Step into a virtual reality world of Star Wars
Sign the kids up for junior Jedi training
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.
See the galaxy come to life at night
Another one of our favorite Star Wars Disney World experiences is the Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular which lights up the sky at Hollywood Studios every evening with fireworks across the sky and movie scenes projected onto the park's stunning Chinese Theatre. As the Star Wars music soars around the state-of-the-art projections, you'll swear you've been transported to a galaxy far, far away. Check out these 14 ways to save serious money on your next Disney vacation.
Launch into a Star Tours adventures
Get a hug from a wookie
Another Disney World Star Wars highlight is the chance to meet Star Wars beloved icons, including Chewbacca, and loathed villains, including Kylo Ren, at Star Wars Launch Bay in Hollywood Studios. Get ready for your meet and greet chat with the Star Wars quotes that every fan should know.
Say ahoy to Star Wars on the high seas
Summon the Force as you set sail with special Star Wars Days at Sea on Disney Fantasy cruises. Your day will be filled with special Star Wars experiences and characters including film viewings; super Star Wars parties; and face-to-face encounters with Jedi, Wookiees, droids, and Stormtroopers. And over at Disney's Oceaneer Club for kids, Jedi-in-training learn to traverse the galaxy with flight training simulators and can interact with 3-D holographic models of the Death Star and TIE fighters. You'll love the cruise too—find out all the reasons why Disney Cruise Line ships are great for adults.
Get ready to explore Galaxy's Edge
Spend the night on another planet
What's that you say? It's still not enough Disney World Star Wars for you? Well, you're in luck: Also on Disney's line-up list is what they're describing as an immersive Star Wars-themed hotel that will be their most experiential concept ever. We hear that it will be "Dedicated entirely to the galaxy of Star Wars; guests will have a one-of-a-kind experience where a luxury resort meets a multi-day adventure in a galaxy far, far away." We can't wait to check in! Be sure to brush up on these eight insider tips for your best every Disney World vacation.