Celebrate ‘May the 4th’ With the Best Star Wars Gifts This Side of Coruscant

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For many, celebrating the joy that the Star Wars franchise brings us is a daily ritual. For the rest of the world, there’s May 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars Day. As an unofficial Star Wars holiday, it’s the one day a year where fans come together to revel in the sci-fi franchise that continues to bring the world together, even during these difficult times.

Despite the landscape of the world we live in right now, fans young and old still love these adventures in a galaxy far, far away. And, with the release of the second season of The Mandalorian this fall on Disney+, not to mention the imminent release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and The Clone Wars series finale, it’s no surprise that Star Wars fever is at its peak this May 4th.

With this in mind, we’re pretty sure you know someone who loves Star Wars. And whether that person is actually you or a friend or family member, gifting a Star Wars-related present is always going to be a win, especially when it comes to celebrating the season. 

Whether you’re celebrating Star Wars Day by adding some new merchandise to your collection or looking for the best Star Wars gifts for a friend’s birthday, there are a ton of great options. To make your celebration unforgettable, we’ve compiled a varied selection of Star Wars gifts anyone is sure to love. From the complete Skywalker Saga on Blu-ray to Death Star Pop Sockets, we have gift ideas for everyone — even the scruffiest nerf-header you know.

May the 4th be with you!

  

1. Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga – Limited Edition Complete Box Set

BEST OVERALL

The Force truly is with anyone lucky enough to pick up this massive set of Star Wars films, and any true fan would be absolutely thrilled to receive such an offering. This behemoth includes all nine Skywalker Saga movies on Blu-ray, complete with bonus discs included with hours of additional behind-the-scenes features for each movie. That’s 18 discs in all for a truly wild home viewing party. This May the 4th, hold a Star Wars marathon with this collection or give it to a devoted Jedi-in-training for some out-of-this-world gratitude.

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2. Star Wars: Complete Vehicles: Incredible Cross-Sections of the Spaceships and Craft from the Star Wars Galaxy

MOST INFORMATIVE

Star Wars fans are all about the details of their favorite cinematic universe, and this tome has more than they could ever ask for. This volume features over 200 pages of illustrations of the spaceships and vehicles from throughout the Star Wars film universe. From TIE fighters to Imperial shuttles and everything in between, this is the definitive guide to the machinery your favorite character use so often throughout the iconic sci-fi films. It’ll keep any fan busy for hours.

Star Wars: Complete Vehicles: Incredible Cross-Sections of the Spaceships and Craft from the Star Wars Galaxy Courtesy of Amazon

  

3. Death Star PopSockets Collapsible Grip & Stand

MOST FUNCTIONAL

This PopSockets grip and stand pulls double duty to keep your phone safe, and it’s a subtle way to let everyone know you’re into all things Star Wars. Shaped and detailed like the infamous Death Star, this handy phone addition provides a secure grip on your phone, allowing you to text with one hand, capture better pics and prevent accidental drops. It’s also capable of acting as a stand for media viewing.

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4. Disney+ Streaming Service

BEST ALL-PURPOSE GIFT IDEA

The Rise of Skywalker will be released on Disney+ on May 4. Whether you’re a fan of the original trilogy, The Clone Wars animated series, or the adventures of Baby Yoda in The Mandalorian, a Disney+ subscription is the ultimate gift for Star Wars fans. Disney+ is the premier destination for all things Star Wars, and for just $6.99 monthly (or $69.99 yearly), you get access to the entire Skywalker Saga as well as your favorite tie-in shows. With additional standalone series following franchise mainstays like Obi-Wan Kenobi on the way and the films like Star Wars: Rogue One, a Disney+ subscription is a great gift for anyone even remotely interested in this franchise. Plus, there’s a ton of other great movies and TV shows on the streaming service as well. If you’re looking for the best gifts for Star Wars fans, this is the gift idea you’ve been looking for.

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5. Monopoly: Star Wars Complete Saga Edition

BEST FAMILY PICK

Cruise around the galaxy claiming properties at light speed with this special edition of Monopoly. It represents the complete saga, with 9 tokens representing a character from each film, and instead of properties you’ll pick up planets and Droids, with TIE Fighters and X-Wings replacing houses and hotels. It’s your favorite board game with a makeover fit for any Star Wars fan. With all three trilogies spoken for, this is the definitive family gift for any May 4 celebrations.

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6. Tervis The Child Insulated Tumbler

BEST FOR FANS ON THE GO

You can’t talk about the best Star Wars gifts without talking about Baby Yoda! We love Baby Yoda as much as you do, and we’ve previously written about our favorite Baby Yoda merchandise. The Mandalorian put a smile on fans’ faces when it debuted “The Child,” the face that launched a thousand memes, and we’ve all taken to lovingly calling the little guy Baby Yoda. This insulated tumbler features a nice, clear image of the little cutie and is perfect for toting around hot or cold drinks your giftee can sip from any time. They just might have a hard time looking away from how cute this tiny little green kiddo is.

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7. Star Wars 2-Slice Toaster

BEST FOR HOME COOKS

Cook up some fun with this slick Star Wars toaster, which features the iconic Millennium Falcon on one side and the rebel logo on the other.

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8. Star Wars: The Black Series Poe Dameron Electronic X-Wing Pilot Helmet

BEST FOR COLLECTORS

Any Star Wars fan would be thrilled to see this realistic, movie-accurate helmet in their living room. This particular model is based on Poe Dameron’s X-Wing helmet, and it can even be worn. It features an internal microphone that can allow users to interact with BB-8 from the inside and also features a retractable polarizing visor. You may not be able to become Poe Dameron, but this is the next best thing.

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9. Star Wars: The Jedi Path and Book of Sith Deluxe Box Set

BEST FOR BOOKWORMS

Both sides of the Force, light and dark, are connected in ways that the most formidable Jedi Knights know. This box set helps readers learn the Path of the Jedi in The Jedi Path, as told by various generations of Jedi like Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker. If the Light Side isn’t your thing, you can always check out the Book of Sith. There’s information for both sides of the Force here, so giftees can see how both paths are interconnected. Both books come in a gorgeous collector’s box, as well.

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10. KYBERS Metal Hilt RGB Lightsaber

COOLEST PICK

The KYBERS Metal Hilt TGB Lightsaber is without a doubt the coolest pick on our list. The high-quality Star Wars toy has everything a budding Jedi or Sith needs to practice their lightsaber skills. The aluminum hilt gives the lightsaber a tough and durable feel, while the blade is made from high-impact PC, making it great for cosplay and other minor contact activities. The device provides a range of volumes, sounds and colors to enjoy, and the hilt can also be separated from the blade to create a convincing un-ignited saber.

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11. Star Wars R2-D2 Complete Lamp

BEST HOME DECOR PICK

Is there a better way to add a touch of Star Wars to your home decor than with this Star Wars R2-D2 Complete Lamp? We doubt it. This attractive and expertly crafted lamp is ideal for use as your bedside lamp and sports an eye-catching silver finish. It’s made from a tough resin and comes with a clear power cord with the on/off switch built-in. This is a great piece for budding Jedis looking to get rid of the dark side… of the bed.

Star Wars R2-D2 Complete Lamp Courtesy of Pottery Barn Kids

  

12. Sanabul R2-D2 Classic Boxing Gloves

MOST UNIQUE PICK

If there’s someone you know looking to get in better shape, perhaps by taking up a boxing class (or maybe you know a boxer!) gift them a pair of these wholly unique boxing gloves from Sanabul. While the R2-D2 option is particularly cool, you can also choose from several other standout characters from the universe: Darth Vader, the Rebels, Stormtroopers, and more. Made of vegan leather for enhanced durability, they’re a great choice for both amateurs and professionals and offer that much-needed touch from a galaxy far, far away.

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13. Death Star Weed Grinder

BEST FOR STONERS

For Star Wars fans who love marijuana as much as they love the Skywalkers, we have the perfect gift. To be honest, we’re surprised that the famously litigious Disney lawyers haven’t gotten this piece of merchandise removed from Amazon yet, so we definitely recommend ordering while you still can. This “herb grinder” is in the shape of the Death Star, and it’s one of the funniest and best Star Wars gifts we’ve come across in the run up to May 4.

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