More 'Star Wars' Fun to Enter Disney's Galaxy With Two More Weekends - Yahoo 06/08/05
Press Release from Yahoo! News - June 8, 2005
More 'Star Wars' Fun to Enter Disney's Galaxy With Two More Weekends Added to Disney-MGM Studios Event
Most Weeks Ever for the Sci-Fi Fan-Fest
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jedi have returned to Disney-MGM Studios in full force for Star Wars Weekends in 2005 and event organizers responded today by announcing the park-wide sci-fi fest will be extended two additional weekends.
Originally scheduled to conclude June 12, Star Wars Weekends will continue the galactic fun June 17-19 and June 24-26. The event began May 20 and takes place each Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Disney-MGM Studios. Event activities are included with theme park admission.
This is the sixth year Star Wars Weekends has been held at Walt Disney World Resort and has quickly become one of the largest and most popular Star Wars fan events held anywhere in the world.
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"Our guests told us they want more Star Wars Weekends this year and we're looking forward to extending the fun through the end of June," said Linda Warren, executive vice president of Walt Disney World Marketing and Brand Management. "We work year-round with our friends at Lucasfilm to immerse guests in a Star Wars environment like no other. We're delighted they have responded so positively to the additions we've made this year to celebrate the newest Star Wars film."