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  • On Apr 1, 2023
    Kaitlin from VA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    What time do the parking lots open at Hollywood Studios? Is it realistic to think we can park early, be in line, enter the park and make it to Savi's Workshop by 8:45am for a reservation? First time Disney trip and I'm worried about our timing!

    Bright Suns, Kaitlin! 

    Welcome to planDisney! We have more in common than just our names because I am also the planner of my family and I am always weighing the options of which reservation times are best for maximizing our fun in the theme parks. 

    Parking at the theme parks is available one hour before the parks open. I looked ahead on the Hours & Events Calendar for the date of your visit which currently shows 8:30 a.m. as the official opening time for Disney’s Hollywood Studios. 

    I believe that walking from the entrance of Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Savi’s Workshop in that time is doable.  But, just to be sure, I recommend arriving early and speaking to a Cast Member at the entrance about your early reservation time. It is up to the Cast Member’s discretion, but they may allow you in a few minutes early to make it to your Savi’s reservation with time to spare. 

    If you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, you can participate in Early Theme Park Entry, which would allow you to enter the theme parks 30 minutes early every day. This perk is currently available for Guests staying at Disney Resort hotels and select other hotels. 

    After you build your lightsaber, make sure you explore the rest of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Find the Disney PhotoPass photographers throughout Batuu to capture pictures of you with your lightsaber, and don’t forget to grab some Blue or Green Milk at the Milk Stand

    Enjoy your first visit to Walt Disney World Resort, Kaitlin. If you have any future planning questions, you can find me again at planDisney!

    This is the way, 

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Meet the Panelist: Kaitlin, Indiana

Hi friends! I'm Kaitlin, a wife and mom to two young boys. I can always be found with a list of the latest and greatest snacks and treats at Walt Disney World, and sometimes I'm even willing to share those snacks with my family. In the meantime, I'm here to help answer your questions about your vacation to Walt Disney World Resort!  Learn More About Kaitlin

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