How to Be a Jedi for a Day
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-world memories.1 But before embarking on your journey, explore the three Star Wars designs from Disney® Visa® Credit Card featuring Millennium Falcon, Darth Vader and Chewbacca.
First, dress the part of a Jedi
Fans of all ages can discover gear 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, not available anywhere else in the galaxy, 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
Every Jedi needs a lightsaber! 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 and up to 180 days in advance at Walt Disney World® Resort. And remember, the planet of Batuu accepts Disney Rewards Dollars as payment toward the creation of your trusty lightsaber.1
Construct one of the galaxy’s most indispensable 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 the Disneyland® Resort and up to 180 days in advance at Walt Disney World® Resort.
Train in the ways of the Force
In order to be a Jedi, you must meet the requirements of the Jedi Order. At the Disney parks, immerse yourself in the teachings of many Star Wars Characters and learn how to become one with the epic saga.
Star Wars Launch Bay
At Star Wars Launch Bay—located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios® at Walt Disney World® Resort and off-planet in Tomorrowland at Disneyland® Park—you can explore costume exhibits, concept artwork and actual movie props! Then, meet Characters like Chewbacca. You may also encounter Darth Vader and receive complimentary digital photo downloads at the exclusive Character Experience for Disney Visa Cardmembers.4
Jedi Training—Trials of the Temple
Families visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios® at Walt Disney World® Resort can sign up the youngest Padawans (ages 4-12) to enter for a chance to train against the dark side. They’ll learn how to wield a lightsaber and feel the Force—using their new skills in the ultimate battle of good versus evil!
Now that you’re ready, 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.
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
Get ready for the lines of fantasy and reality to be blurred on the most immersive and massive new attraction in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge—now open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® at Walt Disney World® Resort and opening January 17, 2020 at the Disneyland® Resort. You’ll join the Resistance in an epic battle against the First Order, get caught in the middle of blaster fire from stormtroopers and come face to face with AT-AT walkers and Kylo Ren. With multiple ride systems and an incredible drop from space, it’s one of the most ambitious attractions in Disney Parks history!
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
Voyage to different planets via this iconic attraction, located off-planet in Tomorrowland at Disneyland® Park and 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 Jedi-to-be!
Refuel after a long day in the galaxy
You’ve readied yourself with Jedi-inspired gear, you’ve sharpened your 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 Batuuan Beef Pot Roast and Smoked Kaadu Pork Ribs.
Crew members of all ages can enjoy fantastical drinks like Moogan Tea 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 at Disneyland® Park and up to 180 days in advance at Walt Disney World® Resort, so don’t miss out on refueling with your crew. Walk-ins are limited. 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.
August 22, 2019
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