Star Wars™ Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

Star Wars™ Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

You can experience the power of the Force during Star Wars™ Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.

Event Dates: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 15 – June 14, 2015

Weekend I: May 15 – 17, 2015
Weekend II: May 22 – 24, 2015
Weekend III: May 29 – 31, 2015
Weekend IV: June 5 – 7, 2015
Weekend V: June 12 – 14, 2015

Event Tickets: Admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios required. Be sure to purchase a multi-day Magic Your Way theme park tickets to experience Star Wars™ Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Stars Scheduled to Appear

Weekend I (May 15 – 17)

  • Ian McDiarmidIan McDiarmid: Senator/Emperor Palpatine (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
  • Amy Allen: Aayla Secura (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith)
  • Tiya Sircar: Sabine Wren (Star Wars Rebels)

Weekend II (May 22 – 24)

  • Warwick Davis: Wald, Wicket W. Warrick (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Return of the Jedi; Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
  • Silas Carson: Ki-Adi-Mundi, Nute Gunray (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith)
  • Vanessa Marshall: Hera Syndulla (Star Wars Rebels)

Weekend III (May 29 – 31)

  • Warwick Davis: Wald, Wicket W. Warrick (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Return of the Jedi; Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
  • Daniel Logan: Boba Fett (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones)
  • Steve Blum: Zeb Orrelios (Star Wars Rebels)

Weekend IV (June 5 – 7)

  • Ray Park: Darth Maul (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace)
  • Jeremy Bulloch: Boba Fett (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
  • Ashley Eckstein: Ahsoka Tano (Star Wars: The Clone Wars; Star Wars Rebels)

Weekend V (June 12 – 14)

  • Frank OzFrank Oz: Yoda (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; Star Wars: Attack of the Clones; Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi; Star Wars Rebels)
  • Ray Park: Darth Maul (Star Wars: The Phantom Menace)
  • Peter Mayhew: Chewbacca (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith; Star Wars: A New Hope; Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; Star Wars: Return of the Jedi; Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
  • Taylor Gray: Ezra Bridger (Star Wars Rebels)
    Star Wars Weekends host James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels) will be appearing every week, and in addition to Ashley Eckstein’s Weekend IV guest spot, she will also be joining us every day of the event as host of “Padawan Mind Challenge – Family Edition.”

More to See and Do

“Symphony in the Stars” Fireworks – Cap off your day of adventures in a galaxy far, far away! Gather ’round the Star Wars Weekends stage for a finale celebration – featuring some of your favorite Star Wars characters and concluding with an interstellar frenzy of fireworks.

Star Wars Rebels – Relive the adventurous twists and turns of the first exciting season of the Disney XD series Star Wars: Rebels, with Star Wars Weekends host James Arnold Taylor and a special guest from the show’s voice cast… along with a few surprises!

Star Tours Attraction – Blast your starspeeder 1000 through the re-imagined Star Wars adventure, presented in brilliant digital 3-D!

Padawan Mind Challenge – Kids under 12 test their wits before the Jedi Council.

Darth’s Mall – Shop a galaxy of Star Wars themed and special event logo merchandise developed just for Star Wars Weekends 2015.

Appearances and entertainment subject to change without notice.
Star Wars © 2012 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM
Star Tours ©Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd.

New Dining Events for 2015

Star Wars Dine-In Galactic Breakfast

This cosmic breakfast at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant features favorite Characters from a galaxy far, far away, including Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Greedo, Jawas and Stormtroopers. This experience will take place daily May 4 – June 14, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The price for the Star Wars Dine-In Galactic Breakfast is US $49.99 per adult and US $31.99 per child ages 3-9. Prices include tax, but not gratuity.

Jedi Mickey’s Star Wars Dine at Hollywood and Vine, Including Fantasmic! Dining Package

This unique dining experience allows you to celebrate the Star Wars saga with special décor, themed menu options and stirring music – followed by the evening’s first Fantasmic! show. This intergalactic feast includes appearances by favorite Disney pals dressed as popular Characters from the Star Wars universe, including Jedi Mickey, Princess Leia Minnie, Darth Vader Goofy, Storm Trooper Donald and Ewoks Chip ‘n’ Dale.

This experience will take place daily May 4 – June 14, 2015 from 4:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The price for the Jedi Mickey’s Star Wars Dine at Hollywood and Vine is US $63.99 per adult and US $38.99 per child ages 3-9. Prices include tax, but not gratuity.

Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience
A Star Wars Lounge Experience will be available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Star Wars Weekends—from May 15 to June 14, 2015, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m..

This immersive dining experience features themed bites and a variety of new alcoholic drinks created to entice even those who have not completely embraced the Force!

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Frozen Topiaries at the 2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

Anna and Elsa in full floral splendor appear in a topiary vignette straight from the hit Disney® film “Frozen” at the 22nd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Elsa works her magic to conjure a colorful spring garden in the World Showcase Plaza scene that’s wired to twinkle by night. Copyright Disney (Matt Stroshane, photographer).

The 2015 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival begins on Wednesday, March 4 and will continue through Sunday, May 17.

This year, Anna and Elsa topiaries from the animated movie “Frozen” will make their first appearance at the festival.  Other new topiaries this year include Disney® classic characters Chip and Dale, Goofy, Daisy and Pluto.

Last year, the popular princess pair had their character meets moved from the Norway pavilion to the Magic Kingdom® while the old Norway ‘Maelstrom’ ride is converted into a “Frozen” ride that is expected to open in 2016.

Although Disney World® recently raised its single-day / single-park admission prices, Florida residents can still purchase a 3-day ticket for $139 or a 4-day ticket for $159 which can be used now through June 5, 2015 (with the exception of a blackout week during March 30 through April 9).

What else is new this year at the 2015 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival?

Ten new gardens, including a healing-and-health garden, a pepper garden, a dinosaur-plant garden and a Shakespeare garden, among others, that are each designed with a storytelling element.  Also, a Southwest desert garden will premiere as a thriving ecosystem.

Fresh new menu items will debut at the festival’s 11 Outdoor Kitchens. The new Botanas Botánico Outdoor Kitchen between France and Morocco pavilions will showcase treats like Cachapas with Farmer’s Cheese, a sweet yellow corn pancake, and Seafood Ceviche with shrimp, scallops and grouper with mango and avocado.

For the third festival year running, guests can taste garden- and spring-inspired tapas-sized food and beverages, see how the ingredients are grown and have their complimentary Garden Passports stamped as they stroll the World Showcase promenade.

The former “Flower Power” Concert Series is now titled the “Garden Rocks” Concert Series and will be held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the festival at Epcot’s America Gardens Theatre stage.

Here is the 2015 Garden Rocks Concert Series lineup:

March 6-8: Gin Blossoms “Hey Jealousy” (New to this festival)

March 13-15: NEW! Pablo Cruise “Love Will Find a Way”

March 20-22: En Vogue “Free Your Mind” (New to this festival)

March 27-29: Starship “We Built This City”

April 3-5: The Orchestra starring former members of ELO “Evil Woman”

April 10-12: Village People “Y.M.C.A.”

April 17-19: Jon Secada “Just Another Day” (New to this festival)

April 24-26: The Guess Who “These Eyes”

May 1-3: Taylor Dayne “Tell It to My Heart” (New to this festival)

May 8-10: NEW! Little River Band “Reminiscing”

May 15-17: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone “I’m Henry the VIII, I Am”

March 6-8: Gin Blossoms “Hey Jealousy” (New to this festival)

March 13-15: NEW! Pablo Cruise “Love Will Find a Way”

March 20-22: En Vogue “Free Your Mind” (New to this festival)

March 27-29: Starship “We Built This City”

April 3-5: The Orchestra starring former members of ELO “Evil Woman”

April 10-12: Village People “Y.M.C.A.”

April 17-19: Jon Secada “Just Another Day” (New to this festival)

April 24-26: The Guess Who “These Eyes”

May 1-3: Taylor Dayne “Tell It to My Heart” (New to this festival)

May 8-10: NEW! Little River Band “Reminiscing”

May 15-17: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone “I’m Henry the VIII, I Am”

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