Top 5 Ways Princess Leia is a Disney Princess

Ever since Disney purchased LucasFilm and announced upcoming Star Wars films, Disney fans are beginning to consider Princess Leia as the newest Disney princess; and after Merida's Coronation and  2013 Star Wars Weekends beginning this week, I got to thinking that Leia really does deserve to be one of those royal ladies.Now I know what you're thinking. Princess Leia doesn't exactly generate thoughts about cute, woodland creatures, ball gowns, and sweet, romantic ballads; but Princess Leia is … [Read more...]

Star Wars Weekends 2013 Park Map


 Feel the power of the Force an enjoy a weekend with Star Wars characters and your favorite Disney’s Hollywood Studios attractions from May 17 to June 9, 2013 only at Star Wars Weekends.Join Star Wars celebrities and characters for special shows, Q&A sessions, autographs and more! From Friday to Sunday each and every weekend, you can surround yourself in a galaxy far, far away, right here at Walt Disney World Resort. Only a Sith would miss this celebration!Weekend 1: May 17 … [Read more...]

Countdown to Star Wars Weekends Continues at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

Star Wars weekends limited time magic

As the Limited Time Magic “May the Fourth Be With You!” celebration fades into the galaxy, the team at t Disney’s Hollywood Studios is busy wiping out its droids’ memories and resetting them for Friday, May 17, opening day for Star Wars Weekends 2013. Actors and voice artists from the Star Wars film saga and Star Wars: The Clone Wars are ready to hop aboard Starspeeders and head to the park for the annual event. A trio of talent will appear each weekend, along with celebrity event hosts James … [Read more...]

Gertie’s Ice Cream of Extinction Finally opens but not for long…


Every single day, on the shore of Echo Lake inside Disney's Hollywood Studios, you can see Gertie in all her 1930's "California Crazy" architectural goodness. She loves to pose for pictures and is very photogenic. Unfortunately, she is only open seasonally for the business of selling ice cream and treats. Catching her on one of these days can be tricky. Today, however, we got lucky and stumbled on some May 2013 dates and hours of operation for Dinosaur Gertie’s Ice Cream of Extinction! The … [Read more...]

Star Wars D-Tech Me Experience Returns to Star Wars Weekends

Star Wars D-Tech

Disney is excited to share that the Star Wars – D-Tech Me experience will be returning for Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this year. The experience will be located inside Darth’s Mall, the highly themed merchandise destination located in the courtyard adjacent to Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith. You may recall they first introduced the Carbon-Freeze Me experience last year during Star Wars Weekends. They also introduced the experience at Celebration VI, the ultimate … [Read more...]