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 8th 2019: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from October 2 to 8th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for Star Wars Live in Concert: The Empire Strikes Back with the Minnesota Orchestra from October 2 to 5th.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Jurupa Valley, CA for the Walk to School Safety Event from 7:00 to 8:00 AM, and in Santa Ana, CA for the Walk to School Day from 7:30 to 9:00 AM.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Collinsville, IL for Archon STL at the Gateway Convention Center from October 4 to 5th.
- Causeway Garrison will be in Belfast, Ireland for Triple Force Friday at the Disney Store from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Ireland Garrison will be at GameStop Dundrum Shopping Centre, GameStop Henry Street Dublin, GameStop Pavilion Swords, GameStop Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, GameStop Patricks Street Cork, Disney Store Grafton Street, and Disney Store Blanchardstown for Force Friday from October 4 to 5th, and in Tralee at Brandon Hotel for Kingdom Comic Fest from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
- Redback Garrison will be at Dreamworld at the LEGO Store for Triple Force Friday.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Arcadia, CA for Star Wars Astronomy Night at Rio Hondo School from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Allen, TX for Force Friday Weekend from October 4 to 6th.
- UK Garrison will be in Brierley Hill, Cardiff, Chelmsford, Gateshead, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, and Southampton for Star Wars Force Friday Weekend 2019 at the Disney Store, and in London, Bluewater, Glasgow, and Leeds for Star Wars Force Friday Weekend 2019 at the LEGO Store from October 4 to 6th.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, KS for the KC Cares Walk at Children’s Mercy Park from 8:30 AM to noon, in St. Louis, MO for the St. Louis VisionWalk at Creve Coeur Park from 9:00 AM to noon, in Saint Ann, MO for the Lighthouse Baptist Church Annual Carnival from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and in Lawrence, KS for Star Wars Reads Day at the Lawrence Public Library from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
- Alabama Garrison will be in Madison, AL for the Madison Street Festival at 9:00 AM.
- Alpine Garrison will be in Albuquerque, NM for the International Balloon Fiesta from October 5 to 14th.
- Central Garrison will be in Bismarck, ND for the Bismarck Mandan Autistic Families .5k Run at Seratoma Park Shelter 7 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM.
- Central California Garrison will be in Clovis, CA for the Central Valley Fallen Heroes Car Show at Sierra Vista Mall from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Dune Sea Garrison will be in Mesa, AZ for the One Community Health and Resource Fair at Mesa Community College from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Phoenix, AZ for Superhero Month at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Dunmore, PA for Betacon 9 at Holiday Inn Scranton East from noon to 3:00 PM, and in Allentown, PA for the Lehigh Valley Buddy Walk from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
- Garrison Excelsior will be at Syracuse University Art Galleries for Geek/Art CONfluence from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Garrison Tyranus will be in Lynchburg, VA for Puzzled 2019 at Pittman Plaza from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Garuda Garrison Indonesia will be at I See Fest 2019 from October 5 to 6th.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Farmington Hills, MI for Star Wars Reads Day at the library.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Chattanooga, TN for the Autumn Children’s Festival at Tennessee Riverpark from October 5 to 6th, in Nashville, TN for the Nashville Maker Faire at Vanderbilt Engineering Building & Wondr’y from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in Jackson, TN for Jackson Comic Expo at The Star Center from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in Murfreesboro, TN for The 4th Annual Gr8t Chase 5K at Gateway Island from 7:00 AM to noon, and in White House, TN for the Children’s Miracle Network at The Colorado Grill from 7:00 to 10:00 AM.
- Puerto Rico Garrison will be in Fajardo for Star Wars Reads at the Biblioteca Electrónica Ricardo S Belaval from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
- Redback Garrison will be in Chandler, Queensland for Brisbricks.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Valencia, CA for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s from 8:00 to 11:00 AM, in Covina, CA for the Home Depot Fire Safety Event from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, and in Santa Fe Springs, CA for Star Wars Reads Day at Santa Fe Springs City Library from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
- Spanish Garrison will be in Salamanca, Spain for XI Training Day Salamanca from 5:30 to 10:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Amarillo, TX for Star Wars Reads Day, at the 2019 N Harris/Montgomery County Walk to End Alzheimer’s, at the Star Wars Read Day League City Library, and in Plano, TX for the MDA Muscle Walk of Dallas 2019.
- UK Garrison will be in Whitchurch for Blackberry Fair at The Wheatsheaf from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Bury St. Edmunds for RAF Mildenhall Comic Con from 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM, in Edinburgh and Gateshead for Star Wars Force Friday Weekend 2019 at Smyths Toys from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Bournemouth, Brierley Hill and Gateshead for Star Wars Force Friday Weekend 2019 at The Entertainer from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Newport for Dragondaze at Newport Leisure Centre from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Wisconsin Garrison will be in Green Bay, WI for the Brown County Library Comic-Con from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Milwaukee, WI for Sci-Fi Family Day at Discovery World from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Causeway Garrison will be in Armagh, Ireland for Kids Funday at Armagh City Hotel from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Central Garrison will be in Des Moines, IA for the Walk to End Hydrocephalus at Des Moines Water Works Park.
- Garrison Carida will be in Villanova, PA for the CHOP Buddy Walk from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Walker, MI for the Grand Rapids Area MDA Muscle Walk.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Asbury Park, NJ for the AHA Walk at Bradley Park from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Glendale, CA for the American Diabetes Association Tour De Cure at Glendale Community College from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM, and in Costa Mesa, CA for the Orange County Children’s Book Festival from noon to 3:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for the Dallas Pinup Dolls Classic Car Trunk or Treat.
- Wisconsin Garrison will be in Madison, WI for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Dane County at James Madison Memorial High School from 8:00 to 11:00 AM.
- Wisconsin Garrison will be in Oak Creek, WI for Star Wars Family Fun Night at the Oak Creek Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
Next Databurst…October 9th.
*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.