Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - Disneyland Debut: Collected Coverage Plus LIVE Q&A on June 2, 2019

by Alan S Dalinka, contributing writer
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Welcome to our collection of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Disneyland Coverage: May 29–31, 2019 — PLUS: Wrap-up Q&A Stream on June 2, 2019!

On this page, we collect together the MousePlanet coverage from the debut of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland, from the Dedication Day and media events of May 29, to its public opening (for those with reservations) on May 31. The Twitter feed on this page should keep you up-to-date on the latest Disney Parks news and our latest tweets.

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Our LIVE June 2, 2019 Wrap-up & Q&A Stream


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MousePlanet has been hard at work covering the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland: May 29-31, 2019. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix.

Live Updating Twitter Feed (includes MousePlanet Periscope Video & Instagram Photos/Videos too!)

You can also check out our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages for more posts than may be live-updating above!

Replay: MousePlanet's Todd Pickering – Live at Disneyland Park Opening


Very early May 31, 2019, Todd streamed live on Instagram. This Replay adds Disney Parks-produced video and photos of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to fill the screen.


May 31, 2019

Replay: Media Day Walk Through (Nearly Empty)


May 30, 2019.

MousePlanet's Todd Pickering Interviews Inside Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge


This is a video playlist. There are multiple videos to see here!

Bob Chapek, Chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences & Products Chats


Invited media discussion, May 29, 2019.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Videos & Photos by Disney Parks featuring Imagineers, Creative Team, Sights, & More


This is a video playlist. There are multiple videos to see and it will get updated from time to time!

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run

Oga's Cantina

Dok-Ondor's Den of Antiquities

Dedication Day Debut

Replay our nearly four-hour live stream from May 29, 2019, including video from inside Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and the discussion by MousePlanet contributors around the country. It also includes a full replay of the Dedication Moment featuring Bob Iger, George Lucas, Billy Dee Williams, Mark Hammil and Harrison Ford.

And, Thanks to Our Sponsor: Get Away Today Travel

As you may recall from news reports over the past few months and as Adrienne's article sending you to Batuu Boot Camp reminded, between the public opening on May 31 and June 23, even if you have a park admission ticket or annual pass to visit Disneyland, you cannot enter Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge itself without a separate reservation for the new land. Disney offered two methods for getting a reservation. The Disneyland website method, however, sold out in just a few hours, and is no longer available. The method that remains available is to stay at a Disneyland Resort hotel between May 31 and June 23, because room bookings include an automatic reservation to Galaxy's Edge. If you aren't already staying at one, you can book a stay. [MousePlanet partner Get Away Today still has a block of rooms at Disneyland Resort Hotels select dates through June 18; book online or call 1-855-GET-AWAY (1-855-438-2929) to check rates and availability.]

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Note: if you still need to buy your admission tickets, MousePlanet partner Get Away Today just announced a new ticket deal offering Adults at Kids Prices on 3-day or longer tickets purchased before June 7, 2019.

Looking for a Refresher?

Here is just a partial list of some of our coverage of the creation of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge over the past four years (each link opens in a new tab or window):