How to Celebrate Star Wars Day


Star Wars is a way of life for many nerds across the globe, and Pittsburgh is no different. The cult classic film has been wrecking eligible bachelors since 1977, and now we can celebrate the plethora of nerd bounty available to residents across the city, and beyond. We’ve included a few things to do, see, and buy to help cement yourself into a millennium falcon-level stupor for the rest of the day.

Star Wars Movie Day

Practice your OCD with watching Star Wars over and over again at The Carnegie Library in Oakland.


Star Wars: The Force Awakens –  3 PM

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – 12:30 PM and 5:30 PM

A Homegrown Classic: The Hunt For Holcron

Fledgline director, Martin Spitznagel, spent about 10 years creating what would morph into a 30-minute film dedicated to Stars Wars, and everything we love about it. “The Hunt For Holcron”, premiered at Hollywood Theater in 2013, and is now on vimeo for maximum consumption. Click here to watch.

The Roast of Darth Vader

Arcade Comedy Theater will host an all-star cast to roast the dark lord of darkness, Darth Vader. Join bounty hunters, Jedi, and robots as they systematically break down Vader and get to the bottom of his overall glum demeanor. Tonight at 8pm, tickets are $12, visit Arcade Comedy Theater for more information.

Garison Carida, MAKEnight

Pittsburgh’s faction of The 501st Legion, Garison Carida, hosts charity events, activities, and meet ups to embrace your inner, or outer dork. Tonight at The Children’s museum, they will host a 21+ event that involves Star Wars activities, art, and random fun only to be experienced in person. For more information, visit The Children’s Museum.

Star Wars Stuff. Available anywhere they sell awesome.

Darth Vader Self-Stirring Mug: Exercise your financial responsibility and preserve your stirring hand with a self-stirring mug. Impress people, and mix drinks to perfection with the touch of a button. Nothing says success more than a robot cup that bends to your every will. Available on Amazon

R2-D2 and RD-Q5 Salt and Pepper Shakers: We already know you’re winning, so let’s just keep the party going with Star Wars themed salt and pepper devices. Available on Amazon.