As Star Wars Celebration Chicago begins later this morning (sadly ORN isn’t there this year), the city of Chicago opens its arms to fans from across the globe, to the biggest Star Wars party of the year. The Chicago Police Department created a new video welcoming fans to their city. Check it out above!
A special Chicago Police welcome and thank you to Disney and LucasFilm for choosing Chicago for the 2019 Star Wars Celebration. Over 35,000 fans from Chicago and across the world will visit McCormick Place each day to celebrate the iconic film series and the men and women of the CPD will ensure members of both the Rebellion and Empire have a safe and enjoyable weekend in our great city.
About Star Wars Celebration:
Star Wars Celebration is the ultimate fan experience focused on the galaxy far, far away…
Fans of all ages, from all over the world will come together in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. to celebrate the cultural phenomenon that is Star Wars. Star Wars Celebration revels in the excitement of new movies, television shows, books and comics while also commemorating the vast history of the Star Wars universe. Star Wars Celebration has something special for every kind of Star Wars fan!
Celebration – Lucasfilm’s love letter to fans – is days of major announcements, immersive exhibits, an interactive show floor, screenings, exclusive merchandise, celebrity guests, panels, autograph sessions, fan-inspired activities, costumes and other surprises celebrating all things Star Wars! Star Wars Celebration is truly a once in a lifetime experience where memories are made, families are brought together, old friends are reunited, and new friendships forged — all in the setting of the ever-evolving Star Wars universe.