Star Wars Weekends officially kicks off today at Disney's Hollywood Studios! Though the amazing panels, character appearances, unique food offerings and special nighttime entertainment choices are all wonderful parts of this annual event, Star Wars Weekends also brings some pretty choice merchandise to Disney's Hollywood Studios during the event as well.
This year, Darth's Mall has moved from its usual Soundstage One home (which is currently being converted into a new track for Toy Story Midway Mania) and can now be found near the Streets of America, near The Lights! Motors! Action! Stunt Show. However, if you're worried about space, this year's retail space is bigger than ever, now encompassing two distinct stores: Watto's Grotto (which houses a new Tusken Fridge Raiders food & beverage location, general Star Wars Weekends merchandise, toys and apparel) and X-Wing Collectibles, (which will feature limited edition items like Dooney & Bourke designer purses, limited edition MagicBands, pins, Vinylmation and Passholder-exclusive items).
We were recently able to scour both of these new locations, and found some pretty amazing items in these new stores. Here are some of our favorites: