BREAKING: Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Opening Date at Disneyland on May 31 and Disney World Aug. 29, 2019

Who’s ready to make a reservation to enter Galaxy’s Edge? Not to mention all of the attractions won’t be ready for the opening date! Let us explain. During the 2019 Walt Disney Company annual shareholder meeting, Bob Iger announced the much-anticipated opening date for the largest expansion within Disney Parks to date. Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge will open in Disneyland on May 31, 2019.

That’s not all! We all learned that Galaxy’s Edge would be opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on Aug. 29, 2019.

In addition, Disney unveiled a new trailer for their premier attraction at Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge:

From the press release today:

Guests planning to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland park between May 31 and June 23, 2019 will need valid theme park admission and will be required to make a no-cost reservation, subject to availability, to access the land. Information on how to make a reservation will be available at a later date on and the Disney Parks Blog. Guests staying at one of the three Disneyland Resort hotels during these dates will receive a designated reservation to access Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge during their stay (one reservation per registered guest); valid theme park admission is required.

A reservation will not be offered or required to experience Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Walt Disney World Resort.  And you should know that valid theme park admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios is required to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge after its opening on August 29, 2019. Capacity is limited.  Additionally, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be open during Extra Magic Hours. During Extra Magic Hours guests staying at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels can spend extra time at Disney’s Hollywood Studios enjoying select attractions.  Details will also be available at a later date on and the Disney Parks Blog.

It seems that Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction will not open with the rest of the land, but rather later on during the year as a phase two. What do you think? Was this a smart move to open the land when it’s not entirely ready? What are your thoughts on the reservation system for Disneyland?

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