May the Fourth Be With You: Celebrate Star Wars Day in Johannesburg!


Calling all Jedi, Sith, and droids alike! May the 4th, also known as Star Wars Day, is upon us, and Johannesburg is gearing up for a galaxy of exciting events to celebrate the beloved sci-fi saga. From themed movie marathons to costume contests and special appearances, there’s something for every fan to immerse themselves in the world of Star Wars and relive the epic adventures of Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, and the rest of the iconic characters. So, grab your lightsabers, dust off your X-wing pilot costumes, and get ready to celebrate Star Wars Day in true Joburg style!

Star Wars Day at The Bioscope

Date: 4 May 2024.

The Bioscope at 44 Stanley, are proudly celebrating the 25th Anniversary of episode 1 with special screenings across the week, as well as the O.G. of parody films ‘Spaceballs’ by Mel Brooks as a Cheesy Movie Night on Saturday where your ticket includes all-you-can-eat pizza for the duration of the film.

View the event listing here.

Star Wars Cantina

Date: 4 May 2024.

Gotcha Pizzeria Café along with Yes Sir! Events and Ke Ai, bring you the 1st edition of their NEW ongoing monthly markets aimed at creative and unique vendors and a great night time vibe! The first theme is Star Wars Cantina!

Read more about this event here.

Star Wars Quiz Night

Date: 4 May 2024.

Do you know your Wookiees from your Ewoks? Can you speak fluent Droid? Is your lightsaber knowledge sharp enough to cut through blast doors? Prove it at Comic Warehouse’s Star Wars Trivia Night!

Find out more about this event here.

Star Wars Day At Railways Cafe With WonderBOOM & Veranda Panda

Date: 4 May 2024.

Dust off your lightsabers, polish your droid companions, and gather your fellow rebels as Railways Cafe transforms into the ultimate Star Wars sanctuary. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just looking for a reason to let loose, this is one party you won’t want to miss!

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May the 4th Klitsgras Drumming

Date: 4 May 2024.

Join them for the 4th of May you Must. The drumming starts at 18:00, it will. Experience you need not. 16:00 the gates shall open, to all. Dress the theme encouraged it is. The sessions are facilitated by experienced drumming instructors who guide the participants through a range of drumming techniques and rhythms. The instructors are patient and encouraging, which makes the experience enjoyable for drummers of all skill levels.

Read more about this event here.

Nexus Star Wars Unlimited Tournament

Date: 4 May 2024.

Bring your own deck and challenge the rest of the Universe! Each player will receive 1 booster as a participation prize. Extra prizes will be determined by the number of entries on the day and handed out at the store’s discretion. Cosplay/Dress-up is not required but a costume will add to the atmosphere. Random prizes will be awarded for the most interesting costumes.

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