Monday, August 19, 2019, Nelson and I attended the preview of Walt Disney World’s Star Wars Galaxy Edge located in the Hollywood Studios Theme Park.
First and foremost, I have seen every single Star Wars Movie since it was released back in 1977, yes I am older then dirt, I admit it and happy for it. I was just 10 years old. Way before the internet and cellphones. Ahh,those were the days!
We had actually gone to visit Walt Disney World the summer before, when it was just the Magic Kingdom and no other parks, and got to ride the rides with my dad and grandfather. They were the best.
Okay, back to today!
The preview was all that. I mean you walk through the tunnel on to the planet of Batuu, which is an out post far, far away. where stormtroopers and the resistance come together, with Wookies like Chewbacca, we like to call him Chewy for short get their loads to deliver throughout the galaxy. Similar to Fedex but million times better.
From all around Batuu the landscape and the ships are amazing just like you are there, photopass people all over so you can use to get your own photos, the marketplace, where you can get blue milk; which is like Pina Colada with a blue tint to do, you can get it with or without alcohol in it. Stores with clothing and different artifacts you can purchase and lightsabers you can create.
The sights and the sounds were pleasing and also very accessible to those with disabilities.
I actually rode the millennium falcon smugglers run ride. I normally don’t do these types of rides that are thriller rides, but I had to do it for you guys, for the experience. I was amazed, yes it was not an easy ride, and it wasn’t Mission Mars at Epcot, which I did and took the whole day to get over it. Scare the you know what out of me. But this was really fun, you have 6 people in the cockpit. 1 Pilot, 1 co-pilot, 2 engineers and 2 gunners, and you have to have a really good pilot or you will crash. It was like being on the real thing. OMG! I’d do it again. You feel it moving side to side, but you don’t get that drop in the stomach like a roller coaster, which is why I don’t like roller coasters.
A few things to remember when going to the park prior to 2021, not all the attractions are finished, but they will be by the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World in 2021. We do have right now packages for 2020 and we can help you plan for the best options available to you.
Also, attire at Star Wars per released from Disney today, August 21. 2019
tar Wars: Galaxy’s Edge officially opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® on Aug. 29, 2019. Just like any other destination for travelers throughout the galaxy, there are trends and fashions to keep in mind as you think about what to wear.
As we shared earlier this year when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened at Disneyland® Resort, younglings aged 13 and under are welcome to wear costumes for their visit. This includes masks, as long as they provide unobstructed peripheral vision at all times with openings that allow the eyes to be fully seen.
Costumes and masks may not be worn by Guests 14 and older (except when special event costume rules apply), so here are a few recommendations for other ways to be in style on Batuu.
Whether your Clients are fans of the First Order, the Resistance, smugglers or even droids, they are welcome to wear outfits inspired by their looks. When it comes to the residents of this galaxy far, far away, they have a unique style that’s easy to replicate. If your Clients want to fit in with the locals, they should stick to a color palette of muted earth tones and focus on natural materials with a rugged, handmade look.
There are First Order Stormtroopers patrolling Black Spire Outpost, so to avoid any mix-ups, Guests should not wear armor or uniforms. Also, Guests only see one Wookiee – Chewbacca – around the village, so no wook-alikes will be permitted.”