Star Wars Weekends now underway at Disney World Galaxy

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Disney Vacation Guide: Star Wars Weekends return to Disney World

For a select few weekends out of the year, something very special takes place in Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park. It’s not every day that you see light sabre lessons taking place in Central Florida let alone wookiees and droids wandering around in mid-day.

During Star Wars Weekends, Disney celebrates the science fiction fantasyland created by the brilliant mind of George Lucas. Not only is the Star Wars film saga celebrated, but the hit animated TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars is part of the fun too.

This year, Star Wars Weekends happen every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 18 through June 10.

Meet and Greet Opportunities

May the Force be with you as 60 or so Star Wars characters take to the streets of Hollywood Studios in Disney World. You’ll see droids, Rodians, Wookiees, Ewoks, bounty hunters and, of course, Jedi. See how many you can get your photo taken with!

Other goings on

If you’re a big Star Wars fans, check out the themed parades, star conversations, autograph sessions and behind-the-scenes presentations!

Here’s who to see when (though keep in mind that it’s all subject to change!):

May 25-27

  • Andy Secombe (Watto - Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace)
  • Ray Park (Darth Maul - Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace)
  • Tom Kane (voice of Yoda - Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

June 1-3

  • Jake Lloyd (Anakin Skywalker - Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace)
  • Silas Carson (Nute Gunray/Ki-Adi-Mundi - Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace)
  • Catherine Taber (voice of Padmé Amidala - Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

June 8- 10

  • Michonne Bourriague (Aurra Sing - Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace)
  • Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett - Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi)
  • Daniel Logan (Boba Fett - Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones)
  • Nika Futterman (voice of Asajj Ventress - Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Tell us…

What are you most looking forward to about Star Wars Weekends?