A Look back: Official Star Tours Meet

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Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (AKA Star Tours 2.0) kicked off on May 20, 2011 with hearty fanfare and excitement.  Its inauguration kicked off Star War Weekends 2011 at Disney Hollywood Studios, underscoring the expansion of the event's footprint and perhaps foreshadowing further future expansions of the Star Wars Universe into the Disney park.The launch of Star Tours also represented a landmark in the Disney Parks continuing interaction with fans.  For the first time, Disney offered … [Read more...]





Funny Video: Darth Vader Salsa Trombone Playing and Dancing

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You have to see watch this video! It starts out ok and then goes in a totally different direction that I would have expected!Hilarious!For more info and contact, go to www.dancingtrombone.com Dancing Trombonist Jonathan Arons performing Darth Vega Salsa routine at Andrew Jackson Senior Center in Bronx, NY … [Read more...]





A Look Inside ‘Star Tours – The Adventures Continue’ with Ashley Eckstein

Our good friend and former Disney’s Hollywood Studios Cast Member, Ashley Eckstein, returns today to take us on a quick video tour behind-the-scenes of “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue.”Ashley, the voice of Anakin Skywalker’s eager Padawan, Ashoka Tano, on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, has had quite a busy and exciting week in the Walt Disney World Resort galaxy. In addition to shooting a series of “Star Tours” sneak peek videos for you and other Disney Parks Blog readers (keep a lookout … [Read more...]





May the Force Be With You: A girl’s guide to surviving Star Wars Weekends

In celebration of Star Tours officially opening today we bring you this great post from our writer Michele on surviving Star Wars Weekends. Enjoy..If you live in this Galaxy, chances are you have not escaped “the force” of Star Wars. If you have ever come in contact with the male species, chances are, you know about Star Wars. If you have a son, nephew, brother, husband...you know about Star Wars.You know that every pointy object can become a light saber, the Yoda voice is imperative when … [Read more...]





Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Spoiler-free Review

Aljon at Star Tours 2 Soft Open

This past Saturday while my wife and I were covering the Pixar Weekend at Epcot I checked my Twitter to find that it was blowing up! Star Tours was indeed doing a soft opening to work out any kinks before the actual opening on May 20th. Unfortunately we didn't get out of our event in time to ride it that night so we kept our fingers crossed that it would be open on Sunday. We got up first thing and checked our Disney iPhone app and luckily our wish was granted.We ended up meeting up … [Read more...]