One-night Star Wars hard ticket event planned for Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Star Wars Galactic Nights Sold Out

UPDATE 4/9/17: This event has completely sold out.

Walt Disney World has announced a new hard-ticket Star Wars-themed event that will take place April 14, 2017. “Star Wars: Galactic Nights” will take place from 7pm-midnight and will include a variety of activities for the whole family.

This movie-premiere-style party will “celebrate 40 years of the Greatest Saga Ever Told.” Guests can wear Star-Wars themed costumes and clothing while they “walk the red carpet toward an intergalactic introduction.”

Some of the other activities planned include:

  • Rebel Base Activities – Hosted shows, dance parties and more taking place in the center of the park
  • Inside the Saga: Celebrity Chat Show – Hosted in Epic Theater, you can learn about the making of the Star Wars films from this celebrity chat show.
  • Photo ops – Star Wars backdrops will be available, including Han Solo cast in carbonite, Jabba the Hutt’s Palace, the Hoth Wampa Cave and more.
  • Galactic Nights Stars in Cars Motorcade – Star Wars celebrities will parade down Hollywood Blvd.
  • Imperial March & March of the First Order – The Dark Side will arrive, with stormtroopers led down Hollywood Blvd. by Darth Vader. Captain Phasma will lead in a unit of First Order stormtroopers.
  • Seize the Saga Interactive Scavenger Hunt – Collect themed pieces at the photo backdrops around the park, and reveal a surprise when they’ve all been collected.
  • Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away – A mix of movie clips and characters on the event stage.
  • Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular – The Star Wars-themed nighttime spectacular will light up the night.


There will be character meet and greets, roaming droids, Star Wars-themed foods, and special merchandise. Many of the park’s attractions will remain open during the event:

  • Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
  • Star Wars Launch Bay
  • Star Wars: Path of the Jedi
  • Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple
  • Toy Story Mania!
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
  • The Great Movie Ride
  • Muppet-Vision 3D
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid

Tickets are $124 for children (3-9) and $129 for adults, plus tax. Purchase tickets here or call 407-827-7036.

Leah grew up in a little farming town in Illinois, right on the Mississippi River. Her Chicago-born husband, David, left the city for her, and they're now raising their three children (Jacob, Jonah and Lydia) just 12 miles from her hometown. As the Senior Editor of the DIS (, Leah spends a lot of time writing about, reading about, and discussing Disney. So, it should come as no surprise that one of her family's favorite ways to spend time is going to Walt Disney World and traveling on Disney Cruise Line. She also enjoys shopping, watching movies with her husband and doing crafts with and for her kids.

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