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 December 10th 2019: –
Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from December 4 to 10th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.
- Garrison Titan will be in Seattle, WA for Galactic Lights at the Woodland Park Zoo from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Rancho Cucamonga, CA for the Ruth Musser Middle School Winter Book Fair from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in London for Transport for London Flag Day at Kings Cross Underground Station from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Alaskan Garrison will be in Anchorage, AK for Toast to the Coast at the Anchorage Museum from 6:00 to 10:00 PM.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Grand Terrace, CA for Light Up Grand Terrace from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, and in Bakersfield, CA for the Bakersfield Christmas Parade from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in Bishop Auckland for Evergreen Primary Special Needs School Xmas Fair from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
- Alaskan Garrison will be in Juneau, AK for First Friday on First Street from 4:30 to 6:00 PM.
- Causeway Garrison will be in Saintfield for the Rowallane Community Hub Christmas Market from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
- Garrison Carida will be in Monroeville, PA for Steel City Con from December 6 to 8th, and in West Chester, PA for the Christmas Parade on Market Street from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Franklin, TN for the Franklin Tree Lighting from 5:30 to 8:00 PM.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Newark, NJ for Star Wars Night with the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center.
- Redback Garrison will be at Geebung Special School for Gotcha Day.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Ontario, CA for the Spark of Love Toy Drive from 5:00 AM to 6:30 PM, in Bakersfield, CA for the Toys For Tots Toy Drive at Black Angus Steakhouse from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, in Seal Beach, CA for the Seal Beach Christmas Parade from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, and in Anaheim, CA for Star Wars Night with the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Amarillo, TX for the Center City Electric Light Parade.
- UK Garrison will be in Bathgate for the Armadale Family Christmas event at the Community Education Centre from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
- Wisconsin Garrison will be in Neenah, WI for A Very Neenah Christmas from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Salina, KS for the Toys For Tots Drive at Five Below from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
- Causeway Garrison will be in Newtownabbey for the Crohn’s and Colitis UK Bucket Collection at Abbeycentre from noon to 3:00 PM.
- Central California Garrison will be in Old Town Clovis, CA for the Children’s Electric Christmas Parade at 6:30 PM, and in Modesto, CA for the Celebration of Lights Holiday Parade at 5:30 PM.
- Connecticut Garrison will be at the Mystic Aquarium for Northern Lights from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
- Dune Sea Garrison will be in Phoenix, AZ for Toy Anxiety Annual Toy Drive from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
- Empire City Garrison will be in New Hyde Park, NY for the Grasshopper Comics Holiday Benefit, in Setauket, NY for the POP! Draw Holiday Special, in Malverne, NY for Rocky’s Comics Holiday Gala, and in Long Island, NY for the Star Wars program at Cold Spring Harbor.
- Garrison Carida will be in Schnecksville, PA for Lehigh Valley Comic Con from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Warminster, PA for Star Wars Day at the Warminster Township Free Library from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
- Garrison Corellia will be in Vienna, WV for Star Wars Kettles Day at Belk from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Martinsburg, WV for Star Wars Kettles Day at Walmart from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and in Charleston, WV for the Annual South Charleston Christmas Parade Santafest 2019 from noon to 1:00 PM.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for the Pirate Toy Fund Toy Drive at Strong Museum from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
- Garrison Titan will be in Lacey, WA for the Northwest Military Family Event from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Silverdale, WA for Holiday Heroes at the Navy Exchange Fleet Store from noon to 3:00 PM, in Vancouver, WA for the Colin Cantwell signing at I Like Comics from noon to 1:00 PM, and in Mill Creek, WA for the Mill Creek City Parade from 1:30 to 5:30 PM.
- Great Lakes Garrison will be in Farmington, MI for RoboVikings Robotics Tournament, and in Saline, MI for the Saline Christmas Parade.
- Ireland Garrison will be at Dunboyne Castle for the Aoibheanns Pink Tie Christmas Party from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Tochigi for the Ronald McDonald Tochigi Open House from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture for the Reconstruction Prayer 4th Wakabayashi Seaside Marathon, and in Yamamoto-cho, Miyagi Prefecture for the Kodanarie 2019 Opening Ceremony from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
- Midsouth Garrison will be in Maryville, TN for the Celebrate End of Chemo Treatment for Alex Alexander at Everett Gym from 1:00 to 5:00 PM.
- Nordic Garrison will be in Stockholm, Sweden for Sci-Fi World at Stockholmsmässan from December 7 to 8th.
- Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Piscataway, NJ for Breakfast with Santa at Applebees from 8:00 to 11:00 AM, and in Aberdeen, NJ for Roller Derby for Toys for Tots at Highline Arena from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
- Northern Darkness Garrison will be in La Porte, IN for Toys for Tots at Monroes Collectibles from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Oklahoma Garrison will be in Oklahoma City, OK for OKC Blue Basketball at the Cox Convention Center from 5:30 to 9:00 PM, and in Broken Arrow, OK for the Broken Arrow Christmas Parade from 8:30 to 11:45 AM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Old Town Alexandria, VA for the Scottish Christmas Parade from 9:00 AM to noon, in Middletown, DE for the Middletown Christmas Parade at Everett Middle School from 10:00 AM to noon, in Havre de Grace, MD for Breakfast with Santa at Havre de Grace Activity Center from 10:30 AM to noon, in Glen Burnie, MD for Jedi Academy at Glen Burnie Regional Library from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Millersville, MD for the Blue Ribbon Project Deck the Halls from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, and in Pasadena, MD for Clayville Railroads from December 7 to 8th.
- Redback Garrison will be in Townsville for the Special Children’s Christmas Party, and in Toowoomba for Christmas Wonderland.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Santa Clarita, CA for the Santa Clarita Public Library Family Literacy Festival from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in Irvine, CA for the 8th Annual TACA Sensitive Santa from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in Stevenson Ranch, CA for From Cloud to Ground Animal Rescue from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in City of Industry, CA for Wishes on Wheels from noon to 3:00 PM, in Tustin, CA for the Heideman Fall Forensics Festival at Robert Heideman Elementary from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Palm Springs, CA for the Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade from 5:30 to 8:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for the Dallas Holiday Parade, in Fort Worth, TX for the Jingle Bell Run, in Lubbock, TX for the UMC Oncology Christmas Party, and in Amarillo, TX for the Northwest Children’s Hospital visit.
- Starkiller Garrison will be in Erie, PA for the Toys for Tots Star Wars Donation Event from noon to 4:00 PM, and in Clearfield, PA for the Clearfield Christmas Parade from 3:00 to 4:30 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in Bristol for Christmas on the Hill at Our Place Community Flat from noon to 5:00 PM, in Welshpool for the Cosmic Owl Charity Opening Day from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, in Pontypridd for Maesycoed & Pwllgwaun Community Fundraiser from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, in Sheffield for Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker Cinema Promo at Odeon Cinema from 2:00 to 6:00 PM, in Iver Heath for The Silver Screen Ball at Pinewood Studios at Heatherden Hall from 6:45 to 10:30 PM, in Telford for Wales Comic Con from December 7 to 8th, and in Huddersfield for Winter Wonderland at Huddersfield Christian Fellowship from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Wisconsin Garrison will be at Brookfield Public Library for Star Wars Day from 10:00 to 11:30 AM.
- 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Lenexa, KS for the Jingle Bell Run at Meritex Executive Underground Park from 7:30 to 10:00 AM, and in St. Charles, MO for Star Wars Night with the St. Louis Ambush at the St. Charles Family Arena from 3:30 to 7:00 PM.
- Causeway Garrison will be in Belfast for the NI Children’s Hospice Jingle All the Way 5/10K Run/Walk from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
- Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for the Sci-Tech exhibit at Rochester Museum & Science Center.
- Ireland Garrison will be at Morean Hall for ASD Parent Support Group Christmas Party from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Wexford, Ireland for the Crumlin Childrens Hospital Fundraiser at Clayton Whites Hotel at 1:00 PM.
- Japanese Garrison will be in Izumi City, Osaka Prefecture for the Yoshimoto Art Culture Festival from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
- Old Line Garrison will be in Baltimore, MD for the Baltimore Mayor’s Christmas Parade at the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute from noon to 2:00 PM, in Wilmington, DE for the Elsmere Fire Company Christmas Parade from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, and in Bethesda, MD for the NIH Children’s Inn Holiday Visit.
- Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for the 5th Annual Shriner’s Toy Ride at Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM, in City of Industry, CA for the Winter Toy Drive at Industry Hills Expo Center from 10:00 AM to noon, and in South Gate, CA for the 74th Annual South Gate Children’s Christmas Lane Parade from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
- Star Garrison will be in Webster, TX for Pediatric Video Game Day at Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, in Missouri City, TX for the 36th Annual Missouri City Snowfest Parade, and in Fort Worth, TX for Holidays and Heroes.
- Starkiller Garrison will be in Greensburg, PA for the Mended Little Hearts Breakfast with Santa from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.
- UK Garrison will be in Leyland for A True Village Christmas Fair at Croston Village Green from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, in Doncaster for Christmas at Lakeside Village from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM, and in Stockport for Stockport Symphony Orchestra Festive Flight of Fancy at Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council Town Hall from 2:00 to 4:30 PM.
- Alpine Garrison will be at the Wasatch Winds Orchestra concert from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
- UK Garrison will be in Swindon for Beavers Christmas Party at Lydiard Millicent Primary School from 6:15 to 7:15 PM.
- Alpine Garrison will be at South Jordan Sub for the Santa Fundraiser from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
- Garrison Titan will be in Lacey, WA for the Colin Cantwell signing at Olympic Cards & Comics from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
- Northern Darkness Garrison will be in La Porte, IN for the La Porte Deserving Children’s Shopping Tour at La Porte County Fairgrounds from 3:30 to 6:30 PM.
- Redback Garrison will be at the Starlight Express Christmas Party.
- Starkiller Garrison will be in Pittsburgh, PA for Star Wars Night with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.
Next Databurst…December 11th.
*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.