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WWII Weekend

Veteran's Recognition & WWII Weekend

There's always something of historic proportions going on around here!
WWII Re-enactment


Saturday May 5, 2018 from 9am - 5pm (battles)
Sunday May 6, 2018 from 9am - 5pm (living history)

Historic Fort Wayne grounds

ADMISSION $5 (children under 12 free)
Parking is $5 per vehicle. 
Fort tours available - $5 per person.

Historic Fort Wayne served as an Induction center for troops from 1941-1945 & 1961-1971. Meet members of the "Greatest Generation" as they recount stories from their military service. See equipment and vehicles  important to the war effort. Watch re-enactments of WWII battles. View special period displays and historic collections from the Detroit Historical Society and private collectors. Visit recreated camps of Allied and German soldiers and our own USO Cantina.

Saturday Schedule:
9 - 5  - Camp Life & Vehicle Display
11 - Morning skirmish (near building 114)
12 - 1:30 Veterans Luncheon at VC (Private)
2:00 - Battle WWII (Officer’s Row)
4:00 - Battle (Near Building 114)
5:00 - Event Closes
6:30 - USO Swing Dance info and tickets here

Sunday Schedule:
9 - 5 - Camp Life & Vehicle Display (living history all day)

Presented in partnership with Detroit Parks and Recreation Department.