There are Disney gift shops located all throughout the Disney parks, but not all of these gift shops sell the same merchandise! While it is true that you can find classic Disney souvenirs just about anywhere at Disney World, there are also park exclusive souvenirs that you can’t find anywhere else. Hollywood Studios is a park that is full of unique souvenirs and merchandise. Whether you are a Star Wars fan, a Pixar fan, or an old Hollywood fan, you are sure to find a souvenir to take home that you will cherish for years to come. Here are 5 of our favorite souvenirs that can only be found at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
1. Hand-built Lightsaber at Savi’s Workshop
Galaxy’s Edge is the perfect place to shop for souvenirs for Star Wars fans. Savi’s Workshop contains not only one of the coolest Star Wars souvenirs in the park, but also an exclusive experience: creating your own custom hand-built lightsaber. This experience requires reservations so be sure to book in advance. During the experience, guests assemble their lightsaber in a secret workshop hidden from the First Order. Guests can choose their kyber crystal, hilt, sleeves, emitters, pommel caps, and activation plates and switches. Lastly, the blade is chosen and guests are ready to take their custom lightsaber home. The total cost for this experience is $249.99 plus tax and includes one lightsaber and one carrying case.
2. Art at Star Wars Launch Bay Cargo
You can find more Star Wars souvenirs at Star Wars Launch Bay Cargo, located at the exit of the Star Wars Launch Bay walkthrough attraction. This gift shop sells several souvenirs that you can’t find anywhere else including sculptures, paintings, artwork, phone cases, and movie prop replicas. Star Wars Launch Bay Cargo is a great stop for Star Wars that are unique and exclusive to Hollywood Studios.
3. Tower of Terror Merchandise at Tower Hotel Gifts
Fans of Hollywood Studios’ famous Tower of Terror attraction will love the souvenir opportunities at Tower Hotel Gifts. Located at the exit of the Tower of Terror attraction, Tower Hotel Gifts sells merch starring The Hollywood Tower Hotel. Souvenirs like robes, front desk bells, Mickey ears, t-shirts, and more all featuring the attraction or The Twilight Zone television show can be found at Tower Hotel Gifts.
4. Aerosmith and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Merchandise at Rock Around the Shop
Another popular attraction with exclusive souvenirs and merchandise is Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster. The gift shop upon exiting the attraction, Rock Around the Shop, sells unique souvenirs featuring Aerosmith and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster. Guests can even find musical instruments and other music-related gear. Souvenirs like Aerosmith t-shirts, Rock ‘n’ Roller coaster glassware, and much more can be found only at Rock Around the Shop.
5. Build A Droid at Droid Depot
Last on our list is another custom Star Wars souvenir experience: custom droids at Droid Depot. This experience also operates under a reservation system where guests can choose from a variety of droid parts and assemble their droid with several customization options. This experience costs $199.99 plus tax, and includes a droid, carry box, and instructions.
What is your favorite souvenir from Hollywood Studios? Let us know in the comments below!
Photo: Emily Murray.