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Walt Disney World's Most Expensive Star Wars Upcharge is Coming Back. Here's What You Need to Know

Earlier this year Disney's Hollywood Studios introduced a new limited-time Star Wars event that included limited-time character meet and greets, celebrity interview panels, and of course special merchandise available for purchase. Named Star Wars: Galactic Nights, this event was a middling success, with many wondering if this expensive event, which costed $129 to attend, would return. And now it looks like this event will indeed be back later this year. But with some interesting changes... 

Star Wars: Galactic Nights is officially returning to Disney's Hollywood Studios in time for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights is coming back to Disney's Hollywood Studios on December 16 2017 (The day after Star Wars: The Last Jedi is released) and will once again be offered after hours from 7:00PM to 12:00AM. Once again costing $129 per adult ($124 per child) guests who purchase a ticket will be encouraged to attend this event in costume in order to have the ultimate Star Wars-themed evening at the park. In addition to special Star Wars character meet and greets, galactic-themed treats and merchandise, there will also be some special entertainment during this special night, including the following: 

  • “Rebel Base” activities in the center of the park including dance parties, trivia and special shows. 
  • Star Wars photo ops against iconic Star Wars backdrops, including Han Solo cast in carbonite, Jabba the Hutt’s Palace, the Hoth Wampa Cave and more.
  • Imperial March & March of the First Order – Darth Vader will lead a battalion of stormtroopers on a dramatic march down Hollywood Blvd to the Event Stage and Captain Phasma will also lead a unit of First Order stormtroopers through the park, pausing to give a demonstration of power and strength.
  • Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge panel: New for this winter's event is a one-night-only panel discussion about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. This unique event will be taking place multiple times throughout the evening at The Epic Theater and will include exciting developments about the 14-acre Star Wars-inspired expansion opening in 2019 at Disneyland Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios.

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In addition to the special entertainment detailed above, the following attractions will also be available for guests to experience during this very special night: 

  • 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 
  • Muppet*Vision 3D
  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid

Though it looks like much of this event is being copy and pasted from previous Star Wars: Galactic Nights event at Disney's Hollywood Studios from earlier this year, it looks like Disney will be taking this event one step further, with some additional upcharge options: 

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