There are BIG changes coming to both the Walt Disney World® and Disneyland®
Resorts! This week it was announced that a Star Wars themed land is planned for both resorts;each park will be completing a 14-acre expansion. Disney plans to transport guests, "to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space where Star Wars characters and their stories come to life. These new lands will have two feature attractions, one will allow guests to get behind the controls of the Millenium Falcon!
In addition to the new expansions, both resorts will be offering some exciting Star Wars enhancements and experiences. Star Tours®- The Adventure Continues will feature a new adventure with characters and locations from the upcoming movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
An interactive experience called Star Wars Launch Bay will take guests into Star Wars: The Force Awakens with behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, special exhibits, the opportunity to meet both new and favorite Star Wars characters, as well as special merchandise and food! Guests can visit Star Wars Launch Bay in Tomorrowland® at Disneyland® Park or in the Animation Courtyard in Disney's Hollywood Studios. The Jedi Training Academy is being re-imagined with a new villain from the popular Disney XD show, "Star Wars Rebels."
Finally, Seasons of the Force will begin in early 2016; this seasonal event will bring even more new experiences to both California and Florida. In Tomorrowland® at Disneyland® Park, guests will be able explore the Star Wars galaxy. There will be special entertainment throughout the land, themed food locations, and much more. Guests can ride Hyperspace Mountain, a re-imagining of the Space Mountain® attraction, joining an X-wing Starfighter battle! At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, weekend nights will feature a new fireworks spectacular set to the iconic score of the Star Wars movies.
Star Wars Themed Land Coming to Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts