Tag Archives: Star Wars Land

Embracing “Changes” at Disney…. My thoughts!

One question or comment that I seem to get a lot lately from readers is regarding all the changes that are going on across Disney Parks.  Disney fans are creatures of habit, myself included.  We like things as they are, and when attractions or shows either retire or get revamped, our initial thoughts are often mixed.  Change is hard normally, but sometimes change is good when you give it a chance. I’ll use Continue Reading

Ten Things you want to Experience at Hollywood Studios – Star Wars Edition

Ten Things you want to Experience at Hollywood Studios – Star Wars Edition Hollywood Studios will always be MGM to me, but they might as well rename the entire park after a fictional galaxy in Star Wars. As it stands right now the major draw to the park during the face lift to add 14 acres of Star Wars inspired landscape is capitalizing on the hype and popularity of the Star Wars franchise which Disney acquired Continue Reading

9 Things We Know About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World So Far

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker 1. It Opens Next Year! – Opening date is currently set at 2019. Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the Disneyland Resort will debut first and the land at the Walt Disney World Resort will debut second. 2. It’s Set On The Planet Batuu – At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, guests visit Batuu, a remote outpost on the galaxy’s edge was once a busy crossroa Continue Reading

12 Days of Disney Parks Christmas: Update from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

We were at this panel last night, but here’s more scoop on Galaxy’s Edge! ~M From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Scott Trowbridge To wrap up the 12 Days of Disney Parks Christmas news, I’m pleased to share a few of the details we revealed at tonight’s Star Wars: Galactic Nights panel. I was honored to be a part of this inside look at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge along with my fellow Imagineers Continue Reading

Construction Update Photos from Disney’s Hollywood Studios

As you know, Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World is undergoing a HUGE overhaul with the addition of lands for Toy Story and Star Wars. You can really see the changes coming to be and it’s pretty exciting. We took a walk through the Studios yesterday and I wanted to share some photos with you so you can see what’s happening! The word on the Disney street is that this area will be getti Continue Reading

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Construction Milestone Celebrated at Disneyland Park

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: George Savvas Yesterday, Walt Disney Imagineering and the project teams responsible for bringing Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to life at Disneyland park celebrated a major milestone — the topping out of the tallest peak in the 14-acre land. Rising to 130 feet, the steel that makes up the highest point in the new land was put in place as the design and construction teams ce Continue Reading

Construction Updates at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (Photos)

It seems like every time we go to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, something new is going on. As you know, the entire back end of the park is undergoing a complete makeover with the additions of Star Wars Land and Toy Story Land. There used to be just piles of dirt in view, but we’re starting to see new attractions take form, on both ends of the new area. Towards the Star Wars side, buildings are going up Continue Reading

Photos of Construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

As you know, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is undergoing a huge makeover in the back of the park with the addition of Toy Story Land and Star Wars Land.  It seems like each time we go there, more of the old back lot area is gone, and either new structures or dirt piles are in it’s place! They’re moving right along.  We went through the back entrance of Hollywood Studios yesterday and got this photo Continue Reading

Star Wars-Themed Lands Come To Life as Construction Progresses at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

From George Savvas, Public Relations Director, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. We’re excited to share an update today on the progress of the Star Wars-themed lands being created at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts! As you may know, these two new immersive lands will transport guests to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port and one of the last stops before wild space whe Continue Reading

Construction Update from Disney’s Hollywood Studios! (video on the link)

As most of you know, Disney’s Hollywood Studios is undergoing a huge overhaul and revamp in the back of the park. The area where the Streets of America and Backlot were is completely leveled. Last night, we noticed that even the trees were gone, and all you could see is open sky between the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater restaurant and Muppets! It’s so strange to see! Check out the quick video below so you can Continue Reading

Breaking News! Star Wars-Themed Lands at Disney Parks Set to Open in 2019

We have more news for you regarding Disney Parks~ The new Star Wars-themed lands at Disneyland park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be opening in 2019! Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger just released this bit of news during today’s Walt Disney Company Q1 FY17 Earnings call. There is no specific date as of yet. We’ve been listening to hear the latest announcements, just like the opening date for Pando Continue Reading