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December 3, 2016

Spaceship Earth to Become Star Wars Death Star

Spaceship Earth at Epcot to become Giant Star Wars Death Star during Special After-Hours Event

In celebration for the upcoming release of Rogue One – A Star Wars Story, Walt Disney World is hosting a special (now sold out) event during which Spaceship Earth will magically transform into the iconic super-weapon the Death Star.

The evening will also include announcements about the new Star Wars experiences and enhancements coming to Walt Disney World.

You will be able to watch this exclusive after-hours event on the Disney Parks Blog during #DisneyParksLIVE stream on Monday, December 5.

The #DisneyParksLIVE stream will begin at 10:25 p.m. on the Disney Parks Blog.

To follow along on Twitter, use the hashtags #DisneyParksLIVE and #RogueOne.

October 19, 2015

Event: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Opening Night


Walt Disney World has announced a special ticketed event on December 17th for Star Wars movie fans to be held at the AMC Theatre in Disney Springs. Ticket prices reflect a variety of format options for the movie, including 2D ($94.99), 3D ($98.99) and 3D ETX ($99.99).

Starting at AMC Disney Springs 24 between 7 and 8 p.m., guests of the Opening Night Event will have a confirmed seat at the first few public showings of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and then enjoy a private after-hours party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios until 2 a.m. The party will include access to the new Star Wars Launch Bay exhibit, the Star Tours – The Adventures Continue attraction, and a DJ dance party. The night will be highlighted with the preview of a new fireworks spectacular set to the iconic “Star Wars” score. Event attendees will also get a commemorative souvenir event ticket. Guests of the Event are encouraged to come dressed in costume showing allegiance to the light side or dark side of the Force.


The newest “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer will debut in ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” Monday, October 19, during halftime of the National Football League (NFL) game between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. Tune in to ESPN to watch the premiere of the final trailer or join your fellow Star Wars fans at Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA to watch the trailer on a giant screen outside AMC Downtown Disney 12 theatres. The fun begins at 5:00 p.m. counting down to the trailer release.

Following the trailer launch, tickets to the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Opening Night Event will be on sale. For tickets to the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Opening Night Event at Walt Disney World Resort, visit to purchase.

For more information read the FAQ on the event!

November 30, 2014

Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Teaser

Watch an early teaser from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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