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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, a massive new themed area at Disneyland, is now open. A second version, at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida, will follow in August. Here's what to expect.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge needed a musical score. Cue John ‘Obi-wan’ Williams

John Williams wrote a new score for Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge attraction, but that's just a fraction of the music that envelops you during a visit.

With Star Wars expansion open, Disney gets permits to launch Marvel land

The city of Anaheim approves a permit for the Walt Disney Co. to build a merchandise shop for the new Marvel expansion in California Adventure Park.

Disneyland declares Star Wars land opening a success, says crowding ‘nonexistent’

Disneyland declared the opening of its new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge expansion a success, despite some gripes about long lines on social media.

Disneyland adds another crowd-management fix at Star Wars land

To enter Oga's Cantina, visitors to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge in Disneyland must give their phone number and wait for a text.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge forces Disney to tap eons of crowd-control expertise

The opening of the biggest expansion in park history, the 14-acre Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, pushed Disneyland to try new ways to handle record crowds.

Everything you need to know about the food at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland

Everything you need to know about the food at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland

Tense and intense, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is not your mother's Disneyland

When you visit Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland, you need more than water, sunscreen and sturdy walking shoes; you need your own back story.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge review — the ride, the cantina, the irresistible loth cat

Fantasyland, Adventureland, Batuu? How Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge takes you out of this world.

Why this avowed Disney ‘apologist’ finds it harder to believe in the magic of Disneyland

As Disney takes over the world, a card-carrying Disneyland lover finds that the company’s monopolistic realities threaten to tarnish the magic.

My sordid Disneyland past: Confessions of a Magic Kingdom popcorn man

A lifetime of Disneyland adventures, from childhood wonder to park cast member to grumpy dad.

See the L.A. Times’ insider view of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland

Take a photo-led tour of Disneyland's new expansion, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, with The Times' photographers.

Watch the star-studded opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland

Harrison Ford, Billy Dee Williams, Mark Hamill and George Lucas helped open Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and paid tribute to late Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew.

At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, visitors can fly — and buy

Disney paid $4 billion for Star Wars. Selling pricey lightsabers, Jedi robes, and a salad bowl shaped like R2-D2 will help them recover that investment.

Disney’s Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run is a fully realized ‘Star Wars’ toy

Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is opening with one ride: Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run. Here's what it's like to play as Han Solo.

Inside Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge — What it’s like to build your own custom lightsaber

For $200 at Savi’s Workshop in Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, guests can build their own custom lightsabers and feel like a hero. Here's how.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge sells costumes adults can’t wear in the park

At Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, unique costumes will go on sale, but adults aren't allowed to wear them in the park. Hence, “bounding.”

Here’s the new map of Disneyland with Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

See what the Disneyland map looks like now that Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is launching on May 31.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is so ambitious Disneyland fans may not be ready for it

If it meets its ambitions, Disneyland's Galaxy’s Edge won’t just put guests on an alien planet, it will lead theme parks into uncharted territory.

Everything to know about Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland's newest land, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, opens on May 31. Here's everything you need to know about the "Star Wars"-themed attraction in Anaheim.

Disney's new annual Flex Pass aims to ease crowding

The new annual Flex Pass, going on sale May 21, costs $599 and gets you in on the slowest days but requires reservations for weekends and high-demand days.

After hyping a $1-billion Star Wars land, how does Disney get visitors to leave?

Disneyland's biggest expansion, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, will be available to reservation-holding visitors for a four-hour window. But getting parkgoers to leave may not be easy.

Online reservations to see Disneyland’s Star Wars land fill up within hours

Online reservations for Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge are all taken. Two hours after the park began offering the slots, they were filled.

First visitors to Disney’s Star Wars land will get just four hours to see it all

The first group of visitors to Disneyland's new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will be given a four-hour window to take in the land. Once the time is up, they will be asked to leave. How the park will enforce that time limit is a key question.

‘Star Wars’ fans keep fueling the Force as Disney expands the galaxy far, far away

"Star Wars" fatigue? Not at Disney's Star Wars Celebration, where fans flock to be one with the Force, get sneak peeks at new movies and TV shows, engage in cosplay and even get tattooed.

To handle Star Wars crowds, Disneyland nixes smoking areas, bans wide strollers

Disneyland is laying out plans to ease crowding when Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opens May 31.

Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open early, with a catch. Shareholders OK Iger pay

The massive, immersive attraction will debut at the Anaheim resort on May 31, Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Iger on Thursday told shareholders.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be Disneyland’s most interactive experience. Let’s play

Disneyland guests will face numerous choices when entering Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Among them: ride the Millennium Falcon, craft a lightsaber or build a droid. But in a statement about the power of game-focused narratives, guests can also battle for control of the land itself.

Disneyland to rely on low-tech fixes for this summer’s Stars Wars congestion

Large crowds are expected when Disneyland opens a new Star Wars land this summer, and the park is making a series of tweaks to reduce congestion.

Disneyland Resort tickets and parking prices are going up again, as much as 25%

Starting on Sunday, prices to visit the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim go up as much as 23%, with the cheapest daily tickets rising to $104 for adults.

Westworld, Ho! Inside Evermore, where the future of theme parks is not about rides but play

The future of themed entertainment is active. Evermore, like Meow Wolf and Two Bit Circus, emphasizes play, letting the guest write the narrative. It's old fashioned (dinner theater, anyone?) but what's new is the level of immersion and push away from screens and tech.

Cantina in Disneyland's Star Wars land will serve pre-mixed alcoholic drinks — a first for the park

A cantina that will be included in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will serve drinks for children and adults, including alcoholic drinks. It is a first for Disneyland, where alcohol has not been served for the average guests since the park opened in 1955.

'Star Wars' land won't be re-creating favorite fan scenes, but what does that mean for the cantina?

Disney at its D23 Expo on Thursday revealed more details about the "Star Wars" projects in development. at its North American theme parks. Here are some details.

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