Today, we’ll be taking a look at the Osborne Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios! We have over 40 photos as well as some video to share with you. So let’s see what’s twinkling at Walt Disney World this week . . .
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Welcome to the Studios!!
Before we get to the Osborne Lights, just a few housekeeping items from the park.
The tree is all set up outside the front entrance.
Displays and decorations are also set up on Hollywood Blvd.
Sunset Blvd has its annual treatment as well.
The giant stage is back up in front of the giant Sorcerer’s Hat already as well.
Over by Toy Story Mania, there are some new construction walls up.
Take a closer look at the sign.
That gives me the idea that this will be the Starbucks location for DHS. Now, it is a little bit smaller of a footprint than both Magic Kingdom and Epcot, but I don’t think that changing any of the current food and beverage locations into Starbucks really would have worked. Putting it right near the most congested area of the park may not be the best idea, but we have all seen the impact Starbucks has had on MK and Epcot, so it makes sense that Disney wants to get the coffee giant into DHS as fast as possible.
Stars are also up leading to and inside Pixar Place.
Light up and Christmas merchandise is being sold at the Backlot Tour exit shop with the lights taking place next door.
And now onto the Osborne Lights themselves. Time for lots of pretty pictures!
Glow with the Show ears sync to the lights this year. I still don’t see why people pay $25 for something they cannot see since it is on top of their head, but people are still paying, so Disney will definitely keep selling.
The Osborne Family Halloween Cat.
So many lights.
There are lots of hidden and not so hidden Mickey’s here as well.
And here are some wide shots from San Francisco Street.
Lastly, here is a video of the lights in action!
Seeing these lights this week reminded me of the overwhelmingly positive guest reaction that comes along with them. The Studios is an entirely different park during the holidays. With all the rumors going around about the lights possibly coming to an end due park expansion, it makes me wonder how outrageous the guest backlash would be if this delightful bright point in the park was unplugged. Perhaps the lights could be sent to another park. Epcot had a light show that was deemed obsolete technology a few years back (the lights of winter) and there are plenty of facades and empty space in that park.
Well, that wraps it up for this week. What are your thoughts on the happenings at DHS? Are you a fan of the Osborne Lights? Let us know in the comments!!
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