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Disney released a few of the merchandise items guests can expect to find at Star Wars Weekends 2013.

This year's merchandise is celebrates the 30th anniversary of "Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi".

9-inch Jabba the Hutt figure

Disney Pin, a Coffee Mug, a Photo Frame and More

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Samsonite luggage announced today that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts to bring its American Tourister luggage to Disney's theme parks.  

The agreement will specifically mean that American Tourister will receive branding locations inside Disney's Hollywood Studios.  There were no further specifics as to what exactly that means, but one can assume guests will soon find American Tourister luggage on sale in the Studios.

“We are very excited to enter into an alliance with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts,” said Lynne Berard, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Samsonite. “Our goal is that Disney vacation goers will pack all of their Disney memories in American Tourister luggage for many...


The Droid Factory, a custom Astromech droid creation center, has opened today inside Tatooine Traders.

Droid Factory now open inside Tatooine Traders
Droid Factory now open inside Tatooine Traders

Opening on May 10, 2012 is a brand new build-your-own Astromech droid at the Star Tours gift shop, Tatooine Traders.  Guests will be able to build their own custom  3-inch figures that fit into other playsets.

Photo courtesy of Attractions Magazine

This compliments the very succesful build-your-own lightsaber that has been available at Tatooine Traders for a few years now. 

Thanks to Stitch Kingdom for tipping us off!


The Disney Parks Blog have posted an overview of the new merchandise for this year's Star Wars Weekends. Along with the limited edition pins, pin sets and vinylmation there will also be Chewbacca inspired lanyads, iPhone cases and Jedi Knight beach towels.


This photo shows the buttons and special bag along with a special nametag guests can purchase with their name in Aurebesh.


More details and photos can be found on the Disney Parks Blog.


Disney is planning on releasing a new toy model of the Starspeeder 1000 from Star Tours: The Adventures Continue later this month at Tatooine Traders in Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The new toy holds nine action figures and a pilot. It also comes with R2-D2 and the IC-360 camera droid. The R2 unit is removable and can be replaced with a different Astromech droid.


One cool feature of the toy is it will have interchangeable destination disks which picture four different scenes. When placed in the front screen of the vehicle, you can hear dialogue from the attraction.

The model measures approximately 19 inches long...


For fans of Vinylmation, there's two new Hollywood Studios figures from these collectibles coming soon.

Two figures have been created, a 9-inch Vinylmation figure featuring Toy Story Midway Mania and a 3-inch figure based on the Earful Tower.

The Toy Story Midway Mania figure was designed by Lin Shih while the Earful Tower design was created by Jason Zucker (who can be found daily inside the Sunset Couture store on Sunset Boulevard).


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