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Your kids will love this free ‘Star Wars’ event at Target

Posted at 2:15 PM, Dec 04, 2019

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The Force will be strong at Target on Dec. 7, when the retailer hosts a free event in early celebration of the premiere of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” which will hit theaters on Dec. 20.

The event will feature demos of new toys as well as giveaways from Funko and Lego. There will also be special deals and discounts as part of the event.

To make sure this special Star Wars party is happening at the Target in your neck of the woods, you can enter your zip code here.

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If your Target has a Disney store, you’re in for even more fun on Dec. 7, when kids will have the opportunity to go on “Jedi missions” and meet with costumed characters. You can seek out a Target with a Disney store inside with this locator.

Even if you can’t make the event, you can still get in on the Star Wars action at Target with all of the retailer’s movie merchandise. Check out some of the Star Wars swag you can score at Target below.

Star Wars The Black Series Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker First Order Elite Stormtrooper Action Figure, $24.99

A Target exclusive, this 6-inch action figure is a must for any true Star Wars fan. According to the product description, this next generation of the iconic Stormtroopers is known as Snowtroopers. They’re decked out in special insulated armor and helmets in order to battle the cold and icy terrain. It’s also part of a buy two, get one free deal on select Disney items.



Star Wars Ugly Holiday Sweatshirt, Juniors, $13.99

Show off your Stars Wars fandom and holiday spirit at the same time with this adorable Star Wars-themed ugly holiday sweatshirt. It’s marked down from an original price of $19.99 to just $13.99.


Star Wars Glow-in-the-Dark Comforter, Blue, $23.09-$27.99

Young “Star Wars” fans will go crazy for this super-cool glow-in-the-dark “Star Wars”-themed comforter, available in full or twin sizes. The twin size is marked down to just $23.09 from an original price of $32.99, while the full is marked down to $27.99 (originally $39.99). This deal ends on Dec. 7, so snag one while it lasts.


Any Star Wars fans who are excited about this event are also probably on the lookout for Baby Yoda goods as well. Baby Yoda merchandise isn’t widely available just yet, but Amazon has some official gear, including T-shirts in multiple colors and men’s, women’s and youth sizes. This cute “The Child” (as Disney calls Baby Yoda) tee is $22.99 at Amazon.


Don’t want to wait for plushes to hit shelves? You can also crochet your own Baby Yoda, if you’re into crafts.

May The Force be with you!

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