On Wednesday, May 4, Star Wars fans across the world will celebrate Star Wars Day with happy shouts of “May the 4th Be With You” heard ’round the galaxy. Austin families can embrace this pop culture celebration at several free events around town.

4d6b2aaa64d5bfc60cee1ecadcf02b3c67395bb6Here’s what’s happening for kids in Austin on Star Wars Day:

May the 4th Be with You Puppet Craft @ Manchaca Library
Wednesday, May 4, 3:30 p.m.
Make some of your favorite Star Wars characters into puppets! Recommended for ages 5 & up. Free.

Star Wars Jedi Training Camp @ Yarborough Library
Wednesday, May 4, 3:30 p.m.
Practice and expand your Jedi skills. The library will host crafts as well as a costume fashion show — so suit up Jedis (as well as those of you who prefer the dark side)! Recommended for ages 5-12. Free.

May the 4th Be With You Party @ Microsoft Store at The Domain
Wednesday, May 4, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Microsoft store is hosting this fun event that features: vintage Star Wars pinball, Star Wars Battle Front open play, Cosplayer appearances including stormtroopers and snowtroopers, raffle prizes. Register here for this free event.

Star Wars X-Wing Event @ Barnes & Noble Arboretum
Wednesday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. 
Celebrate all things Star Wars and learn to play Star Wars X-Wing. Free.

For more info about Star Wars Day, click here to visit the official website.