12 photos from past Star Wars Weekends at Disney World

Star Wars Weekends kicks off the 2015 season May 15 (and we will be there reporting live all weekend) through June 14 at Disney World.

During the weekend 60 Star Wars characters will be roaming the park for meet-and-greet opportunities, a motorcade parade and a special “Symphony in the Stars” nighttime fireworks spectacular.

Here is a look at Star Wars Weekends of past:

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Darth Vader stops to give autographs  during Star Wars Weekend.

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The graceful Jedi Shaak Ti appears at Star Wars Weekend.

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“Dancing with the Stars” runner-up Joey Fatone (left) gets into the Jedi spirit with former *NSYNC bandmate 
Lance Bass during Star Wars Weekends in 2005. 

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Star Wars fans arrive for Star Wars Weekend.

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Former Wide Receiver Antwaan Randle El meets Darth Maul during the 2006 Star Wars Weekend.

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Mickey Mouse during the Star Wars Weekend motorcade.

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Actor Peter Mayhew, who  is known worldwide as the lovable Wookiee “Chewbacca” from the Star Wars films,
 poses with his furry alter-ego at the 2005 Star Wars Weekend.

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Actor Warwick Davis, who portrayed Wicket the Ewok in the hit film
 “Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi,” iis shown at the 2004 Star Wars Weekend.
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Actor Ray Park, famous for his role as Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, 
signs a lightsaber for during the 2007 Star Wars Weekends.
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A young guest meets Queen Amidala during the 2008 Star Wars Weekend.

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Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse greet a small Storm Trooper during the 2013 Star Wars Weekend.

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Temuera Morrison, who starred as the dangerous bounty hunter Jango Fett in Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the 
Clones, is pictured at the 2004 Star Wars Weekends event with his silver screen alter-ego, Jango Fett.