Any Star Wars fans out there? There are some activities happening in the Stateline area in celebration of May 4th! Get your Leia buns ready, grab your lightsaber, and have a good time you will!

Star Wars: A New Hope Drive In Movie at Lockwood Park

5201 Safford Rd., Rockford, IL

When: Friday, May 7 at 7:45 pm

Watch Star Wars: A New Hope at Lockwood Park on Friday, May 7th at 7:45 pm. Our friends at Rock Valley Credit Union will be offering free lightsabers for the first 100 kids and the chance to meet some Star Wars characters and get pictures in person! 

The Children’s Animal Barn is open for one hour prior to the movie start time so you can spend some time looking at the animals before the show. Lockwood Park also has two large playgrounds that you can explore while you’re there.

Concessions and bathrooms will be available.

Cost: $12 per car. You must get tickets in advance here. 

Star Wars May the Fourth Be With You To – Go Kits at Local Blessings

122 S. Prairie St., Rockton, IL

If you’d rather celebrate May 4th at home, here’s a fun activity you can do with the whole family. Pick up a Star Wars-themed board, and all the supplies you need to make it, from Erica’s Board Creations between April 30 – May 2. 

When: April 30 – May 2 from 10 am – 5 pm (Wed – Sat) and 10 am – 4 pm (Sun)

Cost: $10-25 per kit. 

What are your plans for Star Wars Day?

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