Brush up on your Wookie roar and dust off your speeder. Today is May the 4th Be With You (or Star Wars Day)!
Have you heard the phrase, “May the force be with you”? Well, fans decided that phrase sounded a lot like, “May the 4th be with you.” That makes May 4th an excellent day to celebrate everything Star Wars. Fans from all over the world celebrate this day.
Want to get in on the action? Check out our list below.
What better way to celebrate May 4th than with the Star Wars movies themselves? Will you watch the original trilogy that kicked it all off? Maybe you’ll have an epic session and watch all nine main movies starting with episode I.
Or you could mix and match your favourites, throwing in Rogue One. Or even some of the TV shows, like Clone Wars or Rebels. Whatever you choose, you’re in for a marathon as legendary as the Millennium Falcon.
Short for “costume play,” cosplay involves dressing up like your favourite character. Maybe you have an old Halloween costume you can bust out? Or rummage around your house and see what you can put together.
There are tons of fun characters and creatures in the Star Wars galaxy. So let your imagination jump to lightspeed!
Time to flex those cooking and baking muscles.
You’ll find recipes galore online. Even cookbooks that cover all sorts of grub from our favourite galaxy far, far away. There's Boba Fett muffins to Aunt Beru’s blue milk and to Yoda waffles.
The adventures don’t stop with the movies and shows! There are also video games and books set around Star Wars.
There are games where you can jump in the cockpit of an X-wing or ignite your lightsaber and save the galaxy.
Books let you follow all your favourite characters. You’re bound to discover some new ones too. “RRWWWGG!” Chewbacca agrees.
Call on the force to make some awesome decorations for your house. Fancy some paper plate BB-8 ornaments? Maybe some Jedi finger puppets? Or maybe that old cardboard box is really meant to be a Tie fighter.
The possibilities are endless. Track down the materials you’re looking for and get crafting.
Are you the master or the apprentice? Test your Star Wars knowledge with trivia books or online quizzes.
Or maybe you know some other Star Wars fans? In that case, grab a trivia book or board game. Settle in with them in-person or online and prepare for an epic galactic face-off.