Star Wars Lightsaber Battle in Sara D. Roosevelt Park [Video]
On Saturday night, Sara D. Roosevelt Park was the stage for an epic showdown of Star Wars geekery. Newmindspace, the collective behind the Union Square pillow fight, organized an LED lightsaber battle on the basketball court at the East Houston entrance. Given that it was the holiday weekend, turnout was surprisingly high – best guess about 200 people.
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Star Wars fans of all ages showed up to partake in the event, which eventually morphed into a mosh pit of sorts.
Yet, nothing screams safety like hand-to-hand combat with brittle plastic sticks.