Disney World Toy Story Land: 8 Things You Need to Know

Families, Disney enthusiasts, and theme park fanatics: buckle up. Toy Story Land at Disney World is open and waiting!

One of the more recent additions to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Areas, Toy Story Land Disney Orlando, opened its doors in 2018. Designed to shrink the guest down to the size of a toy, you can now experience life in Andy’s backyard.

With 11 acres of attractions, rides, restaurants, and the perfect backyard ambiance, prepare to be amazed! First, walk amongst giant figurines of Toy Story characters like Rex, Buzz Lightyear, Woody. Then, weave in and out of massive toy blocks. Even the blades of grass will be taller than you in Toy Story Land Disney World!

Rides at Toy Story Land

A Walt Disney World Resorts trip would be incomplete without squealing for joy on a thrilling ride. And Toy Story Land’s lineup will leave you breathless! Flying through the air, whizzing over grass, and beholding rapidly transforming landscapes, all these and more await you at Toy Story Disney World!

Let your hair down and prepare to be blown away by these rides.

Slinky Dog Dash

All aboard the slinky dog!

One of the many benefits of being toy-size is riding through Andy’s backyard on this fun-filled roller coaster!

Slinky Dog Dash takes you along as he navigates the crests and troughs of his leap through the air. Enjoy slinky dog views of the backyard and know what it feels like to be so tiny. Nearly touch the ground and bounce up again for a final spring through the air. This Toy Story ride Disney World will leave you breathless!

Families riding the Slinky Dog Dash Roller Coaster at Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, USA
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Alien Swirling Saucers

Without a little intergalactic mission, what would a trip to Toy Story theme park be?

During a trip to Pizza Planet, Woody and Sid meet little green aliens and their “claw.” Now you can board a saucer and swarm around with little green aliens.

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As a giant Buzz lightyear watches over your interstellar exploration. Lose yourself to the out-of-this-world music and be transported to space, where you’ll feel weightless. Purple light and swarming green aliens may even confuse you as to whether you are on Earth or in space!

This is a slow albeit spinning ride, so if you don’t like circular motions, head over to Toy Story Mania instead!

space shuttle with Alien character from Toy Story attached to seat of the Alien Swirling Saucers ride in Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida, USA
photo credit: Disney

Experiences at Toy Story Land

Toy Story Land Disney World Florida transports you into the movie. Surrounded by your favorite characters, you’ll be ready to blast off ‘to infinity and beyond!’

Toy Story Mania

Step into Andy’s room and rifle through his toy chest filled with classic toys. Then grab a pair of 3D glasses and jump into your carnival-inspired tram.

This is where the fun begins! Your tram will barrel you towards five fast-paced games where you can even compete with other players in:

  • Fire hardboiled eggs at targets in Hamm & Eggs
  • Spin to Rex & Trixie’s Dino Darts to launch darts and pop balloons
  • Break dinner plates with baseballs at Green Army Men Shoot Camp
  • Head to Buzz Lightyear’s Flying Tossers to catch some aliens and
  • Shoot suction cup tipped darts at Woody’s Rootin’ Tootin’ Shootin’ Gallery

Pro Tip: Aim for secret targets to unleash “Easter Eggs,” which are worth more points!

Green Army Patrol

This experience is designed to take you by surprise. The Green Army Patrol and Sarge will show up to whisk you away on an impromptu training session.

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Your family, friends, and everyone around you will be enlisted to defend Andy’s backyard.

Are you up for the challenge?

Green Army Patrol performers interacting with a child at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida, USA
photo credit: Voyages Disney World Électrique via Facebook

Meet the Characters

Do you just really want to hug Woody? Or, maybe tell Buzz Lightyear he’s a toy (gasp!)?

Character Encounters

Sheriff Woody, Jessie the Cowgirl, and Buzz Lightyear are here, and they can’t wait to meet you!

Say hello to everyone’s best friend, Woody. He’s intelligent, sharp, and incredibly kind. You won’t be able to resist his graciousness.

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Jessie, the roughest, toughest cowgirl this side of the Mississippi, will make you feel so welcome in Toy Story Land that you’ll never want to leave.

And about Buzz Lightyear? Well, he’s been to infinity and beyond, but his favorite place to be is Andy’s Backyard with all his friends!

Ready to join the gang?

Character Mascots Woody and Jessie along with other Toy Story characters ready to interact with guests at Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida, USA
photo credit: Perry Merrity II via Unsplash

Green Army Drum Corps

Popping out at any time to entertain you, the Green Army Corps is a sight to behold. Dressed exactly like characters from the movies, they will regale you with their beats and pump up your energy levels.

Get ready for some foot-tappin’ drum action!

Woody’s Lunch Box Restaurant

Dining at Disney parks has never been more fun!

Woody’s Lunch Box has taken the definition of a backyard café to the next level. Start your day with a hearty breakfast bowl, smoked turkey sandwich, and even a banana split. Then go back for Andy’s famous lunch box tarts.

With an endless array of delectable delights and quick service, this restaurant is as delightful as the rides.

Have you heard? Late 2022 will see the addition of a table service finger-licking restaurant called Round-up Rodeo BBQ!

family happily walking away with their meal and people in line in the background in front of Woody's Lunch Box restaurant in Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida, USA
photo credit: Disney

Tickets to Disney World

With a simple wave of your mouse, you can pick your Toy Story Land Orlando tickets and:

  • Your date of arrival
  • Days you intend to stay and
  • Number of people in your party

and be presented with amazing deals which include combinations of:

  • Base park tickets
  • Multi-park, Multi-day tickets with Hopper and Hopper Plus Options
  • Multi-park, Multi-day tickets with Genie+
  • Multi-park, Multi-day tickets with Hopper and Genie+

Pick a package with Genie+ to skip the queues and get to the fun faster!

Genie+ for a Magical Visit

When you book your Disney Toy Story Land tickets, the magic begins. First, download the “My Disney Experience” app.

When you buy Genie+ with your tickets, the Genie function within your app elevates your entire Disney experience. It goes from great to spectacular and can help you plan your entire trip.

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Genie+ takes your input on the choice of rides, attractions, and restaurants you’d like to visit. Then, it uses real-time data from all of your choices to create the perfect itinerary for you. If you don’t like any of the suggestions, you can simply swap them out!

Consult Genie+ through the day to take advantage of the lowest wait times at all rides and restaurants.

A blue purple and white graphic with two phones showing the Genie App and an illustration of Genie's head to the left for
photo credit: Orlando Sentinel via Facebook

Enchanting Hotel Packages

Searching endlessly for “Toy Story hotel Disney World Orlando or Story Land Hotel” You’re in luck! Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is best enjoyed when you’re your most relaxed self. Book with confidence knowing you’re always getting our lowest price online.

Walt Disney World & Universal Orlando Hotel Package

Disney Pixar changed how we all see our toys when they made Toy Story. That is the power of movies.

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They can encourage empathy, inspire creativity, and bring forward topics that need attention. With the Disney World and Universal Studios Hotel Package, you can have an entire day of appreciating movies. This incredible deal gets even better when you cool off from your hectic day at a hotel of your choosing!

Walt Disney World Packages with Orlando Hotels

If Disney is all you’re there for and all you want to do, the Walt Disney World Packages with Orlando Hotels is for you.

Pick from over 30 Orlando hotels that suit every lifestyle, comfort, and budget.

Artist rendering of entrance to Woody’s Roundup Rodeo BBQ 
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Walt Disney World & SeaWorld Orlando Hotel Package

Once you’ve been touched by Disney magic, everything around you feels charmed. We know just the place to enhance this feeling of warmth and joy, SeaWorld Orlando!

With the Walt Disney World & SeaWorld Orlando Hotel Package, you can get significant savings on your park tickets and hotels! Book now to score some incredible discounts.

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Disney Resort residents enjoy early entry and late exit from the theme parks. It may feel insignificant, but when faced with a long day of exploration, extra time can be a blessing!

Experience Orlando Toy Story Land at Disney World’s Hollywood Studios

The fun is unlimited, from little green men to taking selfies with Jessie! With our guide in tow, you are prepared to have a most magical visit to Toy Story Land.

Disney World Toy Story Land FAQs

Disney’s Hollywood Studios, a vibrant theme park at Walt Disney World Resort, is the proud home of Toy Story Land. Specifically designed for children and those young at heart, this part of the park brings to life the wonder and excitement of Pixar’s beloved franchise. Here, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, you get the unique opportunity to step into Andy’s world, embarking on a grand adventure alongside Woody, Buzz, and the entire Toy Story gang.

As every Disney fanatic will tell you, Florida is a hotspot for fans of the magical world, boasting four captivating parks that promise enchantment at every turn. Visitors can make a beeline for the iconic Magic Kingdom Park, or explore the diverse ecosystems at Animal Kingdom. Alternatively, they can dive into a world of cinematic wonder at Hollywood Studios, or voyage around the globe at Epcot, all within the confines of the remarkable Disney World in Florida.

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Written by Sarina Byron

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