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 October 1st 2019: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from September 25 to October 1st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for a visit to Children’s National Hospital.
- Hungarian Garrison will be in Budapest for the CosHelp Costume Blood Donation at the Red Cross.
- Southern California Garrison will be at Luke’s Pride Community Day at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.
- Alaskan Garrison will be in Ketchikan, AK for GeekFest at the Ketchikan Public Library from September 27 to 28th.
- Dune Sea Garrison will be in Scottsdale, AZ for the Meet & Greet at Portillo’s Hot Dogs from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Detroit, MI for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Empire Strikes Back concert.
- Polish Garrison will be in Bielsko-Biata for the Poland Model Show from September 27 to 29th, and in Lodz for Miedzynarodowy Festiwal Komiksu i Gier from September 27 to 29th.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Santa Fe Springs, CA for the Relay For Life from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in Manchester for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with Full Orchestra at Manchester Arena, and in Milton Keynes for The Henry Allen Trust Black and Gold Ball at Doubletree by Hilton from 7:30 to 10:00 PM.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for the St. Jude 5K at KC Live Power & Light District from 8:01 AM to 1:59 PM, in Chesterfield, MO for Pedal the Cause 2019 at Chesterfield Amphitheater from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM, and in Kansas City, MO for the JDRF One Walk at the National WWI Museum and Memorial from 9:00 AM to noon.
- Alpine Garrison will be at BearDoption from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
- Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Lafayette, LA for the Alzheimer’s Walk.
- Central Garrison will be in Grand Forks, ND for Grand Forks Comic Con at the Alerus Center from September 28 to 29th.
- Central California Garrison will be in Reno, NV for the Fall Harvest Festival at Bartley Ranch Regional Park from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Norristown, PA for an event at Elmwood Park Zoo from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
- Garrison Corellia will be in Parkersburg, WV for Parkersburg Pop Con from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Binghampton, NY for RoberCon Roberson Scifi Convention from September 28 to 29th (tentative).
- Garuda Garrison Indonesia will be at I See Fest 2019 from September 28 to October 6th.
- German Garrison will be in Spyer for Fiction Meets Rality at the Technik Museum from September 28 to 29th.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Marine City, MI for Marine City Comic Con, and in Madison Heights, MI for Great Lakes Comic Fall Expo.
- Hungarian Garrison will be in Budapest for Lego nap a Camponaban.
- Ireland Garrison will be at Loughries Integrated Primary School for Fun Day.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Chattanooga, TN for the MDA Muscle Walk at Tennessee Riverpark from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Kearny, NJ for the Pathways Walkathon at West Hudson Park from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Crown Point, IN for The Owen Cosgrove Benefit from 3:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Bel Air, MD for Harford County Public Library Comic Con at Bel Air Library Branch from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, in Washington D.C. for Barracks Row Fall Festival from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM, and in Washington D.C. for the Walk to End Hydrocephalus at Lincoln Memorial from 5:30 to 8:00 PM.
- Polish Garrison will be in Berlin for German Comic Con from September 28 to 29th.
- Redback Garrison will be at Riverfire 2019.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Long Beach, CA for Ready Long Beach at Cal State University Long Beach from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Corona, CA for Star Wars Day at the Corona Library from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in West Hollywood, CA for the St. Jude’s Walk at Paramount Studios from 8:00 to 10:00 AM.
- Star Garrison will be in Plano, TX for the Dallas Autism Speaks Walk, in Lubbock, TX for the Lubbock Pediatric Cancer Walk, and in Tyler, TX for the Great Strides Walk.
- UK Garrison will be in Dunfermline for Capital Sci-Fi Con at Kingsgate Shopping Centre from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Preston for Fairydust Events Charity Gift and Craft Fayre at St. Maria Goretti Church Hall from noon to 4:00 PM, in Glasgow for MCM Comic Con at the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre from September 28 to 29th, in Norwich for Nor-Con at Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association Showground from September 28 to 29th, and in Leeds for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with Full Orchestra at Leeds Arena from 6:00 to 10:30 PM.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Sodus, NY for The Cargo Con at Sodus United Third Methodist Church (tentative).
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Kalamazoo, MI for Bronson Children’s Hospital 5K Run & Walk.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Kuji City for the 4th Kuji Amachan Marathon.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Chattanooga, TN for the Ironman Chattanooga Aid Station.
- Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Fort Wayne, IN for the Out of the Darkness Walk at Headwaters Park from noon to 2:00 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Baltimore, MD for the Walk to Defeat ALS at Canton Water Front Park from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in El Paso, TX for the Royal Run For Hope.
- UK Garrison will be in Preston for Running Bee City of Preston at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Danish Garrison will be in Aalborg for the Star Wars Concert.
- Dune Sea Garrison will be in Sierra Vista, AZ for National Night Out at Veterans Memorial Park from 5:00 to 10:00 PM.
Next Databurst…October 2nd.
*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.