Open for Rebel Business: Disneyland’s Rise of the Resistance Now Recruiting Guests!

Since Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened at Disneyland Resort in late-May 2019, fans of the franchise have been anxiously awaiting the day when the land’s ambitious, phase two attraction would open. And now, the wait is over. Rise of the Resistance is officially recruiting west coast guests to join the resistance and fight against the Dark Side!

Pre-Show Entrance for Rise of the Resistance

The Disneyland version of the ride, which, like it’s Floridian twin, is the most complex and immersive in Disney Parks history, has no noticeable deviations from the experience at Walt Disney World. Same format, technology, and terrifying animatronic Stormtroopers.

Stormtroopers in DLR’s Rise of the Resistance

The attraction is an adventure, and if you’ve remained spoiler free on your voyage to experience it, may the Force be with you.

But also be sure you have the Disneyland app up and ready to go when you scan into the Park if you’re heading that way soon. Disneyland is using a virtual queue with boarding groups as needed. And if the performance of the Disney World version of the attraction is any indication, the virtual queue will very much be needed.

Read more about Disneyland’s virtual queue here.

Rise of the Resistance: West Coast

The good news is, once you’ve ridden Rise of the Resistance and proven your loyalty to the Resistance, you’re on a team with this guy:


Learn more about Rise of the Resistance at the links below!

January 17 is one wild day for the AllEars team! Follow us on social media where we’re covering Rise of the Resistance, Lunar New Year, and Epcot’s Festival of the Arts!

Sarah is a former high school English teacher, mom of three, and a (nearly) life-long writer. She's worked with since 2018 and loves sharing the Disney magic with readers.

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