One of our favorite holidays is fast approaching. We’re not talking about Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, or Memorial Day weekend—we’re talking about May the 4th, also known as Star Wars Day. Ya, it’s kind of the best.
Most fans celebrate May the 4th by marathoning the movies and doing their best Yoda impressions. This year, we have an idea of how to make the festivities even more fun—by helping you find like-minded Star Wars fans to share the day with. Because, oh yes, Star Wars dating sites exist, and they’re full of diehard fans who are single and ready to mingle.
Here are some Star Wars-themed dating sites you should definitely check out:
LFG is a site for geeks and gamers. If you fit the bill for one (or both), you’re in good company—the site has over 10,000 members looking for love. LFG is aware of the gamer stigma, and works hard to celebrate gaming as a shared passion, not a hobby worthy of judgment. You definitely won’t find any fake profiles here, because the founders personally remove inactive accounts to give you the best shot at finding the one.
Gk2Gk caters to more than just Star Wars fans—it’s for nerdy singles who are also into Star Trek (they can both get along), anime, and cosplay. The website describes its user community as “weirder than your local comic book hangout,” so if you’re a geek, you’ve come to the right place. After all, it’s right there in the name.
Don’t let Trek Passion’s outdated website turn you away. It might be a little bit older, but it definitely still has active users. Instead of looking like the traditional online dating destination we’ve come to expect, Trek Passions keeps it old school. It allows you to create a profile, but also relies on online forums (remember those?) where members post about themselves and their interests, and invite others to contact them. Even though “Trek” is in the name, Trek Passions has also found a fan base with Star Wars fans.
Dragonfruit is a newer dating app that’s here to celebrate geekiness in all of its forms. Users indicate which “Geekdoms” they’re a part of—be it Star Wars, The Ghost in the Shell, or Lord of the Rings—and the matching process begins. Dragonfruit encourages people to embrace what makes them geeks (read: passionate people) and not be ashamed of it. “We believe you shouldn’t have to disguise yourself as Clark Kent,” the website explains. “Be yourself. Be Superman.”
SoulGeek is another destination for sci-fi, horror, fantasy, anime, video game, and cosplay fans. Like Trek Passions, the site seems a little older, but members still appear very active. SoulGeek also has forums, where people do everything from share original fan art to discuss their favorite Princess Bride quotes. Maybe you could get a Star Wars thread going! (Tell ‘em Elizabeth sent you.)
This May 4th, own your geekdom. Embrace your nerdiness. Shout your love of Star Wars from the rooftops. If you want to find someone who shares your love of the franchise, let your geek flag fly and wear your fandom on your sleeve. Now get out there on some of these Star Wars dating sites and swipe right on some cute Jedis!