Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Triple Force Friday Events In The U.S. And Canada Announced

By: Dominic Jones

We're now just days away from Triple Force Friday, the launch of the tie-in merchandise for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, and Jedi: Fallen Order, taking place on October 4th. To celebrate the launch, Lucasfilm has finally announced which retail locations in the U.S. and Canada will be hosting events this weekend.  This includes Midnight Madness events at certain locations.  The complete list of October 4th events was revealed over at StarWars.com.  Below are the highlights.

  • Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California, and Disney Springs in Orlando, Florida: Disney Stores will be hosting "Midnight Madness" events at 12:01am on October 4th, AND The Lego Store locations will be hosting LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon Master Build Events throughout the weekend.
  • The Disney Store in Times Square in New York will also be hosting a "Midnight Madness" event, which will feature a free Lithograph Set celebrating the three upcoming Star Wars releases (with purchases of $20 or more).  There will also be photo ops with Stormtroopers.  With New York Comic Con also taking place this weekend, this will be the place to be for Star Wars fans in the Empire State.
  • Walmart: Participating stores across the US will be hosting "Midnight Madness" events.  Free lapel pins will be available to fans, plus there will be other in-store activities will be taking place.  Find out if a store near you is hosting a Triple Force Friday event here.
  • Simon Malls in Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA; Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance, CA; Houston Galleria, Houston, TX; Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL; Roosevelt Field, Garden City, NY, will have a special Force Friday Scavenger activity sheets available at Guest Services.
  • Fred Meyer locations in Beaverton, OR (x2); Portland, OR; Oregon City, OR; and Tualatin, OR, will have Force Friday events taking place on October 5th (Force Saturday?), which will feature giveaways and photo ops.
  • Toys R Us Canada will have four "Midnight Madness" events, taking place at locations in Etobicoke, ON; Edmonton, AB; Langley, BC; and Vaughan, ON.
  • Target will not be hosting any "Midnight Madness" events, however they will be opening their Disney Store at Target pop-ups in 25 locations in the US.  Find the closest one to you here.
That's the list of events happening this weekend.  If there isn't one near you, don't worry, the merchandise is still slated to hit to be on shelves when stores open everywhere on October 4th.  You might even be seeing it pop-up on shelves already, though you won't be able to buy it.

To see all the merchandise going on sale on Triple Force Friday, you can check out our list of products for The Rise Of Skywalker, The Mandalorian, and Jedi: Fallen Order.  You can also watch the replay of the Triple Force Friday live stream where they revealed many of the products, with members of the cast of the various productions, below,

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker hits theaters on December 20th, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will be released on November 15th, and The Mandalorian will debut on November 12th on Disney+.  Triple Force Friday takes place on October 4th.

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