With so much Star Wars hype going on, there will be plenty of local events happening that will embrace May the 4th as a holiday. Read on to discover the many events going on in McAllen that will help you celebrate this day alongside other Star Wars fans!
International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS)
“Galactic Adventures Family Fun Night” : May 3rd – 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Enjoy an evening out with your family by creating out-of-this-world art and learning the science behind the Star Wars films. There will also be planetarium presentations that will let you adventure through space! Bring the kids out and let their imaginations run wild as you all celebrate your love for intergalactic epics. Contact IMAS at 956.682.0123 for admission info
McAllen Public Library
“May the 4th Be With You Craft and Scavenger Hunt” : 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Aside from fun arts and crafts for all ages at 4:00 PM, this scavenger hunt will also include finding a secret word for the chance to win a prize! Star Wars costumes are highly encouraged. If you’d like more info on this event, feel free to call 956.681.3010.
CC’s Sweets & Tweets
“May the 4th Be With You” : 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (or while supplies last)
Last year, CC’s Sweets & Tweets made a promise to make this May 4th an epic event to remember. With $20 Star Wars-themed boxes, they’ve already begun taking orders. These boxes will include various Star Wars themed treats. In addition to those, CC’s will also have Yoda Soda and Kiwi Sprite Lemonade – definitely must tries!
P.S., if you show up in costume, you’ll get to take a selfie with Bertabuggs, the woman behind it all.
Roosevelt’s at 7
“May the Fourth Be With You” : 6:00 PM
Roosevelt’s at 7 will have a special Star Wars-themed food menu for May 4th, and there will also be 2018 No Label HOP SOLO glassware involved! Show up in your Star Wars costumes and you’ll have the chance to win some Roosevelt’s gift cards and T-shirts.
The Quarter New Orleans Kitchen and Tap Room
“May the Force – Glass Night” : 7:00 PM
The Quarter New Orleans will be hosting a Star Wars glass giveaway! Purchasing a Quarter Punch Tiki Drink ($9) and the glass ($10) are both required in order for you to keep it. Glass designs will include Boba Fett, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, R2-D2, a Stormtrooper and Yoda. Supplies are limited.
Whether you’re looking to be a part of a Star Wars scavenger hunt, enjoying some family fun at the museum, going out for drinks with friends or enjoying epic sweet treats, embrace this day and have fun as you go out and Explore McAllen!
May the Fourth Be With You!