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Disneyland After Dark Event Series Continues May 3 with Star Wars Nite

Erin Glover

by , Director, Publicity, Walt Disney Animation Studios

UPDATE 3/29/18: All tickets are now sold out.

UPDATE 3/27/18: All presale tickets for Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders have sold out. Additional tickets will be available when general public sales begin March 29.

UPDATE 3/27/18: Tickets are now available for Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders.

Get ready to ring in May the Fourth at Star Wars Nite – the second after-hours event in the new Disneyland After Dark series. On the evening of May 3, guests at this celebration of all things from a galaxy far, far away will be the first to experience the new “March of the First Order,” to meet Rey at Star Wars Launch Bay, and to celebrate the return of Hyperspace Mountain!

Come dressed in your favorite Star Wars attire for this one-night-only event, which will also feature:

  • Exclusive after-hours access to Disneyland park, with mix-in access beginning at 6 p.m.
  • Special entertainment, including character encounters and more!
  • Themed décor and immersive Star Wars-themed photo opportunities.
  • Commemorative lanyard, event credential and complimentary PhotoPass photos during the event.
  • First opportunity to purchase limited-edition “May the 4th” merchandise.

A limited quantity of tickets will be available, so be sure to visit Disneyland.com for pricing and details, and mark these dates on your calendar:

Get ready to jump to hyperspace with Star Wars Nite, part of Disneyland After Dark, only on May 3. Plus, stay tuned for additional event updates including elements from Solo: A Star Wars Story, in theaters May 25.

And remember – beginning May 4, all Disneyland park guests will be able to enjoy these new and returning Star Wars experiences:

  • “March of First Order” – Captain Phasma guides a squad of First Order stormtroopers through Tomorrowland in a dramatic show of force.
  • Encounter Rey – Meet the Resistance’s newest hero at Star Wars Launch Bay.
  • Hyperspace Mountain – This popular transformation of Space Mountain returns!


  • Hi Erin – will the March be similar to the one at Hollywood Studios (including the awesome music)? Thank you in advance!!

  • How much does it cost? How late does the event run? What time are day guests pushed to the exits? There is an alarming lack of information in this post.

  • This sounds wonderful! I actually have plans to be in Disneyland on the 5th, and I see in the article that the events are ‘beginning May 4th.’ Will they continue past that special Star Wars day, or is it 24 hours and the After Dark event only?

  • are costumes allowed?

  • When will Space Mountain close for its transformation of Hyperspace Mountain?

  • Will Hyperspace Mountain be open at the event?

  • Can i buy tickets with my 12 year olds pass on the 27th? I didn’t renew this year

  • Is there no March Magic 2018 happening this year? I’m ready once again to cheer on. My favorite teams!

  • March Magic 2018?

  • How long will HyperSpace Mountain be around before switching back to the regular Space Mountain?

  • What time will tickets be available online for purchase on March 27th?

  • All the info you need is at Disney online and the link is in the article.

  • Do dvc members get into this event for free?

  • If it opens at 6PM what time will the park close.

  • No thank you. $99. I will be there on the 4th with my very expensive AP.

  • @steven- 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM
    Park mix-in begins at 6:00 PM

  • Tickets are $99 per person for adults and children ages 3 and older (ticket not required for children under age 3). All this info is in the website, the link is in the blog ^ @Brian

  • Is Hyperspace Mountain returning just for the event? Or will it be running during regular park hours after that?

  • Hi I would just like to familiarise myself with updates as the year progresses. I will have my 9 yr old grand-daughter with me when visiting April, 2019 (19). Australia to USA… Melbourne to Disneyland.

  • What time do tickets go on sale for annual pass holders on March 27th ?

  • Are adults allowed to wear costumes in the park during the day on May 4th, 2018?

  • AP tickets are up now. You only need AP ticket to buy multiples. You can go as early as 6 but officially starts at 9. I would assume you could wear a costume just now masks or helmets for adults but i don’t know. I’m stoked i already got my tickets!

  • I am am annual passholder and want to buy tickets today for non passholders. Is that something I can do? I want so surprise my sons.

  • What time on the 29th do public sales start?

  • Do southern cali resident get a discount on these tickets?

  • Napes!

  • What time do the general admission tickets go on sale?

  • Got my tickets!

  • I’ve tried every which way to buy tickets and it keeps sending me back to another screen. Are they sold out already?

  • Is hyperspace mountain exclusive to star wars nite, or is it going to stay there for the entire summer season?

  • Are we allowed to bring in light sabers? In particular, a “flashlight” Light saber (no blade attachment).

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