MICKEY MOUSE'S FANTASIA HAT GOING POOF...

MICKEY MOUSE'S FANTASIA HAT GOING POOF...

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Manny Pacheco By raideoman1 Updated Oct 29, 2014

The great big Sorcerer's Hat that has greeted guests at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando since 2001 will soon be taken down. This iconic tribute to Fantasia was built to honor Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney, and the animator's adult life collaboration with Tinsel Town.

Guests have either loved the hat or hated it over the past 13 years. Some say the much-maligned giant blue hat took away from the section of the park dedicated to the Golden Age of Hollywood of the 1930s and 1940s. The hat also blocked the view of the Chinese Theater as guests walked down Hollywood Boulevard.

There have been rumors of the hat's demise swirling in recent weeks after the big blue Sorcerer's Hat was glaringly missing from new park maps. And, Disney confirmed the news the 122-foot tall hat would be gone in early 2015. Construction walls are expected to go up soon - likely in early January.

This isn't the only major change coming to the Studios. It was also announced that The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow...

AlecCaprari AlecCaprari Feb 10
Interesting article,  I hope to visit Disney Studios someday !