In 2016, "Season of the Force" will replace Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios, running from January 8th - March 20th; there will be special food, drink, and merchandise offerings, as well as a special fireworks show on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. All of the other offerings for the event will have already debuted by December 2015, including a new scene on Star Tours and the Star Wars Launch Bay attraction.
(Source: WDW News Today
Beginning November 16, guests at Southern California's Disneyland park will have the chance to jump to lightspeed with Season of the Force
, featuring opportunities to meet some of your favorite Star Wars
characters, experience an exciting twist on a favorite attraction and more.
Star Wars Launch Bay
– This new area will offer opportunities to visit with favorite Star Wars characters, special exhibits, peeks at the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens and much more.
Choose Your Destiny with Special Character Experiences
•Dark Side – Encounter one of the most iconic villains from Star Wars, Darth Vader.
•Light Side – Fly casual at this makeshift Rebel base, and meet the most famous co-pilot in the galaxy, Chewbacca.
•Explore the Dark and the Light in Themed Galleries •Dark Side Gallery – Get a look at authentic pieces of stormtrooper armor as well as famous Sith lightsabers once wielded by masters of the dark side.
•Light Side Gallery – Explore a gallery filled with Rebel flight helmets and lightsabers once wielded by Jedi Knights.
•Preview Gallery – See props from the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
•Starship Gallery – Discover models of famous starships and their pilots from throughout the Star Wars saga.
•Join the Battle in the Star Wars Game Center – Play the latest games from the Star Wars galaxy, including Disney Infinity 3.0 – featuring park-exclusive Toy Box levels.
Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
– This popular attraction will feature a new scene inspired by the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple
– Coming in December, a twist on the Jedi Training experience will introduce new characters and a new villain from the popular Disney XD series, Star Wars Rebels.
– For a limited time, guests will join an X-wing starfighter battle in this reimagining of the classic Space Mountain attraction.
•Other limited-time experiences include:
•An opportunity to revisit favorite scenes from classic Star Wars films at Tomorrowland Theater.
•Special themed food and beverage, merchandise and entertainment.
We’ll have dates to share soon for Season of the Force at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida.
Disney Parks is also preparing to take guests to a galaxy far, far away with new Star Wars-themed lands. With groundbreaking scheduled to take place in 2016 for our largest single-land expansions ever, building the new 14-acre lands will be major projects at both Disneyland park in Southern California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida.
(Source: Disney Blog