Official press release below:
Star Wars fans celebrate their favorite saga year-round, but May the 4th is a special day for everyone to feel the power of the Force. In honor of this holiday that fans have created, a galaxy of special events and can’t-miss deals awaits to help commemorate this year’s “Star Wars Day.”
Visit StarWars.com for a list of specials.
eCards at StarWars.com
Keep in touch with family and friends with the newly launched StarWars.com eCards, featuring imagery from the saga as well as brand new art. If you’ve got something to say, say it with Star Wars. This inaugural set of cards includes an assortment specially made for May the 4th. Short of a hologram delivered by an astromech droid, they’re the perfect Star Wars greeting.
Pit Droids App
The popular “Pit Droids” app game for iOS devices. This entire weekend (May 4, 2012 – May 6, 2012), Pit Droids is available for FREE!
Celebration VI is Coming
May the 4th is where the fun begins. The biggest party in the galaxy, though, is this August 23-26th, 2012 at Star Wars Celebration VI! The ultimate Star Wars fan event returns to Orlando, Florida with so much to see and do. Get the latest updates – and many new announcements on May the 4th.
The Clone Wars Season 4 Marathon
Season 5 is still months away, but you can relive all the action, drama, and twists of Season 4 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on StarWars.com. All 22 episodes will be available for viewing for a limited time, letting you catch up on episodes you might have missed, or revisit your favorite moments. Dive into the underwater action on Mon Cala, face the frontlines on shadowy world of Umbara, go undercover with Obi-Wan amid hardened criminals, and witness the shocking return of Darth Maul! And, yes, to make the wait for Season 5 even harder, you will get a first glimpse at what’s to come….
Special May the 4th Deals and Events
A number of vendors will be getting in on the May the 4th fun, whether online or at physical store locations. Hot Topic, Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn are offering deep discounts on Star Wars goods that day. And that’s just the start! Visit StarWars.com for a full list of activities and sales.