Star Wars Force Friday II Launches September 1st – Events, Store Guides & More

Star Wars Force Friday II Launches September 1st – Events, Store Guides & More

 

Star Wars Force Friday II is upon us for The Last Jedi, and if you’ve been paying attention, you might already know some of the products that are going to be released on September 1st. While we couldn’t share this news with you due to the embargo agreement we made with Hasbro and Disney, there have been other alternatives for fans to see this news (which we cannot go into detail due to the embargo).

Beginning on Friday September 1st, Star Wars will be buying new Star Wars toys at midnight EST. Many stores that participate in this program, and we have some new details on several of these stores and how to obtain these products. All we ask if you shop online, make sure to click through our links and support us.

Disney Store

To commemorate Force Friday II, 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. Fans will be able to tap into the Force to help with the opening ceremony and enjoy limited-time Find the Force.

Disney Store locations in New York City’s Times Square, on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, and on San Francisco’s Stockton Street will participate in Force Friday II midnight madness! Doors will open at 12:01 a.m. local time on September 1, where attending fans 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 surrounding Force Friday II are available at DisneyStore.com!

 

Walmart

“Be Jedi Ready” with Walmart stores during Force Friday ll weekend!  Starting on September 1, 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 to find even more great Star Wars products and information about events coming to your local store.

 

Toys R Us 

In celebration of this year’s Force Friday II event, Toys”R”Us and Toysrus.com roll out the red carpet for Star Wars fans as 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. Force Friday II 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 will not want to miss the debut of Find the Force! Fans can access augmented reality characters EACH DAY from September 1-3 in all stores*! It’s a GREAT time to be a Star Wars fan, and the celebration starts at Toys”R”Us, your Gateway to the Galaxy!

*Excludes Toys”R”Us Outlet & Express stores.

 

Toys R Us CA

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on Friday, September 1, 2017, Toys“R”Us will host five special midnight openings across Canada, giving fans the chance to be among the first to take home the new Star Wars products, like the Toys“R”Us exclusive Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder from Radio Flyer. 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**.

 

Target

Force Friday II is coming to Target at midnight, September 1. 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. Don’t forget to Bring Your Rey Game.

 

 

 

Meijer

Celebrate Star Wars Force Friday II, at more than 230 Meijer stores on Friday, September 1! Starting at 12:01 a.m., you can check out the newest Star Wars: The Last Jedi products across the store and participate in Find the Force. See Meijer.com for more details.

 

Kohl’s

The Force of Family continues at all Kohl’s stores this Force Friday II with new and exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi gear. Participate in Find the Force at any Kohl’s store.

 

JCPenney

Join us at JCPenney as we celebrate Force Friday II. Shop the latest toys, tees for the family, and more, including our 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, and be sure to have your Star Wars app ready. Visit jcp.com to find a store near you.

 

Hot Topic

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 and shop Star Wars merchandise. Force Friday II weekend only!

  • All Star Wars tees, $12
  • *Funko POPs! 2 for $18

*Restrictions apply. See store or visit hottopic.com for details.

 

GameStop

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.

Select GameStop stores will also be participating Find the Force featuring characters from the Star Wars universe.

Star Wars Battlefront II is also available for preorder on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and you can save when you trade! Get an extra 20% on trade-ins when applied toward your pre-order of Star Wars Battlefront II—available November 14.

Check out GameStop’s selection of new Star Wars collectibles, recommended video games and game accessories at GameStop.com.

 

ThinkGeek

We’re excited about Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and we can’t wait for Force Friday II and the entire range of new Star Warsproduct on September 1.

Join us and celebrate the event on September 1 in one of our 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

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 at fye.com.

Fye.com will be hosting a sweepstakes to win Star Wars Funko POP! figures.

You can participate Find the Force at all FYE stores as well as online at fye.com!

 

Brookstone

Stop by a Brookstone store on Friday, September 1! We’ve brought 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!

 

Best Buy US

Best Buy 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 CA

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 Warsprizes! 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 stop Find the Force. Use the Best Buy Canada Store Locator to find a store near you.

Event Stores:

  • Vancouver – Cambie Store (9 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
  • Montreal – Anjou Store (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
  • Toronto – Bay and Dundas Store (9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

 

Amazon

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.

 

Source: StarWars.com

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