Guide to Disneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite

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Guide to Disneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite

With twice as many event nights this year, Disneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite is back with galactic entertainment, novel themed snacks and unique photo opportunities on eight separate nights at Disneyland park! This separately ticketed event will be held on April 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and May 2, 7 and 9, 2024. Read on for all the details, including the dates these tickets go on sale, Magic Key pre-sale opportunities, plus a new “notify me” option that will be available to guests while they’re waiting in the online queue to purchase tickets!

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“Disneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite” in 2024 at Disneyland Park

New Things to Look Forward To, Plus Returning Favorites

At Star Wars Nite, guests can get ready to dive into an expanded array of themed foods and experience out-of-this world entertainment offerings with new plot twists and enhanced excitement:

  • Dine on over twenty new, yummy treats available only during Star Wars Nites, including:
    • Street-style Elote Burger at Hungry Bear Restaurant
    • Pork Belly Sisig-inspired Loaded Fries at Red Rose Taverne
    • Pineapple and Ube Crescent Sundae at The Tropical Hideaway
    • Chocolate Funnel Cake at Stage Door Café
    • Crab Fritters at Royal Street Veranda
    • Specialty menu items will also be available at Cafe Orleans, subject to availability. Reservations are recommended and can be booked online soon.
  • Guests in Star Wars-themed costumes* are invited to participate in The Fleet of Fandom cavalcade, where they will join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in a march down Main Street, U.S.A., culminating in a group photo in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle, illuminated with galactic projections.
  • Guests can bring their lightsaber and learn how to handle it with skill, concentration, and a clear mind with a quick stop at the Star Wars Nite Lightsaber Instructional at “it’s a small world” mall. Here, guests will be introduced to all-new maneuvers specially crafted for this year’s recruits. All members of the Light Side and/or Dark Side are welcome.
  • Dance along at the Galactic Dance Party with a Master DJ on Main Street, U.S.A.
  • Guests can bring their lightsabers and gather at the Millennium Falcon for a Resistance Show of Unity!
  • Guests should be prepared to encounter Captain Phasma and her elite unit of Stormtroopers in
  • Guests can immerse themselves in multiple Star Wars-themed photo opportunities, featuring some new places and faces from across the Star Wars universe!

And, as Disneyland After Dark enthusiasts know, each Star Wars Nite will begin with a pre-party mix-in at Disneyland park from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. PT before the party officially begins. In addition to all the themed fun that comes to life just for the party, guests will have the opportunity to ride some popular attractions after regular park hours (often with less wait times)! Admission also includes souvenir keepsakes such as a Star Wars Nite credential and event guide map, plus unlimited digital downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken throughout the event.

Tickets On Sale Soon, with Magic Key Pre-Sale Opportunities

Also new for this event, Inspire Magic Key holders will have the first opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets for Star Wars Nite. On Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 (no earlier than 9 a.m. PT) Inspire Key holders may purchase from a select amount of pre-sale tickets on Then, on Wednesday Feb. 21 and Thursday, Feb. 22, all Magic Key holders will have the opportunity to purchase from a select amount of pre-sale tickets. On Friday, Feb. 23 (no earlier than 9 a.m. PT), tickets will go on sale to the general public. Tickets are limited and subject to availability.


New “Notify Me” Option in Queue

For the first time, if guests are waiting in the online queue to purchase Star Wars Nite tickets, they may have the option to be digitally notified when it’s their time to enter the ticket store.

To participate, once in the queue, guests can choose the “notify me” option and enter their email address. They will receive an email letting them know it’s their turn to return to the waiting room in order to enter the ticket store site. From the time their turn begins, they will have ten minutes to use the link to return to the site.

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