Price: Free to Participate
Address: 234 W. 42nd St. - 212-398-3133
This May 4th, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square teams up with the New York Jedi to offer fans of the epic space opera franchise the opportunity to train under the principles of the Saber Academy. From live light saber duals and demonstrations to Star Wars themed trivia, “May The Fourth Be With You” festivities will take place at the Odditorium from 10am to 3pm.
Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and receive HALF PRICE admission. Test your Star Wars knowledge with themed trivia questions covering famous quotes, characters, and more. Get it right and receive 20% off admission.
From 10am to 1pm, New York Jedi Masters will host 30 minute Jedi training classes showcasing light saber techniques and moves made popular by the famous film series. Classes are FREE with paid admission and each Jedi-in-training will receive their own light saber and a Saber Academy certificate upon completion.
Space is limited; participation will be confirmed in the order that it is received. The first 15 fans to register will receive a free Ripley’s gift bag.
SIGN UP! Online class registration is available now through May 2 at www.ripleysnewyork.com.
Venue Description: Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is the oddest place in NYC! Ripley's features an extensive collection of more than 500 unusual, bizarre and astonishing oddities, ranging from the 24 shrunken heads, to a six-legged cow, and a 3,197 lb. meteorite. Ripley's is the embodiment of one man's endless fascination with our world, illustrating his belief that fact is stranger than fiction. Be in awe of these weird and unusual artifacts in over twenty themed galleries, compassing two floors. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium appeals to basic human curiosity and desire to know more about the strange and unusual that exists in this world. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is located at 234 W. 42nd St. between Seventh & Eighth Avenues. It is open 365 days a year, from 9am-1am, with the last ticket being sold at 12:00 midnight. Ripley's Times Square is handicapped accessible. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the admission desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Since a number of the exhibits are priceless and simply cannot be replaced if damaged, there is no outside food, bubble gum or beverages allowed inside. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is available to host private & corporate events, as well as groups including schools and camps. Competitive group pricing is available for parties of 15 or more and only available to those who book in advance. Guided tours are available. To schedule a guided tour or for more information please call 212-398-3133, or visit www.ripleysnewyork.com.