Anyone who’s a Star Wars fan knows that today— November 17th—is a very special holiday. No, it’s not the day that a film premiered, it’s Life Day! This year, fans can commemorate the season with some new collections and merchandise available at Disney Parks and on shopDisney.

via StarWars.com

via StarWars.com

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What’s Happening:

  • StarWars.com is getting in on the holiday fun with a galactic celebration of their own: Life Day! The ancient holiday focuses on Wookiee culture, values, and galactic harmony and was first introduced to fans during the infamous 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special.
  • While the show itself has received a bad rap, the importance of Life Day extends beyond the program and is something every special across the galaxy can celebrate.
  • Last year, Disney+ and LEGO gave fans a new Star Wars: Holiday Special and this year, for the first time, a collection of themed merchandise will debut at Disney Parks and on shopDisney.

Life Day Merchandise:

There is no denying that this Chewbacca plush (dressed in an elegant red robe) is extremely awesome if not adorable and should be on everyone’s must-have lists!

Chewbacca Plush – Star Wars Life Day – Medium 13'' – $22.99

Star Wars Life Day Orb – $17.00

  • Orb is 4 1/2'' Diameter
  • Base only: 1/2'' H x 3'' W

Carry Life Day with you everyday with this Starbucks tumbler. The front features a Wookie (Chewbacca perhaps) dressed in the traditional robes and holding a sparkling orb.

Star Wars Life Day Tumbler with Straw by Starbucks – $24.99

At the Disney Parks, fans will find this oddly shaped orb mug will pull double duty: it’ll look wonderful in your cabinet and serve as an excellent conversation starter. Don’t let the term orb frighten you, there’s a comfortable handle and sturdy base that reads “Life Day.”

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via StarWars.com

And last but not least for this sneak peek is a translucent Life Day Orb Ornament that lists the name of the holiday in Galactic Basic (English for us terrans) and Aurebesh, and is partially filled with liquid.

via StarWars.com

via StarWars.com

Come back for more merchandise collections and reveals—including Hasbro’s Black Series figures—on November 17th and May the Force be with You!

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