Today at the D23 Expo it was confirmed that Space Mountain will get a seasonal conversion to a Star Wars theme:
Season of the Force Coming to Disney Parks — This new seasonal event, beginning early 2016, brings new experiences to both coasts. In Tomorrowland at Disneyland park, guests will explore the Star Wars galaxy with special entertainment throughout the land, themed food locations and more. Guests also will be thrilled to climb aboard Hyperspace Mountain, a reimagining of the classic Space Mountain attraction, in which guests will join an X-wing Starfighter battle. At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, guests will close out weekend nights with a new fireworks spectacular set to the iconic score of the Star Wars movies. (Disney Parks)
This is on top of new Star Tours adventures featuring Star Wars: The Force Awakens content via two new “destinations.” The Jedi Training Academy is going to feature characters and villains from the animated series Star Wars Rebels as well. The Star Wars Launch Bay will feature exhibits from the films and replace the old Innovations attraction.
Star Wars Launch Bay Coming to Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort — This interactive experience will take guests into the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with special exhibits and peeks behind the scenes, including opportunities to visit with new and favorite Star Wars characters, special merchandise and food offerings. Star Wars Launch Bay will be located in the Animation Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and in Tomorrowland at Disneyland park. (Disney Parks)
When this stuff opens up, if you’re in town, lets meet up there. I know I’m going to be there all the time.