Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Feel the power of the Force—enjoy a weekend with Star Wars characters and your favorite Disney’s Hollywood Studios attractions from May 17 to June 9, 2013

A New Hope Every Weekend

Join Star Wars celebrities and characters for special shows, Q&A sessions, autographs and more! From Friday to Sunday each and every weekend, you can surround yourself in a galaxy far, far away, right here at Walt Disney World Resort. Only a Sith would miss this celebration!


Interstellar Autographs with the Stars

Pull back the mask, go beyond the makeup and get an autograph from an actual Star Wars celebrity! Have your memento signed by some of the very actors who portrayed your favorite characters, and create a memory to last a lifetime.

Weekend 1: May 17 to May 19, 2013

  • Ray Park (Darth Maul – Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace)
  • Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
  • Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Captain Rex – Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Weekend 2: May 24 to May 26, 2013

  • Ray Park (Darth Maul – Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace)
  • Warwick Davis (Wicket the Ewok – Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
  • Jim Cummings (voice of Hondo Ohnaka – Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Weekend 3: May 31 to June 2, 2013

  • Warwick Davis (Wicket the Ewok – Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
  • Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar – Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
  • Sam Witwer (voice of Darth Maul – Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Weekend 4: June 7 to June 9, 2013

  • Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
  • Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca – Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
  • Tom Kane (voice of Yoda – Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

FASTPASS Ticket Required 
A FASTPASS ticket ensures your place in line at the celebrity autograph kiosk outside the Front Gate entrance. Grab a FASTPASS ticket before the park opens, as quantities are extremely limited and are issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Once FASTPASS tickets have been distributed, stand-by tickets may be issued, although stand-by tickets do not guarantee an autograph.

Please note that each Guest must be present to receive a FASTPASS ticket. Guests may not get a FASTPASS ticket for other members of their party, nor may Guests save a place in any FASTPASS line for other party members. 


Meet Your Favorite Characters

Get up close with a host of characters from the Star Warsfilms and Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Dozens of your favorites, both Jedi and Sith alike, will be scattered about Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Chat with Imperial officers, catch up with Rebel soldiers and enjoy countless unforgettable photo opportunities across the park!

Star Wars characters you may encounter include:

Mickey Avenue

  • Darth Vader
  • Darth Maul
  • Boba Fett
  • Jango Fett
  • Zam Wesell
  • Aurra Sing
  • Stormtroopers
  • Tusken Raiders
  • Gamorrean Guard

Streets of America

  • Anakin Skywalker
  • Commander Cody
  • Captain Rex
  • Ahsoka Tano
  • Asajj Ventress
  • Shaak Ti
  • Kit Fisto
  • Jawas
  • Clone Troopers

Star Tours Area

  • Queen Amidala
  • Chewbacca
  • Ewoks
  • Cantina Band

Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster Area

  • Leia
  • Luke
  • C-3PO
  • R2-D2

Hollywood Boulevard

  • Jedi Mickey
  • Leia Minnie
  • Stormtrooper Donald
  • Vader Goofy

Remember, character appearances are not guaranteed and may be cancelled at any time.


Star Wars Shows and Tales

Soak up the spectacle as characters and actors from Star Wars perform a variety of entertaining programs. Laugh along with humorous talk shows, catch colorful parades and motorcades, and immerse yourself in interactive experiences guaranteed to make you feel like you’re right inside the Star Wars universe!

  • Stormtroopers at the Gate – Hollywood and Vine Intersection 
    Two Imperial Stormtroopers are ready to provide a welcome surprise from the Dark side. Their mission—to keep all “Rebel Scum” out—quickly shifts however, motivating the official opening of the park and start of the Star WarsWeekends.
  • Boba Fett Patrol 
    Keep an eye peeled for Boba Fett as the most relentless bounty hunter in all the galaxy strolls and patrols the Star Wars Weekends Event Stage. Get up close and verbally interact with the villain… but be wary, or you could end up his next bounty!
  • Stormtrooper Patrol 
    Be on the lookout for 2 Imperial Stormtroopers as they walk the Star Wars Weekends Event Stage, imparting Imperial info and their own unique brand of investigation. Proceed with caution or you just might become the focus of their next unique observations.
  • Legends of the Force: Star Wars Celebrity Motorcade 
    Marvel at a grand motorcade featuring a galaxy of your favorite Star Wars characters and 5 Star Wars Celebrities. The motorcade begins at the front of the park and travels to the Star Wars Weekends Event Stage, concluding with a grand celebrity welcome.
  • Star Wars Celebrity Welcome 
    Immediately following the Celebrity Motorcade, Star WarsWeekends host James Arnold Taylor, the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, along with 4 visiting celebrities highlight the day’s events and give you an exclusive Star Wars Weekends photo opportunity.
  • Padawan Mind Challenge 
    Join a pair of wacky intergalactic hosts, and a few other Star Wars surprises, as they provide 2 fun and interactive Star Wars trivia challenges, featuring younglings ages 4 to 11. Watch as they wield their mental force alongside a popularStar Wars character.
  • Behind the Force: Star Wars Voices 
    Listen closely as host Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, along with 2 very special Clone Wars co-stars reveal the fascinating art of voice acting utilized throughout the Star Wars saga and beyond.
  • Stars of the Saga 
    Kick back with Star Wars Weekends host James Arnold Taylor as he puts on this entertaining and often surprising 30-minute, Star Wars-themed talk show. Experience the fascinating life and movie-making adventures of 2 Star Warscelebrities.
  • Stormtrooper Pre-Show 
    15 minutes prior to the Stars of the Saga Star Wars Celebrity Talk Show, a unique and immersive pre-show descends upon the Premiere Theater featuring 4 Imperial Stormtroopers on a special assignment. This interactive and always surprising presentation takes place in the audience and builds to an explosive conclusion.
  • Obi-Wan and Beyond starring James Arnold Taylor 
    Feel the force flowing as Star Wars Weekends host James Arnold Taylor takes his audience on a fun and fascinating journey into the world of voice acting. In this Star WarsWeekends exclusive, James performs over 200 popular and iconic characters.
  • Visit to the Maul starring Ray Park 
    Learn film and martial arts techniques from the actor who brought Darth Maul to life—the man, the Sith, the legend, Ray Park. In this unique presentation, the martial arts master performs impressive demonstrations as he reveals his journey to action-star fame. Show takes place during weekends 1 and 2 only.
  • An Ewok’s Tale – My Short Story starring Warwick Davis 
    Step into the fascinating world of entertainment giant, Warwick Davis. In this hilarious presentation, Warwick doesn’t just tell us about his time in the galaxy far, far away or his smorgasbord of roles leading up to the present—he reenacts his entire life! Show takes place during weekends 2 and 3 only.
  • Hyperspace Hoopla 
    Star Wars Weekends shifts into hyperdrive hilarity as characters celebrate the day’s final entertainment: Snig & Oopla’s Hyperspace Hoopla! This over-the-top, end of the day celebration features the most beloved Star Warscharacters performing in a number of fun and exciting musical numbers.

Jedi Training Academy

Train, you must—kids under 12 can hone their Lightsaber skills at the Jedi Training Academy. Watch as they test their wits before the Jedi Council in the Padawan Mind Challenge—and even prepare to battle Darth Vader himself!


Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

Blast across the entire Star Wars universe on Star Tours - The Adventures Continue! Hop aboard the Starspeeder 1000 as it takes you from Tatooine to Coruscant and beyond, with destinations, characters and adventures presented in brilliant digital 3D! Enjoy the ride as you head out on a thrilling journey where a galaxy of trouble awaits. But don’t worry, the Force will be with you—always. Are you the Rebel Spy?


Know Before You Go

Remember that Disney's Hollywood Studios admission is required for Star Wars Weekends. Availability is limited for some events, which may be cancelled at any time. Check the weekend event map for up-to-the-minute information about entertainment and appearances.