Opening date for Toy Story Land at Disney World announced

By Ashley Carter, Attractions Insider
Last Updated: Friday, February 16, 2018, 11:42 AM EST

There was a lot of buzz Friday as Disney announced the opening date of Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The official opening date of June 30, 2018 was announced during ABC’s "Good Morning America" on Friday.

The 11-acre expansion will feature two new attractions, Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers, as well as the popular Toy Story Mania attraction.

It will also feature a counter-service restaurant called Woody’s Lunch Box.

When entering the new land, visitors will be transported to Andy’s backyard. They will "shrink" to the size of a toy and encounter Woody, Buzz, Jessie and other Toy Story characters.

Crayons, Green Army Men, Rubik’s Cubes and other toys will be incorporated into the land's design.

Toy Story Land is part of the major expansion underway at Hollywood Studios.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, a new “Star Wars”-themed land is set to open in 2019. A Mickey Mouse-themed ride, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, will also open next year.

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