In some not exactly surprising news, this year’s Star Wars Celebration has been officially cancelled.
The event was set for this August 27th, but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen the decision made to pull the event. Instead, it’s been announced that the next Star Wars Celebration event will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center from August 18th – 21st of 2022.
Due to the impact of COVID-19, we’ve made the decision to cancel Star Wars Celebration 2020. While this news is disappointing, we’re happy to announce #StarWarsCelebration will return to Anaheim in 2022. Full statement with ticket transfers/refunds info at https://t.co/o2ObVULVVF pic.twitter.com/CnRWHZhuDq— StarWars Celebration (@SW_Celebration) June 15, 2020
Star Wars Celebration has been a staple of Star Wars fandom since it first took place back in 1999 ahead of the release of The Phantom Menace.
In the years since ’99, Star Wars Celebration has been a celebration of all things Star Wars – and likewise has been used as a brilliant marketing tool for impending Star Wars projects.
For fans who have purchased tickets for this year’s Star Wars Celebration, there will be an option of a full refund, transferring your ticket to a 2022 ticket, or receiving a credit to wars merchandise from Star Wars Celebration.