MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU

When:
May 4, 2024 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
2024-05-04T12:00:00-04:00
2024-05-04T23:00:00-04:00
Where:
Downtown Mount Vernon
Celebrate the Galactic Saga: The Downtown Mount Vernon Merchants Host “MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU“!
MOUNT VERNON, OHIO – Get ready to set out on an intergalactic adventure as Downtown Mount Vernon transforms
into a haven for all things Star Wars! Join us all day on May 4, 2024 as we celebrate the iconic saga that has captured
hearts across the galaxy.
The force will be strong in Downtown Mount Vernon on May 4th, as we invite fans of all ages to immerse themselves in a
universe filled with Jedi, Sith, droids, and more. Beginning at 12:00 PM, the streets will be alive with the sounds of
lightsabers clashing and droids beeping. Event attendees are encouraged to wear their best Jedi robes, Sith armor, or
droid disguises all day to be entered in drawings, receive discounts, and take pictures at the various selfie stations around
town.
Highlights of the event include:
Kids’ Jedi Training from 12:00-4:00 PM: Embark on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with our Jedi
Training. Younglings and Padawans, ages 6-14, are invited to join us for an unforgettable experience where they
will learn the ways of the Force by completing the Five Jedi Trials: Trial of the Flesh, Trial of Courage, Trial of
Insight, Trial of Skill, and Trial of the Spirit. After completing all five, participants will receive their official Jedi
Medallion. A printable Jedi Training Map will be available in the May the Fourth Be With You event page.
Galactic Market: Explore the bustling Downtown Mount Vernon shops and restaurants to enjoy specials,
discounts, trivia, and selfie stations all day.
Lightsaber Training: Train to become a true master of the Lightsaber with training at Old Mr. Bailiwick’s. Learn
the art of combat and hone your skills under the guidance of experience Jedi Masters. Younglings and Padawans
welcome! Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required by contacting Old Mr. Bailiwick’s (740) 326-9093.
Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA), 4:00-11:00 PM: Visit your favorite Downtown Cantina to enjoy
refreshing D.O.R.A. beverages to-go as you make your way through the Galaxy. For more information on MV
DORA visit www.experiencemv.org/mount-vernon-dora.
Grogu “Baby Yoda” Scavenger Hunt: Set about on a whimsical journey through the heart of Downtown as Grogu
becomes your unexpected guide to an enchanting scavenger hunt! Join the galaxy’s most beloved little green

creature at Almost Famous Sweets & Sodas as he holds the the first key (QR code) to unlocking a series of clues
scattered through various shops ending with a small prize. Good luck and May the Force Be With You!
Cantina Concert and Costume Contest: End the day on a high note with live music at Flappers Bar & Grille
featuring Roundhouse. While you’re there show off your best Jedi robes, Sith armor, or droid disguises in an epic
costume contest. Prizes will be awards for the most authentic and creative costume, so channel your inner
Skywalker or Vader and join the fun!
Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Star Wars Day in style. Whether you’re a seasoned Jedi Master or Youngling
taking your first steps into the larger world of Star Wars fandom, there’s something for everyone in Downtown Mount
Vernon.
EVENT DETAILS:
Date: May 4, 2024
Time: Beginning at 12:00 PM; DORA 4:00-11:00 PM; Check merchant websites for exact hours of operation.
Location: Downtown Mount Vernon
For more information and updates about MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU visit the Mount Vernon Downtown Merchants
Facebook page and follow the May The Fourth Be With You event page.
ABOUT DOWNTOWN MOUNT VERNON:
Downtown Mount Vernon is a vibrant community hub known for its historic charm, beautiful rural background, and lively
events. From festivals and live theater to farmers’ markets and shop hops, there is always something exciting happening
in Downtown Mount Vernon.
ABOUT EXPERIENCE MOUNT VERNON:
Experience Mount Vernon is a 501c3 non-profit organization that aims to energize and strengthen an authentic and
uniquely downtown experience through community-wide events, beautification projects, and small business support.
Visit www.experiencemv.org for more information.

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