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Earlier this summer I had the opportunity to attend Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and I must say I was not disappointed. I have attended several of these weekends and I have to say this might have been one of my favorites! There has been alot of skeptics out there ever since the announcement that Disney had acquired “Star Wars”, and I am still a little bit concerned about how they will handle a franchise that has shaped so many of our childhoods and adult lives. However, in this they did not disappoint!

They offered so much this year in the way of expanding the event that I left excited for what else was to come of “The Star Wars” universe under the Disney brand.

I did my best to capture as many of the special goodness as I could, but I must say there were a few times I was too busy enjoying those moments. From the amazing amount of official characters roaming about for picture ops, to the fans that were out cosplaying, to the ever fantastic “Darth’s Mall”, and new this year the “Star Wars” symphony led fireworks, I had a blast!

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This was one of the first “character” sitings we had. The line to get a one on one pic was crazy long!

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Absolutely had to take a picture with this Clone Trooper and my amazing little R2-D2 dress.

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Official Bounty Hunter with a great fan cosplay.

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Sadly I was unable to take a picture with Boba Fett because right as I arrived and saw the line was almost non-existent he left for break…

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Now on to “Darth’s Mall”, mecha of shopping for all things “Star Wars”

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There were so may cool things that were displayed above the venue. As long as you weren’t overwhelmed by all the goodies and remembered to look up.

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“I am watching you”…

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This got me squealing like a little girl! of course I absolutely had to buy an amazing Boba Fett tank-top, literally could not leave there without it!

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Great place to stop and get some refreshments.

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Some of my favorite artwork they had.

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Extra goodness on the way out too.

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The line here was the longest of all, it literally wrapped all the way around and outside of the dedicated Star Wars area.

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No matter how many times I go, I always have to walk all through here and ride “Star Tours”.

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And no visit is complete without making a pitstop here!

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How can you not love that face!

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Much needed for my “Magic Band”.

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Had to have the “Stormtrooper Stein”.

The evening ended with an amazing show, and for the icing on the cake fireworks set to the beloved symphony of “Star Wars”.

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Spectacular finish to the day that pictures just don’t do it justice. Cant wait till next year!

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