New York City's Washington Square Park was the host to a giant Lightsaber Battle. Almost a thousand people showed up to battle it out in epic Star Wars style.

According to organizer Kevin Bracken, people went all out at the nighttime event, dressing up as Jedi Masters and Sith Lords. There was even a zombie or two.

And if you needed to brush up on your saber-fighting skills, some resident experts were demonstrating their stellar lightsaber techniques. Judging by the joyful noise of the participants in the video above, everyone was having a smashing good time. [Gothamist]