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 11th 2018: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from December 5 to 11th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Midwest Garrison will be in Champaign, IL for the Crisis Nursery 26th Annual Children’s Holiday Shop from December 5 to 8th.
- Star Garrison will be in Saginaw, TX for Festival of Lightsabers: A Hanukkah Story.
- Redback Garrison will be at Dreamnight 2018.
- UK Garrison will be in Bishop Auckland for the Evergreen Primary Special Needs School Christmas Fair from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, in London for Transport for London Flag Day at Kings Cross Underground Station from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Central Garrison will be in Papillion, NE for the Cub Scout Pack 206 Popcorn Celebration.
- Central California Garrison will be in Fresno, CA for the Toys For Tots Marathon at River Park El Paso Round-a-Bout from December 7 to 9th.
- Garrison Carida will be in Monroeville, PA for Steel City Con from December 7 to 9th, and in Nazareth, PA for Holiday Night from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Ireland Garrison will be at Larne Town Centre for NI Hospice Jingle All the Way from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Polish Garrison will be in Swietochlowice for Maraton Jezykow Obcych.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Glendora, CA for the Spark of Love Toy Drive at Walmart.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in O’Fallon, MO for the 9th Annual O’Charley’s Santa Pancake Breakfast and Toy Drive from 8:30 to 10:30 AM, in St. Charles, MO for the Star Wars Party at Kisker Road Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Independence, MO for Mavericks Star Wars Night from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Carolina Garrison will be in Fayetteville, NC for the Fayetteville Christmas Parade from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Johnson City, TN for Star Wars Night ETSU Basketball at Freedom Hall Civic Center from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Central Garrison will be in Des Moines, IA for Iowa Wild Star Wars Night 2018 at the Wells Fargo Arena.
- Central California Garrison will be in Fresno, CA for ZooLights at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Connecticut Garrison will be in Old Saybrook, CT for the Christmas Torchlight Parade from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Dune Sea Garrison will be in Scottsdale, AZ for the Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk, in Phoenix, AZ for the Ignite Hope Fundraiser, and in Glendale, AZ for Star Wars Night with the Arizona Coyotes.
- Florida Garrison will be in North Lauderdale, FL for the City of North Lauderdale Holiday Parade, and in Pensacola, FL for the Pensacola Christmas Parade.
- Garrison Carida will be in Milton, PA for Magical Memories from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Bell Ringing.
- Ireland Garrison will be at Co-Op Oldpark Road for the Cash4Kids Fundraiser from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Sapporo City for the Ronald McDonald House Sapporo Charity Event.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Johnson City, TN for the ETSU Star Wars Night basketball game from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
- Oklahoma Garrison will be in Bartlesville, OK for Christmas in the ‘Ville at the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce from noon to 3:00 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Ocean City, MD for Ocean City Comic Con from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Grand Hotel and Spa.
- Polish Garrison will be in Torun for Armia Filipka z Nadzieja dla dzieci.
- Redback Garrison will be at Toowoomba Christmas Wonderland.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Highland, CA for the Time for a Change Toy Drive at Mi Cocina Mexican Restaurant, and in Hesperia, CA for the Spark of Love Toy Drive at Walmart.
- Star Garrison will be in McKinney, TX for the McKinney Christmas Parade of Lights, in Fort Worth, TX for Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway, in Arlington, TX for the Open House/Christmas Parade, in Amarillo, TX for the Northwest Children’s Hospital visit, and in Lubbock, TX for the UMC Oncology Christmas Party.
- UK Garrison will be in Fordingbridge for Christmas Fayre Fordingbridge at the Town Hall from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM, in Doncaster for the Lakeside Village Charity Fundraiser from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Leeds for the Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Live in Concert at Leeds Arena from 6:30 to 10:30 PM, and in Yeovil for the Tesco Extra Yeovil Bucket Collection from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Lenexa, KS for the Jingle Bell Run at Meritex Executive Park at 9:00 AM.
- Carolina Garrison will be in Downtown Greer, SC for the Greer Christmas Parade from 2:30 to 5:00 PM, and in Mt. Pleasant, SC for the Mt. Pleasant Christmas Light Parade from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.
- Florida Garrison will be in Miami Lakes, FL for the BV5k at Miami Lakes West Park.
- Hungarian Garrison will be in Jászberény for Sun Player Day.
- Ireland Garrison will be at The Gobbins for Xmas Fair from noon to 4:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Miyagi Prefecture for the 4th Yamamoto Hajirushi, and in Miyagi Prefecture for the Kodanariee 2018 Opening Ceremony.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Pasadena, MD for Clayville Railroads Holiday Train Display from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Polish Garrison will be in Gniezno for Zbiorka na rzecz Bartusia Labrenza.
- Redback Garrison will be at the STEPS Autism Treehouse.
- UK Garrison will be in Truro for the Cornwall Comic Con Winter Festival at Truro & Penwith College from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Southampton for F-Con Comic Con at Bitterne Leisure Centre from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and in Croston for the Croston Village Christmas Fair at Village Green from 12:30 to 5:00 PM.
- Nordic Garrison will be in Stortorget, Lund for Musikhjälpen Lund from December 10 to 16th.
- Nordic Garrison will be in Elkton, MD for Star Wars Night at the Book Fair at Cherry Hill Middle School from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
Next Databurst…December 12th.
*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.