set, here’s what you might find in the park.

Hollywood Studios Construction Updates

Disney added a Lightning Lane for Red Carpet Dreams, where you can meet Sorcerer Mickey and Minnie in a glamorous dress! This experience is now included in your purchase of Genie+, which is $15 per person per day at Disney World.

NEW Lightning Lane

Over 40 different experiences are included in Genie+ at Disney World, so it might be worth considering if you want to bypass standby lines!

Read more about this new Lightning Lane here!

Dok-Ondar is back from behind his curtain at Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge! So good to see you again, friend.

Doc is back!

the Dianoga creature is still missing from the water fountains in Batuu Market in Galaxy’s Edge. We miss you!

Where’s the Dianoga?

And we noticed there was a new Cheaper by the Dozen billboard above Joffrey’s in Pixar Place. This film remake premieres on Disney+ on March 18th.

Cheaper by the Dozen Billboard

Now let’s get to some shopping!

Hollywood Studios Merchandise News

Disney & Co.

At Disney & Co., there was a new 4*Town 4 Lyfe Turning Red tea for $30.

4*Town 4 LYFE, y’all

The back of the t-shirt features the (fictional) World Tour 2002 dates.

Let’s go on the 4*Town World Tour

There was also a Kids’ I Heart Earth Turning Red Pajama set for $25. It comes with a matching pair of soft shorts.

PJ Set

And we found a Mickey Mouse Main Attraction Space Mountain Pin for $30!

Space mountain pin

It’s time to head for the next store!

Legends of Hollywood

Legends of Hollywood had a new pair of Alex and Ani Mickey Earrings for $30

Alex and Ani Mickey Earrings

And on Alex and Ani BFF Bracelet Set for $79.99. You get two bracelets, with one to share with your bestie!

Alex and Ani BFF Bracelet Set

Want to see what an expensive pin set looks like?

Keystone Clothiers

This Spider-Man Mix and Match Pin Set is $60!

Mix and match pin set

The box shows you various ways you can mix and match these four pins, so it’s kinda like you get eight pins!


Next up, we’re visiting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities

Dok-Ondar’s made a bit of a swap because Sith Holocrons are back in stockbut now the Jedi Holocrons are out of stock!

Sith Holocron

What’s the sitch over at Droid Depot?

Droid Depot

The Droid Depot personality chips, which you can put in your droid for different sounds, are getting a packaging makeover. Only the black personality chips remain in the old packaging, while the other personality chips have been switched to new, smaller boxes.

Droid Depot chip packaging

Just one more stop to go!

Tower Hotel Gifts

Tower Hotel Gifts, located in the Tower of Terror, is now selling Hades and Maleficent Hand fans. One side of the fan is blue with Hades, while the other side is green with Maleficent.

Hades and Maleficent Fan

That’s it for merchandise, but we have a few more updates!

Hollywood Studios Various Updates

We spotted a cast member handing out Turning Red Cards near Walt Disney Presents, where you can also catch a limited-time sneak peek of the movie, which you can also stream on Disney+. The cards come with a QR code that links you to the film’s soundtrackas well as a code for Bonus Movie Insider Points.

‘Turning Red’ cards

And Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Members, take note! There has been a change in the DVC discount policy, and DVC cards are no longer being accepted. To use your discount at Disney World, you now have to show your DVC account active and linked in the My Disney Experience app.

Disney Vacation Club Booth

And that’s all the news from Hollywood Studios! Keep reading DFB for more Disney World updates and news!

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