Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Feb 13, 2011
    Jill from MN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi moms and dads! Could you please tell me the difference between Star Tours and Star Wars Weekends? Which one is the Jedi training academy a part of? Thank you!

    Hi, Jill!  The Star Tours attraction is currently closed, but the relaunch of this 3-D full-motion, flight simulator will take place on May 20, 2011.  Here is the Disney website for Star Tours: http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/parks/hollywood-studios/attractions/star-tours/.

     

    Star Wars Weekends are much-anticipated every year, and the dates for 2011 were recently released.  You can find the dates and read more about the weekends here: http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2011/02/feel-the-force-at-star-wars-weekends-2011/

     

    The Jedi Training Academy is still performing even though Star Tours is currently closed.  It happens most days, not just during Star Wars weekends. My son treasures his pictures of his epic battle with Darth Vader.  You can learn more about this at this link: http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/parks/hollywood-studios/entertainment/star-wars-jedi-training-academy/.

     

    I hope this helps.  May the Force be with you!
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Meet the Panelist: Krista, Tennessee

My husband and I have a 16 year-old daughter and an 14 year-old son and over a decade's worth of Disney traditions and memories. We try new experiences each trip, so we have experienced many "extras" in and out of the parks. Learn More About Krista

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