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Feel the Force | Star Wars Launch Bay Must Do Experiences

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Have you seen Star Wars VII yet? It is an awesome movie that reunites you with old friends while making new ones. Hollywood Studios opened up the Launch Bay recently and it is pretty cool. I am deeply saddened by the closure of the Magic of Disney Animation Drawing Class, but the Launch Bay adds a lot to the park that was beginning to be a 1/2 day park. Check out these four Star Wars Launch Bay Must Do Experiences. When I went they did not have Fastpasses available for some of the experiences, but they have Fastpass ques in place.

Post Updated 4/20/2017

One of the things I love about the Launch Bay is the absolute attention to detail and the displays you could look at. The Launch Bay is packed with scaled models of ships and other things from the Star Wars Saga. They recently (April 2017) put in props from Rogue One.

Star Wars Launch Bay Must Do Experiences

Star Wars Launch Bay Must Do Experiences

Star Wars Launch Bay Must Do Experiences


Character Meet and Greet with Chewbacca. Chewbacca is one of my favorite characters in the Star Wars Saga, especially after episode VII. Chewie is like a big furry teddy bear. He makes his noises and it was such a great interaction. My husband challenged him to a game of checkers and said he won't let the wookie win. The response was so fun! 

Character Meet and Greet with BB8. New for Spring 2017, BB8 is meeting guests. His interaction is fun. He "talks" and the cast member interprets what he says. 

Launch Bay Theater. The short 10 minute film gives you a behind the scenes look at the Star Wars saga. It is worth seeing at least once. The line was quick and I do not believe it will have a Fastpass option.

Other Fun Things to Do at the Launch Bay

  • Meet the Storm Troopers. At random times, Storm Troopers hang out outside of the Launch Bay. They pick people out of the crowd to play with and take pictures with.
  • Shop the Gift Shop, so many cool items such as Skywalker Ranch Wine!

What has been your best experience at the Launch Bay or what do you look most forward to?

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Tami - This Mom's Delight

Saturday 20th of February 2016

I'm not sure whom I'd rather meet ... Chewbacca or Darth Vader. Each would be very interesting.

Denise C

Friday 19th of February 2016

I would absolutely love to trade with a Jawa! This sounds like so much fun.

Jeanine @

Friday 19th of February 2016

I'm not really a Star Wars fan but I do plan to see it with my kiddos at some point. Sounds like a really fun place to visit!


Friday 19th of February 2016

What a fun place to visit. My family is a huge Star Wars fan. We would love to go there.

Julie Wunder

Thursday 18th of February 2016

As a new Star Wars fan, I have to do this the next time at Disney! Such a fun experience for anyone.