Star Wars Weekends parade

Walt Disney World has revealed the full line-up of celebrity appearances for the 2011 Star Wars Weekends, which will be held at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

The Star Weekends will take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 20 to June 12 at the park. The events have been timed to coincide with the opening of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, with the revamped ride due to make its debut during the first weekend.

Anthony Daniels, who voiced the iconic droid C-3PO in all six Star Wars movies, will be on hand to open the new Star Tours attraction on May 20. Ashley Eckstein and James Arnold Taylor, the voices of Ahsoka Tano and Obi-Wan Kenobi respectively in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, will act as Celebrity Hosts for the events. Taylor will also star in a show in which he will reprise several of the voices he has performed during his career, including others from The Clone Wars.

The full line-up of celebrity appearances for the 2011 Star Wars Weekends is given below:

May 20-22:

  • Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)
  • Dave Filoni (Supervising Director, The Clone Wars)

May 27-29:

  • Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)
  • Dee Bradley Baker (Captain Rex, The Clone Wars)

June 3-5:

  • Ray Park (Darth Maul)
  • Matt Lanter (Anakin Skywalker, The Clone Wars)

June 10-12:

  • Ray Park (Darth Maul)
  • Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca)
  • Tom Kane (Yoda, The Clone Wars)

As in previous years, the Star Wars Weekends will feature special parades, shows, autograph sessions with stars and sales of "one-of-a-kind" Star Wars memorabilia.

You can find out more details of Star Tours 2 in our in-depth preview of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. A full review of the new ride will feature on Theme Park Tourist shortly after it opens.

You can keep up to date with the latest confirmed and rumored opening dates for new attractions through Theme Park Tourist's "New Attraction Watch" section, and by signing up for our weekly newsletter.



My kids had a great time at this event last year. Any fans of Star Wars should come out and enjoy this event. I especially enjoyed all the interaction with the celebrities. They are all very gracious.

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