May the Fourth Be With You: Things To Do for Star Wars Day in Atlanta

Calling all nerf herders. Star Wars Day is here! Find out geeky goings-on in Atlanta for Star Wars day.
  • Cosplay, pub crawls, improv and family fun. May the Fourth be with you
    Cosplay, pub crawls, improv and family fun. May the Fourth be with you

Sure, it's a holiday based on a cheesy pun-but Star Wars fans in Atlanta and across the galaxy don't need a bigger reason than that to throw on their finest Jedi robes and celebrate their favorite fandom.

Here is what's going on in Atlanta for Star Wars Day, May 4, 2019:

  • Fancy a museum trip with the kids? Children's Museum of Atlanta will be featuring a day of of family-friendly fun including Jedi lightsaber training with the Imaginator team, the Planet Rock! mini-musical and scheduled programs with music, movement and stories all day long. Kids can even build their own lightsaber!

  • Dad's Garage takes the stage at 10:30 p.m. with its"May the 4th Be With You" performance. Odds of survival may be 3,720 to 1, but laughs are guaranteed.

  • Much like Stormtroopers, there will be lots of shots taken at the May the 4th: Bar Wars Pub Crawl in Virginia-Highland, including Diesel Filling Station, Limerick Junction, Darkhorse Tavern and Neighbor's Pub. 

  • May the 4th Miler Be With You, a  four mile race in Historic Fourth Ward Park, includes awesome shirts and themed awards. Feel free to wear your cosplay, if you can stand the heat.

  • The Jedii presents "Something" at Stankonia Studios. Get your chance to preview the upcoming album in an intimate setting. (RSVP ahead of time.)

  • Whole World Improv Theatre puts on a night of high-energy Star Wars-themed improv based entirely off audience suggestions. 

  • Outdoor Bootcamp at Coan Park features strength training, cardio and Yoda. Sorry, yoga. BYO mat or towel.

  • May the Fourth Be With You at the Rock Ranch is a family-friendly get together featuring Star Wars characters, a costume contest, drones and more.

Mark your calendar and let the 4th flow through you. Happy Star Wars Day! 

Tommy Stubblefield was too old... yes, too old to begin the training. Instead he manages the blog and social media for Atlanta.net.

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