‘May the fourth be with you.’ There’s no doubt you’ll hear somebody say this phrase at some point today as everyone (including us) delves into our geek sides and celebrate everything Star Wars. If you’re looking for some cheeky inspiration to celebrate Star Wars Day then you’ve come to the right place! Here at Mankind we’ve provided a list of our top celebration tips to make the most of 4th May. Whether you want to go all out or just fit a little celebration into your busy schedule, we’ve got ideas for everybody’s Star Wars needs! May the force be with you…
What is Star Wars Day?
For those of you who don’t know, Star Wars Day is simply a day to celebrate this awesome franchise and it falls today due to the popular pun ‘May the fourth be with you’ and it being, well, May the 4th. We probably don’t need to explain much more as the majority of the world understand the importance of today for geeks, children, grandparents and siblings alike to join forces and unite over Star Wars. We’re just going to get onto our ace celebration inspiration to help you have a killer Star Wars Day.
Star Wars Products
You cannot have a successful Star Wars Day without enjoying some awesome products. You can build your very own R2D2 or Millennium Falcon with Star Wars Construction Kits available from our bro’s over at IWOOT! Or why not invest in a BB-8 App-Enabled Droid to keep you entertained for hours? You could even get yourself some Star Wars T-shirts to really show your appreciation for these George Lucas films. If you prefer the idea of celebrating through costume then our next tip will have you full to the brim with ideas!
Star Wars Day Cosplay
If you’re unable to dress up in full costume for whatever reason then a simple Star Wars T-shirt should do nicely but if you’re lucky, you can become really inventive! Dig out your old lightsaber from your younger years and put together a Luke Skywalker costume or pull out all the stops and go for a Darth Vader or Storm Trooper outfit. To finish off, take a look at our Star Wars grooming guide and make sure to celebrate with our next idea. With so many Comic-Con’s happening up and down the country nowadays, splashing out on the full Star Wars dress code certainly wouldn’t go to waste, as you could easily use the outfit again and again!
Star Wars Movie Marathon
You’re all dressed up, you have your Star Wars products, but what next? Grab your Star Wars DVD collection and enjoy a movie marathon either alone or with your fellow fan friends and family. Just make sure to make the most of your May 4th Star Wars Day and complete your movie marathon with our final celebration idea!
Star Wars Day Snacks
Everyone loves snacking during a movie. To take your Star Wars Day snacking celebration to the next level, themed snacks are the way forward. From lightsaber pretzel sticks to Yoda cupcakes and Princess Leia cinnamon roll buns, Pinterest is full of great ideas to keep your imagination satisfied and make your Star Wars Day snacks easily remembered by those who get to enjoy them.
How are you celebrating Star Wars Day?
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