May the Course Be With You – Early Registration Opens for Star Wars Marathon on June 4th

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Registration for the inaugural run of  the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend opens on June 4th, 2014 for AP holders and  DVC members. May the Course be With You as you take part in this all new event coming to Disneyland January 15th - 18th, 2015. Not sure what the weekend entails? Here is a rundown of the different events you can choose from. Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend presented by Sierra Nevada Corporation Sunday, January 18, 2015 5:30 a.m. Start/Finish: Disneyland® Resort The Power of … [Read more...]


New Star Wars Run Disney event announced for 2015

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(Photo courtesy of runDisney) That's right, you are always supposed to Let The Wookiee Win. At least at the new runDisney event announced today ! Just as Anonymouse predicted a new event has been added to the runDisney bucket list, Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend. They have added this weekend event to the Disneyland roster, giving each coast 4 different events.May the Course Be With YouGrab your Light Sabers and join us for a weekend journey to a galaxy far, far away, other wise know as … [Read more...]


Top 5 Tips for Making the Most of Star Wars Weekends

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Are you planning on traveling to a galaxy far, far away for Star Wars™ Weekends? Star Wars™ fans will love these themed weekend events held at Disney’s Hollywood Studios from May 16, 2024 – June 15, 2014. Featuring your favorite Star Wars™ celebrities, creatures, and members of the Empire, you’ll enjoy special experiences, a celebrity motorcade, and an impressive fireworks show.As you can imagine, these weekends are hugely popular; here are some tips to help make your experience … [Read more...]


Fans Have A Chance To Be In STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

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 I never grow tired of hearing about new Star Wars news, so I almost jumped out of my chair when I got an email about a new Star Wars charity initiative campaign. The initiative Star Wars: Force for Change  isn't your usual charity campaign though, contributors will have a chance to be in the highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII. This new initiative was announced by J.J. Abrams himself in a special video from set the set. Star Wars: Force for Change, a … [Read more...]


Move Over Star Wars Rebels, Phineas and Ferb are Here to Save Summer.

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 New Episodes of Phineas and Ferb will be debuting this summer on Disney XD. A special one-hour episode will be premiering on Monday, June 9th at 10:00-11:00 a.m. ET/PT. Jay Leno will be guest starring as the voice of Major Monogram’s boss, Colonel Contraction of the O.W.C.A.. This will kick off a run of several new episodes of the Emmy Award-winning series airing throughout the summer. In their latest adventure Doofenshmirtz’s latest “inator” invention suddenly moves the Earth just as … [Read more...]


Star Wars Dine In Galactic Breakfast: Disney Dining Review

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For the first time this year Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World has Star Wars themed character meals available for Star Wars Weekends and the few weeks before the festivities begin. These two themed meals are from what I can tell completely sold out and they sold out very fast. I was fortunate enough to get my reservations made for both of the dining experiences.On May the 4th, 2014 I attended the breakfast character experience and to be honest it was most impressive. I am a … [Read more...]


Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace brings the action to Star Wars fans

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This weekend my boys and I had the chance to test out the new Star Wars Journeys: A Phantom Menace app which is now available for purchase. Or I should say my boys had the chance to test out the app, as they would not hand over our iPad once they begain playing and I haven't seen much of them since. (Although I've heard plenty of Pod Races coming from near them.)With this game, players can read along while they listen to the story of Episode I. Each page of the story features a 180-degree … [Read more...]


Celebrate the Grand Opening of a New Disney Store in Edison, New Jersey

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Disney Store will celebrate the grand opening of its newly-designed store at Menlo Park in Edison, New Jersey. A premier retail destination, Disney Store offers a unique, high quality selection of Disney, Marvel and Star Wars product while delivering a magical and immersive shopping experience through its Cast Members, who are dedicated to making every Store visit memorable.Unique to the Menlo Park location, as guests enter the store and look above, they will see a customized skyline … [Read more...]


New Star Wars Merchandise Coming to the Disney Store

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I had the pleasure last week at flying out to California to check out some of the new Star Wars merchandise that is making it's way to Disney Stores in May. Disney was nice enough to invite several Disney & Star Wars bloggers out to share with us the news and also give us a sneak peek of some of the new merchandise that is popping up at Disney Stores Nationwide.You can check out this post for more details of the products that are coming and about Star Wars day that is coming on the 4th … [Read more...]


Disney Publishing and Del Rey Books Team Up for New Star Wars Novels

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Disney Publishing Worldwide and Del Rey Books, along with Lucasfilm,  are working together to create a new line of Star Wars adult fiction novels.The new books will be closely related to the new Star Wars story-lines being created for new films that are in production now.Star Wars: Episode VII, is tentatively set for a December 2015 release.Random House said that Lucasfilm, looking to unify the story around Star Wars-branded content, is mapping out a narrative that will appear "on … [Read more...]