SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A hot air balloon of a giant Yoda head has set up shop in front of the California State Capitol.
The balloon showed up Thursday morning. Disney – the company that now owns the Star Wars brand – brought in the balloon for the upcoming “Star Wars Day” on May 4.READ MORE: Man Killed In Sacramento Freeway Shooting Was Retired Correctional Officer Lufino Reyes Mejorado
Disney representatives also said the balloon is to celebrate the impending opening of “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” at Disneyland.
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That date has become known as “Star Wars Day” thanks to the tongue-in-cheek greeting people can say in reference to the popular movies: “May the Fourth Be With You.” The resolution has already passed the Assembly Rules Committee with a unanimous vote.MORE NEWS: Renowned Roseville Taqueria Nixtaco Hit by Crook Caught On Surveillance Camera
“Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” is scheduled to open on May 31.