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., 6/22: Great Lakes Loons Star Wars Night 2024 (Midland, MI)

Sat., 6/22: DMC Children's Hospital Safety Day event (Troy, MI)

Sat., 6/22: West Michigan Whitecaps (Comstock Park, MI)

Sat., 6/22: West Michigan White Caps Star Wars Night (Grand Rapids, MI)

Sat., 6/22: Great Lakes Pride Festival (Bay City, MI)

6/23: St. Johns Day Parade. (Port Huron , MI)

7/4: Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade (Ann Arbor, MI)

7/6: National Cherry Festival / Cherry Royale Parade (Traverse City, MI)

7/12: Capital City Comic Con (Lansing, MI)

7/13: Michigan Celtic Festival (Ann Arbor, 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.