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Get Your Star Wars Fix At May The 4th Be With You Festival

It’s not every day you get to see giant lightsabres shooting into the sky.

May 4th is celebrated around the world as Star Wars Day, but this year Singapore is hosting its very own special event to commemorate the massive franchise. The Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You is a three-day extravaganza held at the Gardens By The Bay's Supertree Grove and it's so cool even non-fans should check it out.   

Credit: Gardens by the Bay

As dusk approaches, the famed Supertrees will turn into giant lightsabers, illuminating the night with all the glory of the Jedi and the Sith. Pretty good idea, and needless to say, it should be a pretty awesome spectacle too.

This is also accompanied by a special Star Wars edition of the Garden Rhapsody light show at Supertrees, set against the iconic music by John William.

Date:
Thu, 4 May 2017 to Sat, 6 May 2017
Time:
(Sabertrees) 8.00pm - 12.00am
(Star Wars Garden Rhapsody) 7.45pm, 8.45pm, 9.45pm
Venue:
Supertree Grove


The iconic two-legged All-Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) will be a mainstay throughout the festival. So seekers of Instagram-worthy moments, don’t worry, you will not go back empty-handed.

Date:
Thu, 4 May - Sat, 6 May 2017
Time:
3.00pm - 11.00pm
Venue: 
Supertree Grove

Still not satisfied? Chewbacca and Kylo Ren will be making appearances too. Note the timings below.

Date & Time*:
Thu, 4 May 2017:
6.00pm, 7.00pm, 9.00pm & 10.00pm
Fri, 5 May 2017:
6.00pm, 7.00pm, 8.00pm, 9.00pm & 10.00pm
Sat, 6 May 2017:
3.00pm, 4.00pm
Venue:
Supertree Grove
Duration:
30 min

If music is your thing, then this Star Wars-themed Silent Disco is the ultimate gateway to a galaxy far, far away. 

Date: 
Fri & Sat, May 5-6, 2017
Time: 
9.00pm - 11.00pm
Venue:
Supertree Grove Lawn

Once you’re at the Supertree Grove, don’t forget to check out the exhibits and demonstrations prepared by various Star Wars fan groups.

From May 4 to May 6 at the Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay. Free admission. 

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