It’s the day that Star Wars and Disney fans alike have all been waiting for: set to coincide with the beginning of Star Wars Weekends 2011, Star Tours officially reopens today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World!
And to mark the grand occasion, the Disney will stream the event via webcast LIVE on the Disney Parks Blog!
If you can’t make it to the parks today to join in the fun, tune in via your computer to watch the opening ceremonies, as well as the arrival of dignitaries from all over the universe. Disney has also promised to have web-exclusive content just for its viewers at home.
Closed at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort for refurbishment since last summer, Star Tours has undergone extensive changes to update the popular ride. The all new, 3D experience has been fitted with brand new transporters that depart from a newly refurbished starport. Updates to the rides’ storylines allow guests to enjoy up to 50 different experiences, combining different characters and voyages.
Catch today’s webcast live on the Disney Parks Blog, the Star Tours Facebook Page, or Disney Parks’ You Tube Page. And Disneyland Fans, don’t despair: the popular attraction reopens in your park on June 3.
May the Force be With You!