Kick off Cinco De Mayo weekend with a special event that’s out of this world! Join us on May 4, 2024, for the Star Wars-themed pub crawl: “May the Fourth Be With You.” It’s the perfect fusion of interstellar excitement and day drinking fun, leading into Cinco De Mayo holiday. This pub crawl is just the first act of a two-day extravaganza, setting the stage for The Official Cinco De Mayo Pub Crawl happening the very next day.

On May the Fourth, you’ll go on a galactic journey through more than 10 bars, each offering an experience that will transport you to a galaxy far, far away. Your ticket grants you the power of free entry to all participating venues, along with drink specials designed to delight both rebels and imperials alike. Imagine sipping on a Skywalker Sangria or a Darth Margarita as you mingle with fellow enthusiasts.

The night will be alive with the sounds of DJs spinning tracks that’ll make you feel like you’re partying on the Forest Moon of Endor. With party favors in hand, you’ll feel the excitement of the Force as you traverse the bustling streets from one epic venue to the next. And for a twist of fun, join the Find the Gnome Contest—a scavenger hunt where you can win amazing prizes for finding hidden gnomes in the participating bars.

“May the Fourth Be With You” is an homage to the beloved Star Wars saga, a perfect excuse to party all day and a prelude to Cinco De Mayo festivities. Gather your friends and prepare for a night filled with adventure, cheap drinks and unforgettable memories. Whether you align with the light side or the dark side, this is one event where all fans come together to celebrate. May the Fourth be with you on this stellar journey through the night!

 

Star Wars Pub Crawl Map
Star Wars Pub Crawl Map

 

Bars & Specials

 

1. Wreck Room: $3 Tecate Cans, $4 Astral Blanco Tequila Shots, $4 Irish Whiskey Shots , $5 Mexican Mule (Astral Tequila, Ginger Beer & Lime), $5 Ranch Water (21 Seeds Cucumber Jalapeño Infused Tequila, Lime Juice & Soda Water)

2. El Lopo: $4 Baby Yoda Shots, $5 Light Side Sangria, $5 Dark Side Sangria, $5 Blue Milk Horchata

3. Music City SF: $3 Corona, $4 Micampo Shot, $5 Bandera Margaritas: (RED- Smokey Hibiscus, GREEN- Cucumber jalapeno or WHITE- House Margarita), $8 Bloody Maria, $2 Tacos, $7 Birria Ramen

4. Mcteague’s: $3 Bud “Light Saber”, $4 Solo (Shot of Tequila), $5 Ruby Bleil (vodka,sprite,blue Caracau)

5. Mayes: $3 Bottled Beers, $4 Dirty Leia, $5 Jawa Juice, $6 Whiskey Ginger, $7 Tequila

6. Lush Lounge: $3 Busch Lager, $4 Raspberry Lemon Drop Shot, $5 Watermelon Fizz, $6 Vodka Soda, $6 Stone IPA

7. R Bar: $3 Tecate, $4 Slane Irish Whiskey Shots, $5 Pendleton Rye Drinks, $5 Screwball Shots

8. Amsterdam Cafe: $3 Jell-O shot, $5 Beer Amsterdam Blonde Ale, $10 Michelada, $10 Margarita, $8 Pretzel, $8 Sausage in a pretzel bun, $8 Mac and cheese

9. Hanaro: $3 Jawa Juice (Coors Light), $4 Green Milk (Whiskey shot), $5 Yoda’s Stew ( Vodka + Mountain Dew), $6 Darth Vader Blood (Vodka + Coffee Liqueur), $7 Light Saber (Coconut Vodka + Lemonade)

 

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May The Fourth Be With You Pub Crawl

Event Details:

Date & Time:

Saturday, May 4, 2024
4PM to 10PM

Check In Details:

Check in at Mayes Oyster House between 4PM and 8PM to pick up your event wristbands.

Mayes Oyster House
1233 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

Participating Bars:

Wreck Room, Lush Lounge, Mayes, R Bar, Route 101, Mcteagues, Hanaro, Amsterdam Cafe, Decodance, Samplers House, El Lopo and more!

Watch The Kentucky Derby!

Arrive early to the May The Fourth Be With You Pub Crawl to indulge in the excitement of the Kentucky Derby, which starts at 3:45 PM, just before the pub crawl kicks off at 4PM.

About Star Wars:

The Star Wars movies are a monumental series of epic space stories that have captivated audiences around the globe since the first film was released in 1977. Created by George Lucas, this saga unfolds in a distant galaxy and chronicles the adventures of characters from the heroic Rebel Alliance as they battle the tyrannical Galactic Empire. The series is renowned for its innovative special effects, complex characters, and intricate storytelling that blends themes of heroism, redemption, and the struggle between good and evil.

At the heart of Star Wars are the Jedi, warriors who harness the Force, a mystical energy that gives them extraordinary abilities. Opposing them are the Sith, who tap into the dark side of the Force. The saga spans generations, focusing on the Skywalker family, whose members play pivotal roles in the galaxy’s fate.

What makes Star Wars so popular is more than its groundbreaking visual effects as well as the timeless, universal appeal of its story. Themes of friendship, courage, and the fight for freedom resonate with audiences of all ages. The series has also spawned a vast universe of books, television shows, games, and merchandise, becoming a fundamental part of global pop culture. Its iconic characters, from Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia to Darth Vader and Yoda, have become cultural icons, and its influence on the film industry and storytelling is unparalleled.

Star Wars and The San Francisco Bay Area:

When it comes to celebrating the magic of the Star Wars franchise, there couldn’t be a better place than the San Francisco Bay Area. Besides being the home of the creator of Star Wars, the sights of the Bay Area also provided inspiration for the movies. Here are some interesting facts and connections about the San Francisco Bay Area and Star Wars:

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM): Founded by George Lucas in 1975, ILM is a pivotal force in the development of special effects. It’s headquartered in the Presidio of San Francisco and has been instrumental in creating the visual effects for not just Star Wars but numerous blockbuster movies. This innovation hub transformed the way movies are made, blending the fantastical elements of Star Wars with cutting-edge technology.

Lucasfilm Headquarters: Lucasfilm, the production company behind Star Wars, is located in the Presidio of San Francisco. The campus is a state-of-the-art facility that houses production and corporate offices. Visitors to the area can enjoy seeing the iconic Yoda Fountain at the entrance of the Lucasfilm headquarters, making it a pilgrimage site for Star Wars fans.

Skywalker Ranch: Nestled in the rolling hills of Marin County just north of San Francisco, Skywalker Ranch is the private retreat of George Lucas. Although not open to the public, it’s known as the creative sanctuary where much of the Star Wars sound design and editing took place. The Ranch is part of the larger Skywalker Sound, a leader in audio post-production.

George Lucas’s Inspiration: George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, has deep ties to the Bay Area. He grew up in Modesto, attended junior college in Sacramento, and is an alumnus of the University of Southern California. The Bay Area’s countercultural movements and technological innovation heavily influenced his storytelling and filmmaking approach.

The Tech Influence: The technological renaissance of Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area has had a symbiotic relationship with the Star Wars franchise, influencing advancements in film technology and special effects. Companies in the Bay Area continue to lead in areas like computer graphics, animation, and digital sound, partly driven by the needs and innovations of films like Star Wars.

Premieres and Screenings: San Francisco has hosted numerous Star Wars film premieres and special screenings over the years, often attended by key figures from the movies. The close proximity to Lucasfilm and ILM means that these events sometimes feature unique insights or appearances by the creators and stars of the saga.

UC Berkeley Archives: The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, holds a collection of items that influenced George Lucas in creating the “Star Wars” universe. This includes the Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers serials, which Lucas has cited as significant inspirations for his creation.

 

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