Considering the recent announcement of the new Star Wars-themed land coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios in the next year or two, Star Wars fans have a lot to celebrate at Walt Disney World. Although the popular Star Wars Weekends was cancelled due to the impending changes, the addition of innovative attractions and merchandise is sure to please every Star Wars fan.
Edited by Dawn Henthorn, Florida Travel Expert since 2000.
01 of 07
Build a Lightsaber
Visit the "Once Upon a Toy" shop in Disney Springs and build your very own lightsaber. No Jedi is complete without one, and you can create your own custom design, or make a lightsaber like the one carried by a favorite Star Wars character. No matter what you decide, your lightsaber will set you back about $19.95 to $29.95, plus tax.
02 of 07
Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple
Younglings who wish to participate in the show should head to Indiana Jones Adventure Outpost in Disney's Hollywood Studios to register as soon as the park opens. Those participating in the exciting Jedi training session will come face to face with Darth Vader and notorious Star Wars villains. The 20-minute Jedi Training session takes place adjacent to Star Tours at various times throughout the day.
03 of 07
Star Wars Characters Meet and Greet
While Disney is promising more characters to come to Star Wars Launch Bay, currently you may run across Chewbacca, Wookiee, Kylo Ren or a garrison of First Order Stormtroopers.
04 of 07
Star Wars Launch Bay
Star Wars Launch Bay (previously Magic of Disney Animation) is Star Wars central at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Step inside to encounter beloved Star Wars characters, explore galleries full of memorabilia and authentic replicas of large-scale Star Wars artifacts, play the latest Star Wars interactive video games and access Star Wars merchandise.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
05 of 07
Star Tours: The Adventures Continue
Fasten your seat belt and blast off on a thrilling 3-D tour of the Star Wars galaxy at Star Tours: The Adventures Continue in Disney's Hollywood Studios. Your voyage will take you to amazing alien world where you will come face to face with the likes of Yoda, Chewbacca or even Darth Vader.
06 of 07
Symphony in the Stars: A Galactic Spectacular
Guests to Disney's Hollywood Studios can end their day at the park with a dazzling out-of-this-world Star Wars-themed fireworks show set to memorable Star Wars music from the saga. The fireworks spectacular is featured nightly.
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Unique Star Wars Merchandise and Memorabilia
When you visit Disney World you can find unique, "park only" Star Wars merchandise at Disney's Hollywood Studios including:
- Mini collectible Star Wars figures
- Star Wars Vinylmations
- Star Wars themed Disney pins
- Darth Tater (Mr. Potato head with a makeover from the Dark Side.)
- Jedi Mickey and friends stuffed animals and figures.
- Star Wars artwork and prints
- Star Wars clothing, costumes and accessories