Check Out The Lineup For Star Wars Celebration 2022

If you’ve been following along with MickeyBlog then you’ll now that today marks the start of Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim. The event will take place from May 26 – May 29 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Starwars Celebration features major announcements, exhibits, merchandise, celebrity guests, panels and more!

The festivities culminated in Disneyland After Dark: Starwars Nite at Disneyland theme park on Friday night! If you’ll be taking part in the out-of-this-world fun than here’s a rundown of all of this weekend’s events!

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products brings the world of Starwars to life for fans across the globe, and this week at Starwars Celebration, guests will find a variety of ways to celebrate their favorite Starwars experiences. If you plan to visit the event, stop by the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser exhibit to learn more about the immersive two-night adventure at Walt Disney World Resort. If you’re a collector, don’t miss the brand-new merchandise being released just in time for the celebration. Whether you claim the light side or dark side of the Force, there’s something going on at Starwars Celebration that’s sure to excite the midi-chlorians within you.

Check out the list below for some of the exciting panels coming up at Starwars Celebration.

Thursday, May 26

Lucasfilm Publishing: Stories from a Galaxy Far, Far Away
1 – 2 pm, Twin Suns Stage

From adult novels to kids comics, from the time of the High Republic to the rise of the First Order, this is the place to dive deeper into the stories from a galaxy far, far away. Featuring details on new and upcoming titles from Disney Lucasfilm Press, Del Rey, Dark Horse and more, this panel includes announcements and reveals from a galaxy far, far away! Moderated by Lucasfilm’s Michael Siglain.

Starwars Collectibles Update with Lucasfilm’s Brian Merten
2:30 – 4pm, Twin Suns Stage

The things we collect and bring into our lives really do show our affinity for the story we love. Come celebrate with us and find out what’s happening first-hand with your favorite Starwars collectibles. We’ll chat about prop replicas, statues and more, probably with a surprise or two along the way.

The High Republic: For Light and Life
3 – 4 pm, Galaxy Stage

Centuries before the Skywalker saga there was The High Republic! Join moderator and “Starwars: The High Republic Show” host Krystina Arielle, along with luminous authors Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, Daniel José Older, Cavan Scott and Charles Soule and Lucasfilm’s James Waugh and Michael Siglain, for an in-depth conversation about the golden age of the Jedi. It will include announcements and reveals from Phase II: “Quest of the Jedi”!

Star Wars, Bad Batch, LEGO

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Friday, May 27

The Summer of LEGO Starwars
12:30 – 1:30 pm, Galaxy Stage

Join the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm as we celebrate the Summer of LEGO Starwars. Panelists from across Consumer Products, Games and Animation will highlight all the ways fans can enjoy and interact with Starwars from the unique LEGO lens. Dive into the expansive galaxy within the newly released LEGO”Starwars: The Skywalker Saga” video game, discover brand-new construction sets that are sure to keep you busy this year and learn about even more ways to get your LEGO Starwars fix this summer.

Lucasfilm Publishing: Behind the Page
12:30 – 1:30pm, Twins Suns Stage

Explore the world of non-fiction, novelty and behind-the-scenes books for fans of every age. This panel will feature details on exciting new and upcoming titles from Abrams, DK, Insight Editions and more and other announcements and reveals from a galaxy far, far away!

Starwars Merchandise Sneak Peek – Disney Parks & shopDisney
2 – 3 pm, Twin Suns Stage

Discover a galaxy of merchandise celebrating all things Starwars. Be among the first to get a sneak peek into what new exclusives will be coming from Disney & Lucasfilm. Get an inside look at how the merchandise of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge was created with insights from the Lucasfilm Brand Merchandising & Product Design Team.

Hasbro Starwars panel
3:30 – 4:30pm, Twins Suns Stage

Join members of the Hasbro & Lucasfilm team as they discuss the popular Hasbro Starwars line, including the Black Series and The Vintage Collection. Attendees will get an in-depth look at Hasbro’s latest action figure and premium roleplay offerings from throughout the saga. Word on the Holonet is there also may be a few surprises. May the Force be with you!

Tales from the Galaxy's Edge

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Go Beyond the Spiers in Virtual Reality: Making of ILMxLAB’s Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge
3:30 – 4:30pm, Galaxy Stage

Take a look behind the curtains with the creators of Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edgethe virtual reality experience that transports you to the outskirts of Black Spire Outpost while letting you visit Seezelslak’s Cantina and explore the wilds of Batuu.

From a Galaxy Far, Far Away to a Disney Park Near You
4 – 5 pm, Celebration Stage

Take a chronological journey through Starwars experiences at Disney Parks around the world, starting with the earliest collaborations between Disney and Lucasfilm, Captain EO and Star Tours, you’ll be led all the way through to the newest immersive experiences, Starwars: Galaxy’s Edge (Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort), Starwars: Galactic Starcruiser (Walt Disney World Resort) and Star Wars: Hyperspace Lounge (Disney Cruise Line), featuring some of the key team members from Walt Disney Imagineering and Lucasfilm.

30th Anniversary

35 Years of Star Tours Adventures with D23
5 – 6 pm, Galaxy Stage

Lightspeed to Endor! Join D23: The Official Disney Fan Club as we celebrate Disney’s original Starwars attraction – Star Tours! From the misadventures of Captain Rex (RX-24) to the unexpected new destinations of today, we trace the 35-year journey of this iconic and innovative ride with some of the talented Imagineers and filmmakers who have brought the Starwars Universe to live in Disney Parks!

let’s play Starwars! – A Galaxy of Tabletop Games
5 – 6 pm, Twin Suns Stage

The best place to experience the spellbinding stories and colossal conflicts of the Starwars galaxy is your nearest table! Join three of Asmodee’s tabletop gaming studios (Atomic Mass Games, Fantasy Flight Games and Z-Man Games) as they explore the process of making Starwars games, reveal behind-the-scenes secrets and provide a glimpse of upcoming releases. Bring a bag…you may even leave with a few games of your own! Moderated by Asmodee’s Justin Bolger.

Behind the Audiobook: Making an Audio Original Starwars Adventure [PRH Audio]
6:30 – 7:30pm, Twin Suns Stage

Get the inside scoop on how Starwars audiobook originals—including “Doctor Aphra” and “Tempest Runner” (The High Republic)—are brought to life, from conception to recording. Moderated by PRH Audio executive producer Nick Martorelli.

Saturday, May 28th

Starwars: Hunters’ – Welcome to the Greatest Show in the Galaxy
1 – 2 pm, Twin Suns Stage

On the planet of Vespaara, the galaxy’s greatest fighters assemble in the Arena to compete for glory and credits.”Starwars: Hunters” will introduce a unique original cast of characters, facing off in thrilling 4v4 arena combat. Join the Zynga and the Lucasfilm teams to learn about how this spectacle will come to life, hear developer insights and see behind-the-scenes glimpses at upcoming content.

Marvel Starwars comics
4:30 – 5:30pm, Twin Suns Stage

make mine Starwars, and make mine Marvel! Join Marvel editor-in-chief CB Cebulski and some of Marvel’s top talent for a comics conversation unlike any other that will include all-new announcements and other galactic reveals!

Del Rey: Behind the Scenes
6 – 7 pm, Twin Suns Stage

Join Star Wars authors and book editors for an in-depth conversation about three of the most anticipated Star Wars stories coming in 2022: “Brotherhood,” “Shadow of the Sith” and “The Princess and the Scoundrel.” From the prequels to the original trilogy to the sequel era, there are Star Wars books from Lucasfilm and Del Rey for everyone. This panel is not one to be missed! Moderated by Del Rey senior editor Tom Hoeler.

Keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog and the Starwars at Disney Parks topics page over the coming days for more Starwars updates coming out of Starwars Celebration!

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