‘Star Wars’ Day: May the 4th be with you

Associated Press

New York – It’s “Star Wars” Day.

A person dressed as Chewbacca of Star Wars poses during a promotional event to present the film “Solo: A Star Wars Story” on May 4, 2018 in Berlin.

Fans of the movie franchise are celebrating because Friday is May the Fourth, which sounds like the famous line from the movie, “May the force be with you.” It has been 41 years since the original movie premiered, and its fans celebrate across the galaxy.

Tickets have gone on sale for the next film, “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” which is slated to be in theaters on May 25. Lucasfilm released a scene from the film on Youtube. 

The Detroit Institute of Arts has invited “Star Wars” fans to be part of a group photo on the steps of the museum at 6 p.m. Friday. The first 200 to arrive in costume will receive two free tickets to the exhibit “Star Wars and the Power of Costume,” which opens at the museum on May 20.

A departure board at London’s Heathrow Airport features galaxy locations and characters.

Throughout the world, enthusiasts are dressing the part and indulging in food and drinks based on the movies.

The New York Yankees will give out Aaron Judge Jedi bobble head dolls featuring the slugger holding a light saber.