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Opening Dates Announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney World & Disneyland!


Today Disney made the announcement of all announcements! The news we have all been waiting for… the exact opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy’s edge at both Disneyland and Disney World! After months of us Disney fans speculating and crafting our own theories and opening day predictions, we now know officially when we will be able to journey to this galaxy far far away!



Galaxy’s Edge will be a brand new land that will completely immerse guests into the Star Wars universe! The land will feature two brand new, revolutionary attractions, unique food and beverage offerings, character interactions, specialty merchandise and more! The new land will be coming to both the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim California and the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida! Galaxy’s Edge will be groundbreaking for the Disney Parks!

Alright so now lets talk about the opening dates! Drumroll please! ………..


Galaxy’s Edge: Disneyland Park, Disneyland Resort – Anaheim California

May 31, 2019


Galaxy’s Edge: Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort – Orlando Florida

August 29, 2019


These opening dates were an exciting surprise! Prior to finding out the official opening dates this morning, the rumor going around was that the opening dates were going to be much later in the year. Thats why so many including myself are beyond thrilled that the openings are a lot closer than we expected! These openings are just right around the corner!



Lets take a look at some of the fun you can look forward to in Galaxy’s Edge!





Galaxy’s Edge will be home to two brand new state-of-the-art attractions, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance! These attractions will be first of their kind and introduce new technology never before seen in theme parks!



In Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, guests will find themselves right in the middle of an epic battle between the Resistance and the First Order! From the information we know this attraction will hold the longest duration for a Disney attraction! The experience will actually have multiple rides within the same attraction! This is a first for the Disney Parks!



Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, will be very interactive and allow guests to take the controls of the fastest ship in the galaxy on a special mission! How you perform your task during the mission will actually effect the outcome of your missions success! We know that there will be multiple ride sequences and every time you ride the attraction it will be a different experience!


Food and Beverage Offerings!



Galaxy’s Edge will be a complete immersion into the Star Wars Universe! Every aspect of the land will be fully themed and that includes the food and beverage offerings! There will be many unique items that guest can taste!



You can visit Oga’s Cantina which will be a great place to grab a drink and catch up on the latest gossip while R-3X, formerly the Starspeeder pilot on the original Star Tours, DJ’s a collection of new music! Throughout the land you will find everything from quick-service meals to specialty drinks and snacks!






In addition to world-class attractions and galactic culinary offerings there will be so much more to discover in Galaxy’s Edge! You can shop for specialty Star Wars merchandise that will be exclusive to the land! An item that we know will be very popular is the create your own light saber experience!



Throughout the land you will also get to have many exciting character interactions with your favorite Star Wars characters! Not only will you get to interact with characters but you will get to become a character in the story yourself! Depending on how you perform during such attractions such as Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run you will gain a reputation that you can get asked about during your visit in the land! This technology will be groundbreaking and truly give you the experience of being fully transported into the Star Wars Universe!



To hear more about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge check out our new YouTube video!

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Rooms are filling up quickly now that we know the opening dates so be sure to contact your Kingdom Magic Vacations travel planner today to plan your next vacation and get to experience Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge for yourself!

Cupcakes are coming…

The cupcakes are coming to Disney Springs. What’s that you say? Cupcakes. NO. Actually, let me make a correction.

Sprinkles Cupcakes are coming to Disney Springs. Yes! If you have never tasted the joy that is a Sprinkles cupcake, well…make sure you pay a visit to Disney Springs and enjoy. It truly is a delectable experience.

Read the full article here: Latest look at the Sprinkles Cupcake Bakery

Cool New Crowd Forecaster

Excited about your trip to Disneyland for the whole family, but dreading the thought of those long lines and crowds? You know the lines will be there, but now you can also plan ahead for a time when they will be a bit more manageable. What are we talking about? Take a look at the new crowd forecaster that was recently put out. Essential for your trip planning to the magic kingdom.

Read the full article here: Get Crowd Forecasts

More Guardians to Come

If you loved the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, and let’s face it…who didn’t? Well, you will be happy to know that there will be more Guardians coming your way on the small screen before you have to wait for their next adventure in the movie theatre. What are we talking about? The new Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. And we have the details here.

Read the full article here: First Look at Animated Marvel’s Guardians

Exploring Florida

So you’re planning your trip to Florida and Disneyworld and you want to know what else there is to do out there. Well, we have you covered with some interesting suggestions from one family that took a trip out that direction.

Take a look at their adventure and get some ideas for your own adventures.

Read the full article here: Exploring Central Florida

D23 Expo

The D23 Expo is this year at Disneyland, and it’s going to be a magical time for many a fan. If you are interested in finding out more about this event, flyers and details were made recently and can be found online for your perusal. Take a moment to look through this entry for more details.

Read the full article here: Don’t Miss Out on a Piece of History

Original Secrets

Disneyland in Anaheim, CA is still the original, and many people make it their dream family vacation destination. But when you get here, be sure you are prepared for the fullest experience you can possibly have. And how might you get that? Well, it’s a secret…but one worth sharing with you. Take a look at some of the best Disneyland secrets to help you get ready for your trip.

Read the full article here: 13 Disneyland secrets

Insider Tips For Universal Orlando

Interested in making a trip out to Orlando, FL for that dream family vacation? I bet you’re wondering when the best time of the year is, or how you can see a free show once you’re there.

Well, if these things appeal to you, then our story today will be truly beneficial. Check it out and plan your trip the right way.

Read the full article here: 7 Insider Tips for Universal Orlando

Epcot Food and Wine Festival Starts September 25!

Calling all food and wine fans! The Epcot Food and Wine Festival will be starting on September 25th this year, and this week Disney has released the full menus for all the marketplace booths that you’ll be able to sample food and wine from! There are even a few new booths inspired by the ABC daytime show The Chew for you to check out in Future World! You can download the menus and locations of the marketplace booths, and start planning how you’re going to wine and dine around the world at Epcot this fall!

Read the full story here :: Full Menus Released for 2015 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

Enjoy Frozen Summer Fun Starting July 26!

Right now at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, guests are enjoying Frozen Summer Fun which includes the opportunity for kids ages 3-12 to be transformed into an ice princess at the new Ice Palace Boutique! The Frozen fun begins July 26th and not only includes a makeover package but also an Ice Palace Cafe where guests can enjoy Frozen-inspired treats! So if you have a little one who loves Frozen (and let’s be serious, who doesn’t?) make sure you plan your Disney vacation this summer for lots of Frozen fun!

Read the full story here :: The Week in Disney News – Epcot Food and Wine Festival Menus, Shanghai Disney News, and 2015 Disney Legends

Venues That Inspired Disneyland

When Walt Disney had the dream to build a magical theme park, he looked to a few venues to observe and research to figure out how to make it. After lots of research, visits, and considerations, he finally created what is known as the first theme park in the world, and one of the most popular as well. So which venues did Disney look at when creating his masterpiece? Electric Park in Missouri, Coney Island in New York, Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Henry Ford’s Museum and Greenfield Village, and Children’s Fairyland in San Francisco.

Read the full story here :: Fifteen Inspirations for Disneyland – Part One

Disney Gets Theme Park Insider Awards!

Disney World and Universal Orlando won five of the eleven categories in the 2015 edition of the annual Theme Park Insider awards! Four of those winners were in the food and lodging category such as Victoria and Albert’s, the high-end restaurant at Disney’s Grand Floridian resort, which won best hotel restaurant title. Disney World also won the best full-service restaurant category for Epcot’s Monsieur Paul. If you haven’t been to eat there yet, you should definitely check it out!

Read the full story here :: Disney, Universal nap Theme Park Insider Awards

Disney to Make a Prince Charming Movie

You’ve seen every Disney movie about princesses, but can you think of one that was about the prince? Well you will soon! Variety magazine reported that Disney has apparently picked up a spec script called Prince Charming which will be based on, as you can guess, Prince Charming! It will be told from Prince Charming’s brother, who doesn’t quite live up to the family name. Wonder which princesses will be featured as well!

Read the full story here :: Disney Picks Up Live-Action Prince Charming Movie, World Keeps on Turning