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 April 30th 2019: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from April 24 to 30th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Calgary Expo media night.
- Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Calgary Expo.
- Garrison Tyranus will be in Chantilly, VA for Take Our Kid to Work Day at The Aerospace Corporation from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Autism Bridge Walk.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Adelphi, MD for the Army Research Lab’s Annual Bring Your Child to Work Day.
- Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for the 2019 Houston Tourism Summit at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Olathe, KS for the Millbrooke Elementary Carnival from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
- Badlands Garrison will be in Manitoba for the Dream Maker Auction, and in Calgary, AB for the 7th Annual POW! Parade of Wonders.
- Bast Alpha Garrison will be in New Orleans, LA for Zoo to Do.
- Central Garrison will be in Minot, ND for iMagicon 2019 at the Minot Municipal Auditorium.
- Garrison Tyranus will be in Salem, VA for Star Wars Night with the Salem Red Sox at Lewis Gale Field from 5:00 to 10:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Okemos, MI for the Bennett Woods Family Fun Fair.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for Awesome Con at the Washington Convention Center from April 26 to 28th.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for the Annual Autism CARE Walk from 8:15 AM to noon, in St. Louis, MO for the St. Louis Team Hope Walk at Tilles Park from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Kansas City, MO for Plaza PopCon at the Kansas City Public Library from 1:00 to 6:00 PM.
- Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Variety Park Community Day.
- Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Alexandria, LA for St. Mary’s Superhero Challenge.
- Carolina Garrison will be in Durham, NC for the Duke Cancer Institute event “Angels Among Us” and in Greer, SC for the Corey James Good Time Benefit at Wild Acres from 1:00 to 10:00 PM.
- Central Garrison will be in Davenport, IA for the MDA Muscle Walk at Centennial Park, and in Bismarck, ND for Jedi Training Academy at the National Guard Armory.
- Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for Star Wars Day: May the Forest be With You! at the Sacramento Zoo from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Oaks, PA for Brickfest at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from April 27 to 28th.
- Garrison Tyranus will be in Arlington, VA for the Bunny Hop 5K Charity Run at Clarendon United Methodist Church from 6:30 to 10:00 AM, in Lynchburg, VA for the Lynchburg Heart Walk at Peaks View Park from 9:00 AM to noon, and in Suffolk, VA for Tour de Cure 2019 at Suffolk Executive Airport from noon to 5:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Southgate, MI for Panther Palooza.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Miyagi Prefecture Higashi Matsushima City for Kurappa Children’s Day at Kurashi Park.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Selmer, TN for the Carl Perkins Annual Superhero Day at the Selmer Civic Center from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Wall, NJ for Touch-a-Truck at the Wall Twp Fair Grounds from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and in South Plainfield, NJ for an event at the South Plainfield Senior Center from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
- Oklahoma Garrison will be in Tulsa, OK for Challenge Air at Jones Airport-Tulsa Tech from 8:30 AM to noon.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Ellicott City, MD for the Special Olympics Walk at Centennial Park from 8:00 AM to noon, and in Baltimore, MD for the Make-A-Wish Walk at Rash Field from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Midland, TX for the Autism SHARE Walk, in El Paso, TX for the 11th Annual Run Walk for Autism Awareness, in El Paso, TX for Dia de los Ninos, in Lubbock, TX for the Blue Ribbon Rally, in Midland, TX for the BBQ Cookoff at Livingway Church, and in La Porte, TX for the Sylvan Beach Day Parade.
- UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for Date with the Dark Side at Indepen-Dance from 1:00 to 2:00 PM, in Southampton for the Sarisbury Junior School Charity Car Show from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Wrexham for Wales Comic Con at Glyndwr University from April 27 to 28th, and in Newport for Noah’s Ark Teddy Bear Picnic at Pillgwenlly Millennium Centre from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for the Trolley Run Kids Run at Mill Creek Park from 8:01 AM to 12:59 PM, and in Overland Park, KS for the March for Babies at Sprint Campus from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Hershey, PA for the MS Walk Hershey at Milton Hershey High School Athletic Complex from 10:00 AM to noon.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Miyagi Prefecture for Minami Sanriku Hamare Utatsu Open 2nd Anniversary, and in Kanagawa Prefecture for the volunteer cleanup around Chino Station.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in East Rutherford, NJ for the March of Dimes Walk at Meadowlands Racetrack from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, and in Fair Lawn, NJ for Fair Lawn Library Comic Con at Maurice M. Pine Library from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Crownsivlle, MD for the Blue Ribbon Project from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in El Paso, TX for the El Paso Children’s Hospital visit, and in Lubbock, TX for the Burkhart Walk for Autism Awareness.
- UK Garrison will be in Cardiff for Caerphilly Garden Centre Family Open Day from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM, in Milton Keynes for ModelKraft 2019 at Stadium M K from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Coalville for Ravenstone St. George’s Day Celebrations from 11:30 AM to 3:45 PM, in Coatbridge for the Summerlee Classic Car Show at Summerlee Heritage Trust from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Abingdon for Thames Con at Abingdon & Witney College from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Nara Prefecture for the 10th Heguri Era Festival, and in Kyoto Prefecture for Make A Wish Japan World Wish Day Charity Walk.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Closter, NJ for an event at the Closter Public Library from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in El Paso, TX for Scotsdale Elementary School Literacy Night.
Next Databurst…May 1st.
*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.