Disney Junior Play and Dance! Overview | Disney’s Hollywood Studios Attractions

An interactive experience that invites kids to sing, dance, and play along with some of their favorite Disney Junior characters.

Disney Junior Play and Dance! Details

Disneyland Resort Park Hollywood Studios
Location in Park Animation Courtyard
Height Restrictions Any Height
Age Interests All Ages
Thrill Type Live Entertainment
Hours 9:55 AM, 10:35 AM , 11:15 AM, 11:55 AM, 12:35 PM, 2:10 PM, 2:50 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:15 PM, 4:55 PM
Wait Times Low
Lightning Lane Yes
Accessibility Information May remain in Wheelchair/ECV

Attraction Overview

Characters in the Disney Junior Dance Party
Characters in the Disney Junior Dance Party

Disney Junior Play and Dance! is an interactive show designed especially for preschoolers and their families. This lively and engaging performance brings the magic of Disney Junior to life, featuring popular characters from shows like “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,” “Puppy Dog Pals,” “T.O.T.S,” and “Vampirina.”

The show lasts approximately 10 minutes and combines live entertainment with animated shorts, music, and lots of opportunities for audience participation. Kids are encouraged to get up and dance along with the characters, making it a fun and energetic experience they won’t soon forget.


Where to find Disney Junior Play and Dance! at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Where to find Disney Junior Play and Dance! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Location & Wait Times

Disney Junior Play and Dance! is located in Animation Courtyard, just off Hollywood Boulevard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The attraction is housed in a spacious, air-conditioned theater, providing a welcome respite from the Florida heat.

Wait times for this attraction are generally just the length of time it takes to reach the next showtime. Shows typically run every 40 minutes from 9:55 AM to 4:55 PM and the theater’s ample seating capacity means that even during peak times, guests typically won’t have to wait very long until the next performance.

Also, Lightning Lane is available for this attraction. While you’ll still have to wait for the next showtime, you will be admitted first, so you can pick from the best seats in the theater.

Queue Experience

Fancy Nancy character meet and greet in Animation Courtyard
Fancy Nancy character meet and greet in Animation Courtyard

The queue for Disney Junior Play and Dance! is a standard outdoor lineup, marked by ropes and dividers. As you wait in line, keep your eyes peeled for a special treat: the chance to spot one of your favorite Disney Junior characters! These beloved figures often do meet & greets in Animation Courtyard, much to the delight of their young fans.

Disney Junior Play and Dance! is a fantastic attraction for families with young kids. It offers a chance for little ones to see their favorite characters come to life and participate in a fun and interactive experience. So next time you’re at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, make sure to add Disney Junior Play and Dance! to your must-do list.

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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