To a family-fun interactive indoor show, head to Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy in Disney's Hollywood Studios (Photo: Walt Disney World News)

2019 has been a year of change for Disney’s Hollywood Studios! From celebrating the park’s 30th anniversary to exciting future announcements and the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in August, there are quite a few reasons to visit this park. One new offering that just raced on the scene back in March is Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy! Here are four reasons to visit this attraction on your next trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Fun for The Whole Family
Walt Disney World’s third theme park is known for its big thrills like Tower of Terror and Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster but has been lacking in the family fun department for a while. With the addition of Toy Story Land and now Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy, the options for all ages are finally starting to stack up! This attraction has no minimum height or age requirement which means you’ll be able to make memories with the entire family.

DJ Dance Party
The excitement for this attraction begins before you even enter the building! In the Cars Courtyard there’s a party happening all day long. Guests can dance to tunes selected by DJ, the ultimate party on wheels! Lightning McQueen’s Pit Crew also comes out to the Cars Courtyard several times a day to sing, dance, and play “high-octane fun” games with guests. Whether you hang out in this area before or after your visit to Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy, this excitement happening in the Cars Courtyard is something your kiddos will want to be a part of!

Meet Cruz Ramirez
Piston Cup Winner Cruz Ramirez can also be found hanging out in the Cars Courtyard. She’s ready to meet you and get a picture taken with you and her Piston Cup trophy all day long! For lovers of Cars 3, this meet and greet is a fun surprise. A PhotoPass photographer will be stationed with Cruz Ramirez throughout the day to capture every memory, so don’t forget to grab a group shot before you go!

Take A Break from The Heat
The Florida heat is no joke, especially during the summer months! This 10-minute attraction takes place completely indoors, so Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy may be the perfect escape from the heat. Enjoy the entertainment of Lightning McQueen and his friends on the big screen while he tries out his state-of-the-art racing simulator! By the time the show is over you’ll be refreshed and ready to enjoy the rest of your day in the park.

Cars lovers, this attraction is for you! What other place in the Walt Disney World resort can you come face-to-face with Lightning McQueen, meet Cruz Ramirez, and party and play Cars inspired games? So next time you visit Disney’s Hollywood Studios, don’t forget to make your way to the Sunset Showcase to check this experience out for yourself!