Star Wars day takes place across the world on Friday 4th May 2018 and Disney parks are no different. Disneyland Paris will be celebration with a series of events ranging from previews of the new film SOLO: A Star Wars Story to conferences with Star Wars experts.
Find out more with the official Disneyland Paris press release:
Star Wars fans have designated the 4th of May as THE official date to celebrate the well-known film saga, thanks to the pertinent play-on-words it evokes. By force of circumstance, the date “May the 4th” inevitably calls to mind the film’s cult phrase: “May the Force be with you”. More than a simple festivity, over the years this date has become truly a wide-spread celebration, made famous for the massive costumed gatherings of die-hard Star Wars fans that take place throughout the world. This year, Disneyland Paris is officially celebrating the 4th of May with a special programme.
THE day to come dressed up in Star Wars™ mode with family or friends
Exceptionally, in order to celebrate #MayThe4thBeWithYou, Disney Parks are allowing guests to come dressed up* as their favourite Star Wars characters. Jedi Masters, young Padawans, Sith or smugglers… you are all invited to wear your best “out-of-this-world” outfit in tribute to the Star Wars™ saga. So dust off your lightsaber and start styling your best Princess Leia hairdo!* For security reasons, wearing a headdress or mask that completely covers the face is prohibited for guests 12 years and older.
A special celebration at Discoveryland Theatre
On May the 4th, Disneyland Paris is inviting you to storm in and take over Discoveryland, which will be showcasing the sights and sounds of Star Wars! Head to Discoveryland Theatre where you can meet R2-D2, before taking a seat to see one of five special celebratory shows. Each one of them will be hosted by French Star Wars specialist Patrice Girod and will feature a big Star Wars quiz where there will be numerous prizes to be won. They will conclude revealing behind-the-scene shots from the latest film SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY. The film is released in France on 23 May and will screen at Cannes Film Festival.And to finish the celebrations the best way, Chewbacca, the world-famous Wookiee will also be making exceptional appearances on his way out of Discoveryland Theatre, to give you the chance to take a few photos by his side, before he leaves on another mission…
Polish off your Star Wars look at the specialised makeup stand
The makeup teams at Disneyland Paris will be on hand to provide you with professional makeup in the style of your favourite characters!
Dare to face Darth Vader
Once you’ve finished completing your Star Wars look, come face-to-face with the formidable Darth Vader and immortalise this moment at Star Port!
Bonus: FASTPASS for fans in costume
Come dressed up as your favourite Star Wars characters and you could win VIP FASTPASS tickets for these attractions!
Stock up on souvenirs from a galaxy far, far away
Surrounded by décor taken straight out of a Star Destroyer, the Force will be with you while you wander through the Star Traders shop where you can find a whole host of clothing and sports accessories based on the Star Wars theme. The very first products created for the release of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY will be available and you will also find a set of collector pins created especially for this special day.
An enjoyable day for all Star Wars fans
This is looking set to be an enjoyable day for all Star Wars fans with something that caters for all categories of fan. If you’re over in Disneyland Paris for this, enjoy!