Disneyland is offering another one of their “Disneyland After Dark” events featuring “Star Wars Nite” on August 27th 2020.
A lot of people were excited because this year Star Wars Celebration is being held in Anaheim from August 27th-August 30th. People thought that since they were already nearby why not buy tickets for Star Wars Nite and get to check out Galaxy’s Edge without a lot of the crowds that go along with it.
Sadly, that is not going to be the case.
You could buy the tickets but it seems that, as of right now, Rise of the Resistance will not be included in the event. What is available for guests is a Galactic Dance Party, Character “encounters,” fireworks, photo ops, dancing, event-themed menu selections, entertainment, limited-release merchandise, attractions, commemorative keepsakes, décor and more.
Like most of the “after hour” types of events, a large draw for people is attractions with low wait times, but Disneyland spells it out that this event will not include Rise of the Resistance because there is required maintenance after hours for this attraction:
“After-Hours Access to Attractions
Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times. Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will not be available during this event due to standard required maintenance time.”
Of course people went to social media and had some choice words:
— M to the O to the (@missnighthawk) February 19, 2020
If rise of the resistance was open I would be there. Oh well saved me $200
— Erik E (@Gutta_E) February 19, 2020
Seriously?? 🙄 pic.twitter.com/biR7z3KsVR
— Jen Mayhew (@JenM512) February 19, 2020
Yeah I can’t be bothered to spend $100 when it’s not a complete star wars nite with the most important star wars attraction closed. Should have pushed the opening further the next day to accommodate maintenance. Maybe next year 🤷♀️
— Marf (@Marf_e) February 19, 2020
Absolutely not worth it. I can see the disappointed groups of people who think Rise will be open cause they don’t read. pic.twitter.com/CdHHkWAkLb
— Claudia Deliz (@ChocoDoc11) February 19, 2020
And there were many more responses to the @DisneylandAP account about this.
However, all the complaints did not stop the event from selling out:
Being that this was scheduled along with Star Wars Celebration it’s not surprising it sold out quickly, even without the popular attraction being available.
What do you think? Comment and let us know!
Source: Twitter, Disneyland
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