‘May the Fourth be with you’ is a great pun and reminder of the day used to celebrate Star Wars and all the fun the series of movies and books have brought. Star Wars Day has caught on around the world with all kinds of celebrations and fun on that day. The name makes the date easy to remember as well. Here are a few events in the Dallas area taking place on May 4.
Sisu Uptown Resort
2508 Maple Ave,
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 871-2888
The Sisu Uptown Resort in Dallas is a favorite local nightspot with a tropical vibe, along with a large pool and resort type area for special events. May the fourth is no exception, with a lot of activities throughout the day. There will be a costume contest with $1,000 in cash prizes given away. There will also be an art show (Star Wars body paint will be done by Thornton Jeff), and there will be special Star Wars guest appearances.
Klyde Warren Park
2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 716-4500
www.klydewarrenpark.orgWhile you are celebrating Star Wars Day, there will be a chance to give towards a worthy cause at Klyde Warren Park, which is one of many parks in Dallas, located between uptown and downtown. Members of Vader’s First 501st. Legion will be dressed in Star Wars attire and will be collecting reading material to be given to patients at the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Children’s books, comic books and novels are acceptable donations. Costumed members of the Legion will also be doing crafts and taking pictures, as well as giving away prizes.
Alamo Drafthouse
1005 S. Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 914-4443

drafthouse.com/dfwThe Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is a restaurant, bar and movie venue all rolled into one, and the establishment is not going to let Star Wars Day pass unnoticed. This year, the Drafthouse will be showing “Fanboys,” which is a comedy about fans of Star Wars. The showing is a charity event with proceeds going to the Star Wars: Force for Change program.  An hour before the movie starts, there will be a party with DJs spinning tunes. Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion and other Star Wars units will be on hand to celebrate.Related: Best Independent Movie Theaters

Half Price Books
5803 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 379-8000
b.hpb.com/communityThe Dallas Half Price Books is the flagship store with several locations in the Dallas area. The store will host a May the Fourth day event, with costume contests, Star Wars trivia contests, video games and other fun activities. There will also be free comic books available on the fourth, and Half Price Books is calling it “The Geekend.”
Titan Comics
3128 Forest Lane, Suite 212
Dallas, TX 75234
(214) 350-4420
www.titancomics.comTitan Comics does not have a special event planned, but Star Wars fans could still have a good time here. There are tons of comic books related to Star Wars. There is also a good collection of figurines and memorabilia related to Star Wars. It would be a good place to hang out and enjoy some Star Wars talk with like minded people.Related: Best Hobby Shops In Dallas

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