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Echo Lake is a small oval-shaped lagoon at Disney's Hollywood Studios, which was designed to form one of the ears in the enormous Hidden Mickey from the park's original layout. Surrounding it are numerous attractions and services, some in structures designed to mimic the "California Crazy" form of architecture from Hollywood's Golden Age.

At the American Idol Experience, park guests can audition and sing for live audiences, and potentially win a special front-of-the-line pass for the popular TV series' real tryouts. Next door, Sounds Dangerous! features a 3-D audio presentation starring comedian Drew Carey. In between them is the A.T.A.S. Hall of Fame Plaza, a display of busts of past and present icons of the television era, such as Oprah Winfrey and Walt Disney.

Echo Lake includes three attractions based on characters and films produced by George Lucas' Lucasfilm studio. Star Tours: The Adventures Continue is a 3-D motion simulator ride set in the Star Wars universe. This attraction also exists at Disneyland Park. The Jedi Training Academy, a live-action stage show, invites children to become "padawan learners" and receive "lightsaber training" from a Jedi master. Lastly, the live-action Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular re-enacts various scenes from Raiders of the Lost Ark while illustrating how movie stunts are performed.

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Restaurants[]

  • Dinosaur Gertie's Ice Cream of Distinction
  • Min & Bill's Dockside Diner
  • Peevy's Frozen Concoctions
  • '50s Prime Time Cafe
  • Hollywood & Vine

Shopping[]

  • Golden Age Souvenirs
  • Indy Truck
  • Tatooine Traders
  • Indiana Jones Adventure Outpost

Entertainment[]

Former Attractions[]

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