Season of the Force to kick off November 16th at Disneyland in California!


Adventure? Excitement? A Jedi may crave not these things, but we sure do! Beginning November 16th, fans of Star Wars will have one more reason to get excited as the huge Star Wars Celebration “Season of the Force” will kick off at Disneyland Resort in California. The all new experience will feature new ride layovers,new missions on Star Tours, and an all new shop! The details have been rolled out, and it’s very exciting!




Beginning November 16th, guests at the Disneyland Resort in California will be able to take off in The Star Wars Launch Bay, an all new interactive experience that will give guests the chance to meet characters, and take part in some epic galactic battles.

Here are some details of what’s been announced:

  • Special Character Experiences
    • Dark Side – Encounter one of the most iconic villains from Star Wars, Darth Vader.
    • Light Side – Fly casual at this makeshift Rebel base, and meet the most famous co-pilot in the galaxy,Chewbacca.
  • Explore the Dark and the Light in Themed Galleries
    • Dark Side Gallery – Get a look at authentic pieces of stormtrooper armor as well as famous Sith lightsabers once wielded by masters of the dark side.
    • Light Side Gallery – Explore a gallery filled with Rebel flight helmets and lightsabers once wielded by Jedi Knights.
    • Preview Gallery – See props from the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
    • Starship Gallery – Discover models of famous starships and their pilots from throughout the Star Warssaga.
  • Join the Battle in the Star Wars Game Center – Play the latest games from the Star Wars galaxy, includingDisney Infinity 3.0 – featuring park-exclusive Toy Box levels.



Elsewhere in the park, guests will be able to face an all new villain, as Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple will encounter new characters from the popular Disney XD series, Star Wars Rebels. This new experience will happen in December.

Star Tours will also be getting an  all new mission, straight from the all new film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens! What mission will you be thrown into? You’ll have to wait to find out!

However, the glowing, Yoda-shaped cherry on top is Hyperspace Mountain. The all new layover of Space Mountain will in which guests will join an X-wing starfighter battle, as they speed along in the dark on the classic coaster. Guests will also be able to revisit favorite scenes from classic Star Wars films at Tomorrowland Theater, as the films come to the parks for the first time in an all new experience! There will also be all new themed food, which is more than likely gearing us up for things to come when Star Wars Land opens in a few years.

No details have been released about Season of the Force at Walt Disney World, but that will be coming very soon!

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