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Star Wars Themed Park Is Coming To Disney World and Disneyland Until 2019. – Here Is Everything We Know So Far!

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Some of the first concept art released for “Star Wars: Galaxy Edge.”
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“Star Wars”-themed lands are coming to both Disneyland and Walt Disney World in 2019.

Disney Parks and Resorts unveiled the first look and details about the land, which will be called “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge,” at its bi-annual fan convention D23 Expo in Anaheim, California over the weekend.

INSIDER was on hand to preview the massive 3D model unveiled at the event and to hear all about what fans can expect when “Galaxy’s Edge” opens in both parks.

We’ve rounded up everything we’ve learned about the parks since 2015 when CEO Bob Iger first announced it, including concept art and designs. Keep reading to see everything we learned about the upcoming “Star Wars” Land that will give “Pandora – The World of Avatar” a run for its money.

Two new “Star Wars”-themed lands are coming to both Disneyland and Walt Disney World in 2019.

Two new
Some of the first concept art for the “Star Wars”-themed lands released in 2015.
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The official name of the “Star Wars” land will be “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.”

The official name of the
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek at D23 Expo Saturday talking about “Galaxy’s Edge.”
 Disney/Image Group LA

Each park will cover 14 acres of land.

Each park will cover 14 acres of land.
More concept art shown in 2015 of “Galaxy’s Edge.”
 Disney Parks blog

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek said at D23 Expo it will be the largest single-themed expansion into the parks ever.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek said at D23 Expo it will be the largest single-themed expansion into the parks ever.
A section of the large model that was on display at D23 Expo.
 Joshua Sudock/Disney Parks

A giant 3D model was at Disney’s D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center for fans to see just how massive the final park will be.

A giant 3D model was at Disney's D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center for fans to see just how massive the final park will be.
A select group of media, including INSIDER, was on hand for a first-look at the park.
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This is how one of the entrances will look.

This is how one of the entrances will look.
Massive Resistance ships from “Star Wars” will be on display for fans to see and take photos with.
 Disney Parks

Massive archways will also offer unique views into the park.

Massive archways will also offer unique views into the park.
This is one of two archways we spotted on the 3D model on display at D23 Expo.
Kirsten Acuna/INSIDER

In Walt Disney World, “Galaxy’s Edge” will be inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ park.

In Walt Disney World,
Concept art for “Galaxy’s Edge” revealed on ABC in 2016.
 ABC

“Star Wars” fans will be able to find characters including BB-8, Chewbacca, and fan favorite Rex around “Galaxy’s Edge.”

We hope BB-8 will be rolling around the park.
 Disney/Image Group LA

“You’ll also encounter members of the First Order and definitely have a sense of what it’s like to feel the wrath of Kylo Ren,” Chapek told the crowd at D23 Expo.

Chapek talking about “Star Wars” characters fans will see around “Galaxy’s Edge.”
Disney/Image Group LA

Here’s another creature you’ll see around “Galaxy’s Edge.”

Here's another creature you'll see around
This is a bust of a Hammerhead from the planet Ithor. You’ll be able to see him in “Galaxy’s Edge.”
 Kirsten Acuna/INSIDER

Each park will have two “Star Wars” rides. One will put you in the middle of a battle between the First Order and the Resistance.

Each park will have two
Will you team with the Resistance or the First Order?
 ABC

Guests will feel like they are inside a Star Destroyer hangar bay.

Guests will feel like they are inside a Star Destroyer hangar bay.
It doesn’t look too different from the one we see in “The Force Awakens.”
 Disney Parks

The other ride will allow fans to pilot the Millennium Falcon and go on their own customized secret mission.

The other ride will allow fans to pilot the Millennium Falcon and go on their own customized secret mission.
Concept art of what it will look like inside the Millennium Falcon ride.
 Disney Parks

Here’s a look at where the Millennium Falcon will reside in “Galaxy’s Edge.”

Here's a look at where the Millennium Falcon will reside in
The Millennium Falcon will be deep inside “Galaxy’s Edge.”
 Disney Parks

Imagineer Scott Trowbridge, who is leading the team building “Galaxy’s Edge,” told fans the choices you make inside the Millennium Falcon attraction could affect the end results of your experience on the ride.

Imagineer Scott Trowbridge, who is leading the team building
Concept rendering shown in 2016 on ABC.
 ABC

“For example, if you prove to be one of the hottest flight crews in the galaxy, you might find some extra galactic credits coming your way,” said Trowbridge. “But, if you bring back the ship all banged up, the boss might not be too happy. You might even end up on the list of a local bounty hunter.”

Concept art ABC showed off in 2016 in a special on the upcoming “Star Wars” lands.
 ABC

Trowbridge teased if you end up on a bounty hunter’s list, it could have repurcussions later in the park if you head to the park’s cantina.

Trowbridge teased if you end up on a bounty hunter's list, it could have repurcussions later in the park if you head to the park's cantina.
Cantina art rendering shown on ABC in 2016.
 ABC

For those familiar with Disney’s “Star Tours” ride, pilot droid Rex will be the new DJ at the new land’s cantina.

The cantina itself will have “Star Wars”-themed drinks.

The cantina itself will have
Concept art shown on ABC in 2016.
 ABC

Press checking out an early preview of “Galaxy’s Edge” were treated to some Blue Milk, something we expect you’ll be able to find in the parks.

Press checking out an early preview of
We tried the famous “Star Wars” drink. Something tells me alcohol wasn’t in the version Luke’s aunt Beru was drining.
 Kirsten Acuna/INSIDER

There will also be a large marketplace for fans to visit.

There will also be a large marketplace for fans to visit.
We’re thinking it could be housed in the building off to the left.
 Kirsten Acuna/INSIDER

Here’s concept art that was shown off for it in 2016 on ABC.

Here's concept art that was shown off for it in 2016 on ABC.
It looks like there will be a wide array of stores.
 ABC

You may even be able to get special delicacies from another planet on the street.

You may even be able to get special delicacies from another planet on the street.
New concept art on display at D23 Expo 2017.
 Kirsten Acuna/INSIDER

Chapek said the first version of “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” will open in Disneyland Park before the one in Florida’s Disney World in 2019.

Chapek said the first version of
Concept art for “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” released summer 2015.
 Disney/Lucasfilm

We can’t wait.

We can't wait.
Another look at the 3D model that was on display at D23 Expo 2017.

Source: Photos of ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ coming to Disney World and Disneyland – INSIDER