D23 EXPO 2017: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge officially name of Star Wars Land, new character & ride experiences revealed – including Rex!

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During the Disney Parks & Resorts panel at the D23 Expo 2017, new details for Star Wars Land were officially revealed.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will indeed be the official name of the Star Wars-themed lands at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.

Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, along with creative lead Scott Trowbridge revealed many new details of the types of experiences that guests will encounter when exploring the new lands.


Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will open at Disneyland in Anaheim first, followed by Orlando’s version at Walt Disney World later on.

In the remote trading port, guests will have a chance to man the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon, as new artwork reveals.

Familiar “Star Wars: Rebels” characters will make appearances, either congratulating you on a job well done or sending a bounty hunter after you.

Another attraction will be set inside a Star Destroyer hangar bay.

Characters guests will meet in Galaxy’s Edge include BB-8, Chewbacca, members of the First Order and the return of Rex from Star Tours, now a DJ.

In the land’s cantina, guests will be able to try drinkslike blue milk.

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