How to Be a Jedi for a Day
Updated March 30, 2023
Originally published January 16, 2020
You don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away for thrilling Star Wars™ experiences. Instead, use this guide to learn how to be a Jedi for a day during your next vacation, including a visit to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge® and Star Wars Launch Bay, at the Disneyland® Resort and Walt Disney World® Resort.
While you’re at the Disney parks, redeem your Disney Rewards Dollars toward items to create out-of-this-galaxy memories.1 But before embarking on your journey, explore all the Star Wars™ designs from Disney® Visa® Credit Card, featuring Darth Vader, Millennium Falcon and The Mandalorian.
First, dress the part of a Jedi
Fans of all ages can discover clothing and accessories fit for a Jedi at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge®. (Don’t forget to check the guidelines on which clothes and costumes can be worn in the Parks and which are best to save for another adventure.)
Black Spire Outfitters
Need a new robe to take back to your home planet? Or garb inspired by the villagers of Batuu? Discover interesting goods for galactic adventures at this outfitter shop! Don’t forget to use your Disney Visa Credit Card for a 10% savings on select merchandise purchases of $50 or more.23
Savi’s Workshop – Handbuilt Lightsabers
Under the guidance of Gatherers, build and customize your very own lightsaber made out of materials from the far reaches of the galaxy, including kyber crystals. This shop is a favorite among travelers, so be sure to make reservations up to 60 days in advance at the Disneyland® Resort or Walt Disney World® Resort. And remember, the planet of Batuu accepts Disney Rewards Dollars as payment toward the creation of your lightsaber.1
Construct one of the galaxy’s most trusty sidekicks at this shop. First, choose whether you want a BB-series or R-series droid. Then, use blueprints to customize and build your unit, and watch it come to life with a paired remote control! Reservations are accepted up to 60 days in advance at Walt Disney World® Resort and the Disneyland® Resort.
Join up with the Resistance
Find the secret base of the Resistance hidden on the planet of Batuu. Now’s the time to accept your calling and assist Resistance fighters in battle. But beware! Agents of the First Order may try to recruit you to join the dark side.
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run
Step into the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge® and receive your role: pilot, engineer or gunner. Then, take your assignment and blast off, flying this famous starship on an interactive smuggling mission. Want to practice while you wait to board? Download the Play Disney Parks app* to take on a job and help get the Falcon ready for your flight.
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Join the Resistance in an epic battle against the First Order and come face-to-face with AT-AT walkers and Kylo Ren. Find this immersive experience in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge® and get ready for a most impressive spectacle.
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
Voyage to different planets via this iconic attraction, located off-planet in Tomorrowland at Disneyland® Park and in Echo Lake at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and spot some favorite Characters in epic 3D onboard this space flight. It’s thrilling, unpredictable and the perfect adventure for a Padawan!
Refuel after a long day in the galaxy
You’ve readied yourself with Jedi-inspired gear, you’ve sharpened your flight skills, and you’ve fought with the Resistance in an epic battle. Come in for a landing and redeem your Disney Rewards Dollars toward dining experiences.1
Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo
At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge®, this working hangar bay is fit to feed a Jedi Master with exotic dishes like Endorian Fried Chicken Tip-Yip and Felucian Kefta & Hummus Garden Spread.
Crew members of all ages can enjoy fantastical drinks like Blue Bantha and Jabba Juice at this watering hole in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge®. Oga’s Tip: You can make reservations up to 60 days in advance. Check availability using the My Disney Experience app* or the Disneyland app.*
Fill-up in this space-themed eatery off-planet in Tomorrowland at Disneyland® Park with favorite Star Wars™-inspired dishes and souvenir sippers.
Congratulations are in order, young Jedi. If you followed this guide, you successfully completed the most epic day in the Disney Parks Star Wars™ galaxy. Once you’ve returned to your home planet, remember to keep the memories of your Jedi day alive by using your Star Wars-designed Disney Visa Credit Card.
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