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Star Wars Weekends 2004

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  1. radicalray

    radicalray Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 30, 2004
    · May 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30
    · June 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13
    With the park's famous Star Tours thrill ride serving as the centerpiece of the celebration, Star Wars Weekends fills the Disney-MGM Studios with dozens of heroes, heroines, droids and villains from the famous film saga. Each weekend, fans are able to "star gaze," as two Star Wars celebrities take part in meet-and-greet sessions, star conversations, and Hollywood-style motorcades.
    · Activities are included with regular Disney-MGM Studios admission.
    · Check with Resort Guest Services and Parks Guest Relations for updated information on Celebrities and Events.
    · Advise Guests to refer to the Times Guides in May and June the weekend of their visit for specific times and locations.
    · For the latest Star Wars Weekends updates, Guests may visit or For more information, tickets or resort reservations, Guests can call 407-W-Disney or a travel agent.
    · Note: all times are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or talent restrictions.
    o Weekend 1 (May 14, 15, 16)
    o Weekend 2 (May 21, 22, 23)
    o Weekend 3 (May 28, 29, 30)
    o Weekend 4 (June 4, 5, 6)
    o Weekend 5 (June 11, 12, 13)
    Autograph Sessions:
    Celebrities will participate in 3 autograph sessions per day. FASTPASS tickets are required for a Guest to obtain an autograph. The guests can obtain FASTPASS tickets at the Millionaire FASTPASS distribution area on Mickey Ave. This will open at 9am. Due to time restrictions Guests will be allowed one autograph per person.
    Weekend 1 - May 14, 15, & 16
    · Jeremy Bulloch :"Boba Fett"
    · Jake Lloyd :young"Anakin Skywalker"
    Weekend 2 - May 21, 22, & 23
    · Peter Mayhew :"Chewbacca"
    · Jerome Blake: "Rune Haako"
    Weekend 3 - May 28, 29, & 30
    · Anthony Daniels :"C3PO"
    · Andy Secombe: "Watto"
    Weekend 4 - June 4, 5, & 6
    · Warwick Davis :"Wicket the Ewok"
    · Mike Quinn: "Nien Nunb"
    Weekend 5 - June 11, 12, & 13
    · Daniel Logan :young"Boba Fett"
    · Amy Allen :"Ayla Secura"

    Also featured at the five-week fan-fest:
    Information Desk -- Located at the entrance to the event area, across from Drew Carey: Sounds Dangerous. Have all your event questions answered and sign up for our different Trivia contests to test your Star Wars knowledge.

    Jedi Mickey and Star Wars Character Meet & Greets -- One of the largest gatherings anywhere of characters from all five Star Wars films -- from Queen Amidala and Darth Maul to Jango Fett and Greedo -- will roam Disney-MGM Studios greeting Guests, signing autographs, and posing for photographs.

    Legends of the Force: A Star Wars Celebrity Motorcade -- A galaxy of Star Wars characters join the celebrities in a Motorcade up Hollywood Blvd. all the way up to the Star Tours attraction.

    Stars of the Saga: Star Wars Celebrity Talk Show -- Fascinating Question & Answer sessions with both of the weekend's celebrities. Occurs once a day at the ABC TV Theater

    Star Tours: High-Energy Thrill Ride -- Guests can take flight to the moon of Endor in Star Tours, an action-packed flight simulator that salutes the Star Wars series. Synchronizing a stunning film with the virtually limitless gyrations of the simulator, the attraction takes guests on a hair-raising, light-speed trip aboard a careening star speeder.

    Star Wars Special edition "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" Play It! -- Two Star Wars themed shows of the popular game show attraction "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire--Play It!" per day. There will be a variety of Star Wars -inspired questions with added Star Wars prizes. The attraction's studio audience can join in the fun by answering trivia questions using keypads installed at each seat.

    Star Wars Trivia Challenges -- Star Wars Trivia challenges will take place at the Star Tours plaza to test fans' film knowledge. One adult and one children's trivia challenge per day with the winners receiving Star Wars prizes.

    Jedi Training Academy -- Eight times a day, lucky youngsters will be chosen at r
  2. radicalray

    radicalray Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 30, 2004
    Pics & info on the event:
  3. Master_SweetPea

    Master_SweetPea Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 18, 2002
    Darn! they'll be over before I get home....
    Been wanting to meet Mike Quinn...
  4. radicalray

    radicalray Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 30, 2004
    Hey all you Star Wars Weekend Warriors!!

    As most of you know, I am reporting this event to a couple of SW fan sites. Looking for folks that would like to do a little "interview" and answer some questions about SWW, to be possibly featured in my reports. Name & age are optional, and interview can be done via email. Your time would be appreciated.

    Anyone interested, give me a shout!
  5. radicalray

    radicalray Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 30, 2004
    Week #2 report & pics:
  6. radicalray

    radicalray Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 30, 2004
    Here is my week #3 report & pics:

    Those of you attending in the coming weeks might want to check out these reports, they may help you enjoy your visit a little more.
  7. WatchmanOfIego

    WatchmanOfIego Jedi Youngling

    Jun 22, 2004
    I went twice. It wasn't all that great. The Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Star Wars Edition was cool until the questions. All lame movie questions except for a really crappy, "Who made the Star Wars credit cards" question. Star Tours was good... as usual.
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