Two thousand lucky fans, some lining up as early as 3 a.m., were treated with a Star Wars-themed band and photo-opportunity booths along the line.
The ride has been in operation since the 1980s, and while still wildly popular, it was due for a makeover. The ride was renovated with some new fan-pleasing features.
The revamped ride includes new destinations, new storylines and new characters. The biggest change - Star Wars aficionados can enjoy all of this in high definition 3-D.
"It was fantastic. It was well worth the wait. We were here this morning at about 3:45 and it was a good time," said fan Matt Mellon.
The storyline is said to change with every ride, offering fans unique scenarios.
"It's 100 percent better. There's things flying at you with the 3-D. It's something special," said fan Tony Reger.
The ride does not officially open to the general public until June 3.
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