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Star Wars Day: Top 5 Ways to Celebrate on May 4th

25 April 2024

Attention all Jedi, Droids and Sith Lords! It's time for Star Wars fans to unite and celebrate the galaxy far, far away.

Whether you're a hardcore Star Wars veteran or a casual viewer, Intergalactic Star Wars Day is the perfect time to embrace your inner force and immerse yourself in some Star Wars themed fun, paying tribute to the iconic franchise.

Here are B&M's 5 ways you can celebrate Intergalactic Star Wars Day - May the 4th be with you!

Bake a Star Wars Themed Cake

Whether you're hosting a Star Wars themed party or looking for something fun and creative to do at home, creating a delicious cake inspired by your favourite characters and scenes from the films is a fantastic and tasty endeavour.

The Star Wars universe offers endless possibilities for designing a cake, but why not add some classic Star Wars imagery to your showstopper? B&M have paired some flavours and themes together in case you need some inspiration:

  • Lightsabre Swiss Roll
  • BB-8 Carrot Cake
  • Death Star Cupcakes
  • Darth Vader Victoria Sponge
  • Darth Maul Red Velvet Cake
  • Chewbacca Chocolate Fudge Cake
  • Stormtrooper Vanilla Cake
  • Yoda Lime Pie

Get creative with your design and ingredients! Once the masterpiece is baked and decorated...tuck in!

B&M Top Tip: Browse our range of Bakeware for mixing bowls, baking utensils, trays, tins, cases, and more.

Star Wars Movie Marathon

What better way to celebrate Star Wars than to watch the movies! Whether you are a die-hard Star Wars fan or casual watcher, this classic franchise is worth a movie marathon or watch party.

Prepare for your Star Wars watch-fest by gathering some supplies to keep you going - snacks, drinks, cosy blankets, pillows, and of course the Star Wars movies.

Will you watch them in chronological order according to the timeline of events in the galaxy so far, or in order of release starting with the original trilogy?

B&M Top Tip: It's all about the snacks! Get your hands on some Popcorn, Sweets & Crisps for the ultimate movie marathon!

LEGO Star Wars Playsets

Further immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe and celebrate May 4th with some hands-on, buildable LEGO Star Wars Playsets!

For beginners or younger fans, there are smaller and simpler sets which are a great introduction to both LEGO and Star Wars. Kids can then re-enact their favourite scenes and beginners can display the finished product as a commemorative tribute to their favourite franchise.

For more experienced LEGO builders or those who want more of a challenge, there are larger and more complex sets to build that provide a rewarding outcome. These advanced sets are perfect for decorative display, filling your space with your love of Star Wars.

B&M Top Tip: Browse our LEGO Star Wars playsets online, and visit us in-store to buy!

Star Wars Video Games & Role Play

The Star Wars universe has been brought to life in various video game formats over the years, from classic arcade games to the latest console releases and VR games.

Whether you prefer some retro space action, LEGO themed games, RPG adventures, online shooters or full immersion with virtual reality - the popularity of the Star Wars franchise has produced something for everyone.

If you're not much of a gamer but love to get out and about, why not find your local comic convention or a plan a party with your fellow pals for an excuse to dress up as your favourite Star Wars character!

B&M Top Tip: Gaming isn't the same without full audio immersion. Get set with a pair of gaming headphones or gaming speakers to fully elevate your Star Wars gaming time. Browse our Gaming Accessories for everything you need.

Star Wars Soundtracks

The Star Wars soundtracks, composed by legendary musician John Williams, are as iconic as the films themselves and are an integral part of what makes them so memorable and popular.

Step into the epic space saga through the soundtracks as you go about your day. The music captures the essence of each character and scene, transporting you to a galaxy far, far away.

Whether you are reliving iconic moments of the franchise, need background music while you work, or simply enjoy the intricate layering of the music, the Star Wars soundtracks are sure to leave you feeling nostalgic and inspired.

For those musically inclined, why not learn one of the pieces from the score on your instrument?

B&M Top Tip: For full audio immersion, listen to the Star Wars soundtracks with a good pair of Headphones.

How are you celebrating Intergalactic Star Wars Day? Share your Star Wars themed LEGO builds, cake creations and party set-ups with the B&M community on Facebook, X and Instagram.