Walt Disney World in Florida recently announced the dates for its annual Star Wars Weekends. This popular event takes place at Disney's Hollywood Studios on four consecutive weekends. The first Star Wars Weekend in 2014 will be held May 16-18. The second weekend will take place May 23-25. The third weekend will be May 30-June 1. The event will wrap up June 6-8.
Star Wars Weekends offer guests many fun special activities. All are included in the price of park admission. There will be special Star Wars character meet and greet locations all over the park. Stars from the films and the animated series will appear. They will sign autographs on a limited basis and will also take part in a special celebrity panel. A Star Wars themed parade is expected to be held each day. In the past each day has ended with Hyperspace Hoopla, a unique song and dance party featuring Star Wars characters. Special event merchandise will also be available for sale.
A highlight of Star Wars Weekends for many fans is riding Star Tours – The Adventures Continue with other obsessed fans. The motion simulator ride takes guests on a wild wide that has over 50 different possible planet and character combinations. The ride was updated in 2011.