Star Wars Celebration 2019 poster & first guest lineup released
The Star Wars Celebration 2019 event has announced some of the artists and actors that will be joining fans this April in Chicago, as well as the poster art for the celebration this spring. The event, celebrating its 20th anniversary, will take place from April 11-15, 2019, at McCormick Place. Tickets are selling out quickly, with only Monday still available. Check out the details below, as well as the full poster in the gallery!
Joonas Suotamo, who portrayed Chewbacca in Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and more, will be at the Star Wars Celebration along with Sam Witwer, the voice of Maul in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, and played the other half of the horn-headed Zabrak to Ray Park’s performance in Solo: A Star Wars Story. The actors will be at the Topps autograph area during the event.
Greg Grunberg (The Force Awakens) will also appear alongside puppeteer Dave Chapman, Greg Proops (Star Wars Resistance, The Phantom Menace), Paul Kasey (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Force Awakens), Ian McElhinney (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), and Orli Shoshan (Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith).
The poster below is a symbol of the ancient Jedi Order striking a balance between the light and the dark. The art is a saga-sweeping design featuring some fan-favorite heroes and villains. To check out more art, visit Artist Alley at the event, which will be home to familiar and new creators this year, including: Malcolm Tween, Darren Tan, Jason Christman, Zoltan Simon, Joey Spiotto, Brian Miller, Matt Busch, Chris Trevas, Karen Hallion, Adrianna Vanderstelt, Danny Haas, Jason Palmer, Spencer Brinkerhoff, Kaela Croft, Brandon Kenney, Russel Walks, Dianne Harrop, Kayla Woodside, Alex Buechel, Cryssy Chung, Steve Anderson, Brian DeGuire, Chris Dee, Michael Pasquale, Cat Staggs, Jerry Vanderstelt, and Brian Rood.
Star Wars Celebration is an exciting convention filled with entertainment, celebrity appearances, stage shows, panels, interactive events, exclusive merchandise, screenings, and once-in-a-lifetime glimpses into the future of the epic saga. More details, including guests and events for the 20th-Anniversary celebration, will be available soon on the Star Wars Celebration website. The event is produced by Lucasfilm in collaboration with ReedPOP.
If you are purchasing your tickets on or before the ticket mailing deadline on February 27, 2019, your tickets will be mailed via USPS to the address you enter. International orders will have the option to have tickets mailed or picked up at Will Call. If you order 5 or more tickets, please note that UPS shipping will be automatically added to your order to ensure delivery. If you purchase your ticket after the ticket mailing deadline, you will have to wait in line at Will Call to pick up your tickets.