Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland – Everything You Need To Know Before You Go
A lucky few at the chance to experience Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland last night. While MickeyBlog was represented at the dedication ceremony, I was unfortunately not. If you are like me and didn’t get in last night, I have everything you need to know before you go.
Reservations Will be Required to Enter Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland during First Few Weeks
If you plan on visiting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland from May 31 to June 23, 2019, a reservation will be required. Reservations are no longer available at this time for the general public.
If you are fortunate enough to have a reservation, it is advised you arrive at Star Wars Launch Bay in Tomorrowland at least two hours before your scheduled reservation time. Make sure to have reservation confirmation with QR code and a government-issued for all adults listed on the reservation in hand. From there, you will be directed to the entrance of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
Reservations are Still Available if You Book a Reservation at one of the Three Disneyland Resort Hotels
Did you miss out on the open reservation period on Disneyland.com? Great news! There is still a way to get one of those coveted reservations into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland. Book a reservation at one of the three Disneyland Resort Hotels and one reservation for each Guest listed on your hotel reservation will be included at no additional charge. (A valid theme park admission will be required to get into Disneyland Park.) To book your hotel reservation, please fill out the form below.
A Standby Line into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland will Not be Available Until June 24, 2019
As mentioned above, a reservation is the ONLY way to access Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland. Guests expecting to show up and get into a standby line from May 31 to June 23, 2019 will be disappointed as one will not be offered.
If You Have a Reservation for Opening Day, There is No Need to Arrive Early to Disneyland Park
With the reservation system in place, Guests with a reservation for opening day at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will not need to arrive any earlier than the two-hour check-in window. Select Theme Park Parking Lots will open at midnight.
Reservations for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Will Not be Required Beginning June 24, 2019
Beginning June 24, 2019, a virtual queue system will be implemented. This will allow all Guests to explore Disneyland Park while waiting to get onto the Planet of Batuu.
While you are in the Park, you will be able to access a special area on the Disneyland app to request a boarding group into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland. When it’s time for your boarding group to enter the Land, you will receive a push notification through the app.
If you do not have access to the Disneyland app, there will be several locations throughout Disneyland Park to obtain access to a boarding group. Signage will also be available indicating which display a boarding group’s status.
Since access to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be limited to capacity, being in a boarding group will not guarantee you access.
Disneyland’s Costume Policy Will be in Effect
Per the Disneyland costume policy, Guests 14 and over will not be permitted. However, Guests of all ages are invited to “Disney Bound” as their favorite Star Wars character.
Download the Official Disneyland App Prior to Your Visit
The Disneyland app will be vital to your success when visiting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland. The app will list current wait times, locate character meet and greet locations, and even use the time-saving mobile order feature.
Enhance Your Visit to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland by downloading the Play Disney Parks Mobile App before Your Arrival
The Play Disney Parks Mobile app will allow you to fully immersive yourself in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and the planet of Batuu. The app will allow you to interact with droids, translate Aurebesh, scan cargo crates and other containers to collect virtual items, and more.
The Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Experience Will Be Like No Other
Disneyland’s top priority for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be to ensure that Guests will have the time of their lives. While waiting in line for Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run (and Rise of the Resistance when it opens at a later date), you will be able to purchase snacks, utilize a continued process to visit the restroom, enjoy cast interactions, and also engage with an in-queue game while using the Play Disney Parks mobile app to make wait times fun, interactive and enjoyable. They have literally thought of everything!
Please remember, that this list applies to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland only. A reservation system has not been announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World. However, Guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel will be able to enjoy Extra, Extra Magic Hours allowing you entry to the Land for an extra three hours from August 31 to November 2, 2019. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens on August 29, 2019 at Walt Disney World.
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