Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You Festival
As part of ‘May the 4th’ celebrations and to mark the 40th anniversary since the release of Star Wars: A New Hope, a three-day extravaganza – STAR WARS DAY: MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU Festival will take place at the Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay from 4-6 May.
For the first time, the Supertree Grove will be transformed with distinctive ambience, themed activities, character appearances and a never-before immersive experience that transports you to a galaxy far, far away. The first STAR WARS extravaganza of such a scale in Singapore, this is a festival not to be missed in the week of May the 4th.
HIGHLIGHTS AT ‘STAR WARS DAY: MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU’
- Multi-sensory STAR WARS Light and Music Showcase
See the Saber Trees light-up, where the futuristic Supertrees will be transformed to glow in resemblance of lightsabers, the weapon of choice of the Jedi and Sith warriors.
Twice nightly at 7.45pm and 8.45pm, catch the Garden Rhapsody: STAR WARS Edition featuring a dazzling 15-min music and light composition. This multi-sensory treat, set against the epic STAR WARS soundtrack will take place over these three nights only, so don’t miss it.
To round off the night, hit the dance floor for some STAR WARS themed Silent Disco on May 5th and 6th.
- STAR WARS Character Appearances
Joining us all the way from a galaxy far, far away, one of the heroes of the Rebellion, Chewbacca or Chewie as he is known to his close friends and Kylo Ren, the dark warrior from the First Order will both be in town for the festival. Whichever side of the Force you are on, you will not want to miss out on the chance to take a photo with these two characters that are making their first ever appearance in Southeast Asia.
Decked out in their own personalized custom made movie accurate costumes, catch the costume Fan Clubs, the 501st legion and Rebel Legion, as they celebrate the villains and heroes of the STAR WARS saga by bringing your favorite character to life.
- STAR WARS RUN Singapore 2017
As part of the festival, the inaugural STAR WARS RUN at The Meadow on May 6 aims to captivate both amateur and professional runners, as well as STAR WARS fans with fun experiences, themed around the brand’s memorable stories and out-of-this-world characters.
- STAR WARS AT-ST Walker
Marvel at the iconic All-Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) – first introduced in STAR WARS: The Empire Strikes Back – standing guard at the Supertree Grove. A mainstay on-ground throughout the festival, this is your chance to get up close and person with this towering replica.