Star Wars Launch Bay will take guests into the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with special exhibits and peeks behind-the-scenes, including opportunities to visit with favorite Star Wars characters and special merchandise. Star Wars Launch Bay will be located in the Animation Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Star Wars fans will not longer have to wait for special weekends to get their Star Wars fix.
A few Disney Cast Members have been quietly letting some know that there is a strong possibility that Star Wars Launch Bay could soft open as early as Thanksgiving weekend. The date they are indicating is November 27 with an anticipated regular opening of December 6, 2015. Soft opening simply means that the area may open and close throughout the day for testing. This is a typical process for Disney to make sure things are working properly before a grand opening.
Star Wars Launch Bay is also slated to open in Disneyland this month in Tomorrowland. The attraction on both coasts will feature meet-and-greet locations with characters, exclusive food and merchandise offerings, and behind-the-scenes exhibits.