‘Star Wars’ Weekends to Include New Merchandise and “Rebel Rendezvous” Ticketed Event

SWW144-posterDisney is giving fans a sneak peek at the new merchandise for this year’s Star Wars Weekends, and has announced a new ticketed merchandise event for fans.

The 2014 merchandise poster was inspired in part by the new Disney XD animated series Star Wars Rebels and the battle scene depicted on the poster takes place between Star Wars Episode III and IV.

The poster will be featured on the Disney pins for Star Wars Weekends.

New toys for the 2014 Star Wars Weekends include limited edition figure sets, a 1,000 piece puzzle, and Queen Amidala and Princess Leia Deluxe Fashion sets.

Star Wars Weekends wouldn’t be complete without new Vinylamation, and the mystery series Star Wars: Series 4 will be released during the event. The collection includes a limited edition 9-inch and 3-inch figure set featuring the Rancor and his keeper.

On May 15 the special merchandise event – Rebel Rendezvous – is planned. This ticketed event will be held between 10 am. and 5 p.m. at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and attendees will have special access to Darth’s Mall before it opens to the public.

Attendees will also receive a limited edition recruitment pack including a custom messenger bag, cadet hat, tumbler, lanyard, and a pin and medal set.

Registration for the event begins March 4 at 1 p.m. ET at www.DisneyParksMerchandise.com.


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