Star Wars Weekends has become an annual Disney World Event that you do not want to miss. It combines the best of Disney, the Star Wars Universe, and great fans that show off their Star Wars passion.
Star Wars Weekends - The EventEach year 4 weekends (5 Weekends For 2014!) starting in mid-May and continuing on to early June, Disney's Hollywood Studios becomes transformed into a giant celebration of Stars Wars during Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
The event is included with your paid admission to the theme park. This give you access to see a multitude of Star Wars Characters, a special Star Wars themed parade, interactive shows, Star Wars movie celebrities, and a special character filled event to end each day.
The origin of Star Wars Weekends at Disney World goes back to 1997. Star Wars Weekends were held again in 2000, 2001, and starting in 2003 it has become an annual event.
|Star Wars Bounty Hunter Aurra Sing|
Star Wars CharactersThrough the years changes have occurred to the format, but the constants have included a plethora of Star Wars Characters, and not just Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, and R2-D2. You get to see a number of characters that you normally wouldn't expect to see!
|Boba Fett at Star Wars Weekends|
|Star Wars Bounty Hunters posing with Peter Mayhew, aka Chewbacca|
- Aurra Sing
- Zam Wesell
- Asajj Ventress
- Jango Fett
|Darth Maul & Darth Vader|
|Jedi Kit Fisto at Star Wars Weekends|
|R2-D2 at Star at Weekends|
|Peter Mayhew, aka Chewbacca, signing autographs|
Star Wars Movie Celebrities
|Billy Dee Williams, aka Lando Calrissian|
|Jeremy Bullouch, aka Boba Fett|
|Warwick Davis, aka Wicket the Ewok|
|David Prowse, the man behind the Darth Vader Mask|
|James Arnold Taylor, Tom Kane, and Ashley Eckstein|
|Jedi Mickey at Star Wars Weekends|
Star Wars Weekends ParadeEach day a special parade through Disney's Hollywood Studios brings out the Celebrities, Star Wars Characters and Disney Characters like Jedi Mickey Mouse!
As a special treat the 501st Florida Garrison and the 501st Legion "Vader's Fist" which are faithful Star Wars fans that come in full costume to march along in the parade.
|Stormtrooper as you enter Disney's Hollywood Studios|
Star Wars FunThere is fun for everyone that attends Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. We have shared but a few of the opportunities for you to see and experience Star Wars related fun. This is definitely a day to bring your camera and enjoy all of the sights.
This is a Disney World Special Event that has something for everyone without any added costs for attending any of the activities. They are all included with your Hollywood Studios admission. If you make plans to attend, there are characters roaming the parks the entire day and a full schedule of events to take you from park opening to closing.
|Darth Vader Cupcake at Disney's Hollywood Studios|
Speaking of closing, before we leave we have to mention the special Star Wars themed food! Each year brings new items to check out. 2013 brought us the Darth Vader cupcake that tastes as good as it looks.
|Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse loves Star Wars Weekends!|
So what are you waiting for? Make your plans to visit Star Wars Weekends now! Don't settle for hearing about the great time that everyone else had!