Celebrate May the Fourth at The Museum of Flight! 

The Museum celebrates everything Star Wars with family programs including lightsaber shows and training by the Saber Guild, wildly energetic music by the 8-Bit Brass Band, roaming R2-D2s and the 501st Garrison Titan Star Wars cosplayers, Star Wars collections of STARS Seattle, and a presentation by Star Wars artist Kevin Graham.

Special Admission Discount - Anyone wearing a costume will receive a $3 discount on the price of admission!
Special Membership Discount Anyone wearing a costume will receive a 20% discount on a regularly priced Membership! Excludes other Membership promotions and Gift Memberships. 

These discounts must be redeemed in-person. Not available online.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

All activities are FREE with Museum Membership and included with general admission.


8-bit Brass Band

Time: 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM

8-Bit Brass Band is the cosplaying party band specializing in video game tunes, anime anthems, movie mashups, and fandom favorites, celebrating everyone’s inner nerd on the streets and stages of Seattle and way beyond.

Saber Guild 10-minute battle demos

Time: 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM

Saber Guild is a not-for-profit, LucasFilm-recognized Star Wars costuming group that specializes in choreographed lightsaber shows. They perform to raise money for charity and share the love of Star Wars.

Saber Guild Lightsaber Training Session for ages 5-12

Time: 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM

Padawans, do you feel the call of the Force? Join the Jedi and Sith of Kamino Temple and learn how to use a lightsaber! Take your first steps into a larger world. Practice lightsabers provided.

Saber Guild Lightsaber Training Session for ages 13+

Time: 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Kamino Temple of Saber Guild welcomes all prospective Jedi and Sith. Learn lightsaber combat and develop your first choreographed performance. Come dressed to move. Practice lightsabers provided.

Kevin Graham Artist Presentation and Demonstration

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Kevin Graham will talk about his time as a professional artist for Disney Studios and Star Wars, followed by an art demonstration.

Weekend Family Workshops: Rovers

Times: 10:30 PM to 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Weekend Family Workshops are hands-on, family experiences investigating science, engineering, and aerospace topics in fun and surprising ways. This session, Museum educators will teach you to create a paper Rover model!


Member Exclusive Events

Member Early Opening

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Get an early jump into hyperspace for your May the Fourth celebration! Join us for Member Early Opening and be among the first to navigate our East Campus galleries before the Museum of Flight galaxy buzzes with Star Wars themed programs!

Storytime with the 501st Garrison Titan Star Wars Cosplayers

Time: 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Experience an exclusive Storytime reading with the 501st Garrison Titan Star Wars cosplayers, featuring the children's book, There's No Place Like Space! Registration is not required for Member Early Opening or Storytime. We hope to see you there!

Member Movie - Star Wars: A New Hope 

Time: 4:30 PM; Doors open at 4:00 PM

Join us in the William M. Allen Theater for a screening of Star Wars: Episode IV!

This is a Members-only event, registration is required to attend. Please email the following to Membership@museumofflight.org:

    • Your name
    • Member number
    • Total number of guests in your party