“Solo” Premiere!

Are you as excited as we are about the new movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story? We’ll be appearing at several theaters from Thursday through Saturday at around 6 PM.

Roseville AMC
St. Michael Cinema
Cinemagic Rochester
CMX Odyssey Burnsville

Roseville AMC
St. Michael Cinema
Cinemagic Rochester
CMX Odyssey Burnsville

St. Michael Cinema
Cinemagic Rochester
CMX Odyssey Burnsville

MSP Spring ComiCon 2018

Photo Credit: Madeline Anderson. Costumers: Nick Hickman, Shtey Short, Kris Heding, Eve Zabronsky, Jordan West, Sara Rae, Madeline Anderson, Trevor Bailey, and Pari Elizabeth, with bonus Tusken Raider! (Your costume was awesome!)

The Minnesota Force was strong at MSP Spring ComiCon 2018! We hope you got a chance to stop by our booth and chat with us and pick up some free stickers and trading cards!

Make-A-Wish Launch Party

Photo Credit: Amanda Fineran. Costumers: Todd Murray, Pari Elizabeth, Trevor Bailey, Kris Heding, Amanda Fineran, Michael Tangen, and Eric Hanson.

The 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, and Minnesota Force had the honor of attending the Make-A-Wish launch party for David, who will be going to Disney World for Jedi training! He had a rally at his school, and we got to meet a bunch of his classmates and friends. It was so much fun! We hope David has an awesome time at Disney World!

We’re Halfway There!


Thanks to all of the generous donors, we are over halfway to our fundraising goal for purchasing Han Solo in Carbonite and making improvements to the Mos Icee Cantina!

If you’d like to learn more about our fundraiser, check out our blog post. If you already know all about our mission to “adopt” Han, you can donate here.

Ashley Eckstein Book Signing

Photo Credit: Her Universe.

On May 12th, members of the 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, Minnesota Force, and Galactic Academy attended the book signing for Ashley Eckstein‘s new book, It’s Your Universe: You Have the Power to Make it Happen at Barnes & Noble at the Har Mar Mall in Roseville. We had the opportunity to chat with her for a while, and she took time to sign our books and memorabilia and pose for photos with us. She is as kind and wonderful as you would expect!

You can purchase a copy of her book here, or wherever books are sold. She will be back in the Twin Cities on May 30th at Hot Topic at the Mall of America.

Photo Credit: gogogrrrl on Instagram. Costumers: Amanda Fineran, Pari Elizabeth, Eve Zabronsky, Molly Fineran, Jennifer Schubert, Jennifer McNitt, Lynn Sessions, Anna Sawyer, Jordan West, Kris Heding, and Nicole Webinger.
Photo by jen17662 on Instagram.
Costumers: Alex Hall, Pari Elizabeth, Eve Zabronsky, Paul Haga, Kris Heding, James Douthitt, and Trevor Bailey.

Be The Match Walk & Run 2018

Photo: Michael Tangen. Costumers: Kelly O’Laughlin, Connor O’Laughlin, Michael Tangen, Jordan West, and Madeline Anderson.

On May 12th, members of the 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, Minnesota Force, and Galactic Academy attended the 2018 Be The Match Walk & Run at Lake Harriet!

Photo Credit: Be The Match. Costumers: Jordan West, Madeline Anderson, Kelly O’Laughlin, Connor O’Laughlin, and Michael Tangen.
Trooper Cornhole! Photo: Michael Tangen. Costumers: Connor O’Laughlin, Michael Tangen, and Kelly O’Laughlin.
A much-needed adjustment. Photo: Michael Tangen. Costumers: Connor O’Laughlin and Kelly O’Laughlin.

Han Solo Fundraiser!

One of the members of the Minnesota Force is moving to a smaller home and is selling some of his Star Wars collectibles. One of those items is a full-size Han Solo in Carbonite, and the Minnesota Force is raising funds to purchase this amazing prop! Our plan is to display it at the Mos Icee Cantina (our party room at CONvergence) and potentially display it at other events.

If you have a few dollars to spare, please donate to our fundraiser! All money will go toward “adopting” Han and improving the Mos Icee Cantina to make it more fun for all of our visitors! Our goal is $700.00.

Please note that the PayPal account is for Costumers for a Cause, our partner non-profit organization. However, all funds for this fundraiser will go to the Minnesota Force.