Perot Museum Presents Two-Day “May the Fourth Be With You” Event

Don your favorite sci-fi gear and travel to a “galaxy far, far away” as the Perot Museum of Nature and Science celebrates the power of the Force with a two-day May The Fourth Be With You weekend extravaganza May 4 and 5.

Guests will be able to connect with the light and dark sides of the Force while enjoying special sci-fi activities, saber battles on the Plaza, droid races, virtual reality, performances, character meet-ups, Star Wars-themed music, food, and more. They also will be able to discover the science behind the famous films by exploring robotics, futuristic technology and life on other planets.

Special film showings of  Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (11:15 a.m.) and Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2:15 p.m.) will take place in The Hoglund Foundation Theater. Film tickets are $8.

Activities, which take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, are free with general admission.

For a full schedule and to purchase your tickets in advance, go to

Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist with a background in crime and government reporting and an obsession with all things culture and arts. She serves as the Managing Editor for Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, curating content for the Living Well and Faith sections, as well as producing the Fall and Spring society sections and 20 Under 40. From luncheons to galas to exhibition openings to new Dallas restaurants, you can find her out and about on Instagram @Bianca_TBD or @peoplenewspapers You can also reach her by email at [email protected] For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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