On September 4, 2015 the world wide release of the new Force Awakens Star Wars toys will take place.
Toys-R-Us has announced that most of it’s stores will open at 12:01 AM to sell the new merchandise and offer some chances to win.
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As an added bonus, those who attend the midnight events will have the chance to receive special giveaways, including a limited edition LEGO Star Wars Commemorative Brick, an exclusive Star Wars poster and Star Wars character flashlights from JAKKS Pacific, while supplies last. In anticipation of the event, stores now feature a digital countdown clock to the big event.
The Times Square store will begin to celebrate on August 26 and will be hosting a special exhibit of Star Wars toys called the Destination: Star Wars Experience. This special event will showcase Star Wars toys including prototypes, originals, and early edition toys. This collection will come from Rancho Obi-wan Inc. and will run from August 26, 2015- September 7, 2015.
On September 3, the day before the official release of the new toys, the store will be holding special events starting at 9am.
If you go to Scoops-r-Us, on the lower level, you can try some special edition Star Wars galaxy inspired flavors.
On the first level you can enjoy a Wookie- Cookie party, where you can get a Star Wars themed cookie.
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On level two, snap a selfie with Furbacca, a meet and greet character modeled after the new Hasbro toy that makes wookiee sounds like Chewbacca (9 am); Sketch iconic Star Wars scenes with direction from world renowned, fan-favorite Star Wars and science fiction artist, Jeff Carlisle (11 am); Meet Steve Sansweet, chief executive of Rancho Obi-Wan, Inc. and storied Star Wars author, during a special signing of his latest book, Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection (2 pm); Build your toy empire brick-by-brick with LEGO during a Star Wars make and take activity (5 pm); Learn techniques that will have you recreating iconic Star Wars battle scenes at our Light Saber Academy with members of the New York Jedi (6:30 pm).
There will also be product demos all day. The new Disney Infinity game will also be demonstrated.
The store will close early at 9PM to get ready for the 12:01 Am opening and release but there will be fun activities for those waiting in line. Trivia contests, costume contests, prizes, etc.
This sounds so awesome! I really wish I could go!