10 Things We Know About Disney's New Star Wars Land

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7,500 screaming Disney fans were privy to a special announcement from Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger at the recent D23 Expo in Anaheim California.
 
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Star Wars Land is coming!
 
 
There's been speculation about a Star Wars expansion in the Disney fan community for some time now but no one, apart from Disney Executives and Imagineers, knew the specifics.
 
Here's what we know so far:b2ap3_thumbnail_Star-Wars-Launch-Bay.jpg
 
1) Star Wars Land is coming to the Disneyland theme park in California and Disney's Hollywood Studios in the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
 
2) Each expansion will be spread out over fourteen acres on both coasts.
 
3) The Fantasyland expansion at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom came in at only eleven acres, so this expansion will mark the largest in the company's history.
 
4) Both Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disneyland will be receiving two brand new signature Star Wars attractions.
 
 
5) The "Star Wars Launch Bay" will be added to both parks and will give guests a behind-the-scenes look at the Star Wars franchise's newest installment "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".
 
 
6) You will be able to fly in a secret mission on one of the most recognizable ships in the galaxy, the Millennium Falcon as you experience one of the new attractions coming to Star Wars Land.
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7) The second signature attraction will put you right in the middle of the action as you partake in a battle experience between the First Order and the Resistance.
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8) You will get to explore new Star Wars planets that no one has ever seen before and meet new characters.
 
9) Star Tours will be adding a new destination to its roster and a chance to visit a new world from (Episode Seven) "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".
 
10) Building on the success of Star Wars Weekends, in early 2016 both Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort will be bringing a specialty event called "Star Wars Season of the Force" to guests.

 

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    Cynthia Swartz Wednesday, 26 August 2015

    Can not wait!!

    I can not wait till this new part of the park opens! My husband will love it!! Lol :)

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    April Phillips Wednesday, 26 August 2015

    This news made my boyfriend's day. He can not wait until it opens!!!!

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    Stacy C. Wednesday, 26 August 2015

    My entire family cannot wait for this to open!!!!

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    Cyndi Norris Wednesday, 26 August 2015

    Star Wars Land...one reason I'm not made about the Disney takeover xD

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    Sarah Phillips Wednesday, 26 August 2015

    This is Awesome!!

    My husband and I are huge fans of Star Wars and we cannot wait until they get done constructing these new "Star Wars Land"s! I really love that Disney is doing this and I think that they'll do a wonderful job. I'm glad I read this article too, because I had no idea that this much information had been released about the next parks yet! Thanks for sharing!!

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    Crystal Summerlin Saturday, 05 September 2015

    We are so excited! Squeee!

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    Kimberly Sunday, 06 September 2015

    I am looking forward to seeing this!!!

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    Brittany Bradley Monday, 07 September 2015

    This looks so fun!

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    Deborah D Friday, 04 March 2016

    Can't wait to see this!

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    Lisa Garland Monday, 07 March 2016

    This looks awesome! Can't wait to take my daughter and husband!!

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    Sandra Watts Thursday, 10 March 2016

    This is so cool. My son and husband are big fans of Star Wars. I bet they would love it.

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    Jessica Leininger Friday, 27 May 2016

    Awesome, Awesome!

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    Danira Wednesday, 19 April 2017

    Would love to see it soon. Love disney. So this should be awsome

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