Top 8 Ways to Use the Force at Walt Disney World’s Star Wars Weekends


Blast off for some out-of-this-universe fun when stars from another galaxy invade Disney's Hollywood Studios during Star Wars Weekends. Feel the power of the force with a variety of special shows, celebrities and characters photo ops and autograph signings. The event runs each Friday to Sunday, May 15 - June 14, and is included with Disney's Hollywood Studios park admission.

Whether you choose the light side or the dark side of the force, our top tips will help you get the biggest blast for your buck.

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#1. Line up early for the celebrity motorcade down Hollywood Boulevard featuring all sorts of characters from the legendary saga, including an all-volunteer army of troopers from the Florida Garrison, aka the "501st."

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#2. Prepare to shop from a world of Star Wars-themed merchandise and collectables at Darth's Mall. The deadly Sith Lord boasts two locations this year to meet all your shopping needs.

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Bonus Blaster: New! Nothing feeds Jabba's prized rancor better than a box of "Popcorn in Carbonite." You can get yours inside Darth's Mall, along with various other themed treats.

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#3. NEW! Mix and mingle with intergalactic "characters" while enjoying a variety of stellar bites including a glass of the famous "Blue Milk" at the new Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience.

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Bonus Blaster: This hidden hangout for the Rebel Alliance won't stay a secret for long. We recommend that you get reservations.

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#4. "Laugh it up, fuzzball!" Meet your favorite Star Wars characters as they pose with you for the best selfies in the galaxy.

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#5. This is your chance to pose with special Disney and Star Wars mashup characters. See the classic Disney characters dressed in Star Wars costumes limited to this event only.

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#6. Meet the stars of the force at the official celebrity meet and greet locations. Stars like Ashley Eckstein from Star Wars: The Clone Wars and "Star Wars Rebels" are available autograph signings throughout the event.

Click here for the full celebrity line-up.

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#7. Sit in on a live celebrity talk show at the Theater of the Stars. James Arnold Taylor from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" is your host for "Stars of the Saga" along with "Obi-Wan and Beyond" where you'll get an inside look at the world of Stars Wars from the actors' points-of-view.

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#8. You can choose from specialty adult drinks in select locations throughout the park. Each flavorful drink can be made with or without alcohol and comes with a glowing keepsake like a mini Death Star or Millennium Falcon.

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