Posts Tagged ‘Disney Weekends’

Steve Sansweet to be at Star Wars Weekends Team | June 9, 2008

Come say hello to Lucasfilm’s Steve Sansweet, head of Fan Relations, at the second 2008 Star Wars Weekends this coming weekend, June 13 to June 15 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Steve will be signing copies of The Star Wars Vault, co-authored by Lucas Online’s Pete Vilmur, on Saturday from 12:45 PM to 2:15 PM at Wicket’s Warehouse, the special store chock full of Star Wars Weekends merchandise.

Steve will also be the Lucasfilm presenter at “Behind the Force — Experience The Clone Wars,” an exploration of the creation of the upcoming, groundbreaking Star Wars feature film opening August 15th. During “Behind the Force — Experience The Clone Wars,” fans this weekend will get a chance to meet Steve, and, at the culmination of the presentation, see an exclusive clip of The Clone Wars that can be seen only at this presentation, which runs five times a day for all three days during the entire month of June during Star Wars Weekends.

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Check out the latest news and images here on the Official Blog coverage of Star Wars Disney Weekends.

New Star Wars Disney Figures Coming this Fall Team | June 4, 2008


Coming soon to Walt Disney World in Florida is an all new series of large Star Wars-Disney crossover figures that should be available sometime this Fall. Included are Donald Duck as Darth Maul, Goofy as Jar Jar, Mickey as Anakin, and Minnie as Queen Amidala.

The retail for each will be $200 with an edition size of 600. 500 of each will be available for guests of Walt Disney World while the remainder (100 of each) are heading west to Disneyland.

See more pics after the jump!


Daniel Logan to Blog from Star Wars Weekends Team | May 27, 2008

Actor Daniel Logan.

Attack of the Clones Boba Fett actor Daniel Logan blogs about Memorial Day, ANZAC Day in New Zealand, and his upcoming appearance at Disney Star Wars Weekend in Orlando, Florida from June 6-8, 2008. We can’t wait to see him there!

Daniel writes in his blog:

This will be a great weekend. Not only will you get to see me there, but the original Boba, Jeremy Bulloch, will be there as well. I am excited to be in Orlando together with Jeremy for the first time. We have both attended the Star Wars Weekends in the past, but this will be the first time that both Bobas will be together on the same weekend. As I did last year, I will be sending a report, with pictures, from the event to So I hope you will stop in and take a look at my story from Orlando over the weekend of June 6-8.

Also, another special thing about that weekend… I will be celebrating my 21st birthday on June 6! Little Boba is not so little anymore!

Read his full blog entry here:
Daniel Logan Reporting from the Star Wars Weekends in Orlando, FL

Jedi Academy Stage Construction Underway

Bonnie Burton | August 10, 2007

Fans headed to next year’s Star Wars Disney Weekends in Orlando, FL at Disney-MGM Studios might notice a few upgrades. It appears that construction on the Star Wars Jedi Academy stage is about to begin.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, “the plans call for construction of a large, permanent stage to present frequent and expanded versions of the Jedi Academy activities.”

Read more about the report here.

Disney Star Wars Weekends Schedule Change Team | May 31, 2007

Starting June 1, and running each weekend through June 24, fans of all ages will converge to celebrate the heroes, villains, creatures and droids of the Star Wars saga with the annual Star Wars Weekends events at the Disney-MGM Studios in Florida.

Please note that last-minute scheduling has required a switch in the guest list, and that Warwick Davis will now be attending the final weekend, June 22-24. In his place is Bonnie Piesse, who played Beru Whitsun in Episodes II and III. The revised schedule is as follows:

June 1-3: Bonnie Piesse & Kenny Baker
June 8-10: Ray Park & Daniel Logan
June 15-17: Jeremy Bulloch & Peter Mayhew
June 22-24: Anthony Daniels & Warwick Davis.

Each weekend is hosted by Jay Laga’aia. For the latest Star Wars Weekends updates, keep checking here as well as For more information, tickets or resort reservations, guests can call 407/W-DISNEY, visit or a travel agent.