People toting lightsabers, blaster pistols, Jedi robes and various masks of the Sith Lords and Stormtroopers swarmed to downtown Plant City Saturday as they joined local businesses in celebrating May the 4th Be With You.
The Star Wars themed holiday is celebrated world wide and Plant City opted to get in on the action by having special deals, unique food and beverages and even one-day only Star Wars merchandise and giveaways.
The Midi-chlorian count was high as Rey, Kylo Ren, Luke Skywalker and even Yoda waltzed into the the businesses in Plant City as if they were strolling into the Mos Eisley Cantina. Wookie cookies, Death Star soaps, chocolate droids, Star Wars character cupcakes, Star Wars drinks and LEGO Star Wars sets and minifigs were all available in honor of the holiday. Other businesses offered discounts on their normal items to those celebrating the holiday.
Brick City Bricks even hosted a giveaway for a LEGO Kylo Ren lightsaber. Folks lined up to get entered into the drawing in hopes of taking home the unique build. After all, true Star Wars fans all follow Han Solo’s lead. “Never tell me the odds.”
If you hurry, you can still catch some of the unique deals.
Brick City Bricks- LEGO Star Wars specials all day long
Tub Treats- Star Wars themed goat milk soap
Kandy Shoppe- Star Wars chocolate pops
Krazy Kup- 10% off drink if in Star Wars outfit and special themed cookies/drinks
Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu- 20% off apparel
Mr. Sebas- Out of this world ice cream
Norma’s- May the 4th Be With You cookies
Aromatic Harmony- $10 off a 60 minute massage
Adam’s Cigar Shop- 20% off all cigars
Corner Store- Star Wars themed drinks
I Hate My Mattress- Free pillow with purchase
All A Bloom- Star Wars potted plants
Mercantile- Every visitor gets in drawing for gift certificate
Tacos Piki- Four steak tacos with a drink for $4, dine in only