For many Star Wars fans (yours truly included), the holiday season is a great excuse for investing in some of the new merch that accompanies the latest movies, streaming shows, books, and games about a galaxy far, far away. With the release of the Disney+ series Ahsoka, the highly anticipated Star Wars Jedi: Survivor video game, and the first foray into young children’s programming with Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures, the lineup of collectibles, toys, clothing, and books is stronger than ever.

This Life Day (yep, you knew the reference was gonna show up somewhere), celebrate the best of what the galaxy has to offer with these gifts for the Star Wars lover in your life. Want to splurge on yourself a bit? Tap into the Force and have it guide you towards some great Black Friday deals and discounts that will more than likely be available on many of these items over the coming months. Even Jedi can treat themselves once in a while, right?

LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 2023

The LEGO brand is masterful at capturing the best sets, scenes, and characters of many a franchise in its miniaturized brick creations. Star Wars is no exception, and the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar is a great way to kick off the holiday season.

With a new release every year, these sets count down the days to Christmas with tiny builds that can be completed in 5 to 10 minutes. Enjoy opening a new flap every day and seeing what new holiday fun LEGO has in store.

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Retro Collection Action Figures

For kids of the Seventies and Eighties, Star Wars action figures — with their straight arms and legs and detailed facial expressions — bring up a wave of nostalgia that few other toys evoke.

Introduce your own younglings to these X-inch figures (or round out your own collection) with Hasbro’s latest Return of the Jedi Retro Collection. Mon Mothma and Admiral Ackbar are just two of the beloved sidekicks featured in this year’s release.

Ahsoka Show Wearable Merchandise

With the long-awaited first season of the Disney+ Ahsoka series now complete, deck out your wardrobe with some white and blue styles that evoke the essence of the Togruta Jedi.

This Ahsoka Tano Pullover Hoodie (Kids Size) and Limited Release MagicBand+ are great options for exploring the Disney parks as a family.

LEGO Millennium Falcon Holiday

Another LEGO gift for the books: the Millennium Falcon™ Holiday Diorama. In celebration of Life Day (the rough equivalent to Christmas in the Star Wars universe and the holiday memorialized in the 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special), Rey, Finn, BB-8, and Chewbacca plan a feast — complete with Porgs.

Although this set is smaller than most LEGO Star Wars-themed ships and locations, it might be the single best one in conveying just how excited Wookiees can get for some holiday cheer.

Obi-Wan Kenobi Legacy Lightsaber Collectible Set

Get into the mindset of one of the most enigmatic and powerful Jedi by wielding the Obi-Wan Kenobi Legacy Lightsaber Collectible. Built in the style of Jedi Knights before Emperor Palpatine took over, Obi-Wan’s lightsaber represents all that is good in the Force.

From Phantom Menace‘s memorable Darth Maul fight to the epic Vader vs. Kenobi matchup in the Disney+ series, fans of the heroic Jedi Master willing to sacrifice himself for the Skywalker family won’t be disappointed.

Interactive Remote Control Droids

The closest most Earthlings can get to owning their own droid (short of an engineering degree) are these relatively affordable interactive robots from Disney.

This year, the BB-8 Interactive Remote Control Droid gets an upgrade along with — brace yourselves — DJ R3X Interactive Remote Control Droid with Bluetooth Speaker, the quippy pilot from Disneyland’s beloved. Star Tours ride.

The Crimson Firehawk – Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures

Young Jedi deserve Star Wars gifts too! For the littlest younglings and Padawans, the Crimson Firehawk Playset is a kid-friendly entry into the galaxy far, far away.

The set includes Nash Durango and RJ-83, a young pilot and navigator respectively who accompany the young Jedi on their adventures. With low-stakes missions and regular cameos from Master Yoda, Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures — and its accompanying toy products — introduce Star Wars to a new generation of young viewers.

Themed Kitchen/Cookware

Blue milk anyone? Aspiring galactic chefs can take their home-cooked meals to the next level with The Mandalorian Mini Waffle Maker and Darth Vader Comic Father of the Year Long Apron.

Whether you’re a Master Jedi of brunch or barbecue, these kitchen items will become your go-to implements for whipping up the perfect holiday feast.

Star Wars Thrawn by Timothy Zahn

Viewers of Ahsoka will remember the highly anticipated appearance of Thrawn, arguably the best Star Wars villain to not appear in a feature film. Return to the official source canon with Star Wars Thrawn by Timothy Zahn, the original author of the Thrawn series (both the Legacy and canon versions), to learn more about the brilliant and calculating grand admiral.

With intricate plots and highly complex characters, this book trilogy explores Thrawn’s rise within the Imperial ranks, even in the face of discrimination against non-humans.

R2-D2 Interactive Droid with Serving Tray

For the Star Wars fan needing a little VIP treatment this holiday season, look no further than this R2-D2 Remote Control Interactive Droid with Serving Tray. Loaded up with green drinks from the Mos Eisley Cantina, everybody’s favorite blue and white droid gets to work with a remote-control console and handy opening tool.

Although functionality-wise, this version of Artoo doesn’t really outpace earlier editions of the controllable droid, it’s difficult to pass up the cute serving tray addition. Bottoms up!

Whether you celebrate Life Day or one of the other many holidays that hits this time of year, this list of Star Wars gifts will satisfy even the pickiest of galactic fans. Time to hang that mistletoe and prep the blue milk!

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