In anticipation of Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You, Build-A-Bear Workshop has unveiled an online exclusive Star Wars R2-D2 set that includes a 13” pre-stuffed R2-D2 plush and a 6-in-1 R2-D2 sound chip, featuring six of the character’s signature sounds. The set is only available for purchase at and, while supplies last ($42).

Earlier this month, Build-A-Bear Workshop launched a 16” Dark Side vs. Light Side Bear, which features ears that flip from red to blue to represent both sides of The Force. The paw pads also flip to feature either the Rebel Alliance or First Order logo. The Dark Side vs. Light Side Bear and related Star Wars sound chips and accessories are currently available at U.S., Canada and U.K. Build-A-Bear Workshop stores as well as at and ($30).

Additionally, in celebration of Star Wars Day, Guests of Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and will receive a FREE lightsaber from the Build-A-Bear Workshop Star Wars collection with a $50 purchase that includes any Star Wars furry friend. This offer is valid between May 1– 4, while supplies last. Online Guests must use promo code ‘STARWARSDAY17’ to redeem the offer.

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