'Star Wars' lovers flock to Danville for May the Fourth

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It's May 4, as in "May the force be with you." The force was exceptionally strong in the faraway galaxy of Danville. (KGO-TV)

Friday may be Cinco de Mayo, but Thursday is also a holiday, if you happen to be a "Star Wars" fan.

It's May 4, as in "May the force be with you." The force was exceptionally strong in the faraway galaxy of Danville.

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For two years now, Danville's recreation manager has been building May the Fourth into a town holiday. "We actually have people coming from out of town to come visit us as well," Henry Perezalonso said.

There's a Cantina crawl, "Star Wars" scavenger hunt, and kids flooding the library looking for BB-8.

Watch the video in the player above for Jonathan Bloom's full report from a galaxy far, far away!

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