Category Archives: Events

Celebration Europe Collecting Track Medallions

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Announcing the Celebration Europe 2016 Collector Track Medallions! Continuing with the tradition of awesome giveaways, the Collecting Track will be handing out enameled medallions at the panels! Absolutely free! Each pewter medallion shows a detailed view of a vintage Kenner Star Wars toy! They will make awesome companion pieces to both our popular Star Tot and Celebration Medallion giveaways of the past, and are something that you can appreciate for years to come! Collect all 12!

Dave Filoni Attending Celebration Europe

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Still recovering from the epic Star Wars Rebels Season 2 finale? Feel like you have more questions than answers about what the future holds for the crew of the Ghost? Fear not! Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer and Supervising Director Dave Filoni is headed to Star Wars Celebration Europe this July. Filoni (and special guests) will share highly guarded sneak peeks at what’s to come in Star Wars Rebels season 3 including a screening of the first two episodes!

A long-time Star Wars fan himself, Filoni’s direction has added depth and resonance to the universe and characters with the critically acclaimed Star Wars: The Clone Wars and the Rebels animated series. Fans at Celebration are in for great programming, and some unforgettable Q&A sessions, whenever Filoni takes the stage.

Don’t miss Star Wars Rebels at Celebration Europe!

New Key Art for Celebration Europe Revealed

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StarWars.com has updated today revealing gorgeous new key art* for Celebration Europe that includes characters from The Force Awakens and Rogue One!

We also get name confirmations of the AT-ACT (All Terrain Armored Cargo Transport), Shoretroopers and Death Troopers.

*Artwork created by Pilot Studio

The Return of the Star Wars Celebration Pin Trading Program

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Here’s where the fun begins…it’s the return of the Star Wars Celebration Pin Trading Program! The Star Wars Celebration Europe pin set will feature pins based on the emojis from the official Star Wars app, with 40 unique Star Wars character pins spanning the entire Star Wars galaxy – including some surprise variants.

Head on over to the official Celebration site for more details and teasers of additional pins!

Kathleen Kennedy and Gareth Edwards to Attend Celebration Europe

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The president of Lucasfilm will be joined by the director of Rogue One and special guests for an opening day event at the massive fan gathering this July.

“Secret mission? What plans? What are you talking about?”

Find out, when Gareth Edwards – director of the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — joins Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and some special guests for a Rogue One panel at Celebration Europe on July 15th for what is sure to be a can’t-miss event! Visit starwarscelebration.com for tickets, and check back closer to the show for queuing and wristband details.

Star Wars: Force for Change Returns to Disney Parks

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DisneyParks Blog has announced that Star Wars: Force for Change will be returning to Disney Parks on May 4th and locations will be offering the first merchandise to feature the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story logo. Twenty-five percent of the retail sale price of this product will be donated to U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of UNICEF Kid Power.

Head on over to DisneyParks Blog for the full details.

Mark Hamill Announced for Celebration Europe

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At what comes as no great surprise, ReedPop has announced that Mark Hamill will official be attending Star Wars Celebration Europe. He will be hosting various panels and signing autographs over the course of event. Star Wars Celebration Europe runs from July 15-19, 2016 at the ExCel London Exhibition Centr. Friday and Sunday single day tickets are still available.

Can’t attend? Visit crowdrise.com/forceforchange to learn how you can win tickets for two to attend and meet Mark himself!

D23 Expo 2017 Announced

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Disney has officially announced the dates for the next D23:

All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again D23 presents D23 Expo 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of July 14–16. Each of Disney’s magical worlds will unite under one roof to celebrate what’s new and what’s on the horizon from theme parks, television, music, gaming, and films, including Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel. Advance tickets for D23 Expo 2017 will go on sale at D23Expo.com beginning July 14, 2016.

With this date superseding  SDCC, could we see our first trailer for Episode VIII at D23?