Mark Hamill to Make Historic First Appearance at Star Wars Weekends

by Brian Curran on March 20, 2014

Disney Parks Blog has announced that Mark Hamill also know as Luke Skywalker will be making his debut at the popular Star Wars Weekends event at Disney Hollywood Studios. They also note that his appearance will be popular with the fans of the Star Wars saga and suggest if you are planning to attend that you arrive early.

Head on over to Disney Parks Blog for further details.

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D23 Expo Returns to Anaheim in 2015

by Brian Curran on March 18, 2014

Disney has announced the popular D23 Expo will return to Anaheim, California August 14-16, 2015. With Advance tickets going on sale August 14, 2014. Stay tuned for more updates!

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Her Universe to bring first-ever “Geek Couture” Fashion Show to SDCC

by Brian Curran on March 17, 2014

Her Universe to present First-Ever Full-Scale “GEEK COUTURE” Fashion Show and Design Competition-The Her Universe Fashion Show – During Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014
Two winners will be chosen to design a Her Universe Collection to be sold at Hot Topic- Nerdist Industries to Produce and Distribute Fashion Show

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Captain America Arrives at Disneyland

by David Yeh on March 12, 2014

Beginning March 7, guests visiting Disneyland Park were able to add even more Marvel to their day with the new addition: Captain America: The Living Legend and Symbol of Courage, part of Innoventions in Tomorrowland.  The meet & greet gives guests a look at some of Captain America’s movie history, from a skinny Steve Rogers to meeting the hero he is today.

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Hot Topic, Nerdist, Her Universe Celebrate Pi Day Together!

by Brian Curran on March 11, 2014

Hot Topic, Nerdist Industries and Her Universe Get Irrational for Pi Day with Contest and New Nerdist Pi Shirt.

Instagram Contest will send one winner and a guest to San Diego Comic-Con!

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This Is Madness: The Star Wars Character Tournament 2014

by Brian Curran on March 11, 2014

Vote for your favorite Star Wars characters now!

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Rebel Rendezvous Event

by Brian Curran on March 11, 2014

Each May Star Wars fans return to Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Disney has recently announced the addition of a 5th weekend to annual event, along with the announcement of a exclusive, ticketed merchandise event. Details of the Rebel Rendezvous Event can be found on the DisneyParksMerchandise website.

View the Rebel Rendezvous Event catalog at this link.

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20 years of Indiana Jones Adventure: The Temple of the Forbidden Eye

by David Yeh on March 10, 2014

In case you missed it last week, The Disney Parks Blog posted a great ‘look back’ at the opening of Indiana Jones Adventure: The Temple of the Forbidden Eye, which is nearing 20 years of operation!

The Disneyland original opened on March 3, 1995 and continues to be a guest favorite. In the early days, guests were given decoder cards to translate the various messages found in the temple. If you don’t have one, head on over to the blog!

Disney Twenty-Three Spring 2014 Issue

by Brian Curran on March 7, 2014

DISNEY TWENTY-THREE celebrates Disney’s contributions to the 1964–65 New York World’s Fair in SPRING 2014 issue. Featuring rarely seen concept art and photography from the Fair, as well as exclusive interviews with Chris Evans, Tina Fey and The Muppets!

Plus, D23.com online exclusives include extended celebrity interviews and additional stories, artwork, and photography from the World’s Fair.

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Star Wars Weekends 2014 Merchandise & ‘Rebel Rendezvous’ Event

by Brian Curran on February 28, 2014

Disney Parks Blog has posted images of some of the Exclusive Merchandise that will be available at Star Wars Weekends 2014. They also announced “ a merchandise ticketed event on Thursday, May 15. The “Rebel Rendezvous” will be held between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Attendees will receive exclusive access to Darth’s Mall one day before it opens to the public; a limited edition recruitment pack with items like a custom messenger bag, cadet hat, tumbler, lanyard, pin and medal set; preferential opportunity to purchase select 2014 Star Wars Weekends merchandise; and special meet and greet opportunities with characters and Disney artists.

Head on over to Disney Parks Blog for further details.

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