Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2022 is just around the corner and over the past few days we’ve been sharing schedule highlights for each day of the event. Today, we’re highlighting some of the must-see events for each day to help you plan your ultimate Star Wars adventure! Let us know what you’re most excited for!

Event Highlights for Thursday, May 26

Lucasfilm’s Studio Showcase

11:00AM – 12:30PM, Live on the Celebration Stage; streamed to the Galaxy and Twin Suns Stages

Celebration returns, launching with a must-see showcase that will kick the weekend’s festivities into hyperdrive. Lucasfilm’s current crop of live-action filmmakers will be joined by special guests to discuss the many adventures coming soon, including

Ian McDiarmid: An Audience with The Emperor 

1:30PM – 2:30PM, Live on the Celebration Stage

“I am all the Sith.” Join Ian McDiarmid, who portrayed Chancellor and then Emperor Palpatine in all three trilogies of the Skywalker saga, for a discussion that is sure to reveal rare insights and behind-the-scenes stories from the celebrated actor who provided some of the most resonant, bone-chilling performances in all of the saga.

Event Highlights for Friday, May 27

20th Anniversary Celebration

2:00PM – 3:00PM, Live on the Celebration Stage; streamed to the Galaxy Stage

The shroud of the dark side has fallen! Join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the movie that not only introduced a lightsaber-wielding Yoda, a coming-of-age Anakin Skywalker, and clones, it also ushered in a new era of digital cinema, which two decades later has become an industry standard. Special guests and behind-the-scenes content will be revealed in this can’t-miss commemoration of the 2002 epic.

Merchandise Sneak Peek- Disney Parks & ShopDisney

2:00PM – 3:00PM, Live on the Twin Suns Stage

Discover a galaxy of merchandise celebrating all things Be among the first to get a sneak peek into what new exclusives will be coming from Disney & Lucasfilm. Get an inside look at how the merchandise of Galaxy’s Edge was created, with insights from the Lucasfilm Brand Merchandising & Product Design Team.

Go beyond the spires in Virtual Reality: Making of ILMxLAB’s Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge

3:30PM – 4:30PM, Live on the Galaxy Stage

Take a look behind the curtains with the creators of Tales from The Galaxy’s Edge, the virtual reality experience that transports you to the outskirts of Black Spire Outpost, lets you visit Seezelslak’s Cantina, and explore the wilds of Batuu.

From a Galaxy Far, Far Away to a Disney Park Near You

4:00PM – 5:00PM, Live on the Celebration Stage

A chronological journey through experiences at Disney Parks around the world, starting with the earliest collaborations between Disney and Lucasfilm, Captain EO and Star Tours, leading all the way through to the newest immersive experiences, : Galaxy’s Edge (Walt Disney World and Disneyland resorts), : Galactic Starcruiser (Walt Disney World Resort) and Hyperspace Lounge (Disney Cruise Line), featuring some of the key team members from Walt Disney Imagineering and Lucasfilm.

35 Years of Adventures with D23

5:00PM – 6:00PM, Live on the Galaxy Stage

Lightspeed to Endor! Join D23: The Official Disney Fan Club as we celebrate Disney’s original attraction – From the misadventures of Captain Rex (RX-24) to the unexpected new destinations of today, we trace the 35-year journey of this iconic and innovative ride with some of the talented Imagineers and filmmakers who have brought the universe to life in Disney Parks!

Event Highlights for Saturday, May 28

Mando+ :  A Conversation with Jon Favreau & Dave Filoni

11:00AM – 12:00PM, Live on the Celebration Stage; streamed to the Galaxy and Twin Suns Stages

In their first appearance at Star Wars Celebration since the premiere of , join Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni with special guests for a lookback and a look ahead at what’s to come.

Behind the Scenes of

1:00PM – 2:00PM, Live on the Celebration Stage

Return to the sands of Tatooine as members of the visual effects, creature effects, and sound teams pull back the curtain on their work for and to meet the creative challenges put forth by showrunners Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and Robert Rodriguez. The team will share how practical puppets, advanced animatronics, CG animation, and cutting edge sound combine to bring the creatures to life. The filmmakers will also illustrate how miniatures continue to play a role in visual effects, and explain the latest advancements in virtual production from the ILM StageCraft team that helped pioneer the technology.

Doug Chiang: Designing THE MANDALORIAN

4:00PM – 5:00PM, Live on the Galaxy Stage

Production Designer and Lucasfilm’s Vice President and Executive Creative Director Doug Chiang will present an in-depth talk about designing the characters, spaceships, and worlds for ’ first live action series and . He will share his design process and showcase rare artwork to offer insight into the Lucasfilm Art Department’s creative process. He will reveal the challenges they faced in developing memorable new characters like Grogu and the Mandalorian. Attendees will also have the chance to ask Doug their own questions.

I am C-3PO with Anthony Daniels

5:30PM – 6:30PM, Live on the Galaxy Stage

Go behind the mask with Anthony Daniels as he recounts his years bringing your favorite protocol droid to life.  Watch as he chronicles iconic moments, fan-favorite stories, and perhaps some things you have never seen or heard before!

Event Highlights for Sunday, May 29

Season 2

11:00AM – 12:00PM, Live on the Celebration Stage; streamed to the Galaxy and Twin Suns Stages

“Strap in kid, you’re not gonna want to miss this view.” Join host David Collins as he invites executive producer and supervising director Brad Rau, executive producer and head writer Jen Corbett, story editor Matt Michnovetz, actors Dee Bradley Baker (the Bad Batch) and Michelle Ang (Omega) to discuss highlights from the first season of the acclaimed series as well as some exciting hints of what’s to come in season two!

Wonderful World of Wookiees

1:00PM – 2:00PM, Live on the Galaxy Stage

Loyal allies, gifted pilots, skilled mechanics and fierce warriors, Wookiees have come to be many things in the galaxy. Join host Amy Ratcliffe and special guests Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca – Episodes 7, 8, 9, and Solo: A Star Wars Story), Carey Jones (Krrsantan – The Book of Boba Fett), and Charles Soule (author behind The High Republic’s Burryaga Agaburry) for a Wookiee-focused discussion that will include a tribute to the iconic Peter Mayhew.

Celebration Anaheim Closing Ceremony

3:30PM – 4:30PM, Live on the Celebration, Galaxy, and Stages

Gather with your friends and fellow fans to relive the best moments of the weekend and bid farewell to another Celebration. Featuring special guests, weekend highlights and much more, this is a send-off you won’t want to miss!

But Wait, There’s More!

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2022 takes place over multiple days with content planned for each day! Check below to see what’s available!

See it for Yourself

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2022 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center from May 26-29, 2022.