Lines At Walt Disney World’s Galaxy’s Edge Reach 5 Hours
Um, so much for Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge not being a draw. Lines for this morning’s opening of the East Coast version of “Star Wars Land” at Walt Disney World reached astronomical levels.
Out Of This World Waits At Galaxy’s Edge
Walt Disney World’s $1 billion attraction, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opened early Thursday to capacity crowds and lines as long as five hours, a much busier debut compared with the California version of the land in the spring.
In Orlando, some Star Wars fans were on hand as early as 3:30 a.m. to be among the first to see Disney’s $1 billion investment.
Thousands were let into the land around 4:45 a.m., more than an hour earlier than the original 6 a.m. scheduled opening of Hollywood Studios, where the new attraction is located.
Crowds At Galaxy’s Ege: Shocking? Not Really.
I mean, I’m not shocked. But I am happy that things calmed down later in the day.
The Sentinel explained:
In Orlando, some waited five hours to ride the Millennium Falcon, although the line wait time fell to 2 1/2 hours by lunch. It was only 75 minutes by early evening. Throughout the rest of the land, the main walkways were open, although lines formed to buy a $6 Coca-Cola shaped like a thermal detonator and at the more expensive shops…
The transformation of Hollywood Studios, which has lagged behind Disney’s other Orlando theme parks in attendance, is almost complete.
The second and more sophisticated Star Wars ride, Rise of the Resistance, opens Dec. 5 at Hollywood Studios.
I am so excited to head to Galaxy’s Edge later this fall. Did you go today? Let us know what it was like by posting in the comments.