The month of May is especially exciting for LEGO Star Wars fan due to Star Wars Day on May the Fourth. LEGO participates in the celebrations by offering new LEGO sets, special promotional items, and other perks to LEGO Star Wars fans. In addition, some of the summer sets from other themes are also available, so let’s take a look at everything May has to offer.
LEGO STAR WARS DAY SPECIALS: To celebrate Star Wars Day, this year LEGO is offering several perks to LEGO Star Wars fans. First of all, you can earn Double VIP Points on all LEGO Star Wars purchases. Second, you get a free #40451 LEGO Star Wars Tatooine Homestead set with LEGO Star Wars purchases of $85 or more. If you live near an official LEGO store, you also get a #30388 LEGO Star Wars Imperial Shuttle set with LEGO Star Wars purchases of $40 or more. All of these specials are valid May 1-5 while supplies last. There is also a sweepstake running for LEGO VIP members May 1-21 for a one-of-a-kind Jon “Dutch” Vander minifigure and print. To take advantage of all the May the Fourth specials, visit the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
LEGO STAR WARS R2-D2 AVAILABLE: LEGO releases one big Star Wars sets each year to celebrate Star Wars Day. This year, it is the #75308 LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 buildable droid with 2,314 pieces, and measuring over 12.5 in. (31 cm) high, 7.5 in. (20 cm) wide, and 6 in. (15 cm) deep for the price of $199.99. We talked about this set in detail at LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 Coming Soon!, and it is now available at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
OTHER NEW LEGO STAR WARS SETS: Three new LEGO Star Wars sets are also now available; the #75304 LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Helmet, the #75305 LEGO Star Wars Scout Trooper Helmet, and the #75306 LEGO Star Wars Imperial Probe Droid. We talked about these sets previously at New LEGO Star Wars Helmets & Probe Droid Coming! You can find them at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
FREE LEGO DOTS SET: If Star Wars is not your thing, you still get a freebie. The #30556 LEGO DOTS Mini Frame, is available with purchases of $35 or more until May 9th, or while supplies last. This offer is valid on all purchases at official LEGO stores and the Online LEGO Shop.
NEW LEGO DC COMICS SETS: Three new LEGO Batman sets are also now available; the #76180 LEGO Batman vs. The Joker – Batmobile Chase, the #76182 LEGO Batman Cowl, and the #76188 LEGO Batman Classic TV Series Batmobile. You can find them at the LEGO DC Super Heroes section of the Online LEGO Shop.
NEW LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES SETS: The #76187 LEGO Venom bust we talked about a few days ago (see: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Venom Review), and the #76198 LEGO Spider-Man & Doctor Octopus Mech Battle sets are now available at the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes section of the Online LEGO Shop.
If you would like to take advantage of the Star Wars-related promotions, I would encourage you to do so as soon as possible, so you don’t miss out on the freebies, or risking sets going on backorder/out of stock. If you’re looking for sets in other themes, there are plenty to choose from, and it seems like LEGO has done a good job restocking some of the most popular sets. To browse the current selection, visit the Online LEGO Shop.
What do you think? How do you like the Star Wars specials and other new sets? Are you planning to get anything this month? Feel free to share and discuss in the comment section below!
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