Disney has finally announced the opening dates for its new Star Wars land, and it's not very far, far away.
Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the new 14-acre theme park area, will open at Disneyland in California on May 31, while the opening at Florida's Disney World will be August 29, Disney said on Thursday.
This is earlier than previously anticipated, as Disney had said the opening date would be in the summer for California and in the fall for Florida. Disney Parks on Thursday said the attraction is "debuting early because of high guest interest."
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Guests who want to visit the California park between May 31 and June 23 will have to make a reservation, though. And one of the rides, Rise of the Resistance, won't actually be open on day one, as Disney said they will "open the land in phases." But the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run ride, which lets guests pilot everyone's favorite hunk of junk, will be open from day one.
At Galaxy's Edge, visitors will get to explore a new planet called Batuu, where they can build their own lightsabers, interact with alien creatures, and drink Star Wars themed beverages in a cantina full of scum and villainy. Of course, blue milk will be served. Then again, seeing as this is the most highly-anticipated new Disney attraction in years, the odds of navigating Galaxy's Edge within the first few months without wading through massive lines is approximately 3,720 to 1.
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