Star Wars Celebration V – Day 1 Coverage (8/12/10)

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While it isn’t Walt Disney World, Star Wars Celebration V is in Orlando and it’s pretty hard to ignore, especially with the large Disney presence. WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth is on the scene and here’s a pictorial re-cap of day 1:

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Follow R2-D2 to Celebration V!

Our little Adam is all grown up….

Have you tried floor ads? They’re effective

Jedi mind power game…

Uh oh… the Empire is here!

Aren’t you a little small to be a Snowspeeder pilot?

A nice model advertising the Last Tour to Endor

See! It would have been much worse if we made it to the forrest moon!

The Disney booth

Lots of cool merchandise

What’s this?

Captain EO droid!!!


Awwww… wait a minute, what is that doing here???

Ah, advertising for Sea World and Discovery Cove

Stop playing games and get back to work!

The Hoth Bar is presented by G4

Custom Stromtrooper helmets being auctioned off


“It’s a trap!”


What Disney fan wouldn’t want this?

I hate that movie….

I’m speechless….

Apparently, the Empire is working on a much smaller budget in these tough economic times…

Billboards for “Last Tour to Endor”

Adam is excited to get a new plush to bring home

I don’t know which is more disturbing….

c-3P0 and R2-D2 greeting attendees

Time for the panel from Disney concerning Lucas in the parks

A look back at the orginal

Bring this to Florida please, we can handle two EMV rides…

I miss the rainbow suits…

Out with the old, in with the new!

We know we’ll be visiting Coruscant…

and Tatooine…

Where else are we going?

Maybe one of these three locations?

Bespin: the cloud city?

Alderaan: prior to some explosion?

Maybe even finally make it to the moon of Endor?

We’ll find out when “The Adventures Continue” in 2011

Here’s a video featuring the Star Tours II preview video from Star Wars Celebration V

About the author

Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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