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14 Stellar Star Wars Day Gifts

Jay Serafino
The Force is strong with these gifts.
The Force is strong with these gifts. / LEGO/Tamagotchi/Dimensions/Amazon
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With The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett breathing new life into the Star Wars franchise over on Disney+, there’s a lot for fans of a galaxy far, far away to still be buzzing about. But any Star Wars junkie knows that the real highlight of the year comes on May 4, a.k.a. Star Wars Day, a time to celebrate the franchise with new merchandise and surprise announcements. And if you're looking to mark the occasion by picking up some new collectibles for yourself or a loved one, we've got a wide array of choices below.

1. Star Wars: Squadrons; From $10

Star Wars: Squadrons
Star Wars: Squadrons / Electronic Arts/Amazon

Take to the skies in the most recent video game to come out of the Star Wars universe. In Star Wars: Squadrons, fans pilot their own starfighters with members of their squadron. Players can opt to be part of the New Republic or the Imperial fleet and duke it out in epic battles throughout the galaxy. 

Buy It: Amazon (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

2. LEGO Yoda; $100

LEGO Yoda
LEGO Yoda / LEGO/Amazon

There’s little doubt that a 1771-piece Yoda set is an exercise in pure excess, but therein lies the charm. From his wise eyes and shimmering green lightsaber, to his gnarly yellowed toenails, LEGO got every detail of the backward-talking Jedi Master down pat, and for Star Wars fans that like to put a little work into their collectibles, this set is well worth the $100. According to Wookieepedia, the real Yoda (well, the puppet) is about 26 inches tall, so this 16-inch set isn't quite life-sized, but it’s more than big enough to be the centerpiece of any Star Wars display.

Buy It: Amazon

3. Chewbacca Slippers; $38

Chewbacca Slippers
Chewbacca Slippers / Bioworld/Amazon

Chewbacca may be a fierce wookiee warrior, but his pelt looks like it would be pretty comfy to be wrapped up in. The pop-culture obsessives at Bioworld must agree, because they took that flowing Kashyyykian hair and turned it into a pair of extra-cozy slippers to lounge around the house in.

Buy It: Amazon

4. Phone Cases; From $31

Star Wars Phone Cases, including Boba Fett, R2-D2, and Darth Vader.
Star Wars Phone Cases / OtterBox

These phone cases from OtterBox stand out through their simplicity. The company’s stripped-down Galaxy Collection features designs that are bold, without being overcrowded or overwhelming. And their R2-D2 case has a bit of retro charm to it. These cases fit a variety of Samsung Galaxy and iPhone models, so you can find the one that's the best fit for yours.

Buy It: Otter Box

5. Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie; $133

Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie
Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie / Harry N. Abrams/Amazon

George Lucas may have been the man to put words to paper on the original Star Wars script, but someone had to figure out what all of these protocol droids and stormtroopers and jawas would actually look like on the screen. Luckily, Lucas had artist Ralph McQuarrie to visualize his quirky space Western decades ago, giving life to characters like C-3PO, Darth Vader, and a whole fleet of vehicles and planetary systems. This book reproduces McQuarrie’s gorgeously painted contributions to the Star Wars lore, from the early concepts that were left on the cutting-room floor to the more finalized versions we’d see in the movies. If the book is out of your price range, Amazon also has a collection of postcards featuring McQuarrie's Star Wars art on them. You can order a box of 100 here.

Buy It: Amazon

6. Star Wars: The Original Topps; $24

Star Wars: The Original Topps
Star Wars: The Original Topps / Topps/Amazon

Trading cards may not have the relevancy they once did, but for Star Wars fans who couldn’t wait to tear open pack after pack in the hopes of scoring a rare Darth Vader or an overly excited C-3PO, the unique experience has yet to be replicated. This book features high-quality reprints of the fronts and backs of all 330 cards and the 55 special-edition stickers from the original Star Wars line, which was produced by trading card juggernaut Topps in '77 and '78. Far more budget-friendly than the prestige art books on the market, this tiny-but-mighty conversation piece packs plenty of vintage wonder. Once you graduate from the original, you can snag books featuring the cards from The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

Buy It: Amazon

7. LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian The Razor Crest; $130

LEGO "Star Wars: The Mandalorian" The Razor Crest
LEGO "Star Wars: The Mandalorian" The Razor Crest / LEGO/Amazon

Whether you know someone who can’t wait for the third season of The Mandalorian to be released on Disney+ or just personally love the starships from the franchise, the Razor Crest LEGO set is an excellent addition to your collection. Fans will recognize the Razor Crest as the starcraft where the Mandalorian and the Child live and travel together. This 1023-piece set features a detailed cockpit and comes with minifigures of the Mandalorian, the Child, the Magistrate of Nevarro Greef Karga, and a Scout Trooper, plus there’s an IG-11 droid figure to complete the scene. 

Buy it: Amazon

8. Star Wars Monopoly; $30

Star Wars Monopoly
Star Wars Monopoly / Monopoly/Amazon

It's the classic Monopoly, but with Darth Vader, Han Solo, C-3PO, and more as the tokens, and X-Wings and Tie-Fighters as houses and hotels. It includes references to all three Skywalker saga trilogies, too, so it'll keep up with the more modern Star Wars lore.

Buy It: Amazon

9. Death Star Cheese Board; $45

Death Star Cheese Board
Death Star Cheese Board / Disney

For your next swanky dinner party, break out this Death Star cheese board that swivels open to reveal stainless steel utensils designed for slicing and serving your favorite Brie or Manchego.

Buy It: ShopDisney

10. May the Force Be With You Cross Stitch Kit; $11

Dimensions Star Wars Cross-Stitch Kit
Dimensions Star Wars Cross-Stitch Kit / Dimensions/Amazon

For the Star Wars fans who love a DIY project, this cross-stitch kit combines both passions into one creative activity. This set is unique because it comes with a step-by-step instruction manual for how to cross stitch iconic characters. In addition, users will get a 6-inch bamboo hoop that can fit 14-count white Aida cloth, which is reportedly good for beginners. 

Buy it: Amazon

11. Baby. Yoda. Everything.

LEGO Baby Yoda
LEGO Baby Yoda / LEGO/Amazon

We'd be remiss if we didn't mention the most popular new Star Wars character of the past 20 years: Baby Yoda. This little green bundle of adorableness absolutely made The Mandalorian a sensation, so of course there was a truckload of merchandise to go along with it. There are plush toys and full-size animatronic dolls to choose from, along with Funko Pops and LEGO kits that are sure to delight most fans.

Buy It: Amazon

12. Star Wars Deluxe Millennium Falcon Waffle Maker; $50

Star Wars Deluxe Millennium Falcon Waffle Maker
Star Wars Deluxe Millennium Falcon Waffle Maker / Amazon

Start someone’s day off the right way with a waffle made to look like the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy. Though this breakfast treat might not get you out the door in less than the 12 parsecs it took Han Solo to do the Kessel Run, it will surely look and taste great.

Buy it: Amazon

13. LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet; $52

LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet
LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet / LEGO/Amazon

As one of the most well-known Mandalorians, Boba Fett is now finding new fans thanks to Disney’s latest show, The Book of Boba Fett. If someone you know has become a recent admirer, this 625-piece LEGO set of the character’s green and red helmet will be a fun way to help them show off their devotion. 

Buy it: Amazon

14. Tamagotchi Star Wars: R2-D2; $16

Tamagotchi Star Wars R2-D2
Tamagotchi Star Wars R2-D2 / Tamagotchi/Amazon

For those who love ‘90s toys and can’t get enough of Star Wars, now is the time to bring both worlds together. This Tamagotchi lets the player take care of, train, and play with their own virtual R2-D2. The digital droid can learn 19 skills and play seven games, but if you forget to take care of him, the Jawas might come and take him away.

Buy it: Amazon

A version of this article originally ran in 2019 and has been updated for 2022.

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