From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith
Today, I’m excited to share the latest news from Disney in Celebration of May the 4th! We have a great collection of new offerings and announcements that are sure to excite Star Wars fans everywhere.
Extra, Extra Magic Hours at Walt Disney World:
Exclusive to Walt Disney World, guests staying at a Walt Disney World resort hotel will have the exciting opportunity to enjoy Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge for three additional hours on their own. During September and October, these Extra, Extra Magic Hours will give guests extra time to explore and live their own Star Wars adventure at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Symphonic Suite:
Academy Award-winning composer John Williams’ original theme for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is now available to stream on Apple Music®*.
This new offering is an exciting way for fans to prepare for their upcoming adventure to the planet of Batuu when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens on May 31 at Disneyland Resort and on August 29 at Walt Disney World Resort.
In-Park Celebrations Across Disney Parks:
Whether you’re celebrating May the 4th at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World or Disneyland Paris, there are exciting ways to celebrate Star Wars in your favorite Disney park. Walt Disney World Resort is offering exclusive commemorative May the 4th merchandise, Disneyland Resort will be bringing back the fan favorite, Hyperspace Mountain and Disneyland Paris will offer special character appearances, merchandise, and food and beverage offerings, so no matter which park you’re at, you can join in on the Star Wars fun.
New Star Wars Merchandise:
Today, brand new collections of exclusive apparel from APL Footwear, Uniqlo, Milk Snob, and Rags launch online. Additionally, there are 120+ offers on Star Wars-themed merchandise available at your local Disney store and online at shopDisney.com. For video game fans, we’ll have in-game content updates across Disney Tsum Tsum and Disney Emoji Blitz, plus sales across 30+ PC, mobile and console titles including Star Wars: Commander, Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes and more.
How will you be celebrating May the 4th?
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