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Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run welcomes 1 millionth rider at Disneyland

by Brittani Tuttle

Earlier this week, Disneyland Resort celebrated the one-millionth new recruit for Ohnaka Transport Solutions to experience Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

smuggler's run
smuggler's run

Cast members were on-hand to welcome the Ridgeway family from Ocean Springs, Miss., who ended up being the lucky family in question. Jonathan Ridgeway, age 8, climbed aboard the famous hunk of space junk with mom Becky, dad Roger, and brother Logan, age 4.

smuggler's run

The family was able to explore the ship’s lounge and main hold in the queue of Smuggler’s Run, took photos at the Dejarik table, and got a surprise visit from Chewbacca! After that, Jonathan took his seat as co-pilot of the Falcon; a dream come true for many Star Wars fans.

smuggler's run

Check out the video of their exciting day below:

1 Millionth Rider on Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland Park

Want to learn more about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge? Check out our FAQ on the new, immersive land here, or pick up a copy of our commemorative Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge summer issue here.

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