Happy Sunday and May the fourth be with you! That's right! Today is May 4, also known as "Star Wars Day". This unofficial holiday based on a pun ("May the fourth" sounding so similar to "may the force") was started by "Star Wars" fans to celebrate the epic franchise created by George Lucas, although this play on words was recorded as long ago as 1979.
So, how can you celebrate this geek holiday? Going beyond the obvious idea of themed food and a massive movie marathon, there are a couple ways to celebrate out and around Orlando.
Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios:
If you would like an out-of-this-world way to begin your "Star Wars Day," head over to Disney's Hollywood Studios. At the Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant. Beginning today, guests can brunch with "Star Wars" favorites like Boba Fett and Darth Vadar at the "Star Wars Dine-In Galactic Breakfast."
If dinner is more your speed, Mickey can be found during dinnertime at the Hollywood & Vine (also at Disney's Hollywood Studios) hosting "Jedi Mickey's Star Wars Dine at Hollywood and Vine."
Both of these offerings will begin today and run through the end of "Disney's Star Wars Weekends."
On May 4, Audubon Park will host their first Sunday Sip & Stroll from noon to 3pm. In honor of "Star Wars Day," the Whompa Chompa food truck will be in attendance, along with the Blue Bird Bake Shop (who will be making "Star Wars"-inspired mini-cupcakes), along with other food vendors throughout the district. Additionally there will be a "Star Wars" scavenger hunt. If you find all of the items you will be entered to win a free William Sonoma "Star Wars" lunch box and a pair of tickets to the next Sip & Stroll. Tickets to Sunday’s Sip & Stroll are $15 in advanced or $20 the day of.