Everything You Need to Know About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

May 7, 2019
falcon cockpit at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Star Wars has gone from being a legendary movie franchise to becoming a bonafide part of modern culture. We quote the films, watch the shows, collect the toys, and dream of being immersed in that universe. Well, prepare to go to lightspeed. Disneyland in Anaheim, California is set to open the world’s largest Star Wars attractions ever built. Let’s take a closer look at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

The Important Details

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is scheduled to open on May 31, 2019. Disclaimer: Reservations and valid Theme Park admission are required to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge between May 31 and June 23, 2019. Capacity for Disneyland® Park, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and its experiences is limited. Access to the Park, land and experiences may be restricted or unavailable depending on Guest demand and other factors. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction opens later in the year.

About the Attraction

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be located inside Disneyland Park, north of Frontierland. The attraction will take up 14 acres to match the themes and landscapes of the movies.

There will be two major rides. Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run sits you in the cockpit of the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy as you prepare to go on a smuggling mission that even the mighty Chewbacca wouldn’t dare undertake. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will not be ready by May 31st, but it promises to thrill. You’ll join a squad of resistance fighters to foil a plot of the First Order.

This May Be the Droid You’re Looking For

Ever dream of building your own droid? The Droid Depot is a shop that’s entirely machine run and full of parts to create the ultimate co-pilot for your Outer Rim expeditions! The shop also has pre-made and premium droids for sale.

Oga’s Cantina

Has the excitement of being in the Star Wars universe got you thirsty? Stop by the local cantina for some off-world delicacies. The adults in your group may want to sample intergalactic drinks like the Jedi Mind Trick cocktail, Bad Motivator IPA, or Toniray wine.

Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo

Think of this working hanger as a kind of food bazaar. This food freighter turned food court has an exotic something for everyone. Or, if you are more thirsty than hungry, stop by the Milk Stand for frosty drinks that are made with milk in colors of blue and green.

Black Spire Outpost Shops

The Black Spire Outpost is where you can peruse wares from across the galaxy. At Savi’s Workshop, you might find yourself a Kyber Crystal and other Star Wars souvenirs.

Toydarians don’t just bet on pod races and deal in junk; they are skilled craftsmen. Toydarian Toymakers is a fine place to pick up Star Wars memorabilia and planetary treasures. Those in search of more unique keepsakes may want to venture over to Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities.

Perhaps you’d like to bring home an alien pet Porg? The Creature Stall has all manner of exotic creatures for sale. Browse the shop and take a look in the cages to see the bizarre and just plain adorable.

Lastly, the fantasy won’t be complete if you aren’t dressed for the part. Black Spire Outfitters has everything from Jedi robes to smugglers’ garb. There may even be some Mandalorian Armor pieces here and there.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is a theme park on a galactic scale. It’s Star Wars like you have never seen and only dreamed of. Be a part of this remarkable event!

Book your stay at Camelot Inn & Suites and be within a 6-minute walk from the Park.

Our sister property, The Tropicana Inn & Suites, is located at the Pedestrian Walkway to the Disneyland® Resort and just a 5 minute walk away at 1540 S Harbor Blvd. The Mediterranean-themed hotel features an over-sized pool and jacuzzi that is perfect for viewing the Disney® fireworks. The family-friendly property is a designated Disneyland® Resort Good Neighbor Hotel complete with a cheerful staff to make your visit an enjoyable experience.
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