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May the Fourth be with you this Star Wars Day in Preston

Posted: 22 April 2022

Close up of Star Wars Storm Trooper helmet.

Calling all Star Wars fans, Preston is here to meet your May the Fourth needs. This Star Wars Day, why not embrace your inner geek at one of the city's fun and friendly venues, whether you're looking to celebrate your love of Star Wars or just partake in some general geekery. 

Things to do

Scruffy-looking Nerf Herders are welcome in these Preston venues, perfect for visiting this May Fourth as a group or Solo. 

Laser Tag

Blasters at the ready... Battle your friends in an epic game of laser tag. Choose from a post-apocalyptic Preston adventure at End of Days Laser Tag or go hunting in the classic multi-level arena at Laser Quest Preston.

Virtual Reality

Where better to spend Star Wars Day than in the comfort of Multiverse Virtual Reality - a futuristic immersive arcade boasting three zones of virtual reality gaming. From first person shooters and sci-fi adventures to exploring the cosmos and light-hearted snowball fights, there's plenty to keep you busy for hours.

Comics and Food

Enjoy a hearty burger and drink at Vinyl Tap Preston whilst admiring their collection of comic books and graphic novels. Top off your visit by browsing their extensive collection of vinyl and choose some classic tunes to play.

Console and Board Gaming

Pay Geek Retreat a visit for a range of gaming options in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy a range of food and milkshakes with your gaming session, what more could you need?! 

For PC gaming and group gaming Belong Gaming Arena also makes a fantastic visit and boast the latest consoles and VR. 

May the Fourth be with you Quiz

This Star Wars Day falls on a Wednesday, which means a visit to Winedown and their quiz. Their quiz will be Star Wars themed, of course. Make sure to also spot the various items of geekery between wine and beer, and settle in for an evening of good music, drink, and atmosphere.

Make sure to contact Winedown and book in advance, their quizzes get booked up fast.

Free Comic Book Day

Yep, you read it right; Free Comic Book Day means free comic books at That Comic Shop on Friargate. The event takes place on Saturday 7 May, 10am - 4pm, just three days after your Star Wars Day celebrations.

There will be many titles to choose from, games, and competitions. No purchase is necessary, so don't miss out on the fun. Cosplay/fancy dress isn't required...but it is encouraged.

Map addresses for May the Fourth in Preston

  • End of Days Laser Tag: LeVel, Lords Walk, Preston, PR1 1RA.
  • Laser Quest Preston, Unit 1b, Aqueduct Mill Industrial Park, Aqueduct Street, Preston, PR1 7JN.
  • Multiverse - Virtual Reality Experience, Unit E1, Fishwick Park, Mercer Street, Preston, PR1 4LQ.
  • Vinyl Tap, 28-30 Adelphi Street, Preston, PR1 7BE.
  • Geek Retreat, 3 Friargate, Preston, PR1 2AU.
  • Winedown, 18 Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 1DA.
  • That Comic Shop, 116 Friargate, Preston PR1 2EE.

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