As I already mentioned, I am a huge Disney fan and have been for as long as I can remember and, after a while, I was able to bring my husband around to my way of thinking. He has been a Star Wars for as long as he can remember, so now I’m the one who has had to come around. Here are a few tips I can offer for meeting your favorite Star Wars characters. Stay posted for even more things I learned to enjoy during Star Wars Weekends. There are 3 types of meet and greets during [...]
Dates have been announced for the 2014 Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Star Wars Weekends will be held every weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from May 16, 2014 through June 8, 2014. Weekend I: May 16 – 18, 2014 Weekend II: May 23 – 25, 2014 Weekend III: May 30 – June 1, 2014 Weekend IV: June 6 – 8, 2014 Do you plan on attending the 2014 Star Wars Weekends?
It’s time you found out at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Jedi Training Academy! Jedi Training is for all young Padawans ages 4 through 12 who want to test their skills in the Force under the watchful eye of a Jedi Master! Head over to the stage by Star Tours and life-size AT-AT for the all excitement and action! Your Padawans will arrive there with Jedi robes and light sabers and eager to learn! The show begins with Star Wars fanfare and a Jedi Oath preparing the younglings for training. The Jedi Master is there to instruct your child in the [...]
Just in time for Star Wars Weekends, this designer cupcake is back – rich chocolate-peanut butter filling and chocolate frosting with Darth Vader and a kitschy saber (actually a plastic pick) topping the confection. You’ll only find it May 17-June 9 at ABC Commissary, Pizza Planet, Backlot Express, Studio Catering Company, Starring Rolls, Rosie’s All-American Cafe, and Fairfax Faire. Cost is $4.99 and the cupcake is on the Disney Dining Plan.
A short time from now, in a galaxy not so far away… Walt Disney World Resort is throwing a party for the greatest saga ever told! In honor of Star Wars day, Disney's Hollywood Studios will be hosting "May the 4th Be with You!"—a one-of-a-kind Star Wars-themed celebration for both parents and kids alike. From meeting classic characters to collecting limited-edition merchandise, it's sure to be an unforgettable extravaganza! Only a Sith would miss this magic event. Entertainment and character experiences are subject to change. Meet Iconic Characters Kick the party off in style—experience a close encounter with some of [...]
Mickey seems to take on a different role in the official “Star Wars” Weekends logo every year. This year, his imagination takes him to the Forest Moon of Endor, where he is seen zipping away from scout troopers with Chip and Dale. Mickey’s wild speeder bike ride on this year’s artwork has historical significance, as 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of “Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi” — the film that featured the Battle of Endor.
This year’s Force-filled fun will take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 17 – June 9, 2013. Are you excited?