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 15th 2019: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from October 9 to 15th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Alpine Garrison will be in Albuquerque, NM for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta from October 9 to 14th.
- Garrison Carida will be in Philadelphia, PA for the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital Visit.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Memphis, TN for the Food Truck Garden Party at Memphis Botanic Garden from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in Gibraltar for Gibraltar International Comic-Con from October 9 to 13th.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Knoxville, TN for Boo! at the Zoo from October 10 to 12th.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Laguna Beach, CA for Teenfest Cosplay at the Friends of the Laguna Beach Library from 4:30 to 5:30 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in St. Albans for God, Science Fiction and Good Space Opera at St. Albans Cathedral from 6:45 to 8:00 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Kalamazoo, MI for the Return of the Jedi concert.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Nashville, TN for Boo at the Zoo.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Baltimore, MD for the STEM Fair at Brehm’s Lane Elementary School from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in San Angelo, TX for San Angelo Comic Con from October 11 to 13th.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for the Wichita WALK to End Hydrocephalus at Sedgwick County Park from 8:30 to 11:30 AM, in St. Louis, MO for the Autism Speaks Awareness Walk 2019 at Forest Park from 8:45 AM to noon, in Independence, MO for the Walkin & Rollin Twisted Halloween Party 3 at Independence Center Mall from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM, and in Rose Hill, KS for the Rose Hill Fall Festival at Rose Hill Recreation Commission.
- Alabama Garrison will be in Fort Payne, AL for the Dekalb County Animal Shelter event at 10:00 AM.
- Alaskan Garrison will be in Anchorage, AK for the Mayor’s Charity Ball.
- Alpine Garrison will be in Slaterville for the Veteran’s Tribute Run at First United Methodist Church from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and at the Weber County Library for the Star Wars Reads Celebration from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
- Causeway Garrison will be in Belfast, Ireland for Retrofest at Action Cancer from 5:00 to 9:00 AM.
- Central Garrison will be in Rochester, MN for the Bear Creek Walk & Roll at Century High School from 10:00 AM to noon, and in Shoreview, MN for Star Wars Reads Day at Shoreview Public Library from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
- Dune Sea Garrison will be in Flagstaff, AZ for Flagstaff Harvest of Books at Flagstaff Family Food Center from 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM, in Flagstaff, AZ for Star Wars Reads at Bookmans from noon to 4:00 PM, and in Mesa, AZ for Bikers Against Child Abuse at Boys and Girls Club of East Valley from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Oaks, PA for Comic Con 4 Kids at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from October 12 to 13th.
- Garrison Titan will be at Round Table Pizza for the October Meet & Greet.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Clarksville, TN for the Community Cares Walk & Expo at Wilma Rudolph Event Center.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Toms River, NJ for Jersey Shore Makerfest at RWJ Barnabas Health Arena from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Morristown, NJ for the Morristown Festival of Books at Presbyterian Parish House from 12:30 to 2:00 PM.
- Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Fort Wayne, IN for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer at Foster Park from 8:00 AM to noon, in Fort Wayne, IN for the Fall Fest at Camp Red Cedar from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and in Fort Wayne, IN for Sci-Fi Central at Science Central from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Sverna Park, MD for Star Wars Reads Day at Sverna Park Library from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Rockville, MD for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night at Rockville Town Center from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
- Polish Garrison will be in Poznan for Poznanskie Dni Fantastyki.
- Puerto Rico Garrison will be at Universidad Central de Bayamón for Star Wars Reads from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Redback Garrison will be in Mackay for Light the Night.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Ontario, CA for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s from 7:30 to 11:00 AM, in Pasadena, CA for Race for the Rescues at Rose Bowl Stadium from 8:00 to 10:00 AM, in Huntington Beach, CA for the Orange County Hydrocephalus Walk from 8:30 to 10:30 AM, in Bakersfield, CA for NAMIWalks Kern County at Beach Park from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, in Azusa, CA for Azusa Golden Days from 9:30 to 11:30 AM, in San Luis Obispo, CA for SLO Comix Fair from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM, and in Los Angeles, CA for Star Wars Reads Day at Silver Lake Library from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Lubbock, TX for Star Wars Reads, the UMC Hospital visit, and the Warriors For MHE 5K, in Lewisville, TX for Star Wars Reads at the Lewisville Public Library, at the Pearland Town Center for the Head For the Cure 5K, and in Grapevine, TX for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
- Timberline Garrison will be in Ammon, ID for the Thrivers’ Monster Run from 8:00 to 11:00 AM.
- UK Garrison will be in Northampton for FanZone Comic Con at Benham Sports Centre from October 12 to 13th, in Doncaster for the Ronald McDonald House Summer Charity Fundraiser at McDonalds in Quora Retail Park from October 12 to 13th, in Abingdon for Splash of Pink at The Market Place from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM, in Haverhill for Suffolk Libraries Day at Haverhill Library from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Hull for Tickled Pink Funday at Asda Stores in Kingswood Retail Park from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
- Wisconsin Garrison will be in Eau Claire, WI for Reading in the Valley at Banbury Place from noon to 5:00 PM, and in Oshkosh, WI for EAA Space Day at the EAA Aviation Museum from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Central Garrison will be in Sioux Falls, SD for the Make-A-Wish Reveal Party at Royal Oak Apartments, and in West Des Moines, IA for the Superhero Heart Run 2019 at Raccoon River Park.
- Cloud City Garrison will be in Portland, OR for the Meet & Greet at Lucky Labrador Brewing from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
- Danish Garrison will be in Aarhus, Denmark for Makers Faire Dokk1 Århus from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for the ZooBoo at Seneca Park Zoo.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Okinawa for MCCS Comic Con Okinawa 2019, and in Iwanuma City for the Tohoku-Miyagi Revive Marathon.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Columbia, MD for the Mini Maker Faire at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Polish Garrison will be in Ruda Slaska for the Regionalny Konkurs Modeli Kartonowych.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Redlands, CA for Second Sunday Family Program Star Wars Day at Kimberly Crest from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in Cardiff for the JDRF One Walk at Glamorgan County Cricket Club from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Stockport for NOW Events Stockport Family Comic Con at Edgeley Park from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Fukushima for the 3rd Tomioka Reconstruction Road Race Tour.
- Danish Garrison will be in Middlefart, Denmark for Halloween Haunted Park from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
Next Databurst…October 16th.
*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.