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Twilight Tattoo 2019 – Wednesday, April 25 – Wednesday, August 8, 2019

Our 2019 Twilight Tattoo season is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, and run through Wednesday, July 31, with exception to July 3 and July 10, 2019. There will be no Twilight Tattoo scheduled for July 3 and 10. Please note that Twilight Tattoo is also scheduled for Thursdays from May 9 through June 13. This means for six weeks there will be a Twilight Tattoo on Wednesday and Thursday. An April 25th show is now scheduled. The show scheduled for Wednesday, May 15th, is at capacity. If you’d like to register a group to attend Twilight Tattoo please e-mail them.

Washington Nationals Federal Workforce Day – Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Cheer on the Nationals as they take on the New York Mets and pay tribute to government workers during Federal Workforce Day. The Nationals are offering discount tickets that also include a credit for food and merchandise purchases in the stadium.

Public Service Charity 5k Run/Walk – Sunday, April 28, 2019

Kick off Public Service Recognition Week at the 7th annual Public Service Charity Walk/Run. DC-area residents can participate at National Harbor, Maryland. Across the country or around the world anyone can run or walk as a virtual participant. All registrants receive a t-shirt!

Fisher House Golf Classic – Monday, May 6, 2019

Think you are the world’s best golfer? Looking for a time to show off your inner Jordan Spieth? Show off your skills for a cause.

V-E Day Observance at the WWII Memorial – Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Come observe the day that marks the Allied victory in Europe in 1945.

Military Spouse Appreciation Day – Friday, May 10, 2019

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan recognized the profound importance of spousal commitment to the readiness and well-being of military members with Proclamation 5184, dated April 17, 1984.

Salute the Sunset Concert Series at The National Harbor – Every Saturday Night, May 18 – September 21, 2019

World-class performances by bands from the nation’s Armed Forces at National Harbor will stir the hearts and souls of civilians and military personnel alike, while their tuneful stylings in a variety of genres please music lovers of all ages. Don’t miss these free shows on the Plaza stage every Saturday night, May 18th – September 21st.

Historic Half Marathon – Sunday, May 19, 2019

Plan to visit Fredericksburg, VA to #RunWithTheMarines during Armed Forces Weekend in May.

Rappahannock Military & First Responder Appreciation Day – Saturday, May 4, 2019

Free entry. Food trucks and more available on-site at Stafford Regional Airport.

Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom – Final DC Ride – Sunday, May 26, 2019

Rolling Thunder runs have been rumbling across America since 1987, riding in from all corners of the nation and meeting in Washington DC to demonstrate for American POWs and MIAs. 2019 marks the final year of the Thunder Run, so you definitely won’t want to miss this.

Singing Sergeants Choral Ensemble – Sunday, May 19, 2019

Please join the Singing Sergeants for an afternoon of choral classics, Americana and patriotic favorites as they perform at St. Louis Parish in Clarksville, MD.

National Memorial Day Parade – Monday, May 27, 2019

The National Memorial Day Parade, held annually along Constitution Avenue in our nation’s capital – Washington, DC – shares the story of American honor and sacrifice from across the generations.

Patriotic Festival – Friday, May 31 – June 2, 2019

Patriotic Festival celebrates The Military at The Virginia Beach Oceanfront for three days of National Touring Artists Concerts, Military Expos and Displays. The Concerts will be at 5th Street and Oceanfront Friday and Saturday Evening and Sunday Afternoon.

Memorial Day Observance at the WWII Memorial – Monday, May 27, 2019
Observe Memorial Day at the National WWII Memorial.