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 May 14th 2019: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from May 8 to 14th. Lots of events for Free Comic Book Day and May the Fourth Be With You. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Star Wars in Concert at Abravanel Hall from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Yamagata City for the Yakushi Festival Ueki-shi from May 9 to 10th.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for the 9th Annual Star Wars Fan Fest at Grant’s View Library from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
- Dune Sea Garrison will be in Phoenix, AZ for the May Meet and Greet at Fuddruckers from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Knoxville, TN for Dreamnight at the Zoo 2019 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Salisbury, MD for the Delmarva Shorebirds game at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium from 5:30 to 9:00 PM, and in Perryville, MD for Parents Night Out at Impact Martial Arts from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for Comicpalooza from May 10 to 12th, and in Amarillo, TX for YC3 Yellow City Comic Con from May 10 to 12th.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for Sophies Run at Lake Waukomis from 7:30 to 9:00 AM, and in Edwardsville, IL for the CF Great Strides Walk Metro East at SIUE Lot A from 9:00 to 10:30 AM.
- Atlantic Garrison will be in Halifax, NS for Mini-Con 2019 at Halifax Central Library from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Central Garrison will be in Waterloo, IA for the MDA Muscle Walk at Hawkeye Community College.
- Dune Sea Garrison will be in Phoenix, AZ for Star Wars Day with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field from 3:00 to 8:30 PM.
- Dutch Garrison will be in Eindhoven for the Cartoon Parade from 1:10 to 2:30 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Adamstown, PA for “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading event at Adamstown Area Library from 10:00 AM to noon, in Allentown, PA for Star Wars Night with the Iron Pigs at Coca-Cola Park from 5:15 to 9:45 PM, and in York, PA for Star Wars Night with the York Revolution from 5:30 to 9:30 PM.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for the Lilac Festival Parade at Highland Park.
- Garrison Titan will be in Renton, WA for the May Monthly Meet and Greet at Round Table Pizza at 7:00 PM.
- Garrison Tyranus will be in Fairfax, VA for Fairfax Library Comic Con 2019 at Providence Community Center from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and in Fairfax, VA for Fair Lakes Springfest from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in South Lyon, MI for Lyon Township Public Library Lightsaber Building, and in Grand Rapids, MI for GRPOPS The Music of Fantasy Films.
- Ireland Garrison will be at Colemans Garden Centre for the ADNI Fundraising Event.
- Nordic Garrison will be in Mölndal for Comic Con Göteborg at Åbymässan from May 11 to 12th.
- Northern Darkness Garrison will be in La Porte, IN for Bunch Out Cancer at Monroes Collectibles from May 11 to 12th.
- Oklahoma Garrison will be in Midwest City, OK for Made in Oklahoma Fest at Reed Conference Center from 2:00 to 9:00 PM, and in Edmond, OK for the GEAC Kessel Run for Charity at Cheyenne Middle School Track from 9:00 AM to noon.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Ellicott City, MD for Ilchester Elm Spring Fling at Ilchester Elementary School from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Lancaster, CA for LEGO Fun Day from 9:30 AM to 11:30 PM, in San Juan Capistrano, CA for the CHOC Fundraiser at Costco #429 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Palm Springs, CA for Palm Springs Public Library Comic Con from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Commerce, CA for Star Wars Reads Day at the City of Commerce Public Library from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, in Carson, CA for Star Wars Night with L.A. Galaxy at Dignity Health Sports Park from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Ontario, CA for May the Force Be With You at Ovitt Family Community Library from noon to 3:00 PM, in Laguna Niguel, CA for the CHOC Fundraiser at Costco #690 from noon to 3:00 PM, and in Arcadia, CA for the Western Region Area 4 Venturing Banquet from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Coppell, TX for CozbyCon, in Fort Worth, TX for the MDA Muscle Walk of Fort Worth, and in Plano, TX for the Relay for Life.
- UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for BGCP Ayr Comic Con at Citadel Leisure Centre from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and in Peterborough for Yaxley Festival 2019 at Middletons Road Recreation Ground from May 11 to 12th.
- Garrison Carida will be in Lancaster, PA for Mother’s Day Convoy for Make-A-Wish from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Lancaster, CA for Costco’s Annual Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser from 10:00 AM to noon.
- Star Garrison will be in Grapevine, TX for Walk for Williams Grapevine.
- UK Garrison will be in Tiverton for 0-5’s Festival at Tiverton Hotel from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Burntwood for the 7th Stephen Sutton Ride Out at Burntwood Rugby Club from noon to 2:00 PM, in Prescot for Oli’s Safari Walk at Knowsley Safari Park from 9:30 AM to noon, and in Plymouth for Plymouth Comic Con and Gaming Festival at Plymouth Life Centre from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Star Wars in Concert at Abravanel Hall from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
Next Databurst…May 15th.
*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.