Rock 'n' Roller Coaster closes at Disney World's Hollywood Studios

A general view of the Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park at Walt Disney World.

The music has temporarily stopped at a popular ride at Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios theme park.

"Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith" closed on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, to undergo refurbishment, according to Walt Disney World's website, and is expected to reopen sometime over the summer. 

"This rocktastic attraction will resume its super-stretch limo rides in summer 2023," reads a note on Disney's website.


The coaster opened at Hollywood Studios on July 29, 1999, which means it marks 24 years in 2023. 

On the ride, guests race along the freeways of Los Angeles in a super-stretch limo with rock band Aerosmith as they try to make it to their concert on time.

Here are few facts about the ride:

  • The giant electric guitar that serves as the attraction’s icon measures 40 feet tall
  • There are more than 900 speakers throughout the attraction
  • The attraction’s track measures 3,403 feet
  • It was the ride at Walt Disney World to feature multiple inversions