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[31 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Themes Announced for the 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend

The themes for the 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend have been announced.
The individual race themes are:

Star Wars Rival Run 5K | Finn and Captain Phasma
Star Wars Rival Run 10K | Han Solo and Boba Fett
Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon | Rey and Kylo Ren
Star Wars Rival Run Challenge | Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader
runDisney Kids Races | BB-8 and BB-9E

The runDisney Kessel Run Challenge can be completed with the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon and the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon.
The virtual half marathon theme with be …

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[28 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Paris Celebrating Legends of the Force in 2019

Legends of the Force – A Celebration of Star Wars is headed to Disneyland Paris in 2019.
The celebration will happen from January 12 to March 17, 2019 and will include characters, meet-and-greets, a sound and light show, and more.
Guests can enjoy the Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away show several time a day during the event, and meet Rey, Kylo Ren, Darth Maul, and Boba Fett.
Other character meet-and-greets include Chewbacca, R2-D2, and C-3PO. And, the March of the First Order will also happen each day.
Space Mountain will also be …

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[28 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
More New Details Announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

More details were announced for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at last weekend’s panel discussion at the Star Wars: Galactic Nights event.
The land will be set on the planet Batuu in the Black Spire Outpost – the largest settlement on the planet and an “infamous stop for traders, adventurers, and smugglers traveling around the Outer Rim and Wild Space,” according to Disney.
Guests visiting Black Spire Outpost will find two full-size AT-ATs towering over the area, in addition to life size ships.
In addition to the previously announced Millennium Falcon attraction, the Black …

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[22 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Arrives in Disney Parks

There’s a new slate of Disney Parks exclusive merchandise tied to Solo: A Star Wars Story – which opens May 25 in theaters nationwide.
The merchandise includes a Droid Factory action figure set with astromechs from the film.
Other items include T-shirts, baseball caps, jackets for men and women, plus individual pins, pin sets, and trading accessories.
Two new retail MagicBands are also part of the collection. There is an open edition MagicBand with Han Solo and Chewbacca, and a limited release MagicBand featuring Lando Calrissian.
All items can be found in select merchandise …

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[17 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Star Wars Galactic Nights

If you’re making plans to attend the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge panel during the Star Wars Galactic Nights event on May 27, we have more details.
The Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge panel will be hosted by actor David Collins and will give attendees a chance to see new photos of the land’s progress, including construction updates and learn details about the planet Batuu.
Panelists include: Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering; Eric Baker, Creative Director, Walt Disney Imagineering; Jon Georges, Executive Producer, Walt Disney Imagineering; and Margaret Kerrison, Managing Story …

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[7 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’-themed runDisney Event Coming to Disney World in 2019

A new Star Wars-themed runDisney weekend is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort in 2019.
The new Star Wars Rival Run Weekend presented by OtterBox is scheduled for April 4-7, 2019.
The race weekend will include 5K, 10K, half marathon, and the runDisney Kids Races along with the Star Wars Rival Run Challenge (10K and half marathon), and the runDisney Kessel Run Challenge (the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort and running the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon at home).
The race will feature rivalries from across …

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[30 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Exclusive Star Wars Galactic Nights Merchandise

Star Wars Galactic Nights returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 27 this year and Disney is giving guests a first look at the party-exclusive merchandise.
In addition to the merchandise, there are also merchandise opportunities for guests including:

Ashley Eckstein – Ashley will appear at the Once Upon a Time gift shop with an assortment of her merchandise, and she will also sign her new book, “IT’S YOUR UNIVERSE”
Stop by Launch Bay Cargo to meet Tom Johnson, the General Manager of Skywalker Vineyards

Guests can also find limited-edition event merchandise and merchandise …

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[25 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Announces Second ‘Star Wars’ Disneyland After Dark Event

A second Disneyland After Dark Star Wars Nite event has been announced for May 9.
This second event will feature many of the same activities as the first Star Wars Nite including:

After-hours access to Disneyland park, with mix-in access beginning at 6 p.m.
Special entertainment, including a galactic dance party and character encounters
Themed décor and Star Wars-themed photo opportunities
Specialty food and beverage offerings
Commemorative lanyard, event credentials, and unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the event

New experiences include: a chance to purchase Solo: A Star Wars Story pins, another Star Wars-themed …

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[18 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Merchandise for the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

If you’re running the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side this weekend at Disney World, there’s a new slate of commemorative merchandise.
Merchandise includes short and long sleeved shirts, tank tops, jackets and accessories – for all races including the half marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids’ Races.
There’s also a slate of merchandise for runners participating in the Star Wars First Order Challenge – which includes the 10K and half marathon for 19.3 miles.
Additional items include Star Wars lifestyle apparel, commemorative Stormtrooper and BB-8 figurines, and specialty shoe ornaments.
The Star …

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[2 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Retail MagicBands Coming to Disney World in March

Guests at the Walt Disney World Resort will find more retail MagicBand designs available this month.
One of the new designs is inspired by the Instagram-worthy purple wall at the Magic Kingdom. The band features the phrase “meet me at the purple wall.”
The Purple Wall MagicBand will be available online during a flash sale that starts March 5.
Later this month guests will find a Star Wars-themed MagicBand that features the symbols of the Rebel Alliance, the Galactic Empire, and more. This band will debut March 12 both online and at select …