NEWS and VIDEO: We Are GEEKING Out Because A REAL LIGHTSABER Is Coming to Disney World’s Star Wars Hotel

Remember that time President of Disney Parks Josh D’Amaro teased a REAL lightsaber?

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To be honest, we haven’t stopped thinking about it. And today, Disney has shared the big news that these lightsabers will part of the brand new Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel!

The Galactic Starcruiser is set to be an immersive experience, unlike anything we’ve ever seen — with two-day itineraries that fully surround you into the Star Wars universe.

In this new video, Disney Imagineering is showing just how far they are taking storytelling and immersion at the new resort. We’ll give you a moment to watch it (or rewatch it 54 times if you need to…we won’t judge.)

 

 

Disney hasn’t stated exactly how this REAL LIGHTSABER will be used at the resort yet, however “Guests who experience Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will be the first to see it in action.” They also mention that Rey and other characters will be wielding these elegant weapons to create “dramatic in-person moments previously only seen in films or shows.”

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The Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is set to blast off in 2022, so make sure you stay tuned for all the latest news and more updates!

Would you like to stay on the Galactic Starcruiser? Let us know in the comments! 

 

 

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Molly is a lifelong Disney enthusiast, and former Walt Disney World Guest Relations Cast Member and tour guide. Her Walt Disney World favorites include Festival of the Lion King, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Fantasmic!, Mickey-shaped pretzels and rice krispie treats, and anything with Buzz Lightyear! She lives in Orlando with her husband (who she met in Guest Relations) and their two rescue dogs, Kronk and Cruella de Vil (Ella for short!)

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4 Replies to “NEWS and VIDEO: We Are GEEKING Out Because A REAL LIGHTSABER Is Coming to Disney World’s Star Wars Hotel”

  1. Never!!!! I”ll never turn to the Dark Side!!!!! You failed your highness!!!!! I am a Jedi!!!! Like my father before me!!!!! So be it, Jedi!!!!!!!

  2. You want this don’t you? The hate is swelling in you now!!!! Take your Jedi weapon!!!! Use it!!!! I am unarmed!!!!!! I can feel your anger!!!!! Strike me down with all of your hatred and your journey toward the dark side will be complete!!!!!!

  3. Will we get to have a real lightsaber duel?????? I am freaking out over this!!!!!! When do I start my Jedi Training????????

  4. Well hopefully it is not a really real lightsaber because in the movies a lightsaber is a weapon. It is basically a space sword!!!!