Today is Star Wars Day, so “May the Fourth be with you”! And it’s not just any Star Wars day, but it is also the 40th anniversary of the beloved sci-fi saga that so many of us grew up on. If you are a Star Wars fan, you may want to do something special today, like participate in the many Star Wars related events organized around the world, or celebrate with family and friends by re-watching the episodes and drinking some blue milk! Check the official Star Wars website for events and ideas. 🙂
If you are both a Star Wars and LEGO fan, you have even more fun things to do! LEGO always participates in Star Wars Day by holding special events at official LEGO stores, releasing new sets, and running special sales and promotions. We already talked about some of these events at the beginning of the month, but I thought to recap them here for your information and convenience.
➡ FREE LEGO STAR WARS R2-D2 SET: Between May 4-7th, you will get a free polybag with any LEGO Star Wars purchase of $50 or more. This is a really nice brick-built version of R2-D2 with some unique printed pieces that collectors will love to have, and it’s a great little model overall. You can check out all the sets under the .
➡ LEGO STAR WARS DOUBLE VIP POINTS & SALES: Also, for the rest of the week, between May 4-7th, LEGO VIP members will earn Double VIP Points on all LEGO Star Wars purchases both at official LEGO stores and the .
➡ LEGO STAR WARS ITEMS ON SALE: Some LEGO Star Wars items are going to be on sale during the May the 4th weekend, so make sure you check the .
➡ LEGO STAR WARS BONUS VIP POINTS: During entire the month of May, you will also earn Double VIP Points on two LEGO Star Wars sets; the , and the . If you have been eyeing these sets, this is an excellent time to pick them up. They are both available at the .
➡ LEGO STAR WARS UCS SNOWSPEEDER: And of course, no Star Wars Day would be complete without a new LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series set. The is the latest addition to the list of advanced LEGO Star Wars models. You can find it under the .
➡ LEGO STAR WARS STORE EVENTS: Besides the LEGO Star Wars promotions and the new LEGO Star Wars UCS set, there are also some special events at official LEGO stores. All three of the activities mentioned here are restricted to ages 6-14. The first event runs from April 24-June 25th, where kids can take part in the Rebel Alliance by building vehicles, aircrafts or droids for the LEGO Star Wars Rebel Base Camp at their local LEGO store. By taking a photo of their creation and uploading it to the LEGO Life mobile app, kids will also receive wearable Yoda ears (while supplies last). Today, May 4th there are two events. All day kids can come in dressed as their favorite Star Wars character, and complete the search and find activity to earn wearable Yoda ears. At 5 PM there is going to be a minifigure speed build challenge with the fastest builder getting a free minifigure. This activity may require prior registration, so make sure you check with your store.
If you have been waiting to pick up some of the latest LEGO Star Wars sets, or even earlier releases, this is a great time to get them. You might consider the updatedwhich is both an impressive display-piece and an excellent play-set, the , the , the excellently designed and very popular , the , some of the sets related to the new films, the large buildable characters, or many of the smaller sets available at the
And if you already have some LEGO Star Wars sets, you might consider dusting them off for some playtime, rebuilding them, or even adding some upgrades while watching the episodes. There is plenty of ways to have fun on this special day, so feel free to geek out! 😀
What do you think? How are you planning to celebrate Star Wars Day? Are you going to any of the events, hang out with friends, or celebrate by yourself? You are welcome to share in the comment section below! Also, if you see or hear about interesting events or deep discounts on LEGO Star Wars sets you can add them as well! Happy Star Wars Day! 😉
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