May the 4th Be With You Rundown

May 3, 2013 at 8:00 am | Posted in Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | 3 Comments
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There’s a lot happening tomorrow for May the 4th Be With You, so we’ve compiled a nice rundown of events to help fans enjoy the day to its fullest.

Amazon is running a 50% off sale on the Blu-ray sets for the Original Trilogy and Prequel Trilogy.

Chronicle Books is doing a giveaway on their Facebook page, and they’re offering 30% off their Star Wars books if you use the coupon code MAY4 on their site.

Artist Christopher Lee (not to be confused with the famous actor) is offering a pretty cool print of classic Kenner Star Wars action figures which will be available on May 4th.

Dark Horse Comics has two megabundle sales going on, one for the adults and one for the kids.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is doing a “Limited Time Magic” event on May 4th.

Rebelscum.com has a full rundown on all the DK Books events in Canada.

TheForce.Net has a link for 30% off Star Wars Fatheads which will be good Saturday and Sunday.

GameFly has a 20% off coupon code: GFDMAY20

GameStop PowerUp Rewards has a contest for multiple prizes including a full size Darth Malgus.

Hasbro Toys is offering a coupon code for 20% off all Star Wars products for all purchases on May 4th. Just use the code SWFANDAY at checkout on www.hasbrotoyshop.com.

Her Universe and Hot Topic will be teaming up for an online fashion debut of six new items which will be available via Hottopic.com. “The first 500 customers who purchase a Star Wars by Her Universe item online at Hottopic.com beginning at 1am PST on May 4th will receive a FREE Star Wars by Her Universe cinch sack. In addition, all day on May 4th Hottopic.com and Starwars.com (the official Star Wars website), and their social media sites, will celebrate this special fan holiday with fan-themed content and giveaways.” One of the pieces will be a Day of the Dead Boba Fett design by Denise Vasquez. Others will include Darth Vader, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. The debut items will include new tops and, for the first time, dresses.

Her Universe will also be offering 20% off all Star Wars apparel on their site, www.HerUniverse.com, all day on May 4th (but this will not include the new Hot Topic items).

LEGO will be launching their Yoda Chronicles game on their website. LEGO Stores and shop.LEGO.com will also be running some promotions including free posters and minifigures, while Toys “R” Us will be giving away Jek-14 Stealth Starfighters.

Official Pix is offering two limited edition photos.

Paizo Publishing is offering a discount on Gus and Duncan’s Comprehensive Guide to Star Wars Collectibles (hardcover) for just $40.

R2-KT is offering a May the 4th patch with all proceeds going to the Make A Wish Foundation.

Sideshow Collectibles is doing giveaways.

Star Wars Insider is running a 50% off sale and TheForce.Net has a full list of the links along with their other promotions.

Steam is offering 50% off their Star Wars games.

Stride Rite is offering 25% off on all Star Wars shoes in-store and online.

Super7 is holding a special event complete with guests, merchandise, exhibitions and more. Steve Sansweet will be there signing copies of his book Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection and with some other goodies. The 501st Legion will be in attendance with the Golden Gate Garrison available for photo-ops. There will be four new Star Wars t-shirts debuting at the event and online. ACME Archives will have a Star Wars art show. And they’re even giving away a Blue Snaggletooth. You can check out all the details here.

Superstar Shop in Hollywood Studios Orlando, FL and Disney Pin Traders in Downtown Disney Anaheim, CA will both be offering special Star Wars/Disney themed pins in celebration of May the 4th.

The Dented Helmet is giving away two Boba Fett MIMOBOT flashdrives. MIMOBOT will also be unveiling a new Star Wars flashdrive on May 4th.

ThinkGeek is offering $20 off orders of $100 or more of Star Wars merchandise if you use the coupon code: MAYTHE4TH.

Topps is offering a free exclusive promo card for anyone who likes them on Facebook and visits one of their participating hobby shops.

Welovefine.com will have two Star Wars sales on May 4th. From 9am – 11:59pm Pacific time all Dark Side (villains) will be 20% off and from 12am – 2:59pm Pacific time all Light Side (heroes) will be 20% off. They will also be debuting new Star Wars designs as well, all on their site on May 4th.

If you live near Denver, CO you might want to check out the Star Wars at the Hangar event at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum hosted by the 501st Legion.

Workman Publishing has a free Star Wars Origami download on how to make origami lightsabers.

Zen Studios Star Wars Pinball is 50% off in celebration of May the 4th.

StarWars.com has a microsite setup with posts including ideas for celebrating, Star Wars mocktails, and deals.

Last but not least, you can check out the StarWars Youtube channel for funny decorating tips from Jawas.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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  1. Here’s a couple to add to the list:

    http://store.steampowered.com/sub/25772/
    Steam has all the Star Wars games available through their distribution service on sale 66% off.

    https://plus.google.com/104309499196532231560/posts/QYooRWtQU1r
    GameFly has a coupon (GFDMAY20) for 20% off your next PC game download purchase as well as a number of Star Wars games on sale (for the same prices as Steam before the coupon).

  2. Thanks for the leads!

  3. Certainly :D
    Happy to help fellow SW fans :D


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