Databurst From The 501st

Jedi News is working with Roqoo Depot and the 501st Legion to bring you the very latest activity from garrisons across the planet.

Be sure to listen in to the 501stCast, the official podcast of the 501st Legion International Star Wars Costuming Organization for all the latest Legion related news. Here are the events through to December 4th 2018: –

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from November 28 to December 4th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

November 29

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wood River, IL for Star Wars Family Reading Night at Wood River Public Library from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for Kids Clubhouse.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Roseville, CA for the Roseville Christmas Tree Lighting Festival at Vernon St Town Square from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

November 30

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Overland Park, KS for Family Reading Night at Diemer Elementary.
  • Alaskan Garrison will be in Palmer, AK for the Toys For Tots Toy Drive at Sherrod Elementary from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in North Charleston, SC for AtomaCon at the Hilton Garden Inn from November 30 to December 2nd.
  • Central Garrison will be in Fargo, ND for the Star Wars Holiday Special at the Fargo Theatre.
  • Czech Garrison will be in Kopřivnice for Koprcon from November 30 to December 2nd.
  • Garrison Carida will be in West Chester, PA for the West Chester Christmas Parade from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Chiba for the Tokyo Comic Convention 2018.

December 1

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for the Holiday Expo.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Greenville, SC for the Greenville Health System Last Visit of 2018, and in Elizabethton, TN for the Elizabethton Christmas Parade from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Ashland, NE for Santa Goes to Space at the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Fresno, CA for ZooLights at Fresno Chaffee Zoo from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, and in Modesto, CA for the Celebration of Lights Holiday Parade.
  • Connecticut Garrison will be in Bridgeport, CT for ComiConn Night at the Bridgeport Sound Tigers from 4:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Willow Grove, PA for the PSWCS Toy Drive from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Schnecksville, PA for the Lehigh Valley Comic Con from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Richmond, VA for the Richmond Christmas Parade from 8:00 AM to noon.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Little Rock, AR for the Big Jingle Jubilee Parade from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Alexandria, VA for the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Edgewater, MD for the Winter Wonderfest at YMCA Camp Letts from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and in Annapolis, MD for the Blue Ribbon Project from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be doing a December visit for the Childrens Hospital Foundation, a visit for the Mater Childrens’ Private Hospital, and in Townsville for the Special Children’s Christmas Party, at the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Star Wars Concert Series, and in Brisbane for the Special Children’s Christmas Parade.
  • Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for the Dallas Holiday Parade, in Fort Worth, TX for the Jingle Bell Run, in Mabank, TX for Noah’s Make A Wish Reveal Party, and in El Paso, TX for SISD Fandom & Comic Expo.
  • UK Garrison will be in Wrexham for Wales Comic Con at Glyndwr University from December 1 to 2nd, in Manchester for Star Wars: A New Hope In Concert at Manchester Arena, in Bristol for Staple Hill Christmas On The Hill at Our Place Community Flat from noon to 4:00 PM, in Edinburgh for Erskine Christmas Fete at Edinburgh Erskine Home from 1:30 to 4:00 PM, in Leicester for Christmas Capers 2018 at the South Wigston Shopping Centre from 2:00 to 6:00 PM, and in Bexleyheath for the Christmas Celebration Charity Concert at Christ Church from 8:30 to 9:50 PM.

December 2

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton, AB for the Kids With Cancer Society Christmas Party.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Norco, LA for the Christmas Parade.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Wilson, NC for Arkham Comix Toys for Tots from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Livonia, MI for the Merry & Bright Holiday Parade.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Baltimore, MD for the Mayor’s Christmas Parade from noon to 2:00 PM, and in Pasadena, MD for the Clayville Railroads Holiday Train Display from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.

Next Databurst…December 5th.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at) and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.