So if you are planning to take part in the Star Wars festivities this year, we have devised a list of things that Star Wars fans should do before passing through the turnstiles in a few weeks to visit that galaxy far far away!
1. Study up on Star Wars Weekends-Read what other sites and blogs have to say about Star Wars Weekends to learn more about the events and activities, what you must see and what to skip, and even pick up some tips! For starters, check out a Star Wars Weekends schedule!
2. Have a Star Wars Marathon-Watch all six Star Wars movies in order before your trip to refresh your memory and to get in a Star Wars mood!
3. Get an Autograph Book-While Disney World does sell autograph books, you may want to get a Star Wars themed autograph book before you visit to capture and preserve autographs from Star Wars celebrities, Star Wars characters, and even from Disney characters dressed as Star Wars characters! For a fun family activity, purchase a blank book and some Star Wars stickers and have your kids make their own; or you can make your own online!
4. Check out the Clone Wars-The Clone Wars is an animated television series which takes place between The Attack of the Clones and the Revenge of the Sith. Despite the fact that it's technically a cartoon, it is very popular! If you visit Star Wars Weekends, there is sure to be Clone Wars characters and celebrities present so you may want to check this out beforehand!
5. Brush Up on Your Star Wars Lingo-There is sure to be more Star Wars terminology flying through the air during Star Wars Weekends than X-Wing fighters around a Death Star. So unless you want to look like a padawan, study up on Star Wars terms and phrases and talk Star Wars like a Jedi Master!
6. Consider a Costume-Some guests come to Star Wars Weekends dressed up like Star Wars characters! You are sure to see many Princess Leias, Darth Vaders, Stormtroopers, and Jedis in line for popcorn or browsing the gift shop, so you may want to consider getting a costume for yourself!
7. Start a Souvenir Fund-There is a variety of Star Wars merchandise for sale during these weekends, including special items especially for this special event and Star Wars collectibles! If you think you could do some serious shopping at Star Wars Weekends, you may want to start a souvenir fund in advance!
8. Decide What to Pack-While packing is an important part of any vacation, you may to add a few things to your list if you are visiting Star Wars Weekends, such as your favorite Star Wars t-shirt, a poster or book to be autographed, your own light saber, etc.
9. Have a Star Wars Meal-To get in a Star Wars mood, have a Star Wars Dinner by cooking up Wookie Cookies and Tusken Raider Taters from this Star Wars Cookbook!