It’s a testament to the enduring power and popularity of “Star Wars” that so many diverse talents, brands and shows pay their respect to the intergalactic franchise on May 4, a holy date in which #StarWarsDay and #MayThe4thBeWithYou became major trending topics across the internet and beyond.
This year was no exception, as actors like Elizabeth Banks shared hilarious throwback photos honoring their “Star Wars” fandom, shows like “The Walking Dead” released “Force Awakens”-themed character posters, and festivals like SXSW shared their most charming “Star Wars” swag. Heck, even Cinnabon got in on the party and turned Princess Leia’s iconic bun into a tasty treat. You know “Star Wars” is a global phenomenon when everything from food chains to film festivals are paying their respects.
Continue to celebrate this wonderful day with some of the best celebrations on social media below. And, of course, may the 4th be with you.