4 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day

There are movies and then there are life-altering epic sagas that pit good versus evil in an all-out showdown of galactic proportions. Star Wars is the latter, and May the 4th, aka Star Wars Day, is the perfect day to celebrate its greatness. Whether you were introduced to the original trilogy as a child, came on board with the prequel trilogy or became a fan with last year’s release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you are bound to love these Star Wars-themed events in Hamilton County


Star Wars Day at Carmel Clay Library

Is the Force strong with you? Test your skills at Star Wars Day at the Carmel Clay Library!

  • Make your own lightsaber.
  • Challenge your Jedi skills.
  • Dress up as your favorite hero or villain, and get your picture taken with some out-of-this-world characters.

Families with children of all ages are welcome – from Padawans to Jedi Masters – although the library does ask that little ones under the age of 6 be accompanied by a parent skilled with the Force.

  • Date/Time: May 4, 6- 8pm
  • Location: Carmel Clay Public Library
  • Cost: Free

Star Wars X-Wing Event at Barnes & Noble

Join Barnes & Noble as they celebrate Star Wars in style with a lesson on how to play Star Wars X-Wing™.

  • Date/Time: May 4, 7pm
  • Location: Barnes & Noble, 14790 Greyhound Plaza, Carmel
  • Cost: Free

Star Wars Day Festival at Fishers Public Library

Enjoy a celebration of all things Star Wars! The Fishers Library Star Wars Day Festival returns with even more intergalactic fun. The library has activities and performers scheduled throughout the day at this fun, free family event that includes real robots, interactive games and lightsaber training!

  • Date/Time: May 7, 10am-4pm
  • Location: Fishers Library
  • Cost: Free

Or Plan your own Star Wars Party

Don your Jedi robe (any robe will do), pour yourself a glass of blue milk (a little blue food coloring will do the trick), and spend the afternoon with your young Padawans watching your favorite Star Wars film. Looking for a way to amp the party up a notch? Find more fun ideas for more Star Wars-themed fun here.

Whatever activity you choose, “May the Fourth Be With You!”

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