Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) to attend Star Wars Weekends 2013

Billy Dee Williams will be a celebrity guest again at Star Wars Weekends 2013.

WIlliams, who played Lando Calrissian in the Episodes 5 and 6 of the Star Wars films, will attend weekend 4, June 7-9, 2013.

Williams has plans to meet park guests for autographs as well as participate in the "Stars of the Saga" talk show during his time at Star Wars Weekends.

Disney releases Star Wars Weekends 2013 merchandise preview

Disney has revealed some of the merchandise it plans on selling during Star Wars Weekends 2013.  This year's merchandise celebrates the 30th anniversary of the release of "Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi"

This year's merchandise is celebrates the 30th anniversary of "Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi".

9-inch Jabba the Hutt figure

Disney Pin, a Coffee Mug, a Photo Frame and More

Muppets Action Figures

An Oversized Calendar With 13 Previous Star Wars Weekends Posters. Each Poster Measures 12-Inches By 18-Inches, And Can Be Removed From The Calendar For Framing

Jumbo Disney Pin

Plush Disney Characters

Oversized Salacious B. Crumb Latex Character

Disney•Pixar “Cars” Characters Portraying Star Wars Characters

Jedi Mickey’s Starfighter

The Thermal Detenator “Hot Potato” Game

Limited Release Mystery Vinylmation Series

Vinylmation, Jr. Series With Droids

Logo and two celebrities announced for Star Wars Weekends 2013

Disney has released artwork for Star Wars Weekends 2013 that feature Jedi Mickey Mouse on a speeder bike with Chip and Dale.  The trio are on the Forest Moon of Endor, where they are speeding away from Scout Troopers.  The artwork commemorates the 30th anniversary of “Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi” — the film that featured the Battle of Endor.

In addition, Disney has announced that Ray Park (Darth Maul) will be attending Star Wars Weekends 1 and 2 while Warwick Davis will be a celebrity guest for Weekends 2 and 3.

Star Wars Weekends 2013 dates & hosts announced

Disney has confirmed the dates and celebrity hosts of Star Wars Weekends 2013.

  • May 17, 18 & 19
  • May 24, 25, & 26
  • May 31, June 1 & 2
  • June 7, 8 & 9

Disney has announced the official dates somewhat earlier than usual and in addition, we also know the two celebrity hosts for each weekend.  James Arnold Taylor (voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the on Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars).

James is the Official Celebrity Host of Star Wars Weekends 2013, and Ashley is Celebrity Host of "Behind the Force," a live show that takes fans behind-the-scenes in the Star Wars universe.

Hyperspace Hoopla 2012 Star Wars Dance Off Video

Star Wars Weekends 2012 Weekend Four Map and Schedule

Here is the map and schedule of events for the third weekend of Star Wars Weekends 2012.

  • Padawan Mind Challenge: 2:10 & 6:30pm
  • Hyperspace Hoopla: 8:00pm
  • Jedi Training Academy: 9:15am, 9:45am, 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 11:45am, 12:15pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:45pm, 4:15pm, 4:45pm, 5:15pm, 5:45pm, 6:15pm, 6:45pm
  • Star Wars Character meets: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Behind the Force: 11:00am & 1:45pm
  • Star Wars Motorcade: 12:40pm
  • Stars of the Saga: 3:15pm
  • Obi-Wan and Beyond: 5:00pm
  • Ashley Eckstein HerUniverse signing 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Star Wars Vinylmation signing
    Saturday: 12:00pm - 1:00pm (Animation Gallery); 2:00pm - 4:00pm (Darth's Mall)

 

Dave Filoni to appear on June 9 at Star Wars Weekends

Dave Filoni, Star Wars: The Clone Wars Supervising Director, will be at Star Wars Weekends on June 9 to host a Q&A session.  Filoni will host the Q&A along with Star Wars: The Clone Wars actress Ashley Eckstein.

The Q&A session will be at 2:30pm on the Sorcerer's Hat stage.  Filioni will also be signing Disney Racers miniature cars -- based on characters from The Clone Wars -- which he personally designed at 11am at Darth's Mall.

Star Wars Weekends 2012 Weekend Three Map and Schedule

Here is the map and schedule of events for the third weekend of Star Wars Weekends 2012.

  • Padawan Mind Challenge: 2:10 & 6:30pm
  • Hyperspace Hoopla: 8:00pm
  • Jedi Training Academy: 9:15am, 9:45am, 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 11:45am, 12:15pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:45pm, 4:15pm, 4:45pm, 5:15pm, 5:45pm, 6:15pm, 6:45pm
  • Star Wars Character meets: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Behind the Force: 11:00am & 1:45pm
  • Star Wars Motorcade: 12:40pm
  • Stars of the Saga: 3:15pm
  • Obi-Wan and Beyond: 5:00pm
  • Ashley Eckstein HerUniverse signing 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Star Wars Vinylmation signing
    Friday: 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sunday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Book Signing with Star Wars Author, Jason Fry
    Friday, June 1, 12:00pm-2:00pm (Darth's Mall)
    Sunday, June 3, 11:00am-1:00pm (Darth's Mall)
    Saturday, June 2, 12:00pm-2:00pm (Writers Stop)

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Star Wars Weekends 2012 Weekend Two Map and Schedule

We have the map and schedule of events for the second weekend of Star Wars Weekends 2012.

  • Padawan Mind Challenge: 2:10 & 6:30pm
  • Hyperspace Hoopla: 8:00pm
  • Jedi Training Academy: 9:15am, 9:45am, 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 11:45am, 12:15pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:45pm, 4:15pm, 4:45pm, 5:15pm, 5:45pm, 6:15pm, 6:45pm
  • Star Wars Character meets: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Behind the Force: 11:00am & 1:45pm
  • Stars of the Saga: 3:15pm
  • Obi-Wan and Beyond: 4:45pm
  • Visit to the Maul: 6:00pm
  • Ashley Eckstein HerUniverse signing 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Star Wars Vinylmation signing
    Saturday: 12-1pm & 2-4pm

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