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Star Wars Cupcakes are Out of this World!

Star Wars Cupcakes are Out of this World! 1   Star Wars Weekends are here, and so are the yummy new cupcakes! It’s funny how we not only look forward to new Disney events, but also the themed food that goes with it!  Disney is offering three flavors of cupcakes, and all look really good! The Darth Vader cupcake is the one of choice thus far for my family.  It’s chocolate overload with a hint of peanut butter cream frosting.  The chocola Continue Reading

Star Wars Weekends 2015 Begins! Pics from the first Parade!

Star Wars Weekends 2015 Begins! Pics from the first Parade! 2 Star Wars Weekends officially kicked off yesterday, and we spent the day covering events and looking around to see what they have to offer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this year. The parade of Star Wars celebrities started at 11:00 am, and it was a hot one out there! Here are a few pics from the parade! Above we see Jedi Mickey Mouse, Chewbacca, Ashley Eckstein, Ian McDiarmid and our SWW host James Arno Continue Reading

Star Wars Weekends Starts Today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Star Wars Weekends Starts Today at Disney’s Hollywood Studios 3 I know that Star Wars Weekends kicked off yesterday, May 15, 2015, but I wanted to share this blog from Shawn Slater, Communications Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Creative Entertainment and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. You are as close to the Force as you can get! The opening scroll on Star Wars Weekends 2015 is rolling at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. All weekend long, there will be dozens of Star Continue Reading

Disney from a Teen’s Perspective: Countdown to Star Wars Weekends: Celebrity Meet and Greets

Disney from a Teen’s Perspective: Countdown to Star Wars Weekends: Celebrity Meet and Greets 4   One of my favorite things about Star Wars Weekends is the celebrity meet and greets. From Ray Park (Darth Maul), to Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) you will meet one of your favorites! We got lucky last year and met loads of our favorites. We got to meet my idol last year, Ashley Eckstein. If you don’t know who she is, she is the voice of Ahsoka Tano from Star Wars: The Clone Wars and in Star Wars Rebels. S Continue Reading

Share Your ‘Star Wars Style’ for a Chance to Win a Trip to Walt Disney World Resort

Share Your ‘Star Wars Style’ for a Chance to Win a Trip to Walt Disney World Resort 5 From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Star Wars Weekends will kick off in just a few days and to celebrate we’re encouraging Disney Parks social media followers to share their “Star Wars Style” online for a chance to win a Walt Disney World Resort vacation. To enter, simply submit a photo of you showing off your best look inspired by the Star Wars franchise Continue Reading

Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience Coming to Star Wars Weekends

Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience Coming to Star Wars Weekends 6 From Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Guests attending Star Wars Weekends will be able to find shelter and sustenance in the Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience. Reports have been made that this location was once a known hangout of Rebel pilots, aliens and smugglers; with the immersive environment and stellar bites—I understand w Continue Reading

Disney from a Teen’s Perspective: Countdown to Star Wars Weekends: Must Meet Characters

Disney from a Teen’s Perspective: Countdown to Star Wars Weekends: Must Meet Characters 18 This past week, the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer was released at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. That got me thinking how close and fast Star Wars Weekends is approaching us! I think it would be a good idea to share with you some of my must meet characters! I would have to say that the “dark side” of the park is where my favorite character interactions are. You have Darth Vader, Darth Continue Reading

Reservations Now Open for the Feel the Force Premium Packages During Star Wars Weekends

Reservations Now Open for the Feel the Force Premium Packages During Star Wars Weekends 19 In case you missed it yesterday, this blog from Rachel Brent, Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Coordinator was posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Prepare to ‘Feel the Force’ with special premium packages offered this year at Star Wars Weekends. These dining packages put you close to the action of the Legends of The Force:Star Wars Celebrity Motorcade, the “Symphony in the Stars” fireworks and m Continue Reading

Star Wars Weekend Galactic Gathering Catalog Gives Us A Sneak Peek at SWW Merchandise

Star Wars Weekend Galactic Gathering Catalog Gives Us A Sneak Peek at SWW Merchandise 20 Yesterday we reported that Disney had announced that the 2015 Star Wars Weekends would have a “Galactic Gathering” package, similar to 2014’s “Rebels” package. The “Galactic Gathering”  will be held on 5/14/15  from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and tickets to this event are $250 per guest. We learned yesterday that Gathering ticket holders will receive a special MagicBand, trading pi Continue Reading

Join ‘Galactic Gathering’ for Star Wars Weekends 2015 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 14

Join ‘Galactic Gathering’ for Star Wars Weekends 2015 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 14 21 From our friend, Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Star Wars Weekends 2015 returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort on Friday, May 15. To kick off this event, Disney Theme Park Merchandise is holding a special ticketed event called “Galactic Gathering” on Thursday, May 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Similar to the “Rebel Rendezv Continue Reading

Star Wars Weekends 2015 Key Art And Details – Exclusive!

Star Wars Weekends 2015 Key Art And Details – Exclusive! 22 Can You Feel the Force? Star Wars Weekends is Getting Closer! The Force is growing stronger here at Walt Disney World Resort as the galaxy prepares for this year’s Star Wars Weekends. If you’re as big a fan of the annual Disney’s Hollywood Studios event as I am, you’ll be excited to learn that several crowd-favorites are back in 2015, including James Arnold Taylor! Known for voicing characters such as Obi-W Continue Reading
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