Where The Force Is Strong In OC

April 15, 2013 6:00 AM

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Calling all “Star Wars” fans — check out some of these fun events going down in Orange County. From a special “Star Wars” journey in 3D, to memorabilia, comic books and explorations, these activities will help you celebrate this legendary franchise.

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(credit: Todd Anderson/Getty Images)


Star Tours
Disneyland
1313 Disneyland Railroad
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781-4565
www.disneyland.disney.go.com

Let the force be with you at Disneyland’s Star Tours. You can take an adventurous flight in 3D with some of your favorite characters from the movie such as R2-D2, Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, Jedi Master Yoda, Admiral Ackbar, Princess Leia and Chewbacca. In addition to exciting views on your journey, special sound and motion components of the tour will help make your trip unforgettable. Travelers will get the opportunity to experience various explorations, so you may want to take a Star Tour more than once. If you are feeling exceptionally adventurous, you can learn skills from a “Star Wars” Jedi Master. Check out how to make that dream a reality here.

Related: Tips For Taking A Toddler To Disneyland

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(credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)


Orange County Star Wars Meetup Group
www.meetup.com

“Star Wars” fans are alive and well in the OC. Join this group of enthusiasts during the next fun meetup. This interest group explores all things “Star Wars” including games and books, as well as other sci-fi stories. Who knows, you may want to coordinate the next “Star Wars” outing yourself.

(credit: Trinity Comics)

(credit: Trinity Comics)


Trinity Comics
18814 Brookhurst St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 963-4196
www.trinitycomicshop.com

Add to your “Star Wars” comic book collection at Trinity Comics. With an array of stories to choose from, there’s bound to be a “Star Wars” comic book that entices you. Owned and operated by comic book and game enthusiasts, Trinity Comics is the perfect destination to celebrate “Star Wars.” See what is newly in stock this week at Trinity Comics here.

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(credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)


World Of Disney
Disneyland
1313 Disneyland Railroad
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781-4565
disneyland.disney.go.com

World of Disney sells memorabilia of several hit movies including “Star Wars.” Rejoice in all things “Star Wars” at this specialty shop and take home some of your favorite “Star Wars” gear. Located in the Downtown Disney District, it’s a convenient pit stop before or after boarding your Star Tours flight. Check out the extensive collection of merchandise to delight your “Star Wars” nostalgia.

(credit: Discovery Science Center)

(credit: Discovery Science Center)


Discovery Science Center
2500 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 542-2823
www.discoverycube.org

“Star Wars” would not be the same without science. Satisfy your science fix and celebrate “Star Wars” this year at Discovery Science Center. Whether you want to explore the “Da Vinci – The Genius” exhibit or experience the “LEGO Castle Adventure,” the Discovery Science Center is sure to have an activity to pique your interests. You can salute “Star Wars” while having fun with the entire family. Stay posted on new exhibits here.

Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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