Star Wars Day 2017

Event Hours:  11 AM - 4 PM                                     No Admission Charge

John Jackson Miller is the author of 2014's Star Wars: A New Dawn, the first work created in conjunction with the new Lucasfilm Story Group, the New York Times bestseller Star Wars: KenobiStar Wars: Knight Errant, and Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith.

Keith Ryan Kappel is a freelance writer for Fantasy Flight Games on their Star Wars: Edge of the Empire and Star Wars: Age of Rebellion lines.



Star Wars™ Costume Clubs


Steve Palenica Fantasy Artist and designer of our Youth Badges and has previously donated original themed art pieces for prize winners.  

Dave Dorman Eisner and Inkpot Award-winning artist Dave Dorman has been creating Star Wars™ art for 30 years.

Mike Babinski DC and Marvel comic book artist and Star Wars™ sketch card (or trading card) artist.

James Tampa has worked for Marvel, DC, Topps, and Dark Horse comics as a digital colorist.

Jamie Snell is a freelance illustrator who has worked on various sketch card sets from Topps, Brygent, UpperDeck and Rittenhouse. He is a licensed LucasFilm, Ltd. artist.



Graham Crackers Comics One of Illinois’ largest comic book stores will be bringing out their Star Wars™ inventory.































Special Guests:


International fan-based Star Wars™ organizations dedicated to the construction and wearing of screen-accurate costumes.

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The Joliet Public Library has a free parking lot located at the corners of Clinton and Chicago Street. Free parking is also available on weekends at decks located at Cass and Scott Streets and on Ottawa Street between Clinton and Jefferson Streets. Street parking is free after 12:00 pm. 


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