Unleash the Force

Imagine the sight of Stormtroopers besieging the horizon, the night sky lighting up with lightsabers, and in the distance, the menacing silhouette of Kylo Ren. With a grunt, Chewbacca bursts forward with the Resistance, and the Light and Dark sides glare each other down.

We don’t have to imagine anymore because all these will be happening next month for the first time in Singapore! In honour of STAR WARS DAY™ and the 40th anniversary since the release of Star Wars: A New Hope, the 3- day STAR WARS DAY: MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU Festival will be happening from 4 – 6 May at the Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay. We can’t wait to suit up as your favourite character and be transported to a galaxy far far away!

STAR WARS™ Activities For Your Inner Geek

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SaberTrees Light-Up

Whether you’re on the Light or Dark side, raise your lightsabers in unison and watch as the iconic Supertrees transform into glowing lightsabers lighting up the Marina Bay skyline.

Time: 8.00pm – 12.00am (midnight)

Admission: Free

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STAR WARS AT-ST Walker

Get up close and personal to the iconic All-Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) as a towering replica will be standing guard over the festival.

Time: 3.00pm – 11.00pm

Admission: Free

Garden Rhapsody: STAR WARS Edition

We have to admit, every time we hear the opening score by John Williams, our eyes tear up a bit. So join us for a music and light extravaganza set to the epic STAR WARS soundtrack.

Time: 7.45pm & 8.45pm

Admission: Free

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Appearance by Chewbacca and Kylo Ren

Making their first ever appearance in Southeast Asia are Chewbacca and Kylo Ren! Get your cameras ready for this not-to-be-missed opportunity.

 Time:

  • 4 May (6.00pm, 7.00pm, 9.00pm, 10.00pm)
  • 5 May (6.00pm, 7.00pm, 8.00pm, 9.00pm, 10.00pm)
  • 6 May (3.00pm, 4.00pm)

Admission: Free

Duration: 30 minutes per session

*Timings subject to change

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Silent Disco

Transport your soul and body to a whole new sensory experience with Silent Disco Asia’s STAR WARS themed dance floor. Participants of STAR WARS RUN SINGAPORE get priority entry on 6 May (entry via race bibs).

Date: 5 & 6 May

Time: 9.00pm – 11.00pm

Admission: Free

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STAR WARS Fan Activities

Filling up the rest of the festival are various STAR WARS themed activities, demonstrations, and exhibitions of vintage toy collections and fan art. Celebrating the franchise’s greatest heroes and villains are costume fan clubs, The 501st Legion Singapore Garrison, Rebel Legion, and FightSaber dressed in screen accurate costumes for fans to go gaga about.

Time: 3.00pm – 10.00pm

Admission: Free

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Outdoor Movie Screening)

Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his dark side enforcer, Kylo Ren. General Leia Organa’s military force, the Resistance, and unlikely heroes brought together by fate, are the galaxy’s only hope at thwarting a new reign of evil.

Date: 6 May

Time: 9.00pm – 11.15pm

Location: The Meadow

Admission: Free

STAR WARS™ RUN SINGAPORE

Closing the festival with a bang is the inaugural STAR WARS RUN at The Meadow on 6 May. We’re super hyped for the fun run which offers the option to run for either the Light side or the Dark side. Chewbacca and Kylo Ren flagging off the run is a sweet bonus!

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With visual spectacles along the running route, the coolest STAR WARS medals, and an exclusive meet and greet session with Chewbacca and Kylo Ren, runners are sure to have plenty to shout about.

Date: 6 May

Time:

  • Race Village: 4.00pm – 11.15pm
  • Flag-off for 10km: 7.00pm
  • Flag-off for 4.5km: 8.00pm

Location: The Meadow

Admission: Registration closed

*Timings subject to change

Registration for the STAR WARS RUN is closed but there’s plenty more to see and do throughout the festival. We’ll see you at Gardens by the Bay, 4 – 6 May. Until then, may the Force be with you!

For more information, visit www.starwarsrun.sg/festival

 

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