The Empire City Garrison, or ECG, is the New York divison of The 501st Legion, the world’s definitive Star Wars costuming organization. One of the original garrisons in a 5,000 member organization that spans across the United States and to nearly 50 countries around the world, ECG covers all five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley, enforcing the Empire’s rule and spreading the magic of Star Wars through appearances at charity events supporting organizations like the Starlight Foundation, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Pinwheel Project, Walk Now For Autism, St. Vincent’s Hospital and others.
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 LLC, it is Lucasfilm’s preferred Imperial costuming group. Star Wars, its characters, costumes, and all associated items are the intellectual property of Lucasfilm. © & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.