Rejoice, force users. Star Wars Celebration will be returning sooner than previously expected. Originally, the event was scheduled to take place last year but, due to health and safety concerns, Disney and Lucasfilm
were forced to cancel it. Instead, they opted to return in August 2022 with an in-person convention. Now, they have opted to move the event forward a few months from August to May of next year.
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The announcement was made via the event's official website and social media accounts. When the 2020 Star Wars Celebration was canceled, Lucasfilm announced that it would return August 18 through 22 in Anaheim, California. Instead, fans will be welcomed back to the convention floor in just over a year. An update from the event's official website reads as follows.
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