Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day Quick Facts - CA

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2023 DateMay 4, 2023
2024 DateMay 4, 2024
Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day seeks to celebrate all things Star Wars. Star Wars is a sci-fi space media franchise created by George Lucas. The original film, Star Wars (retitled Episode IV: A New Hope), was shown in 1977. The original book, Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker, was first published in 1976. Since then, the Star Wars franchise has become the 5th highest-grossing media franchise of all time according to This day offers fans a chance to embrace the films, the books, and everything else related to Star Wars. Fans typically dress up as their favorite characters and there are special deals on movies, games, and books.

Star Wars Day has been celebrated since the creation of Facebook groups back in 2008. It was officially recognized by Lucasfilm and Disney in 2013. It is observed annually on May 4th, a date chosen for the pun, May the 4th (force) be with you.

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Facts about Star Wars Day

  • According to the South China Morning Post, the Star Wars Saga franchise is worth more than $70 billion in 2022.
  • $11 million were spent on the production of the first Star Wars movie, which generated $775.4 million in revenue.

Top things to do in Canada for Star Wars Day

  • Binge watch the Star War movies.
  • Dress up as a Star Wars character. Challenge your friends to do it too.
  • Check out the Star Wars exhibit today at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Take a trip to the Star Wars Experience at the Ontario Science Centre, located in Toronto.

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