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Star Wars Celebration III

Find out about the
Celebration III Convention:

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Basic Information:

When: 21-24 April 2005 (Thursday-Sunday)

Where: The Indiana Convention Center at 100 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46225 Indianapolis, IN, USA

Badges (Onsite and Purchased after 04 March 2005):
$110 USD for adult 4 day pass, $50 for children.
$40 per day per adult, $20 for children 6-12 years of age.

For official information about Celebration III, visit the website at or the Star Wars Website at

  • Map of Downtown Indianapolis:
    (downtown.pdf 348 Kb): Shows convention center and nearby hotels, train station, shopping centers, etc.
    (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required)

Events Schedule:

The theme for Celebration III is the release of the final movie of the Star Wars saga, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. However, expect all the movies of the Star Wars saga to play major rolls in all the festivities.

  • Directory of Convention Center:
    (floor1.pdf 217 Kb): Shows interior layout of the Indiana Convention Center.
    (Adobe Acrobat Reader Required)

Event Hours of Operation:

Star Wars Fan Club Entrance

Fan Club Member Entrance

NOTE: Star Wars Fan Club members are admitted to the Exhibit Hall, Celebration III Store, Archive Exhibit, Fan Fair Hall and the Fan Film Room an hour before regular attendees. They also have use of a separate entrance for the convention, as noted in the above map.

Thursday - April 21st

Show Hours: 1:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M.

Fan Club Members Only:12:00 P.M.- 1:00 P.M.
Exhibit Hall open for all attendees: 1:00 P.M.- 11:00 P.M.
Art show hours: 1:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M.
Star Wars Celebration III Store open:1:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M.

Friday - April 22nd

Show Hours: 10:00 A.M.- Midnight

Fan Club Members Only:9:00 A.M.- 10:00 A.M.
Attendee Registration:10:00 A.M.- Midnight.
Exhibit Hall open for all attendees: 10:00 A.M.-Midnight.
Art show hours: 10:00 A.M.- Midnight.
Star Wars Celebration III Store open:10:00 A.M.- Midnight.

Saturday - April 23rd

Show Hours: 10:00 A.M.- Midnight.

Fan Club Members Only:9:00 A.M.- 10:00 A.M.
Attendee registration: 10:00 A.M.- Midnight.
Exhibit Hall open for all attendees: 10:00 A.M.- Midnight.
Art show hours:10:00 A.M.- Midnight.
Star Wars Celebration III Store open:10:00 A.M.- Midnight.

Sunday - April 24th

Show Hours: 10:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.

Fan Club Members Only:9:00 A.M.- 10:00 A.M.
Attendee registration: 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
Exhibit Hall open for all attendees: 10:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.
Art show hours: 10:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.
Star Wars Celebration III Store open: 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

Convention Center for SWC3

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Events Schedule:

From Celebration III News at - Some of the events scheduled for CIII are listed below. A full schedule of all events at Celebration III can be viewed at Celebration III Schedule:

Star Wars Saga Archive Display

Wander past treasures from the galaxy far, far away, from A New Hope to Revenge of the Sith. At Celebration III you'll see some of the artistry that set the stage for Episode III. You'll also stroll down memory lane, reliving some of your favorite scenes from the Saga past. View models, costumes, props, and more from throughout the Star Wars years. Darth Maul's lightsaber will be the ONE item you do not want to miss! Availabe for viewing during regular convention hours in the Wabash One Ballroom.

Star Wars Saga Films at CIII

All five of the released movies of the Star Wars Saga will be shown for Star Wars fans to enjoy - along with FREE popcorn! All movies will be shown in the 500 Ballroom at the Convention Center.

Date Movie Time
04/21 (Thu) A New Hope 9:30 p.m.
04/22 (Fri) The Empire Strikes Back 6:30 p.m.
Return of the Jedi 9:00 p.m.
04/23 (Sat) The Phantom Menace 6:30 p.m.
Attack of the Clones 9:00 p.m.

Catch a Star at Celebration III!

Numerous celebrities from all five Star Wars films are scheduled to appear at the convention including Ray Park (Darth Maul), David Prowse (Darth Vader), Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett), Daniel Logan (Young Boba Fett) and several of the Imperial Officers from ESB and ROTJ. For a complete listing of expected celebrities and information on autographs visit the Star Wars Celebration Site and C2 Ventures. You can pre-order your coupons through PayPal.

There's a Whole Galaxy for You at Celebration III!

Shop the Celebration III store for exclusive merchandise you will not be able to buy anywhere else, at any other time. Collectors, you'll find what you're looking for at Celebration II, including a special Star Wars action figure that will not be made available anywhere again. Attend entertaining and informative panels on the many sides of collecting, and check out displays of the newest toys and collectibles. Shop will also be there at Celebration III. Tsuneo Sanda will be there Friday April 22 from 2:00 to 4:00 to showcase some of his Star Wars artworks. Other artists and specials will be available at the StarWarsShop booth during show hours.

Stormtrooper Olympics:

The thrill of victory. The agony of the armor. Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion will compete in the center of the Fan Fair Hall on Thursday April 21 starting at 3:00 PM. No one should miss the regional 501st Garrisons competing in these Imperial Olympics Decathlon Events: Minute-Man Trooper, Ewok Toss, Biker Scout Slalom, TIE Pilot Aviation Challenge, These Aren't the Droids You're Looking For, Death Star Gunner Heavy Artillery Shooting, Snowtrooper Hoth Defense, AT-AT Driver Stomp, Bounty Hunter Gauntlet Shoot, and Sith Lord Combat Challenge.

Star Wars Tattoo Competition:

If only Darth Maul himself could enter this one? Perhaps then we could see if the full-body treatment looks as good as we think it does! This competition takes place on Sunday April 24 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM in the 500 Ballroom.

DMEB2 Meetings:

See the DMEB-2 Page for more information about what we have planned for Celebration III. Currently, we have only the get-together dinner planned for Friday late afternoon.


Official Links:

  • The official Star Wars site - should have some updates for the fans on its site.

Other Links:

  • Star Wars fan organization in Indianapolis, IN. Their website has several pages devoted to Celebration II.
  • Indiana Convention Center: Lots of information about the site of the convention itself, including helpful listings of area hotels and maps of the area and a listing of other nearby attractions.
  • Lots of info about downtown Indianapolis and things to see and do while you're there!

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