Disney’s Hollywood Studios is the home for everything Star Wars related at Walt Disney World, including Star Wars Launch Bay, which is about to get a big change. Beginning August 29, Kylo Ren’s meet & greet will no longer be available in the intergalactic space as Darth Vader will be taking his place.
For those who’ve visited Star Wars Launch Bay since its opening, you might remember that it was originally Darth Vader who was meeting and greeting with guests until he was later replaced with Kylo Ren after “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was released. Now, this area will go back to its terrifying roots with the return of the Dark Lord.
Even though this famous character is being swapped out, guests to Star Wars Launch Bay can still enjoy the “Meet the Markers” short film, galleries featuring “Star Wars” memorabilia and authentic replicas of Star Wars artifacts, and special Star Wars merchandise. Additionally, this multi-sensory space is also where guests can interact with their favorite Star Wars characters, including Chewbacca and BB-8.
And if all of these offerings are not enough for you, be sure to take in some of Disney’s Hollywood Studios other “Star Wars” offerings! Some of which, include:
- Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away – a live show experience presented several times daily at the park’s Center Stage area.
- Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple – an interactive experience where younglings are guided to the site of a sacred and ancient Jedi temple, where they learn the ways of the Force to face their fears against iconic “Star Wars” villains.
- Star Tours – The Adventures Continue – an adventure that takes you to multiple “Star Wars” destinations on a thrilling, motion-simulator based adventure across the galaxy.
- Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular – a nighttime show that puts you in the middle of the action of memorable moments from the “Star Wars” saga, using state-of-the-art projection technology, lasers, lighting, pyrotechnics and other special effects.
If you want to plan a trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios to experience all of these “Star Wars” events for you and your family, we suggest you contact our preferred travel agent partner Academy Travel! They can not only book you a reservation for this experience but they can also offer you expert advice and a no-obligation quote on a dream vacation. Academy Travel provides their services at no extra cost to you and you can click here to get a no-obligation quote and discuss your vacation with a Vacation Planners at Academy Travel.
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