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 August 20th 2019: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from August 14 to 20th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Saitama City for the Saitama Shintoshin Summer Festival Super Kids Festa from August 14 to 15th.
- Alpine Garrison will be at the Kids on the Move Alumni Party.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Sapporo, Hokkaido for the Greenbird Volunteer Cleanup around Odori.
- Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for the screening of Star Wars: Episode V at the Majestic Theatre, at the Texas Children’s Hospital for the Star Wars Party for Special Care Clinic, in Irving, TX for Star Wars Under the Stars: A New Hope, and in Houston, TX for Halo: Outpost Discovery from August 15 to 17th.
- Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Shreveport, LA for Geek’con from August 16 to 18th.
- Cloud City Garrison will be in Hillsboro, OR for Star Wars Night with the Hillsboro Hops at Ron Tonkin Field from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Detroit, MI for Michigan Comic Con.
- Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Gary, IN for Star Wars Night with the SouthShore RailCats from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Oklahoma Garrison will be in Oklahoma City, OK for VHS & Chill: “Star Wars ANH” at Rodeo Cinema from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Redback Garrison will be at the Proserpine State School Fete, and at Geebung Special School Book Week.
- Star Garrison will be in Allen, TX for the Dallas Card Show.
- Alaskan Garrison will be in Anchorage, AK for the Children’s Lunchbox Summer Meal Program at Downtown Market from August 17 to 18th, and in Douglas, AK for Day of Play.
- Central Garrison will be in Sioux Falls, SD for the 2019 Sioux Falls Air Show at Sioux Falls Airport from August 17 to 18th, in Rochester, MN for the Colin Cantwell appearance at NerdinOut from noon to 2:00 PM, and in Minneapolis, MN for Attack of the Clones at The Parkway Theater from 5:45 to 7:00 PM.
- Connecticut Garrison will be in Manchester, CT for Summer Reading 2019 at the Manchester Public Library from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
- Hungarian Garrison will be in Nagybereny for Falunap from 10:00 AM to midnight.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Knoxville, TN for AlienXPO at the Knoxville Convention Center from August 17 to 18th.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Cranford, NJ for the event at Cranford Public Library from 9:00 to 10:30 AM, and in New Brunswick, NJ for an event at New Brunswick Library from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Bel Air, MD for Windsor Valley Residents Day with First Responders at Harford County Sheriff’s Office from 2:00 to 6:00 PM.
- Redback Garrison will be at the Aviation Australia Aviation Expo.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Laguna Niguel for the City of Laguna Niguel 30th Anniversary Carnival from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for Star Wars Night with Houston Dynamo, and at Star Wars Night at Sugar Land Seekers.
- Swiss Garrison will be at Geekdays from August 17 to 18th.
- UK Garrison will be in Darlington for 50 (N) Signal Squadron Family Day at Bradford Armoury from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, in Yeovil for Birchfield Community Centres Fun Day at Birchfield Community Primary School from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Sale for Everyone Can Game 2019 from noon to 3:00 PM, in Glasgow for Film & Comic Con Glasgow 2019 at Intu Braehead from August 17 to 18th, in Glenrothes for Jessica’s Wishes Charity Event at Target Tyres Ltd. from noon to 4:00 PM, in Bury for SciFi on the Sidings 2019 at East Lancashire Railway from August 17 to 18th, in Gibraltar for The 2019 RAOB Gibraltar Charity Cardboard Boat Race at Ocean Village from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and in Sandown for The Garlic Festival at Fighting Cocks Crossroads from August 17 to 18th.
- Alaskan Garrison will be in Modesto, AK for Star Wars: Return of the Jedi at the State Theatre at 5:00 PM.
- Garrison Corellia will be in Bridgeport, WV for Tabletop Appreciation Weekend at Meadowbrook Mall.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for AutismUp KiteFlight Parade, Festival and Expo.
- Ireland Garrison will be in Portstewart for the Causeway Coast Truck Festival from noon to 4:00 PM, and at Maurie Curie Hospice for the Marie Curie Summer Fete from noon to 4:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture for the Takabun Music Fes 2019 at Takaoka Culture Hall.
- Redback Garrison will be at QUT Robotronica.
- Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for the screening of Star Wars: Episode VI at the Majestic Theatre.
- UK Garrison will be in Wokingham for Ollie Young Foundation Summer Fun Day at Cantley Park from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Southend-on-Sea for Visit the Vulcan Day at The Vulcan Restoration Trust from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo for the Greenbird Volunteer Cleanup around Kabukicho.
Next Databurst…August 21st.
*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.