Force Friday II kicks off on September 1st and celebrates with a launch of new products for the next Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, releasing near the end of this year.
Starwars.com has reported a list of the retailers that will be participating in Force Friday II, along with all the activities, giveaways, midnight madness events and the Find the Force augmented reality game.
• DISNEY STORE
ALL Disney Store locations throughout North America will open their door on September 1, revealing the first toys, collectibles, books, apparel, and more inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Customers will be able to participate in the Find the Force.
The Disney Store locations in New York City’s Times Square and on San Francisco’s Stockton Street will participate in Force Friday II midnight madness! Doors will open at 12:01am (local time) on September 1. Fans in attendance the opening can enter a sweepstakes for a chance to win exclusive Star Wars products!
Other activities at select locations on Force Friday II include:
– FREE Star Wars mini poster set for the first 100 guests who make a Disney Store purchase
– Ways of the Force activity
– Star Wars Story Time
– Art of Drawing: R2-D2
– Epic Star Wars theming that pays homage to both the dark side and the light side
Additional details about Disney Store’s activities for Force Friday II are available at DisneyStore.com.
Will be rolling out their “Be Jedi Ready” campaign during Force Friday ll weekend! Beginning September 1st, Walmart stores will be giving fans their first opportunity to see and purchase toys, collectibles, apparel, and more from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Select Walmart stores will host a Force Friday II weekend parking lot event with “Be Jedi Ready” games and activities. There will also be FREE giveaways including Topps’ Galactic Connexions Trading Discs and EA Star Wars Battlefront II video game posters while supplies last. In-store fans can become inventors at the tech demonstration.
The six-foot-tall model of Luke Skywalker from Star Wars: The Force Awakens made out of 36,743 LEGO bricks will be unveiled at our Orlando, FL, store (11250 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32817). The creation was first unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con and has been on a six-city nationwide Walmart store tour. Don’t miss your chance to see it in person at its final location!
In ALL Walmart store locations customers can participate in Find the Force.
Visit Walmart.com for more information on Force Friday II events.
• TOYS R US
Toys R Us will become your Destination: Star Wars—Gateway to the Galaxy!
On Friday, September 1, Toys R Us will host a Force Friday II Midnight Opening Event at its stores all across the country, which will give fans their first opportunity to shop the brand-new toys from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Attendees will receive a FREE Funko POP! Star Wars T-shirt and a FREE collectible Star Wars: The Last Jedi poster (while supplies last)—it’s the first in a series of FREE poster giveaways, with a new one each month leading up to the theatrical release of the movie.
Fans can participate in Find the Force and access augmented reality characters EACH DAY from September 1-3 in all stores, except for Toys R Us Outlet & Express stores.
• TOYS R US CANADA
Beginning at 12:01am (local time) on Friday, September 1, 2017, Toys R Us will host five special midnight openings across Canada.
The first 100 fans in line at each store will also receive exclusive giveaways, including a collectible Star Wars: The Last Jedi poster and Funko POP! T-shirt: Star Wars: The Last Jedi– Rey and Friends.
Force Friday II is coming to Target at midnight, September 1st. Shop hundreds of Star Wars: The Last Jedi products, including several Target exclusives. Participate in Find the Force. You could even win the raffle prize: a Star Wars: The Last Jedi plush, only at Target.
Visit Target.com to find out which store near you will be opening at midnight.
Star Wars drones are landing at Staples, in store and online, on September 1.
Participate in Find the Force at select stores.
• POTTERY BARN KIDS
During Force Friday II weekend, visit PotteryBarn.com to play Find the Force online and watch imaginations take flight with the Pottery Barn Kids Star Wars Collection of bedding, backpacks, furniture, and décor.
• PB TEEN
On Force Friday II weekend, visit pbteen.com to play Find the Force online and check out the new Star Wars Collection of bedding, furniture and décor from PBteen that was made for the ultimate fan.
Celebrate Star Wars Force Friday II, at more than 230 Meijer stores on Friday, September 1st! Starting at 12:01am. You can check out the newest Star Wars: The Last Jedi products across the store and participate in Find the Force.
Visit Meijer.com for more details.
Force Friday II will be celebrated at all Kohl’s stores with new and exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi gear. Participate in Find the Force at any Kohl’s store.
Celebrate Force Friday II and shop the latest toys, tees for the family, and more, including the exclusive collection of men’s tees from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Plus, get a $10 bonus reward when you spend $50 or more on Star Wars merchandise. Feel the Force with Find the Force in every store across America.
Visit jcp.com to find a store near you.
• HOT TOPIC
For Force Friday II weekend only!
– All Star Wars tees, $12
– Funko POPs! 2 for $18*.
All Hot Topic stores and hottopic.com are participating in Find the Force. Stop by your local Hot Topic store, or hottopic.com to unlock your AR experience. See store or visit hottopic.com for details.
Visit your local GameStop on Force Friday II weekend, September 1-3, to take part in the Force Friday II festivities! All GameStop stores are offering brand new Star Wars toys, games and gear, along with special offers on must-have Star Wars collectibles.
Star Wars Battlefront II is also available for preorder on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Get an extra 20% on trade-ins when applied toward your pre-order of Star Wars Battlefront II—available November 14.
Select GameStop stores will also be participating Find the Force featuring characters from the Star Wars universe. Check out GameStop.com for more info.
Join ThinkGeek to celebrate the event on September 1st in one of their stores for fun, Star Wars trivia, a bit of cosplay, and unique ThinkGeek Star Wars products. You definitely won’t want to miss Find the Force in all ThinkGeek stores!
FYE will have an exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi Funko POP! figure in addition to a variety of new Star Wars merchandise in stores and online.
You can participate Find the Force at all FYE stores as well as online at fye.com.
Fye.com will be hosting a sweepstakes to win Star Wars Funko POP! figures.
• FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
Enjoy thrilling adventures in the Star Wars universe with games like X-Wing, Armada, Imperial Assault, and Star Wars: Destiny and get ready for new Star Wars games available September 1!
Check with your favorite local comic book and specialty stores for hosted Fantasy Flight Star Wars gaming events with your friends and family. Visit fantasyflightgames.com for more details.
• BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP
Build-A-Bear Workshop is celebrating Force Friday II with their biggest Star Wars event ever! All weekend long, Guests can go on the ultimate space journey by making a brand new furry friend and taking part in exciting events and special offers.
Build-A-Bear Workshop is launching an out-of-this-world Force Friday II offer for Star Wars fans! All Star Wars furry friends are BUY ONE, GET ONE 50% OFF! This highly-anticipated Star Wars offer is valid in stores and online during the Force Friday II Weekend only!
Find the Force at Build-A-Bear Workshop! Visit participating Build-A-Bear Workshop stores to experience Find the Force. Blast into your Build-A-Bear Workshop store for new experiences each day from September 1-3.
Stop by a Brookstone store on Friday, September 1st for the coolest Star Wars gadgets and Find the Force from a galaxy far, far away to our 200+ locations for fans to experience in-person. Find your nearest store at brookstone.com.
Visit BoxLunch stores and online at boxlunch.com for great gifts from across the galaxy and to participate in Find the Force!
Come celebrate Force Friday II with Books-A-Million during their kickoff event Friday, September 1st, from 4-6pm, featuring Star Wars activities, cosplay, new Star Wars product launches, and more! Check out Find the Force all weekend long in Books-A-Million stores across the country.
• BEST BUY US
Your destination for tech forward Star Wars products. Visit Best Buy on September 1-3 to shop new and exclusive Star Wars products, unlock new Star Wars: The Last Jedi characters with Find the Force, and visit demos in select stores to see the latest Star Wars tech in action.
• BEST BUY CANADA
On Friday, September 1, Best Buy Canada locations in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto be hosting an exciting galactic Force Friday II celebration, giving fans the first opportunity to experience and purchase the newest Star Wars tech toys. The event begins from store opening until 2pm (local time), and will include demonstrations of new tech toys. Fans can also engage in Find the Force. Last but not least, come dressed as your best Star Wars character for a chance to win some exclusive Star Wars prizes! Learn more at BestBuy.ca.
*All 191 Best Buy locations including Best Buy Mobile stores will be participating in the celebration of Force Friday II weekend by being a Find the Force stop. Use the Best Buy Canada Store Locator to find a store near you.
– Vancouver (Cambie Store) – 9am-2pm
– Montreal (Anjou Store) – 10am-2pm
– Toronto (Bay and Dundas Store) 9:30am–2pm
• BED BATH AND BEYOND
Bed Bath & Beyond celebrates Force Friday II with Star Wars bedding to collectibles and Find the Force in all stores across the U.S. and online at bedbathandbeyond.com.
Force Friday II is coming to Apple stores around the world on September 1st and through the weekend with new and exclusive Star Wars Today at Apple sessions, a new lineup of third-party Star Wars app-enabled toys.
– Today at Apple
Join Star Wars-inspired, hands-on sessions at Apple stores around the world. Kids will learn how to code droids in an exclusive Kids Hour session. Star Wars fans of all ages can uncover the magic of creating a Star Wars trailer. And the Star Wars makers and creators from Industrial Light & Magic will showcase their craft over Force Friday II weekend at Apple Union Square, Apple Regent Street, and Apple Orchard Road. Sign up for Today at Apple sessions now at apple.com.
All Apple stores starting September 1:
– Kids Hour: Coding the Droids from Star Wars
Join an exciting Kids Hour starring the galaxy’s favorite droids. Using the same code developers use every day, kids will bring Star Wars droids to life by programming simple movements, loops, and more. Then they’ll design a maze and navigate their droids through the obstacles. Kids can bring their own iPad and Sphero robot, or we’ll provide them. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.
– How To: Build A Star Wars Trailer
Explore how to create a Star Wars trailer with authentic footage from the films. You’ll discover signature Star Wars trailer-making techniques in an exclusive video from The Last Jedi director, Rian Johnson. Then you’ll create a trailer complete with titles, transitions, sound effects, and official Star Wars music your local Apple store. Check apple.com for the schedule of events at your Apple Store.
Amazon.com has one of the largest selection of new and classic Star Wars products, with deals and discounts starting on September 1 and running throughout the month.
• 2ND AND CHARLES
Come celebrate Force Friday II with 2nd and Charles! Kickoff event begins on Friday, September 1st from 4-6pm with Star Wars cosplay, games, activities, and a special surprise for fans! The party continues all weekend long with the Find the Force and activities on Saturday, September 2nd, from 2-4pm and Sunday, September 3rd, from 2-4pm. Visit 2ndandcharles.com for more information.