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Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You!

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Come celebrate Star Wars Day, May The 4th Be With You, at Downtown Live!

Star Wars Day is an informal commemorative day observed annually on May 4 to celebrate the Star Wars media franchise created by filmmaker George Lucas. Dress in your best Star Wars costumes and enjoy the day with fellow fans! Tickets are $18.00 each and are available online! — The cost of admission includes all activities offered, no additional purchases necessary for the film (food and drink not included).

Beginning at 3PM – the art gallery below the theater will have art work, comic books and photo opportunities with your favorite Star Wars characters!  Enjoy food and drinks from our vendors inside and outside.

4-6:00PM – Travel upstairs to the Rockwell Theater, where the renowned podcast, Rebel Force Radio will perform a live show! Fast-paced, fun, and informative, Rebel Force Radio offers the best in STAR WARS news and commentary. The show is unmatched when it comes to interviews with the legends of Star Wars. RFR listeners have enjoyed our conversations with Star Wars creator George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz, Billy Dee Williams, Jon Favreau, Seth Green, Anthony Daniels, and many more STAR WARS film and TV actors, authors, artists, and producers.  For more about Rebel Force Radio, please visit www.rebelforceradio.com

Art Gallery: 6:00-7:00PM – Meet and greet with Rebel Force Radio co-hosts, Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac. We’ll also have photo opportunities inside and outside of the theater (weather dependent).

Theater: 6:00-7:15PM –  Join Kessel Temple for The Padawan Training Institute! Younglings (suggested ages 6-10) learn about the ways of the Force and how to wield a lightsaber from real Jedi Masters! At the conclusion of the program, younglings are given the rank of “Padawan”!  Kessel Temple is the Connecticut chapter of Saber Guild, an international Star Wars lightsaber performance organization.  There will be two classes, with availability for 18 younglings, signups will be first come, first served at the theater.  Enjoy a live light saber performance on stage, great for the kids!

7:30-9:30PM – Get comfortable in Rockwell Theater and enjoy the 1980 film, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (PG)The Rebels scatter after the Empire attacks their base on the ice planet Hoth. Han Solo and Princess Leia are pursued by Imperials, while Luke trains with Jedi Master Yoda. But when Luke battles Darth Vader, he learns the shocking truth of his past.

Downtown Live at the Rockwell Theater is sponsored in part by D’AMATO Construction and the City Arts and Culture Commission.


May 4
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Downtown Live at the Rockwell Theater
70 Memorial Boulevard
Bristol, CT 06010 United States
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