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The best gifts for Star Wars fans

Gift ideas for apparel, collectibles, toys, and other merch

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A mosaic consisting of eight items in this guide, including a Citizen watch, a Star Wars bomber jacket from Heroes & Villians, a Ralph McQuarrie Star Wars art book, Star Wars Imperial Assault board games, the Lego Red Five helmet, a Darth Vader lightsaber replica, a Grogu Chia Pet, and a Kenner Stormtrooper figure of George Lucas. Graphic: Will Joel/Polygon | Source images: Lucasfilm, Disney, Citizen, Lego, Heroes & Villians, Kenner, Joseph Enterprises, Hasbro

It’s always a good time to celebrate your Star Wars fandom. To help you out, the Polygon crew is here to offer recommendations of what we think are some of the best Star Wars-themed games, toys, books, and apparel around. We’ve brought together a wide variety of slick merch across several price points to satisfy your desire for everything attached to the franchise from a galaxy far, far away.

Whether you’re looking to drop a pile of credits on the Lego Millennium Falcon or need something a little more budget-friendly (but no less cool), like the R2-D2 Tamagotchi, we’re certain you’ll find something awesome. To help you sort through our gift ideas, we’ve categorized them to let you quickly find what you’re looking for.

Best Star Wars books

Best Star Wars games

Best Star Wars fashion

Citizen Rebel Pilot Watch (analog)

  • $316
  • $395
  • 20% off

Prices taken at time of publishing.

The purely analog version of the Rebel Pilot watch features a stainless steel case paired with a soft leather strap. Its eco-drive movement is also solar-powered, meaning you likely won’t have to replace the battery in the device’s lifetime.

Hedley & Bennett Star Wars Apron

  • $105

Prices taken at time of publishing.

These durable aprons are perfect, whether you’re cooking some Bantha steaks or tuning up your droids. Hedley & Bennett has aprons themed after all of your favorite Star Wars characters, and they can be monogrammed or personalized with text.

Best Star Wars decor

Ruggable Star Wars Collection

  • $109

Prices taken at time of publishing.

Ruggable features an amazing collection of low-pile area rugs inspired by the ships, locations, and characters of the Star Wars universe. Ruggable rugs are machine washable and are available in a variety of sizes ranging from “Babu Frik” to “That’s no moon.”

Best Star Wars Lego sets

Lego X-Wing

  • $240

Prices taken at time of publishing.

The sixth, and so far, the largest version of Luke’s X-Wing is made of 1,949 individual pieces and measures 22 inches from stem to stern. The T-65 X-Wing is a reliable starfighter that can handle crash landings and blow up moon-sized superweapons. Just don’t let your cat near it.

Lego Luke Skywalker X-Wing

  • $40
  • $50
  • 21% off

Prices taken at time of publishing.

The ship that killed the Death Star, now in Lego form. The kit features the 474-piece version of Luke’s iconic T-65 X-Wing, complete with firing blasters and Minifigs of Luke, Leia, R2-D2, and *checks notes* General Dodonna?

Best Star Wars collectibles

Triple Vinyl New Hope Box Set

  • $122
  • $150
  • 19% off

Prices taken at time of publishing.

John Williams’ triumph replicated in a way that only vinyl can deliver. The 40th anniversary box set for the Episode 4 soundtrack includes three LPs and an art book detailing the composer’s vision, complete with archival photos from the London Symphony Orchestra.

Best Star Wars plushies

Build-A-Bear Bantha Plush

  • $37
  • $53
  • 30% off

Prices taken at time of publishing.

The Bantha is a noble steed relied upon by the native Tuskens of Tatooine. The plush version of this beast of burden is just as cuddly, smells much better than the real thing, and even comes with a removable saddle.

Build-a-Bear Wampa Plush

  • $25
  • $36
  • 30% off

Prices taken at time of publishing.

The Wampa, native to the ice planet of Hoth, is known for its delightful grin and friendly demeanor. Just kidding. But seriously, this plush Wampa is pretty adorable, and its arms are detachable! How cute is that?

Best Star Wars toys

Star Wars Arcade Game

  • $600

Prices taken at time of publishing.

The original Star Wars video game that graced arcades 40 years ago has been revived by Arcade 1UP. The 60-inch-tall cabinet features a 17-inch LCD screen and includes the arcade versions of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi, complete with a light-up marquee and coin door.

Update (May 23): Checked pricing and availability on all products. Added one additional product.

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