Baby Yoda invades Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with an astronaut, space Snoopy and Stormtroopers
If Baby Yoda can make it here, he can make it anywhere. The adorable green Force-wielder from the Disney Plus "Star Wars" series "The Mandalorian" soared over Broadway in Funko Pop form during the 95th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday (Nov. 25). (You can actually score a Funko Pop version of the Baby Yoda balloon, complete with his toy metal ball, for $30 at Funko.com and find more Black Friday Star Wars deals for your fans at home.) But Baby Yoda wasn't the only cosmic character to drop in on the turkey day event. Stormtroopers and an augmented reality float (complete with the Millennium Falcon) also made in an appearance along to promote the new VR game "Star Wars: Tales from The Galaxy's Edge" on Oculus Quest, which you can get with a $50 voucher in this Black Friday deal, and a giant Snoopy decked out in a NASA spacesuit floated behind a float of his Peanuts friends, bobbing just like you'd expect in zero gravity. "Oh no! Stormtroopers have Seezelslak and a porg captive! And look what's swooping in to this year's Macy's Parade to save them: the Millennium Falcon!" Macy's wrote on Twitter.space.com
Baby Yoda lands in Minecraft Star Wars DLC
A range of " Star Wars " stories from a galaxy far, far away landed recently in the epic building game, Minecraft— including some with Baby Yoda. A new downloadable content (DLC) package called " Minecraft Star Wars " landed in the Minecraft Marketplace a short while ago, according to Minecraft.net. A trailer for the DLC on YouTube shows several worlds of fun awaiting long time "Star Wars" fans. A Baby Yoda makes a cameo appearance, in a nod to the ongoing Season 2 of "The Mandalorian" on Disney Plus. The Millennium Falcon has a new, epic block-like form to match with the building blocks of Minecraft.space.com
Save up to 50% on Star Wars Funko Pop! figures this Cyber Monday
Star Wars fans can relive some of the most famous scenes from the movies or display their favorite characters on their shelves with Funko Pop! figures make a wonderful gift if you're looking for something to impress a Star Wars fan, or you can grab them up for yourself. We've looked for the most popular characters and scenes in Funko's Star Wars repertoire. figuresMandalorian and The Child: $32.99 $24.88 at AmazonThe bounty hunter and his precious cargo are side by side in this Funko Pop! View DealCheck out our best Star Wars Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals here and don't miss our favorite Star Wars Lego sets for 2020!space.com
Space Gifts 2020: The best gifts in the universe
The Force is strong will all the Baby Yoda gifts available this year. Baby Yoda Funko Pop! Star Wars: Baby Yoda deals Reduced Price Funko Pop! Star Wars: Escape from Death Star(Image credit: Hasbro)Old-school Star Wars fans will love this retro Escape From Death Star game, including a retro collection Grand Moff Tarkin action figure. Baby Yoda Chia Pet(Image credit: Joseph Enterprise)Even plant-lovers can get in on the Baby Yoda craze this holiday season.space.com
Take a video tour of SpaceX's Crew-1 Dragon spaceship with Baby Yoda (and astronauts, too)
While en route to the International Space Station, the four astronauts of NASA's Crew-1 mission — along with special passenger Baby Yoda — showed viewers around their SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft. (Image credit: NASA TV) Image 2 of 5 NASA astronaut Shannon Walker describes life inside SpaceX's Crew Dragon while a Baby Yoda toy floats nearby during a Crew-1 video tour on Nov. 16, 2020. (Image credit: NASA TV) Image 3 of 5 Baby Yoda floats on as Japanese Aerospace Exploration Astronaut Soichi Noguchi (partially visible at top) shows off the roomy storage area on SpaceX's Crew Dragon Resilience. (Image credit: NASA TV) Image 5 of 5 NASA astronaut Victor Glover shows off his gold astronaut pin in space. You can watch SpaceX's Crew-1 flight for NASA live here , courtesy of NASA TV.space.com
The 'Lego Star Wars Holiday Special' is coming to Disney Plus this month
Time to break out the "Star Wars" holiday sweaters and the sweat-inducing holographic memories of the infamous 1977 "Star Wars Holiday Special." Lego is bravely bringing a new holiday special to the "Star Wars" universe. "Lego Star Wars Holiday Special" drops Nov. 17 — that would be Wookiee Life Day to "Star Wars" fans — on Disney Plus, for an epic franchise-crossing adventure starring the Jedi Knight Rey and her robot sidekick, BB-8. Related: These Lego 'Star Wars' sets for 2020 are strong with the ForceLego Star Wars Advent Calendar| Save $10.03 | Now $29.96 at Amazon Steer clear of sugar-packed advent calendars by going for something that encourages creative thinking and play. Life Day is back in the Lego Star Wars Holiday Special coming to Disney Plus in November 2020.space.com
As seen on SA Live - Quarantine-oween! - Friday, October 30, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m. on SA Live, it’s Quarantine-oween! Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any weirder...mullets, mysteries, bake-offs, rancher dynasties, Baby Yoda, cheerleaders and a whole lot more. A world class baking challenge comes to San Antonio. You’ll love “Schertz Creek," where David and Alexis win a trip to the fancy JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
What you need to know before watching Season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’
The first season of “The Mandalorian” was a huge success for Disney Star Wars. Right now, we only know this little green pointy-eared creature as “The Child.” We don’t even know what its species is. The character became popular in the two animated series, “Star wars: The Clone Wars” and “Star Wars: Rebels” while she was best friends with her former master Anakin. She survived through the events of the original Star Wars trilogy and is one of the only surviving links to the Clone Wars era of Star Wars. The Mandalorian: Season 2 hits Disney Plus on Friday, Oct. 30.
The Mandalorian' season 2 is landing on Disney Plus Friday
Season two of " The Mandalorian " lands on Disney Plus Friday (Oct. 30), so here's one final glimpse of what we can expect from the stoic space bounty hunter in a galaxy far, far away. It's clear that the Mandalorian needs the assistance of both Dune and Greef Karga (Carl Weathers) to help return The Child, a.k.a. Watch the first 'The Mandalorian' Season 2 trailer"The Mandalorian" returns to Disney Plus on Oct. 30 with the season two premiere. Season 2 of "The Mandalorian" premieres on Disney Plus on Oct.30. The first season of "The Mandalorian" is on Disney Plus, which is available for $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year in the US and in the U.K., it's £6 a month, or £60 a year.space.com
This is the way: Baby Yoda is accompanying first responders on the frontlines of West Coast wildfires
Attached in the care package along with Baby Yoda was a note that read as follows:“Thank you, firefighters. Carver said he was setting up a donation booth for firemen when he spotted Baby Yoda — the last on the shelf — and knew he needed to come too. Carver said the support he and the page have received has been incredible, pointing both to the Star Wars fanbase and to the human spirit. Below are a few highlights from Baby Yoda’s journey thus far:You can keep up with Baby Yoda on his journey by keeping up with the Facebook page. RELATED: Celebrate ‘Star Wars’ Day with new ‘Mandalorian’ docuseries on Disney+
Baby Yoda cupcakes
SAN ANTONIO – Allie Olguin shares a way to make an adorable baby Yoda cupcake. This is great for any Star Wars lovers, or anyone who loves cute food! While the cupcakes are amazing, that’s not all she does! Make sure to message her on instagram to order your sweet treats. Make sure to follow her on instagram right here.
Celebrate ‘Star Wars’ Day with new ‘Mandalorian’ docuseries on Disney+
Disney is planning to drop a new eight-part docuseries called “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian,” beginning Monday. Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, an Original Series, starts streaming May the 4th, only on #DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/gRSge03Hzn — Star Wars (@starwars) April 23, 2020The series takes a behind-the-scenes look at how the fan-favorite series, “ The Mandalorian , ” was created. “After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. Production has been shut down on all of its shows, including some upcoming Disney+ series.
Baby Yoda toy production could be derailed by coronavirus
Coronavirus disruptions haven’t hurt production of Baby Yoda toys yet, according to industry expert Jim Silver, CEO of Toys, Tots, Pets & More, a toy industry review website. Disney chose to forgo manufacturing Baby Yoda toys until after the character made its first appearance on the show. Silver expects to see Baby Yoda toy production decline by 5% to 10% because of coronavirus, but said Hasbro is "close to being able to ship what they originally projected." The “Star Wars” showcase’s centerpiece was “The Child Animatronic Edition,” a $59.99 life-like version of Baby Yoda that moves and makes baby sounds just like the infant character. “It would affect production of Baby Yoda and just about every other toy that is made overseas,” Silver said.
Baby Yoda toys from 'Star Wars' will launch an unstoppable campaign of cuteness this year
(Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 3 of 22 Adorable new Baby Yoda toys from "The Mandalorian" will become available in 2020. (Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 4 of 22 Adorable new Baby Yoda toys from "The Mandalorian" will become available in 2020. (Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 5 of 22 Adorable new Baby Yoda toys from "The Mandalorian" will become available in 2020. (Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 6 of 22 Adorable new Baby Yoda toys from "The Mandalorian" will become available in 2020. (Image credit: Disney/Getty) Image 22 of 22 baby yoda (Image credit: Disney/Getty)But finally, the wait is over.space.com
Baby Yoda is coming to a Build-A-Bear near you
Build-A-Bear is giving the people what they’ve been patiently waiting for -- Baby Yoda stuffed animals. "We now will have The Child, also known as Baby Yoda." Demand for all things Baby Yoda has skyrocketed since the debut of "The Mandalorian" on Disney+ in November. Baby Yoda apparel is already available on a number of retail sites, including Amazon, Kohl’s and StarWars.com. Build-A-Bear, which already carries a wide variety of other Star Wars characters, started the process to make Baby Yoda plushes a reality when the first episode of "The Mandalorian" aired, according to John.
People are already buzzing over this year’s Fiesta medals
Organizations and businesses are beginning to promote their Fiesta 2020 medals, all with their own quirky designs and unique twists. See who was at Fiesta Fiesta 2019Another medal making waves this week comes from Merit Coffee, which has six locations in the Alamo City. Depending on the organization, a portion of proceeds from Fiesta medals are typically donated to charity or a cause. Posted by Fiesta San Antonio on Tuesday, January 7, 20202020 Fiesta Medal just arrived! It's never too early to start thinking about San Antonio's biggest party: Fiesta® Fiesta 2020 at... Posted by Arfordable Dog Training on Thursday, January 2, 2020Children's Ballet of San Antonio Fiesta medals are now available!
Bexars Eye Rethrow: Baby Yoda is Busting Open The Bread Box
The Bread Box owner Tina Kent took notice and posted a photograph of the final product on the bakerys social media networks. Since then, the bakery has been inundated with Baby Yoda cookie orders. The assembly of each Baby Yoda cookie takes quite a bit of artistry and finesse. Since those first orders, The Bread Box has refined its Baby Yoda cookie to three designs the original Baby Yoda, a Santa Claus and a New Years 2020 theme. Throughout the three years The Bread Box has been open at its current location, bread has remained a labor of love for the 36 Bread Box employees.therivardreport.com
A Pittsburgh hospital dressed up newborns as festive Baby Yodas. And yes, the pictures are adorable
But these tiny newborn babies dressed up as Christmas-themed Baby Yodas are the cutest things we’ve ever seen. A nurse at the UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh crocheted a bunch of adorable Santa Claus hats with Baby Yoda's iconic green ears. This Christmas, the babies got to channel the internet's current obsession, Baby Yoda from the new Disney+ series "The Mandalorian." The Baby Yoda hats were made by nurse Caitlin Pechin in the mother and baby unit. "I said, 'Well you're going to get a baby soon,'" he added, "'We'll try to find you a Baby Yoda.'"
Spurs Coyote Professed His Eternal Love for Baby Yoda at Thursday's Game
Spurs Coyote he's just like us!The Spurs declared Thursday's game against the Brooklyn Netsnight in honor of the theatrical release of the final entry in the Skywalker saga. "Baby Yoda is cute. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. Its never been more important to support local news sources. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current.sacurrent.com
Baby Yoda: Why you can't get the Star Wars toy for the holidays
That's because toymaker Hasbro is rolling out a line of official Baby Yoda toys, but they won't be available until May. It found that "Baby Yoda" searches rose throughout November by more than 7,000%, and forecast that demand would increase this month. Among the retailers now selling Baby Yoda toys that won't be available until early 2020 is Walmart, whose plush Baby Yoda-themed doll will ship in April. Hasbro says this Baby Yoda toy will be available in the spring and retail for $9.99. And another unofficial Baby Yoda toy sold on Etsy has a 14-to-17-month wait list, according to CNET.cbsnews.com
Hasbro unveils line of Baby Yoda toys now available for preorder
The Child, popularly known as "Baby Yoda," is a character in the new Disney+ series, "The Mandalorian"Hasbro, which holds the master toy license for Star Wars-branded toys, has finally revealed its first collection of figures based on everyone's favorite character from "The Mandalorian" Baby Yoda. While the cute creature has been dubbed Baby Yoda, because of his resemblance to the iconic "Star Wars" character, retailers, manufacturers and Disney itself call the character "The Child." Starting Thursday, fans will be able to preorder four new Baby Yoda toys. Keeping "Baby Yoda" a secret has meant that toys, plush and other items haven't been available to purchase right away, disappointing eager holiday shoppers. Print-to-order mugs, T-shirts and magnets are easy to produce quickly, however sculpting toys and creating accurate three-dimensional objects takes a bit more time.cnbc.com
Baby Yoda gets San Antonio, Lone Star State spins online
Baby Yoda is a gift that keeps on giving. “3 spurs fans trying to figure out who is staying behind because we only have 2 tickets to the game on Star Wars night,” wrote @J_Chavez. The craze has also spread to San Antonio stomachs: The Bread Box began selling Baby Yoda cookies to much praise. Baby Yoda merch has finally landed in a galaxy near youBill Miller Bar-B-Q and Fiesta also mixed in with the theme in hilarious Instagram posts. See some of the quirky Baby Yoda and Texas mashups below:Best caption wins a pair of tickets to Star Wars night on the 19th v Brooklyn!
This San Antonio Bakery is Serving Baby Yoda Christmas Cookies That May Be Too Adorable to Eat
Placing orders is a sure thing if you want the cookies," Kent stated.Kent encourages dessert lovers andfans alike to text (210) 383-6353 to reserve your order. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. Its never been more important to support local news sources. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture.sacurrent.com
These baby Yoda memes are driving the internet crazy
Whether you’re a fan of “Star Wars” or not, we’re sure you have fallen prey to the baby Yoda craze that is sweeping social media. Thus, the baby Yoda craze was born, but we’re not complaining. Well, we’ve scoured the web looking for the best baby Yoda memes the internet had to offer. Every single baby Yoda meme has been me like HOWWW pic.twitter.com/z4yLusRgYv — scandal (@eskandalowithak) November 29, 201921. We know the internet is full of other baby Yoda memes, so share your favorite in the comments below.
'Baby Yoda' caught the merch industry off guard, and now they're trying to catch up
Fans weren't the only ones surprised by the appearance of the cute alien currently known as "Baby Yoda." "Baby Yoda" merchandise available on Disney's online store. DisneyIt's why most fans have noticed that retailers are selling a very similar image of "Baby Yoda" on everything from T-shirts and hoodies to mugs and cell phone cases. New "Baby Yoda" T-shirt designs from Fifth Sun. All we want for Christmas is 'Baby Yoda'Keeping "Baby Yoda" a secret has also means that toys, plush and other items won't be available to purchase right away.cnbc.com