Star Wars Celebration Fan Convention Moving From Florida's Orange County to Our Own

Remember how we told you earlier this month about Disney holding back its Star Wars properties from Comic-Con in San Diego in favor of its own D23 Expo in Anaheim next month?

Now comes word the Star Wars Celebration fan convention whose last two runs had been in Orlando, Florida, is coming to Anaheim as well.

Star Wars Celebration VII is set to run April 16-19, 2015, at the Anaheim Convention Center. Tickets already go on sale this August 7 through

That's two days before the D23 Expo in Anaheim, which runs Aug. 9-11 and is expected to include major announcements about Disney-owned Lucasfilms' Star Wars: Episode VII.

Indeed, the time and location of Star Wars Celebration VII are for maximum effect, as the August 2015 convention will coincide with the scheduled cinematic release of the newest pending film from the franchise, being directed by J.J. Abrahms.

The relocation from Orange County, Florida, to Orange County, California, was announced Sunday at the conclusion of Star Wars Celebration Europe.

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