Category Archives: Star Wars Weekends

Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Debut New Star Wars Experiences in December, Confirms End of Star Wars Weekends

By  Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks at the Disney Parks Blog You heard about it first during the 2015 D23 EXPO, and now we’re excited to share more details. Very soon, guests visiting Disney’s Hollywood Studios will have the opportunity to experience Star Wars in the park in an all-new way – every day! New experiences will open starting Dec. 1, bringing that galaxy far, far away, a lit Continue Reading

Star Wars Fun ~ Death Star Popcorn Balls, Instructions!

  Sometimes a Star Wars Marathon is in order. What goes with movie watching? Yes, popcorn! How about making some Death Star Popcorn Balls for your movie festivities? Here are the instructions on how to add some extra fun to your day! What you’ll need 1/3 cup popcorn kernels 3 cups sugar 1 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/2 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Butter or vegetable shortenin Continue Reading

Star Wars Cupcakes ~ Recipe

Being that not all Star Wars Fans can partake in Star Wars Weekends at Hollywood Studios, I thought I’d post a little something to maybe help you bring some of the nostalgia to your home! Betty Crocker has some cute ideas for Star Wars themed Cupcakes, that don’t seem to hard to try. Here are the instructions below, enjoy! Ingredients 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow or devil’s food cake Continue Reading

Disney from a Teen’s Perspective: Interview with Ashley Eckstein!

I had the pleasure of being able to interview my idol, Ashley Eckstein! She’s the sweetest person you will ever meet! If you are unsure who she is, she is the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. She also has a clothing line, called Her Universe, which is “geek” inspired clothes from Star Wars to Dr. Who, tailored to woman and young grls. I of course had to start by asking Continue Reading

Who Is Fulcrum? Find out This Weekend During Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

From Shawn Slater, Communications Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Creative Entertainment and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. The crew of the Ghost has received a transmission from the mysterious Fulcrum, advising that Ahsoka Tano herself – the one and only Ashley Eckstein – will be making special appearances today through Sunday, June 7, as part of Star Wars Weekends. Ashley will be the guest of host Continue Reading

Disney from a Teen’s Perspective: Countdown to Star Wars Weekends: Weekend Two Fun!

Star Wars Weekends is flying fast! It’s already weekend three! I thought I would share some of our weekend two fun! My mom, brother, and sister got to go on Friday. I sadly had state testing that day. That’s okay though! I had a super fun Saturday! We had back-to-back shows that day: Stars of the Saga and An Ewoks Tale. I must say, I was a little worried that An Ewoks Tale would be a little boring, but I was p Continue Reading

#DisneyKids: How Little Ones Can Make the Most of Star Wars Weekends

From Jamie Langdon, Social Media Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is an annual event that features activities for all ages, so even the youngest family members can join in on the fun. All three of my little girls are huge fans of the characters from both the original films and the new Star Wars Rebels series on Disney XD, so it is a huge treat for the Continue Reading

Disney from a Teen’s Perspective: Countdown to Star Wars Weekends: Weekend One = SUCCESS!

Weekend one of Star Wars Weekends has passed and we are now in weekend 2! I thought I would share a really successful first weekend! On Friday, we headed down on opening day. We got there early to ride some rides and to get a spot for the parade! We thought that it would be fun to watch it from the back, where the celebrities go to get in their cars to ride back up to the front. You’ll never guess what happened! Continue Reading

TMSM’s Random Acts of (Disney) Kindness ~ Marvelous Main Streeters!

It’s Thursday, that means it’s time for our weekly feel good article!! This week is about you, our readers.  I do my best to show appreciation for those who follow us, but sometimes, I feel the need show just a little bit more, because it’s so deserved. Last weekend, Star Wars Weekends began at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We were on hand both Friday and Saturday, not only to get coverage f Continue Reading

TMSM’s Adventures in Florida Living ~ The Force is Strong this Week!

Happy Wednesday Main Streeters! It’s time for our weekly check in on what’s been happening down here in sunny Florida! It’s been sunny and HOT here in the land of Mickey Mouse and palm trees! I’ve been seeing photos from family and friends back home in Michigan, and the weather looks lovely there as well. Seeing this makes me a little homesick. Springtime in Michigan was always a favorit Continue Reading

Star Wars Weekends, Symphony in the Stars Fireworks

As most of you know, Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios have officially begun.  The park was crowded, and filled with Star Wars enthusiasts who look forward to this time of year each May.  For us, it was our first visit to Star Wars weekends, and we weren’t sure what to expect.  We do have Star Wars fans in our house, and even though I’m not as up on the fandom as they are, I was Continue Reading