More Details on Star Wars: Galactic Nights Coming May 27!

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The Disney Parks Blog today released additional info on the experts who are lined up to appear at this year's "Inside Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" panel discussion, at the Star Wars: Galactic Nights event to be held on May 27 at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Actor David Collins will host the panel along with members of the Walt Disney Imagineering team. Set to appear at this event are: Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive; Eric Baker, Creative Director; Jon Georges, Executive Producer; and Margaret Kerrison, Managing Story Editor. Fan-favorite Star Wars actor Warwick Davis will also return as the official Galactic Nights event host. Join Warwick at various appearances throughout the night including a special introduction to the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge panel. The event will be held after park hours from 7 p.m. to midnight and will celebrate the entire Star Wars collection, including the release of the new film Solo: A Star Wars Story, in theaters May 25.
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Star Wars: Galactic Nights Celebrates Release of ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ on May 27

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights, to be held at Disney's Hollywood Studios from 7 p.m.-midnight on May 27, will celebrate the entire Star Wars saga, including "Solo: A Star Wars Story," which will hit theaters on May 25. Actor Joonas Suotamo, who plays Chewbacca in "Solo: A Star Wars Story," will make a special appearance at the event. In addition, the event's Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away presentation will debut some new video moments from "Solo: A Star Wars Story." The park's nighttime projection show, Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, also will debut a new action sequence from the Solo film. Tickets are available now for Star Wars: Galactic Nights. Discounts are available for Annual Passholders and DVC Members. Call 407-W-DISNEY (407 934-7639) for details and reservations.
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Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returns May 27!

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Tickets are now on sale for Star Wars: Galactic Nights, a one-night special event that will return to Disney's Hollywood Studios on May 27. The event is held after park hours from 7 p.m. to midnight and celebrates the entire Star Wars saga with special entertainment, photo opportunities, event-exclusive merchandise and food and beverage, as well as encounters with rarely seen Star Wars characters. Other event offerings include Galactic Destinations Projections on The Hollywood Tower Hotel and the debut of new saga elements to the Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular fireworks and the Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away stage show. Tickets cost $129 per adult, $124 per child ages 3-9. Discounts on tickets are available for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members. In addition, the Galactic Tasting and Viewing Package, featuring Star Wars-inspired food and beverage and reserved seating to a panel providing an inside look of the making of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, is now available for $30 per person, including tax. It, and tickets to the event, can be purchased online or by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463.
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Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returns Dec. 16

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights is returning Dec. 16 to Disney's Hollywood Studios. Among many thrills in store, guests will be treated Hollywood-style to a red carpet arrival, iconic attractions with little to no wait time, amazing fireworks and projections, and experts sharing details about the Star Wars expansion coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios. Callers to 407-WDW-PLAY (407-939-7529) will be able to sign on for premium offerings such as a Galactic Tasting Sampler (food and beverage items including lightsaber churros and a charcuterie with C3PO crackers). Park access and activities will be exclusive to Star Wars: Galactic Nights ticket holders. Event hours on Dec. 16 are 7 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are priced at $129 adults, $124 ages 3-9 (discounts available for Annual Passholders and DVC Members). Purchase tickets at DisneyWorld.com or call 407-W-DISNEY (407-934-7639).
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Star Wars Galactic Nights Announced

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Attention Star Wars fans -Star Wars: Galactic Nights, a new Hollywood-inspired special event will debut at Disney's Hollywood Studios on April 14. Come dressed as your favorite character and celebrate forty years of Star Wars milestones. NOTE: Though the title says nights, as of January 11, only one night is available for ticket purchase.
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New Star Wars Experiences Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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A galaxy of new Star Wars experiences is coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios beginning mid-December. The announcement -- made today at Walt Disney World Resort -- noted that some of the coming-soon additions are inspired by "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" that opens in theaters worldwide on Dec. 16. Guests, including fans of the epic space saga, will find new entertainment, special displays inside Star Wars Launch Bay, a first-ever themed tour and more at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
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New Star Wars Experiences Debut in December

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More new Star Wars experiences are coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios early next year, in addition to those that will begin December 1 as announced in last week's AllEars newsletter: Star Wars Launch Bay, Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple, Path of the Jedi, and an updated Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. Starting January 5, 2016: First Order Stormtroopers will be patrolling the park, interacting with guests as part of their mission to find members of the Resistance The fireworks show called "Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular" will be performed nightly. The show will be set to music from all the movies in the Star Wars saga. Star Wars-inspired food and beverage offerings will be available at various locations inside Disney's Hollywood Studios. Various novelty items and specialty foods, such as Blue Milk Panna Cotta, Padawan Limeade, BB-8 Lemon and Butter Cream cupcake, as well as a Han Solo Souvenir Kid's Meal served in a Han Solo-themed bucket, will be offered for purchase. In addition, there will soon be a dessert party during the Star Wars-themed fireworks show that will feature themed desserts, specialty drinks and a souvenir Chewbacca stein.
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Season of the Force Comes to Disneyland November 16

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Season of the Force begins at Disneyland on November 16, 2015. Star Wars Launch Bay, featuring a character greeting area, special exhibits, and peeks of "The Force Awakens", will open that day. Also coming in the near future will be an overlay of Space Mountain: Hyperspace Mountain, a new version of the Jedi Training Academy with characters from Star Wars Rebels, and the introduction of a new scene (inspired by The Force Awakens) into Star Tours - The Adventures Continue. The Tomorrowland Theater will feature scenes from classic Star Wars films, and special food and beverage items will be available for a limited time.
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The Power of the Force Takes Over Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends May 15-June 14, 2015

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Beginning May 15, 2015, the Force returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios as Star Wars Weekends combines the fun and adventure of the Star Wars franchise with the magic of Disney Parks. This year’s event welcomes a new show, “Star Wars: Rebels,” new locations for autograph sessions and merchandise and several … Continue reading "The Power of the Force Takes Over Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends May 15-June 14, 2015"
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Star Wars Creator George Lucas and Disney’s Bob Iger Launch Star Tours Attraction at Walt Disney World Resort

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (May 20, 2011) – Star WarsTM creator George Lucas and Disney President and CEO Bob Iger wielded lightsabers amid a legion of stormtroopers Friday to open “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue,” a new 3-D adventure at Walt Disney World Resort. A cast of hundreds of Star Wars characters and performers … Continue reading "Star Wars Creator George Lucas and Disney’s Bob Iger Launch Star Tours Attraction at Walt Disney World Resort"
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