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Celebrate Star Wars Day in the Philippines: A Guide for Fans!

Calling all Star Wars fans in the Philippines! This May the 4th (Saturday!), get ready to celebrate your love for the beloved sci-fi franchise with a variety of exciting events happening across Metro Manila and Cebu.

For the Social Butterfly:

  • Join the Make A Wish Foundation’s Fan Force Weekend 2024! Held at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street starting at 2pm, this event lets you meet your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away. Enjoy storytelling sessions, a Star Wars parade, and a fun quiz night – all while supporting a worthy cause! Raise funds to grant wishes for critically ill children with activities like a Children’s storytelling session (2pm), a meet-and-greet with Star Wars characters (3pm), a parade (4:30pm), and a quiz night (7pm). Check out The Beat Manila for more details.
  • Witness the Launch of Exclusive Star Wars Shirts by Uniqlo! As part of the Fan Force Weekend, head over to Uniqlo at SM Aura Premier (BGC) for the 11am launch of their limited-edition Star Wars Day shirts. There will also be a parade featuring the 501st Legion Philippine Garrison and FightSaber Philippines at 4:45pm at Uniqlo C3 Bonifacio High Street.
  • Immerse Yourself in Lego Star Wars at Shangri-La Plaza Mall! The Philippine LEGO User Group is hosting a Lego diorama exhibit showcasing iconic scenes from the original trilogy and the Ahsoka TV series, all built with Lego bricks! This event, held in collaboration with LEGO Certified Store Philippines [Bankee Bricks] and PinoyLUG, commemorates the 25th anniversary of Star Wars LEGO. Witness a lightsaber showdown by Fightsaber Philippines Exhibition, and get your hands on exciting freebies and exclusive promotions. Check out When In Manila for the full scoop.

For the Cebu-Based Fan:

  • Celebrate May the 4th and Revenge of the 5th in Cebu! SaberStrurm, along with Toys and Figures Convention Cebu, is hosting a two-day Star Wars extravaganza at Ayala Malls Central Bloc (May 4-5). Prepare for lightsaber exhibitions, themed booths overflowing with merchandise, exciting contests, and other activities that will fuel your Star Wars fandom. Visit the SaberStrum Facebook page for more details.

For the Homebody Fan:

  • Unleash the Force from Your Couch with Disney+! Celebrate Star Wars Day in the comfort of your home with the premiere of six brand new Star Wars Original shorts on Disney+, titled The Tales of the Empire. These animated stories delve deeper into the Star Wars universe, offering fresh perspectives you won’t want to miss. Sit back, relax, and get ready to be transported back to a galaxy far, far away.

May the 4th Be With You! Whether you’re an outgoing social butterfly or a happy homebody, there’s a perfect way to celebrate Star Wars Day in the Philippines. So don your favorite Star Wars gear, embrace your inner geek, and get ready for a day filled with intergalactic fun!