The Great Lakes Garrison is the Michigan chapter of the 501st Legion, the premier Star Wars costuming club dedicated to creating movie-accurate costumes based on the "villains" of the Star Wars universe. Our motto is "Bad Guys Doing Good" and we use our love of costuming to support nonprofit, charity, and community organizations across the state.


Sat., 7/20: Adult Space Camp (Portage, MI)
Event Name: Adult Space Camp Venue: Air Zoo Venue address: 6151 Portage Rd. Portage, Michigan 49002 USA Event Start: July 20 - 5:30pm Event End: July 20 - 11pm Event Website:

Sat., 7/20: There and Back again Anniversary Event (Flint, MI)

Fri., 7/26: Traverse City Pit Spitters Star Wars Night (Traverse City, MI)

Sat., 7/27: Stroll for Epilepsy - Lansing (Lansing, MI)

Sat., 8/3: Really Cool Comic Con 2024 (Flint, MI)

8/6: National Night Out (Grand Rapids, MI)

8/10: I Understand 10th Anniversary (Ada, MI)

8/17: Detroit Congenital Heart Walk (Rochester , MI)

8/18: Western Michigan Congenital Heart Walk (Walker, MI)

8/25: Bay city comic con (Bay City, MI)

The 501st Legion is a worldwide Star Wars costuming organization comprised of and operated by Star Wars fans. While it is not sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd., it is Lucasfilm's preferred Imperial costuming group. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. © 2024 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.