Galaxy’s Edge Virtual Queue Announced

Galaxy’s Edge Virtual Queue Announced

Disney has announced their details to Galaxy’s Edge Virtual Queue at Disneyland. In truth, from what I can tell, it’s well thought out. It’s fair, reasonable, and will keep the experience from being bombarded overwhelmingly with people. I strongly recommend that Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World prepare to do similarly.

According to Disney: “For guests wishing to live out Star Wars adventures and access Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge beginning June 24, Disneyland Resort may utilize a virtual queuing system, as needed, to help everyone have a great experience. Download the Disneyland app before arriving and check the app or signage the day of your visit to find out if you will need to be part of a boarding group to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge that day. The boarding group will save you a virtual spot in line so you can enjoy other experiences while you wait to be notified of a time to enter.” Additionally, be aware that Disney is warning guests that “Admission to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is subject to capacity and joining a boarding group does not guarantee entry.”

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How to include everyone in your party

Going with a group? Here is the solution: “You may use the Disneyland app to request to be part of a boarding group after entering Disneyland park, if implemented that day. Simply link the theme park tickets of everyone in your party together on the app to request the same boarding group for your entire party. To see which boarding group is currently being admitted to the land, look on the app or digital signage in the park.” 

Enable push notifications

How to stay informed: “If you enable push notifications on your mobile device, you will be notified when it is time to enter the land. If not, continue to check the Disneyland app or digital signage in the park, and enjoy other experiences, while awaiting your boarding group. You have up to two hours to enter the land after your boarding group is called for admission, so there is no rush!”

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If you are not tech savvy

Not a smart phone user? “For guests not using the Disneyland app, a boarding group may be obtained with a park admission ticket at select Disney FASTPASS Service locations such as Haunted Mansion, Indiana Jones Adventure, Space Mountain, Splash Mountain or near the Matterhorn Bobsleds.”

Other reservation options

Check out other options: “Beginning June 24, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will no longer require a reservation to access the land, although reservations will be required for Savi’s Workshop and Oga’s Cantina, which have very limited capacities. Guests wishing to book a reservation for these experiences may do so on the same day of their visit, beginning at 7 a.m., with a valid credit card. Reservations for both experiences will allow access into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at the time of the reservation, so it will not be necessary to join a boarding group, if applicable, to enter the land to participate in a reserved experience. Please visit and for important details.”

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Kathy Kober

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