Star Wars fans don’t have to wait to get into the festive spirit this November, as Life Day celebrations begin tomorrow, Nov. 17! A longstanding Wookiee tradition commemorating family, joy and harmony, the celebration is not dissimilar to our own holiday season here on Earth.
Life Day brings people from across the galaxy together to observe the holiday with festive décor, twinkling lights
, and joyous activities. Before the festivities begin, we have gathered the best Star Wars-inspired apparel, merchandise, collectibles and more to help fans get into the Life Day spirit.
Whether fans want to don the traditional red Life Day robes or commemorate the holiday in a more casual style, we have you covered! Check out the new Star Wars Life Day 2023 Zip Hoodie for Adults, featuring stylized screen art of characters including Chewie, Luke, Leia, and Han Solo, available Nov. 17 exclusively on shopDisney. This Star Wars Life Day 2023 zip hoodie is full of enough festive spirit to last a lifetime!
After a day full of celebration, cozy up at home with this Life Day Fleece Throw with Sleeves for Adults, available Nov. 17 on shopDisney and at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort. With long sleeves and an embroidered “Life Day” text on the front chest, this throw is perfect for unwinding after a day of holiday fun. If it’s too hot to snuggle in a fleece blanket, this lightweight Life Day tank top is available online at Hot Topic and is the perfect fit.
Get into the Life Day spirit with holiday collectibles. Fans will not want to miss out on adding the 3-3/4″ scale Chewbacca Life Day figure from Hasbro, complete with a retro-style Kenner blister pack, to their collections. It will be available exclusively on shopDisney and at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort starting at 8 a.m. PST Nov. 17. Make sure to decorate your tree this holiday season with the new Han Solo and Chewbacca Life Day Sketchbook Ornament, available tomorrow at Disneyland Resort and on shopDisney. For collectors who want to showcase their fandom on the go, a new limited release Star Wars Life Day 2023 Holiday Pin will be available on shopDisney and at Disneyland Resort starting tomorrow.
Chewbacca is ready to celebrate Life Day in this adorable Pop! Chewbacca Flocked bobblehead from Funko, a perfect holiday gift or addition to any Star Wars collection. For those who can’t celebrate the holiday season together, send joy with a commemorative Star Wars-inspired holiday card from LovePop or a Life Day Collector’s Box full of Star Wars-inspired goodies from Culturefly.
Join in on the Life Day festivities with this Star Wars: The Life Day Pop-Up Book and Advent Calendar from Insight Editions. Filled with a variety of holiday ornaments, a pop-up Tree of Life and a 28-page booklet commemorating Life Day, fans won’t have any trouble getting into the holiday spirit.
A holiday celebration wouldn’t be complete without some tasty treats! Whether your family is celebrating Life Day at the Tree of Life, or in the comfort of your home, the Star Wars: The Life Day Cookbook: Official Holiday Recipes From a Galaxy Far, Far Away is full of authentic Life Day recipes from the Wookiee home world of Kashyyyk. After your feast, be sure to gather ‘round the fire for a storytelling session full of adventure and valiant heroes with the Star Wars: The High Republic: Light of the Jedi Trilogy Box Set.
An embodiment of Life Day values, legendary High Republic Jedi Knight Stellan Gios was revered for his deep connection to the Force, and his wisdom and skill. Fans can honor his legacy and add a unique piece to their collections with the new Stellan Gios Legacy LIGHTSABER Hilt and Comic Book Set, available Nov. 17 at 8 a.m. PST on shopDisney, as well as at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort.
The Life Day celebrations continue at Disneyland Resort with exciting new Star Wars art releases. On Nov. 17, artists Brian Kesinger and Alex Riegert-Waters will be making special guest appearances at Star Wars Trading Post in Downtown Disney District from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. PST and at The Star Trader in Disneyland park from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. PST. At each of the artist showcases, fans will have the opportunity to meet Brian and Alex and get merchandise signed. Merchandise must be purchased at the Disneyland Resort on the event day with a limit of two signed items per guest. No personal items will be signed. Valid Disneyland Resort receipt may be required.
Fans will want to head over to Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland park to purchase this new Life Day Spork with their meal, available starting Nov. 17, while supplies last. This unique festive utensil makes the perfect gift for any Star Wars fan looking to spruce up their dinnerware. Limit two per guest per transaction.
Finally, don’t forget to check out the other delicious Life Day food and beverage options available at Disneyland park. All are available through Jan. 9, 2024:
- Kashyyyk Cake at Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo
- Cheesy Blue Orbs at Ronto Roasters
- Life Day Cheese Branch at Kat Saka’s Kettle
- Joh Blastoh Sangria Gocola and Millaflower Toast at Oga’s Cantina
Finally, if you’ll be celebrating Life Day in Batuu on Nov. 17, make sure to snag a photo commemorating your visit! Available at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort, Disney PhotoPass Service will be offering guests a Life Day Magic Shot photo experience, allowing guests the chance to appear as though they’re holding a glowing Life Day orb.
No matter what planet you’re celebrating from, from our galaxy to yours, happy holidays!