Entries from Disney and Florida Attractions News Blog tagged with 'star wars'

Cast of Disney's Hollywood Studios Autographs Structural Beam for New Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios

(LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.) Nov. 15, 2017 – They’ve lent their spirit. Now Disney’s Hollywood Studios Cast Members and Walt Disney Imagineers are lending their signatures – and making their mark on theme-park history. All were invited to sign...

Star Wars The Last Jedi Merchandise from Disney Store

Free Shipping when you spend $75 or more at shopDisney with Promo Code: SHIPMAGIC. Shop Now! Some restrictions apply. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Logo T-Shirt for Men Star Wars: The Last Jedi Logo T-Shirt for Men Star Wars:...

Tickets Now On Sale for Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire Immersive Hyper-Reality Experience

First-Look and Opening Dates Revealed BURBANK, Calif. – October 11, 2017 – Tickets are now on sale for the highly anticipated hyper-reality experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, debuting at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort in...

Disney Store Halloween Costumes -- Many on SALE!

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights Returns Dec. 16

Returning Special Event Will Feature Out-Of-This-World Entertainment, Character Encounters and Fun Galore LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Star Wars fans across the galaxy, get ready for a special Disney party you won’t want to miss. Following a sold-out event...

Force Friday II Coming to Disney Parks

New Star Wars-themed merchandise and more will be released at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts on September 1, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. (Midnight) as part of Force Friday II, a worldwide launch of new products inspired by Star...

Topping Out at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 21, 2017) — On August 21, 2017, construction teams installed the highest steel beam for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, a new Star Wars-themed land coming to Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., in 2019. This milestone capped...

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Official Name of New Land; Other Details/Art Released

Today at the D23 Expo 2017, Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, revealed the official name of the Star Wars-inspired lands that are currently under construction at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts, and shared...

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek Reveals Epic, Detailed Model of Star Wars-Themed Lands

Guests can enjoy a first look at the stunning model during D23 Expo 2017 ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 13, 2017) – During a special preview of D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek unveiled a first...

Disney Parks Imagineers and Lucasfilm Share Details of Star Wars-Themed Lands

Several days ago, during a panel discussion at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, representatives from Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Imagineering discussed their unique partnership and shared details about the new Star Wars-themed lands being created at Disneyland and Walt...

Star Wars Galactic Nights Announced

Star Wars: Galactic Nights Special Event Heading to Disney’s Hollywood Studios April 14 Attention Star Wars fans –Star Wars: Galactic Nights, a new Hollywood-inspired special event will debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on April 14. Come dressed as your...

New Star Wars Experiences Coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios

Lineup includes new elements from “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” updates to fan favorites and an ultimate tour of Star Wars experiences LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2016) – A galaxy of new Star Wars experiences is...

Spaceship Earth to Become Star Wars Death Star

Spaceship Earth at Epcot to become Giant Star Wars Death Star during Special After-Hours Event In celebration for the upcoming release of Rogue One – A Star Wars Story, Walt Disney World is hosting a special (now sold out)...

Disney Twenty-Three Joins the Rebellion to Celebrate the Arrival of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH STARS FELICITY JONES AND ALAN TUDYK, DIRECTOR GARETH EDWARDS, AND PRODUCER KATHLEEN KENNEDY GIVE FANS A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE MAKING OF THE NEW FILM. PLUS, A PREVIEW OF THE NEW IRON MAN EXPERIENCE AT HONG...

Walt Disney World Resort Launches Summer Vacation Season with Magical Premieres in All Four Parks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – An incredible lineup of new attractions and experiences open to guests starting this Memorial Day Weekend and kick-off summer vacation season with new magic across all four Walt Disney World theme parks, Disney Springs...

Awaken Summer Announcements

Today is a blockbuster day for announcements of attractions and events happening this summer at WDW. Here is a summary of the dates announced, more details to follow: May 21 - FP+ Reservations Open for Frozen Ever After May 21...

Grand Floridian Resort's 5th Annual Easter Egg Display

The 5th Annual Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Easter egg display is currently under way. Executive Pastry Chef Erich Herbitschek of the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa has been designing and hand-painting Easter eggs for 20 years. Each egg...

Star Wars Ultimate Day at Sea Returns to Disney Cruise Line 2017

The day-long celebration transports guests to a galaxy far, far away – in the Caribbean CELEBRATION, Fla. – Returning in early 2017, Disney Cruise Line guests can celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga...

Blockbuster Experiences Will Debut This Summer Across All Four Walt Disney World Theme Parks

New ‘Star Wars’ Stage Show Premiere April 4; ‘Rivers of Light’ Set for Earth Day Opening and Finding Dory Swims into Epcot this Summer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 2, 2016)– An unbeatable lineup of blockbuster attractions will debut...

New Details About Star Wars-Themed Lands Released!

On Sunday, February 21, during the “Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60” special that aired on ABC-TV, actor Harrison Ford, Star Wars' Han Solo, shared some exciting new details about the Star Wars-themed lands planned for Disneyland and Walt...

Star Wars Takes to the Skies This Summer in New Blockbuster Nighttime Spectacular at Walt Disney World

Epic Fireworks and Projection Show, Live Onstage Entertainment and Stormtrooper Marches Join Force-Filled Lineup at Disney’s Hollywood Studios LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2016) -- Following the extraordinary popularity of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Walt Disney World...

Disneyland Resort Offers 16 Unforgettable Experiences To Brighten a Spring or Summer Visit in 2016

Star Wars Experiences and Diamond Celebration Spectaculars Continue to Thrill Guests, with New Excitement on the Way: New ‘Frozen’ Musical, Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters and Soarin’ Around the World ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2016) – Spring and summer at the...

Star Wars Villain Kylo Ren Arrives at Walt Disney World and Disneyland

Guests may encounter the villain starting in February 2016 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Jan. 15, 2016) – Star Wars: The Force Awakens has quickly become the highest grossing film in American history, and soon guests at Disney Parks will...

16 Reasons 2016 Will Be An ‘Unforgettable’ Year at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – 2016 is shaping up to be truly unforgettable for guests at Walt Disney World Resort with the debut of new attractions and stunning shows, delectable new dining options, signature shopping locations and returning guest-favorite...

Metal Detectors Installed at Walt Disney World Theme Parks

According to reports from local Orlando media, including the Orlando Sentinel and WESH-TV, Walt Disney World has added metal detectors at the entrances to its theme parks as part of new security measures. Initial reports are that guests will...

New Star Wars Experiences Debut in December

The Disney Parks Blog has shared more details about changes coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios that will give guests the opportunity to experience Star Wars in the park in an all-new way, every day. New experiences will open starting...

Season of the Force Comes to Disneyland November 16

A variety of Star Wars-themed exhibits and events will debut at Disneyland Resort starting November 16 as part of Season of the Force. Star Wars Launch Bay This new area will offer opportunities to visit with favorite Star Wars...

The Force Awakens Around the World: Star Wars Fans Invited to Join Epic Global Event on YouTube

GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens products are set to be unveiled in the world’s first-ever global live toy unboxing event. Unfolding over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries, the event will see highlights...

Disney Showcases Live Action Slate with Exciting News Exclusively for Fans at D23 EXPO 2015

STARS AND FILMMAKERS OF UPCOMING DISNEY, MARVEL STUDIOS AND LUCASFILM MOVIES FEATURED AT TODAY’S LIVE ACTION EVENT ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2015) — Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm presented their live action film slates this morning at the D23...

Star Wars Comes to Chase Disney Visa Credit Cards

STAR WARS CARD DESIGNS AND CARDMEMBER-EXCLUSIVE STAR WARS MEET 'N' GREETS – A FIRST EVER FOR DISNEY Chase’s new Disney Visa Credit Card Designs Feature Classic STAR WARS Characters: Darth Vader, Yoda and R2-D2 with C-3PO WILMINGTON, Del. –...

Star Wars Enhancements, New Experiences Coming Soon to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

From a new Star Tours adventure to Star Wars Launch Bay and Season of the Force, guests at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts will soon be able to step into the Star Wars galaxy like never before! Star Wars...

Star Wars, Toy Story Land, Pandora - the World of AVATAR, Soarin' and Iron Man among new experiences coming for guests

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2015) – Today, Disney announced a line-up of new attractions and entertainment coming to its theme parks around the world during the D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob...

Star Wars-Themed Lands Coming to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

Today at the D23 EXPO 2015, The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced to an audience of more than 7,500 fans that Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney’s Hollywood...

The Power of the Force Takes Over Disney's Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends May 15-June 14, 2015

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Beginning May 15, 2015, the Force returns to Disney's Hollywood Studios as Star Wars Weekends combines the fun and adventure of the Star Wars franchise with the magic of Disney Parks. This year's event...

News from Disney's Stockholder Meeting

Disney's annual stockholder meeting was held March 12, 2015 in San Francisco. Several announcements were made including: There will be a Frozen sequel. "We enjoyed making 'Frozen Fever' so much and being back in that world with those characters," Lasseter...

Star Wars at Sea - More Details Revealed

Recently the Disney Cruise Line announced special Star Wars Sailings on select cruises in 2016 on the Disney Fantasy. A few more details of the celebration have now been shared: Force-filled Fun for Everyone Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Boba Fett,...

Star Wars Day at Sea Select Disney Fantasy Cruises

Day-long celebrations will thrill both Jedi-in-training and the Jedi Masters of the family CELEBRATION, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2015) - In 2016, Disney Cruise Line guests can celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga during...

Get Your Bad On! First Ever "Villains Unleashed" Event Scheduled for Aug. 23 at Disney's Hollywood Studios

UPDATE: JUNE 18, 2014 - Villain Guest List Announced! Hades, Meg, Pain, Panic Anastasia, Drizella, Lady Tremaine J. Worthington Foulfellow, Gideon Big Bad Wolf Cruella De Vil Captain Hook, Mr. Smee Bowler Hat Guy Queen of Hearts Gaston Jafar...

May the Course Be With You! New 2015 runDisney Event

May The Course Be With You! Star Wars™ Half Marathon Weekend Makes Its Intergalactic Arrival at Disneyland Resort in 2015 Four-day race weekend is first collaboration with Lucasfilm; Aerospace company Sierra Nevada Corporation to be inaugural event's presenting sponsor;...

Star Wars Weekends Dining Experiences

Great news for our Star Wars™ fans and Guests! Beginning March 26, two new dining experiences will be available for booking for Star Wars™ Weekends from May 4 to June 15, 2014. Jedi Mickey's Star Wars™ Dine at Hollywood...

2014 Star Wars Weekends Announced

The ever popular Star Wars weekends for 2014 have been announced. Star Wars Weekends will be held every weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from May 16-June 8, 2014. Weekend I: May 16 - 18, 2014 Weekend II: May 23...

Disney Consumer Products Takes Fans from Sketch to Shelf at D23 Expo

Disney's Ultimate Fans to Enjoy Access to Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Content and Merchandise Glendale, Calif. - July 9, 2013 - Disney Consumer Products (DCP) will give Disney's most loyal fans an up close look at an extensive collection of interactive...

"Star Wars" Day Brings The Galaxy to Disney's Hollywood Studios

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Disney's Hollywood Studios creates Limited Time Magic for the annual, fan-proclaimed "Star Wars Day," May 4 -- a date that Star Wars fans worldwide turn into a celebratory pun, "May the Fourth Be With...

DISNEY TO ACQUIRE LUCASFILM LTD.

An investor conference call will take place at approximately 4:30 p.m. EDT / 1:30 p.m. PDT today, October 30, 2012. Details for the call are listed in the release. Global leader in high-quality family entertainment agrees to acquire world-renowned...

Her Universe Star Wars Spring/Summer Apparel Line to Debut at Disney's Star Wars Weekends and Online

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15, 2012 - It's a good time to be a fangirl of the Star Wars saga as Her Universe, the female sci-fi genre line of fashionable apparel and accessories, revealed its new Spring/Summer line to...

Carbon-Freeze-Me Experience at Star Wars Weekends

The new D-Tech Me Carbon Freeze Me experience will debut during 2012 Star Wars Weekends and is now available to book for a limited time only. Using the latest 3D facial scanning technology, you can receive a personalized 8-inch...

COOLWATERS PRODUCTIONS LLC BRINGS THE STARS OF TRON, TRON: LEGACY, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, STAR WARS AND MARVEL TO THE DISNEY D23 EXPO

Exclusive autograph sessions and meet and greets with celebrities including Bruce Boxleitner and Billy Dee Williams at the ultimate Disney fan event! ANAHEIM, Calif. - June 22, 2011 - Celebrity management company Coolwaters Productions LLC is bringing a cavalcade...

Legendary filmmaker George Lucas meets "Star Wars"-inspired Disney characters at Disney's Hollywood Studios

A SHOW OF 'FORCE': Taking on the stern and determined look of a Jedi Knight, "Star Wars" creator George Lucas poses Aug. 14, 2010 with Jedi Mickey Mouse, Princess Leia Minnie, Darth Goofy -- and the lovable Disney droid,...

New Star Tours Video

(originally published on Official Disney Parks Blog) New Star Tours Video Makes Us Ask: Where Will the New Star Tours Attraction Take Us? Last year, Disney Parks fans learned that "The Adventures Continue" with the return of a new Star...

‘Last Tour to Endor’ Party During Star Wars Celebration V Lets Guests Be ‘the First Among the Last’ to Experience Star Tours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- When Darth Vader moonwalks and Donald Duck sports Imperial stormtrooper armor, something special must be happening. With a heaping helping of Disney magic, the Star Wars galaxy will descend upon Walt Disney World Resort from...

Star Wars Weekends Brings Sci-Fi Saga to Life at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jedis, Wookiees and Ewoks, Oh My! Once again, the power of the Force and the magic of Disney combine in May and June for Star Wars Weekends, a sci-fi fan-fest inspired by the popular film...

Be The First To Be The Last, As Star Tours Prepares To Launch Its…LAST TOUR TO ENDOR

On August 14, Fan-Favorite Disney Theme Park Attraction Gets the Ultimate, Out-of-this-World Send-Off Exclusive Festivities Coincide with the Biggest Party This Side of the Galaxy - Star Wars Celebration V SAN FRANCISCO, CA - After more than a decade of...

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