Published: Fri, May 04, 2018
Markets | By Erika Turner

May the 4th Be With You: The Best Star Wars Day Deals

May the 4th Be With You: The Best Star Wars Day Deals

In the Star Wars universe, you may have heard about the infamous moment where Han Solo and Lando Calrissian first meet and ultimately face-off for the legendary Millennium Falcon. For fans, this is the time of the year they go out of their limbs to celebrate the film francise that is arguably the most significant aspect of pop culture around the globe.

The pun comes from the famous quote "May the Force be with you" which is often said in the Star Wars films, and sounds like the date May 4.

It read: "May the Fourth Be With You, Maggie".

Every great movie marathon has an excellent selection of food, and this isn't any different, but I do recommend putting a Star Wars twist on your platter. The other being "May 5" or "May 6".

Multiple retailers discount their Star Wars merchandise on this day with sales on everything from copies of the original movies to Star Wars tiki mugs. The day is dedicated to Star Wars franchise films that were made by George Lucas.

Or maybe Thatcher was a huge fan and sported a sick Star Wars tattoo.

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Since May the Fourth (rhymes) with the phrase, fans of the film franchise picked it up and have been celebrating it as Star Wars Day for decades now.

May the 4th be with you as Han Solo tickets are now on sale! It's a Jedi play on words. Then Disney bought Star Wars. Today it has become a worldwide phenomenon with books, television series, games and comics on it.

What is Star Wars Day?

Fans gathered to watch the movies, and afterwards there were costume contests.

Star Wars: Force for Change, a charitable initiative from Lucasfilm and Disney, harnesses the strength of Star Wars to empower and improve the lives of children around the world.

Playing with Alexa for May 4, you may find Alexa's acting abilities leave something to be desired, and she lacks the believability that Lucas, Kershner, Marquand, Abrams, Johnson, and Edwards have all achieved, and what likely Howard will, too, in the upcoming film "Solo".

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