Star Wars: Mass Lightsaber Battle on Washington Square, NYC (Photos, Video)

NEW YORK—Hundreds of Star Wars fans, both sporadic and die hard, gathered on Washington Square, New York City on Aug. 9 evening to engage in massive lightsaber battle. The swordsmen and women ranged from children with $10 plastic toys to martial artists with impressively realistic replicas.

Follow Petr on Twitter: @petrsvab