Step into a virtual reality world of Star Wars
Courtesy Disney Star Wars Fulfill your destiny at this first-of-its-kind total immersion into the Star Wars universe. The new Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire uses virtual reality to transport you deep into the galaxy, where you can walk freely and untethered through a multi-sensory, inter-planetary experience. As part of the 30-minute adventure, you’ll get to go undercover as a Stormtrooper to capture Imperial intelligence vital to the budding rebellion’s survival—and you get to use a Proton Blaster. How cool is that? Added bonus, there’s no theme-park admission required since this VR experience is located in Disney entertainment complexes at Disney Springs in Orlando and Downtown Disney in Anaheim. Discover more ways to experience Disney magic outside the parks.
Sign the kids up for junior Jedi training
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Does your child have what it takes to be one with the Force? Younglings ages 4 to 12 get to participate in super-cool light saber training (be sure to register as soon as you enter the park for this way popular option) and fight the dark side with Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple, held throughout the day at Echo Lake in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. Added bonus: After the new recruits learn how to control the force, they fight the Dark Lord as part of a real stage show. Did you know Luke Skywalker was almost a girl? It’s true! Check out these other mind-blowing Star Wars facts.