Disney Cruise Line announces Star Wars Day at Sea details for 2021

January 23, 2020

Disney Cruise Line's Star Wars Day at Sea
Disney Cruise Line’s Star Wars Day at Sea (Photo by Matt Stroshane)

The following is a press release from Disney Cruise Line:

With more than a dozen of the galaxy’s most formidable and heroic characters onboard, guests can meet with the best of the Resistance including Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2; come face-to-face with Darth Vader; and be on watch as Stormtroopers, Bounty Hunters and Jawas roam the ship.

Force-sensitive children learn the ways of the Jedi and use their new-found skills in a face-off against Darth Vader and Kylo Ren in Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple. The whole family can celebrate the greatest moments from the Star Wars galaxy with the “Summon the Force” deck party, complete with a fireworks show of galactic proportions.

Costume celebrations, movie screenings, trivia sessions, the Star Wars Drawing Academy and a ship-wide Porg-themed adventure are more of the ways families can feel the Force on Star Wars Day at Sea. Unique food and beverage and special merchandise are also available on these sailings in early 2021.

Star Wars Day at Sea Itineraries

With cruises to the Eastern and Western Caribbean, guests can celebrate their love of the Star Wars saga and enjoy tropical destinations, coupled with classic Disney magic and entertainment all week long onboard the Disney Fantasy. All Star Wars Day at Sea sailings make a stop in Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests, home to pristine beaches, crystal blue waters and fun-filled leisure and recreational activities for all ages.

Star Wars Day at Sea will be offered on nine Disney Fantasy seven-night Caribbean cruises sailing from Port Canaveral, Florida.

Departing Jan. 2, Jan. 16, Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and Feb. 27, the Western Caribbean itinerary includes Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; Falmouth, Jamaica; and Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay.

Departing Jan. 9, Jan. 23 and Feb. 20, the Eastern Caribbean itinerary includes Tortola, St. Thomas and Castaway Cay.

Departing Feb. 6, the Eastern Caribbean itinerary includes St. Maarten, St. Thomas and Castaway Cay.

To learn more about Disney Cruise Line or to book a vacation, guests can visit http://www.disneycruise.com, call Disney Cruise Line at 888-325-2500 or contact their travel agent.

 

Her Universe debuts Star Wars beauty collection

May 4, 2018

Her Universe Star Wars collection
Her Universe Star Wars collection (Photo courtesy of Her Universe)

The following is a press release from Her Universe:

Now fangirls can create their favorite light side or dark side inspired beauty look to complement their Her Universe fashions with the first-ever classic Star Wars beauty collection from Her Universe in collaboration with Hot Topic.

The assortment includes new Star Wars-inspired eye shadow and highlighter palette named Hyperspace, Lightsaber-themed make-up brushes (coming soon to Hot Topic) and Lightsaber-themed Lip Gloss (coming soon), bath bombs, a dark side fragrance, and, for those scruffy looking nerf herders, a Chewbacca grooming kit for men.  “When I first launched Her Universe in 2010, I shared with the fans that it was a dream of mine to make Star Wars beauty products,” said Her Universe Founder Ashley Eckstein. “Almost 8 years later, I am finally making good on that promise! To see my idea of a Lightsaber Lip Gloss set come to life is literally my fangirl dream come true!”  The Star Wars beauty collection from Her Universe in collaboration with Hot Topic is available now in Hot Topic stores and online at hottopic.com and heruniverse.com.

 

2017 Star Wars Celebration: ‘Last Jedi’ trailer premieres, Harrison Ford appears; watch videos from the event

April 16, 2017

Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and George Lucas at the 12th edition of Star Wars Celebration at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, on April 14, 2017.
Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and George Lucas at the 12th edition of Star Wars Celebration at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, on April 14, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Lucasfilm)

The 12th edition of Star Wars Celebration took place April 12 to 16, 2017, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Harrison Ford, who played Han Solo in several “Star Wars” movies, made his first appearance at the event. He was on a panel with “Star Wars” creator/director George Lucas and “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill (best known for playing Luke Skywalker) celebrating the 40th anniversary of the 1977 “Star Wars” movie. Others who appeared at the event included past and present “Star Wars” co-stars such as Liam Neeson, Ian McDiarmid, Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Billie Lourd, Billy Dee Williams, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, “Star Wars Rebels” executive producer/supervising director Dave Filoni and “Star Wars” composer John Williams.

The teaser trailer for Star Wars The Last Jedi was revealed. The movie is set to be released on December 15, 2017.

It was also revealed that the late Carrie Fisher (who died in December 2016) will not be in “Star Wars: Episode IX,” which will be released sometime in 2019.

The fourth season of the animated series “Star Wars Rebels” will be its last season.

An update was given on the “Star Wars” themed attraction, which is set to open in 2019 at Disney Parks in California and Florida. Among the features: Guests will be able to ride a replica of the Millennium Falcon, as well experience the cantina that was in the 1977 “Star Wars” movie.

The event concluded with a surprise performance from Oscar-winning “Star Wars” composer John Williams and an orchestra.

Here are video highlights from Star Wars Celebration 2017: