10 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day in the Concord Area

May the 4th Be With You, New Hampshire Families!

By Sarah Cates, Macaroni Kid Concord Publisher Mom May 1, 2024

 There is a day coming very soon that brings out the inner Star Wars geek in many of us! May the 4th be with you this coming Star Wars Day. To help you celebrate Star Wars Day in the Concord area, we have compiled a big list of things you can do around Concord, New Hampshire that relate to Star Wars. Whether you are a Star Wars superfan or just love to celebrate every holiday possible, there's fun things for you to do on Star Wars Day in the Concord area.

1. Paint Your Own Baby Yoda Cookie from Ashleigh's Sweet Bake Shop

 Here is the perfect way to combine FUN and FLAVOR! Get Paint Your Own Baby Yoda Cookies from Ashleigh's Sweet Bake Shop. My boys had so much fun painting the cookies we got from her. It is not often that mom lets them paint their teeth!

2. McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

 Do not miss the fantastic opportunity we have to learn about space at Concord's McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center! With STEM Camps, virtual events, and plenty of interactive exhibits, they offer really fun ways to get your children interested in STEM! Many libraries also offer free museum passes.

3. Get Your Own Handmade Yoda from Loops and Lilacs Crochet

 If you want to surprise your kids with a special gift to remember Star Wars Day (or just have for yourself), check out this adorable Baby Yoda from Loops and Lilacs Crochet! They can be custom made to order with 2 different sizes available.

4. Schedule a Star Wars Fantasy Photo Shoot with Creative Focus Photography

Did you know you can immortalize yourself as a Star Wars character? Voted #1 Family Photographer in our Gold Daisy Awards, Creative Focus Photography takes amazing photos with fun, fantasy themes to fit your family! Just grab your favorite Star Wars gear and schedule a session today. Be sure to check out the other fantasy shoots their Facebook page!

5. Make Baby Yoda Deviled Eggs

 Get creative with your food by trying out this Baby Yoda Deviled Egg recipe. Invite the kids to join in to make it a fun Star Wars-themed activity for everyone. It's a perfect snack to have while watching Star Wars or to include with your Star Wars Day lunch.

6. Practice Your Light Saber Skills at Altitude Trampoline Park

 You never know when you will be up against the dark side. At Altitude Trampoline Park Concord, you can practice your light saber skills by jousting on their battle beam! Check out our events calendar for great jumping deals such as Toddler Time and Friday Night Friendzy Glow.

7. Rent the Space Teaching Tote from The Teach at Home Mom

 The Teach at Home Mom has a Space teaching tote available to rent for 2 weeks for just $25. It was my son's top choice the first time we rented a tote. It is stuffed FULL with space books, activities, a telescope, planetarium projector, and lots more to help your kids have fun learning about space!

8. Check Out the Star Wars Books at Gibson's Bookstore

People say the books are always better than the movies. Check out all the Star Wars books available at Gibson's Bookstore. You may even find astronomy toys, coloring books, or other Star Wars themed gifts. My boys love exploring all the goodies they have for kids.

9. Watch Star Wars: A New Hope at Red River Theatres

For one night only (on Star Wars Day May 4th), Red River Theatres will be showing Star Wars: A New Hope. Costumes are encouraged, so get those Princess Leia buns and light sabers ready! Come cheer on Luke Skywalker and friends as he rises up against the evil Empire. Tickets are $15 for general admission or $10 for members.

10. Order a Star Wars Cake from Baked With Love, Misha

 I just HAD to include this cake from Baked With Love, Misha even though she is scheduling cake orders a bit in advance! She created a custom baby shower cake for one of my best friends and it was a huge hit. It was so delicious and beautiful. I savored the extra frosting she gave me SO much.

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