Star Wars Day

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Star Wars Day is one of the most popular days of the year for Star Wars fans. It’s celebrated every year on May fourth. But, how much do you know about this holiday? This blog will tell you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Star Wars Day. Why it was created, what it means, and what people do on Star Wars Day. Plus, it will give you some ideas on how to celebrate your love for all things Star Wars with your friends and family.

Star Wars Day

What is Star Wars Day?

Lucasfilm has officially recognized may fourth as Star Wars Day since 2011, but it has been celebrated for decades before that. The day was chosen because “May the Force be with you” is often spoken in Star Wars. People celebrate this day by sharing their love for Star Wars through social media posts, giving each other gifts, or dressing up in costumes.

The History of Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day was created in 1979 by a man named Kevin Trudeau. This day has been celebrated every year since May fourth.

Kevin Trudeau’s original idea for this holiday came about when he watched the movie “The Empire Strikes Back” with his little brother, who was six years old. His brother said to him, “I know it’s May second, but I think this is May fourth.” After hearing his brother say this, he decided to make this day into a holiday celebrated every year on May fourth.

May The 4 Be With You

When is Star Wars Day?

Star Wars Day is celebrated on May fourth, also known as “May the fourth be with you”. It is celebrated every year on this date because it sounds like “May the force be with you.”

How is Star Wars Day Celebrated?

The most common way people celebrate Star Wars Day is by watching the movies. Some people dress up as their favorite Star Wars character or buy some food that’s inspired by the films.

Another popular thing to do on Star Wars Day is to create art with Stormtroopers, the film’s faceless soldiers. They’re usually drawn with black dots for eyes and a mouth.

Some people also get creative with their lunches and dinners on May fourth. They’ll prepare something inspired by George Lucas’s famous space saga, like Padme Amidala’s Lemon Chicken or Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Strawberry Ice Cake.

Some might also enjoy learning more about sci-fi and space.

You could also just celebrate Star Wars Day by spending time with friends and family who love Star Wars as much as you do.

Cosplayers impersonating Darth Vader and Storm Troopers pose for photographers at the London Comicon MCM Expo. October 28, 2012 in London.

Why We Love Star Wars Day

The Star Wars franchise is one of the most famous franchises globally. It represents leadership, heroism, and adventure. The stories of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Darth Vader are known by people around the globe. Luckily, Star Wars Day gives us an excuse to celebrate our love for this iconic franchise.


Star Wars Day is a great way to celebrate your fandom and show your appreciation for the films. Whether you watch the films on repeat, dress up as your favorite character, or just have a Star Wars-themed party, you can have a lot of fun celebrating this holiday.

Also check out related events and holidays such as Sci-Fi Day and Space Day


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