Star Wars Weekends 2012 Maps

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It's that time of year for the galaxies to come together and celebrate Star Wars Weekends!Star Wars Weekends has officially begun and if you're attending you'll need to get a look at the park maps for the events on May 18th and May 27th to make your plan of attack.Star Wars Weekends offers:Celebrity autograph sessions Character meet n' greets Exclusive Star Wars motorcade parade Hyperspace Hooplah show Jedi Training AcademyTo learn more about Star Wars Weekends or to … [Read more...]





These are the Droids You’re Looking For! Video Walk Through of the Droid Factory at Disney Hollywood Studios

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Disney Hollywood Studios recently opened up the new Droid Factory a few days before Star Wars Weekends 2012.This build-a-droid experience is located inside Tattoine Traders, the Star Tours gift shop. As neat as this was to customize your own R2 unit I found the area to be really small and it was due to it's size and location that my wife and I opted to build them the day before Star Wars Weekends started. I'm sure the lines will be LONG!If you're not able to attend this year's … [Read more...]





‘Her Universe’ Star Wars Spring/Summer Apparel Line to Debut at Disney’s Star Wars Weekends

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It’s a good time to be a fangirl of the Star Wars saga as Her Universe™, the female sci-fi genre line of fashionable apparel and accessories, revealed today its new Spring/Summer line to debut at Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida on May 18th (running each weekend till June 10th) and online at http://www.Heruniverse.com on May 21st.Created by actress Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the current seasonal offering … [Read more...]





Star Wars Droid Factory Now Open at Disney Hollywood Studios

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The "Droid Factory" experience, a new attraction where you can build and name your own R-series astromech droid action figures, is now open at Disney's Hollywood Studios!"We began discussing the Droid Factory in 2009," says product developer Cody Hampton. "We know that personalization is an important aspect of the popular build-your-own lightsaber experience. We felt the same thing could be done with action figures but on a much larger scale."Located at the park's Tatooine Traders … [Read more...]





New Behind-the-Scenes Video Looks at Star Wars Weekends 2012

The 2012 edition of Star Wars Weekends takes place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 18-June 10. (And yes, we know that we add an extra day to the official definition of “weekend,” but when Darth Vader requests a three-day weekend, we don’t argue.)Today, we are pleased to debut two new videos that will take you behind the scenes a bit to show some of the fun we have putting the event together. Conceptualized by the talented team at Disney’s Yellow Shoes … [Read more...]