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Here is the map for Star Wars Weekends weekend one.  Thanks to TouringPlans for providing the map.

Star Wars™ Weekends 2013 – Luke Skywalker/Darth Vader Spinner Pin
Star Wars™ Weekends 2013 – Luke Skywalker/Darth Vader Spinner Pin

Disney is bringing back the Star Wars - D-Tech Me experience where you can get a figurine that looks like you are frozen in carbonite.

The experience will be located inside Darth's Mall (adjacent to the Rock 'n Roller Coaster) where the Carbon-Freeze Me opportunity will be offered.  

For this year, the "cast yourself in Carbonite" option will return as well as a new option to allow you to look like a storm trooper.

The special 10-minute experience will use single-shot 3D face scanner to capture the image of your head and add it to either the frozen in Carbonite figurine or the Storm Trooper figurine.  Guests will receive their figurine in 4-6 weeks if they live in the United...


Here's the full list of Star Wars Weekends celebrities for 2013.

MAY 17-19

Ray Park – (Darth Maul)
Jeremy Bullock (Bobba Fett)
Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Clones on CW)

MAY 24-26
Ray Park (Darth Maul )
Warwick Davis ( Wicket)
Jim Cummings (voice of Hondo Ohnaka-Star Wars Clone Wars)

MAY 31 - JUNE 2
Warwick Davis ( Wicket)
Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar - Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
Sam Witwer (Voice of Darth Maul - Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

JUNE 7-9
Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian)
Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca)
Tom Kane (Voice of Yoda in Star Wars Clone Wars)

In addition to the celebrities listed above, Ashley Eckstein and James...


Actor Jeremy Bulloch, best known for portraying Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy, announced on his personal web site that he will be attending Star Wars Weekends 2013.

According to his web site, Bulloch will be a celebrity guest for weekend one, May 17 through 19.

In addition, Dee Bradley Baker, who is a talented voice actor, also announced today on his Twitter account that he will be attending the first weekend of Star Wars Weeekends as well.


Disney announced today that Billy Dee Williams, who is known to Star Wars fans for his portrayal of Lando Calrissian in the classic trilogy of films, will appear at Star Wars Weekends 2013.

Williams will be attending the fourth weekend of the year between Juny 7 and 9, 2013.

Williams will sign autographs for park guests as well as appear in the "Stars of the Saga" talk show, where he will share stories of the making of the Star Wars films with the audience.


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

Muppets Action Figures


Disney has released the official Star Wars Weekends 2013 logo, which is inspired from “Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi” and features Mickey Mouse and Chip and Dale on a speeder bike, being chased by Scout Troopers.

Two celebrities are now confirmed for Star Wars Weekends 2013.  Ray Park (Darth Maul in Episode I) will attend weekends one and two, while Warwick Davis (Wicket the Ewok in Episode VI) will attend weekends two and three.

Ray Park


The dates for Star Wars Weekends have been officially announced for 2013.  Once again, Star Wars Weekends will be held in late May and early June.

The exact dates for Star Wars Weekends 2013 are

  • May 17, 18 & 19
  • May 24, 25, & 26
  • May 31, June 1 & 2
  • June 7, 8 & 9

In addition, James Arnold Taylor and Ashley Eckstein will return as celebrity hosts for Star Wars Weekends 2013, a role they have performed for the last two years.

James is the Official Celebrity Host of Star Wars Weekends 2013, and Ashley is Celebrity Host of “Behind the Force,” a live show that takes fans behind-the-scenes in the Star Wars universe.


James Arnold Taylor is the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Clone Wars television show and he's also the host of Star Wars Weekends this year.  Our friend Dave at adventuresbydaddy.com had the opportunity to interview James recently and we've got the audio from the interview for you to enjoy.


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