Event Spotlight: Star Wars Celebration Chicago

  • By Lindsay Biondy | Monday, April 8th, 2019

Welcome, Chicago, to the ultimate fan experience celebrating a galaxy far, far away…

From April 11-15, fans of all ages, from all over the world, will come together to celebrate the immense cultural phenomenon that is Star Wars. Produced by Lucasfilm in cooperation with ReedPOP, Star Wars Celebration is the perfect place to bask in the excitement of new movies, shows, books, and comics, as well as to commemorate the long history of the Star Wars universe and its fandom. Full of major announcements, immersive exhibits and panels, celebrity guests, and so much more, this convention is truly a once in a lifetime experience for any fan of the Star Wars universe!

Encounter your favorite Star Wars Celebrities

There’s no better place to meet iconic Star Wars celebrities than at this year’s Star Wars Celebration! You’ll have the chance to get autographs and photos with Ian McDiarmid a.k.a. Emperor Palpatine, the Classic Saga’s Billy Dee Williams and Peter Mayhew, Rebels’ Grand Inquisitor Jason Isaac, and many more! Plus, there will be premier panel experiences all weekend long across eight stages, so you can catch a wide variety of shows featuring the depth and breadth of the Star Wars universe, conversations with the top creators, celebrity appearances, and other legendary Star Wars entertainment!

Celebrate a Showcase of Exclusive Artwork

Star Wars Celebration’s Art Show brings together the best artists in the universe to showcase original artwork featuring tributes to Princess Leia, celebrations of the 20th anniversary of The Phantom Menace, and much more. Get a sneak peek at all the artists and their masterpieces that will be presented at Celebration, and snag some of that exclusive work before it’s gone!

Participate in the Greatest Cosplay in the Galaxy

If you’ve spent the past year creating a Lando costume that L3-37 would love, or hand-stitched an imperial uniform that even Darth Vader would consider most impressive, then your time to shine is here. Star Wars Celebration will once again be hosting the most exciting Cosplay Competition in the Galaxy! Designed for veteran and amateur cosplayers alike, this is more than just a competition; it’s a fun-filled celebration for all Star Wars fans who want to share their talent, skill, and determination with their peers as they dress to represent any character or element in the Star Wars universe.

Tickets to this epic event are almost gone, so get yours while you can!