Star Wars fans celebrate May 4th

While the idea of May the 4th did not start with Lucasfilm, the film company that created Star Wars has fully embraced the spirit of fandom that makes the day so special.

While the mask is its most expensive "Star Wars" memorabilia, the jeweler has made pricier products.

Supertree structures transform into "lightsabers" during activities to mark "May the 4th" Star Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore May 4, 2017.


Elsewhere, the hashtag '#NoLukeIAmYour_" started trending on Twitter in the early morning in the United Kingdom, encouraging fans of the franchise to fill in the blank which would usually be occupied by the word "father'.

Zen Pinball tables are always good too. Some fans dress up as their favourite characters, others host Star Wars-themed parties, or the die-hard ones attempt to watch the 10 movies in the series.

Forty years later, the Star Wars phenomenon shows no signs of stopping, with yearly films and bi-coastal Star Wars lands coming to Disney's parks in 2019. On the game side of things, Galaxy of Heroes won out, with LEGO Star Wars Yoda II hot on its heels, and Star Wars: Force Arena, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Star Wars: Commander bringing up the rear. At Pottery Barn Kids, the Star Wars collection is 20 percent off until 11:59 p.m. on May 4.


Star Wars Day can't be all Death Star and First Order like. And, to celebrate Star Wars Day - May the Fourth, of course - Lego has put together some great offers which I think you'll want to investigate.

In our own little celebration of Star Wars Day, we've searched through Twitter for some of the most enjoyable, adorable, and down right amusing tweets for you. This was mentioned by author Alan Arnold when he was chronicling the making of 1980 film, "The Empire Strikes Back".

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