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'Saber trees' light up Gardens by the Bay on Star Wars Day

That's exactly what happens in this video where Mark Hamill pranks Star Wars fans by surprising them in some pretty hilarious ways, including appearing as a cheap Darth Vader stand-in and more. "I think the music has become even more important than the movie, so it became a normal thing, that if we did a movie show then we had to include Star Wars", Loeb van Zuilenburg told Weekend Argus.

Thunder Bay, Ont. came out as the top city of Star Wars searches while Cambridge, Ont., Oshawa, Ont. and Nanaimo, B.C. rounded out the top five.

So as you're drinking your blue milk or having a Star Wars movie marathon, know that it is your love as a fan that made Star Wars Day on May 4 possible.

Consumer spending data from Barclaycard found cinema spends jumped 54 percent in the week following the release of Rogue One past year - when compared to the week before.

Also read: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi final battle details leaked online? "Congratulations", the website said, adding that the day took off once the Internet began connecting fans. In 2011, the Toronto Underground Cinema in Canada put together an organized celebration with a costume contest and a film festival. Today will be filled with Star Wars references and bad Yoda and Chewy impressions, but also a lot of deals and a lot of fandom.

Star Wars Day can't be all Death Star and First Order like. And, it turns out, plenty of your favorite Instagram celebrity pets are proud Star Wars fanatics, too.

According to Lucasfilm and CNN, the reason Star Wars day came to be was the phrase was first used on May 4, 1979, the day Margaret Thatcher took office as United Kingdom prime minister. Today, Lucasfilm recognizes the day as an official Star Wars holiday, which means it's no longer just a localized movement.



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