FANDOM


Toy Story Midway Mania! (marketed as Toy Story Mania![1]) is an interactive 4-D attraction, located at three Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort and Tokyo DisneySea at Tokyo Disney Resort.

Designed by Walt Disney Imagineering and inspired by Disney·Pixar's Toy Story franchise, the attraction was first unveiled during a press conference at Walt Disney World in January 2007. The Florida version opened officially on May 31, 2008,[2][3] while the California version officially opened on June 17, 2008.[4][5] The Japanese version of the attraction opened on July 9, 2012.[6]

Premise

The ride has a giant animatronic Mr. Potato Head who entertains the people waiting in line. Park guests wear 3-D glasses (or Carnival Games Goggles) aboard spinning vehicles that travel through virtual environments based on midway games.[7][8] The attraction features five mini-games after a practice round, each of which includes at least one "Easter egg" that can trigger additional targets or gameplay changes. These games are:

  • Hamm & Eggs - Hamm and Buttercup (replacing Rex after the release of Toy Story 3) invite you to knock down both moving and stationary barnyard animal targets using hardboiled eggs.
  • Rex & Trixie's Dino Darts (originally Bo Peep's Baaa-loon Pop prior to the release of Toy Story 3) - Launch darts and pop balloons in front of a bubbling volcano in this game starring Rex and Trixie.
  • Green Army Men Shoot Camp - Toss baseballs to break plates at a green army men firing range.
  • Buzz Lightyear's Flying Tossers - Buzz Lightyear urges you to toss rings and make them land atop the Little Green Men.
  • Woody's Rootin' Tootin' Shootin' Gallery - Shoot suction-cup-tipped darts at a variety of mine-cart targets in this game inspired by the "Woody's Roundup" television show.


Compete with friends for the highest score or try to achieve a new personal best! But remember, whether you're an expert or a beginner, everyone's a winner!

Each guest's score is recorded by an onboard display screen as points are acquired with individual toy cannons firing simulated projectiles at virtual targets. Toy Story characters including Woody, Hamm, Buzz Lightyear, Rex and Trixie appear during the attraction's different games. Towards upon disembarking the ride, an individual vehicle has displays the high score up to date as far back as best to date this recent hour, day, and month.

Similar technology has been used in Disney attractions such as Pirates of the Caribbean: Battle for Buccaneer Gold at DisneyQuest and several Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters. According to Disney, it is the first attraction created simultaneously by Walt Disney Imagineering for two theme parks.[9]

Trivia

  • Woody, Jessie, Bo Peep, Bullseye and Mr. Potato Head appeared at the opening ceremony in May 31, 2008. Buzz Lightyear was unable to appear in person with them because he was spending a year in space.
  • Although Toy Story Mania is set after Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3, the wallpaper of Andy's room in Toy Story is seen in the ride. This was likely because the wallpaper was an iconic Pixar background.
  • In addition to toys, games, and books from the franchise; others referencing other Disney films, shorts, and places (both Pixar and non-Pixar) and other franchised games and toys decorate the entrance, queue, and ride in addition to a few that can only be seen there. Some references include a , the classic Tinkertoy construction set packaging that Woody used for the meeting podium, a Tin Toy Little Golden Book, a K'Nex helicopter with box, Ants in the Pants, Play-Doh containers, UNO cards, Crayola crayons (plus chalk and markers in the new Toy Story Land location), and the gameboards and/or game boxes and cards for Monopoly and the 1952 version of Chutes and Ladders.
  • The Prospector is seen on the ride, despite the fact he is not part of Andy's toys or Bonnie's toys.
  • Bonnie's toys were added to the ride before the release of Toy Story 3. This may have revealed spoilers for the end of the film.
  • Toy Story Mania, guests get to experience what life is like from a toy's perspective by coming into contact with the ViewMaster reels nearly four feet in diameter and the Tinkertoy connectors that are two feet across. Andy's Room will make a 5'6" person feel about 14 inches tall.
  • This carnival game has the same vehicle concept as the clone arcade game known as "Space Invaders Frenzy."

Gallery

See also

References

  1. Darkbeer (May 23, 2008). "Toy Story Mania! Disneyland Resort TV Commercial". SmugMug. Retrieved on June 3, 2008.
  2. Bevil, Dewayne (May 11, 2008). "Orlando theme-park goers preview Toy Story Mania". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved on May 12, 2008.
  3. Bevil, Dewayne (March 17, 2008). Toy Story Mania to surge in "late May" at Disney's Hollywood Studios Orlando Sentinel. Archived from the original on March 20, 2008. Retrieved on March 19, 2008.
  4. Spring Into Summer Mania with New Vacation Package Offerings from Disneyland Resort Disneyland Resort Newsroom. (April 14, 2008) Archived from the original on April 20, 2008. Retrieved on April 27, 2008.
  5. Tully, Sarah (March 18, 2008). "Shoot 'em Disney ride gets sneak peek". Retrieved on March 19, 2008. 
  6. ""Cinderella" Attraction and Toy Story Mania! Coming to Tokyo Disney Resort". Joe's Tokyo Disneyland Resort Photo Site. (May 7, 2009) Retrieved on May 8, 2009.
  7. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named New_York_Times
  8. MacDonald, Brady (March 17, 2008). "Disney offers sneak peek at Toy Story Mania ride". Retrieved on March 19, 2008. 
  9. Toy Story Mania! Fun Facts wdwnews.com. (May 23, 2008) Archived from the original on May 19, 2008. Retrieved on May 24, 2008.


v - e - d
Disney&#039;s Hollywood Studios logo 2019
Hollywood Boulevard
Citizens of HollywoodStar Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far AwayWonderful World of Animation
Echo Lake
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame PlazaFor the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along CelebrationIndiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!Jedi Training: Trials of the TempleStar Tours: The Adventures ContinueStar Wars: Path of the Jedi
Grand Avenue
Muppet*Vision 3D
Animation Courtyard
Star Wars Launch BayVoyage of the Little MermaidWalt Disney Presents
Sunset Boulevard
Beauty and the Beast Live on StageLightning McQueen's Racing AcademyRock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring AerosmithThe Twilight Zone Tower of TerrorFantasmic!
Toy Story Land
Alien Swirling SaucersSlinky Dog DashToy Story Midway Mania!
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's RunStar Wars: Rise of the Resistance (Opening on Dec. 2019)
Upcoming
Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway


v - e - d
Disney California Adventure logo
Buena Vista Street
Red Car Trolley
Hollywood Land
Disney Animation Building (Animation AcademyTurtle Talk with Crush) • Frozen: Live at the HyperionMonsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!Mickey's PhilharMagic
Grizzly Peak
Grizzly River RunRedwood Creek Challenge TrailSoarin' Over California
Pacific Wharf
The Bakery TourWalt Disney Imagineering Blue Sky Cellar
Cars Land
Radiator Springs RacersMater's Junkyard JamboreeLuigi's Rollickin' Roadsters
Paradise Gardens Park
Goofy's Sky SchoolSilly Symphony SwingsGolden ZephyrJumpin' JellyfishThe Little Mermaid: Ariel's Undersea Adventure
Pixar Pier
IncredicoasterInside Out Emotional WhirlwindJessie's Critter CarouselPixar Pal-A-RoundToy Story Midway Mania!Games of Pixar Pier
Avengers Campus California (Opening in 2020)
Avengers RideDoctor Strange: Journey into the Mystic ArtsGuardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!Spider-Man Ride
Current Entertainment
World of ColorDisney's Celebrate America
Former Attractions and Entertainment
A Bug's Land (Flik's FlyersFrancis' Ladybug BoogieHeimlich's Chew Chew TrainIt's Tough to Be a Bug! • Princess Dot Puddle Park • Tuck & Roll's Drive 'Em Buggies) • Aladdin: A Musical SpectacularCalifornia Screamin'Disney Junior - Live on Stage!Golden DreamsKing Triton's Carousel of the SeaLuigi's Flying TiresMaliboomerMuppet*Vision 3DPaint the NightSuperstar LimoThe Twilight Zone Tower of TerrorWho Wants to Be a Millionaire – Play It!S.S. Rustworthy
Resorts
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & SpaDisney's Paradise Pier Hotel


v - e - d
500px-Tokyo DisneySea Logo
Mediterranean Harbor
Fortress ExplorationsDisneySea Transit Steamer LineVenetian GondolasSoaring: Fantastic FlightFantasmic!
Mysterious Island
Journey to the Center of the Earth20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Mermaid Lagoon
Ariel's Greeting GrottoBlowfish Balloon RaceFlounder's Flying Fish CoasterJumpin' JellyfishKing Triton's ConcertScuttle's ScootersThe Whirlpool
Arabian Coast
Caravan CarouselJasmine's Flying CarpetsSindbad's Storybook VoyageThe Magic Lamp Theater
Lost River Delta
Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Crystal Skull • Song of Mirage • Raging Spirits • Saludos Amigos Greeting Dock • Mickey & Friends' Greeting Trails
Port Discovery
AquatopiaDisneySea Electric RailwayNemo & Friends SeaRider
American Waterfront
Toy Story ManiaTower of TerrorDisneySea Electric RailwayTurtle TalkS.S. ColumbiaBig City VehiclesDisneySea Electric RailwayBig Band Beat • Hello, New York! • DisneySea Transit Steamer LineMy Friend Duffy
Fantasy Springs (Opening in 2022)
Arendelle: World of Frozen (Frozen Ever After) • Peter Pan RidePixie HollowTangled Ride
Current Entertainment
Disney Light the Night
Resorts
Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta


v - e - d
Toystorylogo
Media
Films and Television: Toy StoryToy Story 2Toy Story 3Toy Story 4Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (The Adventure Begins) • Buzz Lightyear: Mission LogsToy Story TreatsToy Story Toons (Hawaiian VacationSmall FryPartysaurus Rex) • Toy Story of Terror!Toy Story That Time ForgotForky Asks a QuestionLamp Life

Music: Toy StoryToy Story 2Toy Story 3Toy Story 4The Legacy Collection: Toy Story
Video Games: Toy Story: The Video GameToy Story 2: The Video GameToy Story 3: The Video GameToy Story: Animated StorybookToy Story: Activity CenterToy Story 2: Activity CenterToy Story RacerToy Story Mania!Kinect Rush: A Disney/Pixar AdventureDisney InfinityDisney Crossy RoadKingdom Hearts IIIDisney Emoji BlitzDisney Heroes: Battle Mode
Books: Classic StorybookDisney's Wonderful World of ReadingLittle Golden Book

Disney Parks
Toy Story LandToy Story HotelAlien Swirling SaucersBuzz Lightyear's Space Ranger SpinThe Magic of Disney AnimationGarden of the Twelve FriendsGames of Pixar PierIt's a Small WorldJessie's Critter CarouselPixar Pal-A-RoundRC RacerSlinky Dog DashSlinky Dog Zigzag SpinStitch and Friends Summer SurpriseToy Soldier Parachute DropToy Story Midway Mania!Woody's Round-UpWoody's Roundup Village

Entertainment: "A Whole New World" A Magical Disney SongbookDisney's Showtime SpectacularFantasmic!Horseshoe RoundupMickey presents: “Happy Anniversary Disneyland Paris”Once Upon a MouseThe PavilionPixar Playtime PalsThe Golden MickeysToy Story: The Musical
Restaurants: Alien Pizza PlanetToy Box CafeToy Story Pizza Planet ArcadeWoody’s Lunch BoxPoultry PalaceRoundup Rodeo BBQ Restaurant
Shops: Al's Toy BarnAndy's EngineAndy's Toy BoxBuzz's Star CommandLittle Green Men Store CommandSlinky Dog's Gift TrolleyToy Story Playland Boutique
Parades: Block Party BashDisney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney's Easter WonderlandDisney Cinema ParadeDisney Magic on ParadeDisney on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeFlights of Fantasy ParadeHappiness is Here ParadeJubilation!Mickey's New Year's Eve ParadeMove It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street PartyMickey's Rainy Day ExpressMickey's Storybook ExpressMickey's WaterWorksPaint The Night ParadePixar Play ParadePixar Water Play Street Party!Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Fireworks: Celebrate the MagicCelebrate! Tokyo DisneylandHappily Ever AfterThe Magic, the Memories and YouTogether Forever: A Pixar Nighttime SpectacularWorld of Color
Halloween: The Nightmare Experiment
Christmas: A Totally Tomorrowland ChristmasDisney Christmas StoriesDisney Dreams! of ChristmasDisney Gifts of ChristmasLa Parade de Noël DisneyMickey's Most Merriest Celebration

Characters
Toys: WoodyBuzz LightyearBo PeepBilly, Goat, and GruffSargeGreen Army MenBarrel of MonkeysHamm LennyLittle Green MenMr. Potato HeadRCRexMr. MikeSee 'n SaySlinky DogTroikasBabyfaceMutant ToysZurg BotsMrs. Potato HeadWheezyBullseyeJessieStinky PeteTour Guide BarbieBarbieUtility Belt BuzzEmperor ZurgChatter TelephoneChunkBig BabyMonkeyJack-in-the-BoxLotsoTwitchKenBookwormSparksStretchMr. PricklepantsButtercupPeas-in-a-PodTotoroTrixieChucklesDollyFun Meal Buzz LightyearFun Meal Emperor ZurgDiscarded Fun Meal ToysCombat CarlAngel KittyThe ClericReptillus MaximusForkyDucky and BunnyGabby GabbyThe BensonsDuke CaboomGiggle McDimplesMelephant BrooksChairol BurnettBitey WhiteCarl ReinerocerosTinny

Humans: Andy DavisMolly DavisMrs. DavisSid PhillipsHannah PhillipsAl McWhigginGeriEmilyBonnie AndersonMr. AndersonMrs. AndersonDaisyRonald TompkinsMasonHarmonyMargaretCarolMiss WendyAxel the Carnie
Animals: ScudBusterMr. JonesDragon the Cat
Deleted characters: ShakesSeñorita Cactus

Locations
Andy's HouseSid's HouseDinocoPizza PlanetAl's Toy BarnAl's PenthouseTri-County International AirportSunnyside DaycareButterfly RoomCaterpillar RoomKen's Dream HouseVending MachineBonnie's HouseTri-County SanitationTri-County LandfillIncineratorPoultry PalaceSleep WellSecond Chance Antiques
Objects
A113Pixar BallPizza Planet TruckEggman Movers VanThe Claw
Songs
Films: You've Got a Friend in MeStrange ThingsI Will Go Sailing No MoreWoody's RoundupWhen She Loved MeWe Belong TogetherDream WeaverLe FreakThe Ballad of the Lonesome CowboyI Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away
Deleted: The FoolPlastic Spaceman
See Also
Black Friday reelToy Story (Original Treatment)Toy Story 2 (original storyline)Toy Story 3 (Circle 7 Screenplay)The Science Behind PixarPixar in a Box

Start a Discussion Discussions about Toy Story Midway Mania!

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+