Villains Unleashed

Disney's Hollywood Studios

  • Main Details

  • Ticketed Event
  • Park Ticket Required
  • Event Time 8pm to 1am
  • Event Dates Aug 23 2014
  • One-Off Event
  • Pricing

  • Adult $67
  • Child $62
  • Advance Purchase

  • Available
  • Recommended
  • Website
  • Discounts

  • Annual Passholder
  • DVC Members

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Full event schedule for Villains Unleashed at Disney's Hollywood Studios
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Villains Unleashed will take place for the first time on August 23 2014 at Disney's Hollywood Studios from 8pm to 1am.

For the first time ever, more than 50 Disney villains will take over Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Villains Unleashed on Aug. 23, 2014. This new one-night-only party will kick off at 8 p.m. and run through 1 a.m.

As a record number of Disney Villains come out of the shadows and take over the theme park, guests will encounter some of their favorite villains such as Captain Hook, Cruella De Vil, Darth Vader and the Evil Queen. They will experience a special fireworks show, dance parties and villainous food, drink and merchandise.

Villains Unleashed Schedule

Guide Map

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Event Hours

Villains Unleashed begins at 8pm, with event tickets allowing entry from 5pm. If you are already in the park, you can obtain event passes at the Epic Theater and Soundstage One.


  • From 3pm, the secondary entrance to Disney's Hollywood Studios will be closed. After 3pm the only entry will be via the main entrance on World Drive.


  • Hades Hangout - Sorcerer Hat Stage
    8pm to 1am
  • Event Start - Sorcerer Hat Stage
  • Oogie Boogie's Freaky Funhouse Show - Theater of the Stars
    8:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm and 11:30pm
  • "Guardians of the Galaxy" Awesome Mix Tape Dance Party - Stage 5 Animation Courtyard
    8pm to 12:45am
  • Fantasmic! with special pre-show - 10pm show time, pre show starts at 9:35pm.
  • Villainy in the Sky Fireworks - 12:45am

Character Meet and Greets

  • Darth Maul - Star Tours area
  • Boba Fett - Near Backlot Express
  • Darth Vader - Star Tours event stage area
  • Stormtroopers - Star Tours area
  • Emperor Palpatine and Royal Guards - Outside SciFi Drive In
  • Cruella de Vil - Streets of America
  • Dr Facilier - Streets of America
  • Jafar - Streets of America
  • Bowler Hat Guy - Streets of America 
  • Constatine - Near MuppetVision
  • Shan Yu - Streets of America
  • The Queen - Streets of America
  • Captain Gantu - Streets of America
  • Dr Hamsterviel - Streets of America
  • Barbossa (until 11:30pm) - Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow
  • Maleficient (until 11:30pm - Animation Courtyard
  • The Witch - Sunset Blvd

Roaming Characters

From 8:30pm to 1am

Hades Hangout

  • Captain Hook
  • Mr Smee
  • Queen of Hearts
  • Big Bad Wolf
  • Goevernor Ratcliffe

Streets of America

  • Gaston
  • Judge Claude Frollo
  • Lady Tremaine
  • Anastasia
  • Drizella
  • Prince John
  • Sherrif of Nottingham
  • J Worthington Foulfellow
  • Gideon
  • Stromboli

Star Tours area

  • Stormtroopers
  • Zam Wesell
  • Aurra Sing
  • Tusken Raiders
  • Asajj Ventress
  • Jawas
  • Jango Fett
  • Greedo
  • Gamorrean Guard

Epic Stunt Theater area

  • Shenzi
  • Banzai
  • Ed
  • Br'er Fox
  • Br'er Bear


  • The Great Movie Ride - Until 11:15pm
  • Star Tours
  • Muppet Vision 3D
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid
  • Tower of Terror
  • Rock n RollerCoaster
  • Toy Story Mania - Until 11:30pm

Food and Drink

  • Club Evil - Hollywood Brown Derby


  • Studio Prop Shop opposite Honey I shrunk the Audience Playground and throughout the park

More Information

The celebration of wonderful wickedness will include:

  • Villainous Encounters: Interact with Disney villains roaming the park, performing on stage, dancing with guests and making mischief around every corner.

  • Fantasmic! Pre-Show: Behold the wickedness as villains takeover Fantasmic! for a deviously fun pre-show.

  • ‘Villainy in the Sky Fireworks: Villains unleash their powers into the night sky for a specially-themed fireworks display.

  • Oogie Boogie’s Variety Show: Boogie down to Theater of The Stars to see Mr. Oogie Boogie host a special variety show crawling with entertainment.

  • Hades Hangout and Dance Party: Hang out with the ruler of the underworld and dance the night away with his party crew the house band Bernie Briquette with Brimstone, DJ Igg Nite and the Underworld Dancers.

  • “Star Wars” Villain Zone: Witness the power of the dark side as some of the most feared villains in the Galactic Empire patrol Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

  • ‘Ex-Scream’ Makeovers: ‘Show your Villain Side’ and get your face painted to look just like your favorite Disney villain.

  • Attractions: Revel in the fun of up to 10 favorite attractions such as The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and Star Tours – The Adventure Continues. Beware of villains lurking around.

  • Villainous Food, Drink and Merchandise: Enjoy special mischievous treats and remember the night for years to come with villain-themed merchandise.

A limited number of tickets for Villains Unleashed are available now at, or call 407-939-1933.