This Friday is being billed at “Force Friday”, and it’s when all of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise hits stores. All of the merchandise up until now has been on the down-low from Hasbro and other manufacturers, however some brochures and photos have been leaked already.
Many stores are staying open until midnight on Friday September 4th for fans to pick up the new product which includes more than 300 new items. There will 207 Target stores staying open at midnight, and for a list of participating Target locations, click here.
Disney Stores will also be participating in Force Friday with a midnight madness at participating locations, and an early-bird hours at others. Disney Stores will hold a Star Wars-themed ceremony before opening their stores which will include R2-D2 arts and crafts throughout the day. The first hundred customers to shop on Friday will also receive a free Star Wars pin.