From 1 to 10 September, fans of a galaxy far, far, away can head down to ION Orchard to “Experience the Force”.
On Force Friday II, 1 September 2017, toys, collectibles and other merchandise from the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie will go on sale at 12.01 am at ION Orchard, Basement 4.
Beyond merchandise sales, other Star Wars-themed activities will also be taking place during the ten-day period, culminating at the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2017 (STGCC 2017) being held at Marina Bay Sands from 9 to 10 September.
Here are some of activities Star Wars fans can look forward to at Star Wars: Experience the Force at Orchard Road and at the ticketed STGCC 2017.
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Star Wars at Orchard Road
Find the Force AR Experience
Download the official Star Wars app and go on a hunt for special “Find the Force” graphics to unlock 15 augmented reality character experiences and photo ops. Those who do so also stand a chance to win tickets to the Singapore premier of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Meet BB-8 (in Virtual Reality)
First unveiled at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017, fans in Singapore can now meet and interact with BB-8 in a virtual reality experience at ION Orchard, Basement 4.
Harbouring aspirations to become a Jedi? Children between four to 12 years old can head to ION Orchard’s event space at Level 1 to take part in Padawan Training. These sessions will be held at 30-minute intervals from 3 pm to 9 pm under the guidance of a Jedi Master.
Iconic Star War Vehicles on Display
Don’t miss the chance to take a picture with impressive replicas of famous vehicles from the Star Wars franchise. A 1/6 scale of the famous Millennium Falcon will be on display outside ION Orchard, along with an AT-ACT cargo transport. Also keep a look out for an AT-ST “Chicken Walker” guarding Shaw House.
Star Wars at STGCC 2017
TIE Silencer Replica
View the TIE Silencer, a fighter specially built for Kylo Ren, before it appears in the movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Explore the film replica of the interior of the iconic Millennium Falcon and see Rey’s Speeder, signed by director J. J. Abrams.
Star Wars: Experience the Force Singapore Festival
Date: 1 to 10 September 2017
Opening Hours: 10 am to 10 pm daily at Orchard Road, 10 am to 8 pm daily at STGCC (unless otherwise stated)
Venue: Orchard Road (1 to 10 Sep) and STGCC at Marina Bay Sands (9 to 10 Sep)