Bookmans stores have everything all manner of geeks could ask for. Whatever your geek freak, from video games to vinyl to books, we’ve got you. Bookmans is the place to let your geek flag fly in May! Check out what’s in store and definitely take a look at the complete list of events for May and beyond.

Star Wars Day is fast-approaching, and we have the May the 4th events you’re looking for. Of course, we thought you deserved something extra special this year. That’s why we’re adding a 25% OFF sale on all games, toys, comics and graphic novels to anyone wearing their Star Wars best or cosplay! There will also be awesome activities at our stores like Star Wars trivia, a Star Wars movie marathon, Padawan Storytime, as well as crafts. Thrill young brains with a Rebel Rescue game or have a meet-and-greet with Star Wars characters. Sign up for the sci-fi comic book creation with RealTimeSTEAM and find the missing Death Star plans at Phoenix. There’s so much fun in store on Star Wars Day!

Star Wars May the 4th Geek flag

Remember to keep it social on Star Wars Day, especially if you’re wearing your best Star Wars cosplay! Here’s how it works: 1) take selfies at our new selfie spots in your Star Wars costume. 2) post your selfie on Instagram using the Bookmans stores’ designated tags. 3) You’ll be entered to WIN 2 TICKETS TO PHOENIX FAN FUSION!

May the 4th events heading your way: East  –  Midtown  – Northwest  – Mesa  –  Flagstaff  –  Phoenix

Geeky gamers will want to sign up for the Super Smash Bros. tournaments at Bookmans Mesa, Flagstaff, Midtown, East, as well as Northwest. Are robots more your speed? Flagstaff is having Robot Races with Coconuts is happening on May 23. They’re also celebrating spring by giving everyone a chance to win VIP Hullabaloo Giveaway all month long!

Got a geek mom in your life? We’ve got Mother’s Day gifting and events covered at Bookmans! Moms geek out too, and East has the perfect Mother’s Day event for mom to shine on May 12. Sign up for Studio Nights: Mother’s Day Sculptures at Mesa. The Studio Nights art event at Phoenix invites guests to hang out with mom for a special Mother’s Day painting session. Want to gift her some creative alone time? Sign up for the Mother’s Day Studio Night event at Northwest. Studio Night with Creative Spirits at Flagstaff is perfect for the artistic and creative mom too. Whether she’s a gamer, a voracious reader, or a badass music-playing-mama, you’ll find the perfect gift for her at Bookmans! 

Geek Mother's Day events

Bookmans is hosting board game and RPG game nights, as well as Dungeons & Dragons at Midtown, Northwest, and Beginner’s Dungeons & Dragons in Phoenix. There’s even a Pokemon Pileup-themed Studio Night at East and a Pikachu Pop-Up Party in the Valley. Bookmans and many other local businesses in NW Tucson are celebrating the re-opening of Ina Road with an Ina Road Celebration Weekend! Bookmans will be there with free comics for Free Comic Book Dayf. Speaking of community, geek out on giving back at the Bookmans Blood Drive on May 12!

Bookmans Blood Drive Geek

If you geek out on all things literary but aren’t big on conversations, you’ll want to check out Bookmans Midtown’s new Silent Book Club. We think it’s going to be a (quiet) hit! Another new book club, Phoenix’s horror book club Better Read than Dead, is tackling their first horror read in May – Pet Sematary by Stephen King.

Does music raise your geek flag? No matter if you’re a beginner and want to learn how to play guitar or are already a seasoned strummer who wouldn’t mind showing off your ukulele skills, we’ve got the music geek in your covered. Prefer to hang out and listen? Great! The Sonoran Surfers are coming to Mesa, the Vinyl Preservation Society is heading to Midtown for a Social Spin, and Phoenix is having a Jamboree too! 

We can’t wait to geek out with you, Arizona! See you and your geek flag at Bookmans!