Published: March 14, 2011 at 3:32 PMI'm not really that familiar with either. I haven't experience either in person. I really don't love the meeting of athletes that much. But I do have to say that it is great if a favorite athlete of yours does goes, to meet him/her there is a nice opportunity that you may not have at any other time. Besides I know it doesn't show the full scope of the event but at least I watched ESPN and I know at least 2 shows where live from Disney. (Mike and Mike in the morning/ ESPN's First Take)
So for me that couldn't experience it first hand it gave me a sense of the event plus a sense of Disney, while being at home. In essence it gave me a "little" of what I get by coming "here" and other Web pages Theme Park or Disney related. It gave a little feel of Disney!
I really like Star Wars too...
But for the reasons I've stated, I vote ESPN's The Weekend!
Published: March 14, 2011 at 6:28 PMSince it is Pi Day, I gotta give my nerdy nod to Star Wars. And besides that Star Wars has Yoda, who is soooooo much cooler than ANY sports figure!
Published: March 14, 2011 at 9:47 PMI have to give the nod to Star Wars Weekends, with the emphasis on the S. The four week event is one of my favorite at the park and in my opinion trounces the single weekend "ESPN The Weekend" event. Star Wars brings young and old together like nothing else I have seen at the parks besides maybe food. It's fun for all ages and the autograph sessions are a bonus (though do get there early to get in line for passes). I look forward to this years event.
Published: March 15, 2011 at 6:19 AMStar Wars hands down...no one beats the Disney parade like Star Wars Weekends :)
Published: March 15, 2011 at 11:28 AMStar Wars is great! I really enjoyed seeing one of my sons picked for the Jedi Training Academy. It helps being a fan of Star Wars. May the force be with you!