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Military Tours of the National Capital Region

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2019 Military Events in DC

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2019 MILITARY EVENTS IN WASHINGTON DC

Most of the military events in DC listed below are in the evenings. They’re ideal to add to an afternoon tour and early evening Officer’s Club dinner. Contact us to work your favorite event into a tour.

AUGUST

  • Tue 20th, 7:30 PM, Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Fri 23rd, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Mon 26th, 8:00 PM US Navy Concert Band, US Capitol West Steps
  • Tue 27th, 7:30 PM, Sea Chanters Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Fri 30th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I

SEPTEMBER

  • Sat and Sun 14th and 15th, 9:00 – 5:00.  Colonial Market and Fair at Mount Vernon

OCTOBER

  • Sun 6th, 2:00 PM.  United States Marine Corps Band Fall Chamber Series.  Sousa Hall
  • Sun 13th, 2:00 PM.  United States Marine Corps Band Fall Chamber Series.  Sousa Hall
  • Sat  and Sun 19th and 20th, 9:00 – 5:00.  Fall Harvest Family Days at Mount Vernon
  • Sun 20th, 2:00 PM.  United States Marine Corps Band Fall Chamber Series.  Sousa Hall
  • Sun 27th, 2:00 PM.  United States Marine Corps Band Fall Chamber Series.  Sousa Hall

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

  • Sat 7th, 4:00 PM.   United States Marine Corps Band Holiday Sing-a-Long.  Wolf Trap
  • Deck the halls! The annual kick-off concert for the Washington, DC, holiday season performed by the talented musicians of The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” will be presented at DAR Constitution Hall: Fri 6th at 8:00 PM, Sat 7th at 3:00 PM, Sat 7th at 8:00 PM, Sun 8th at 3:00 PM.  USAF Band: Fri 13th at 10:00 AM (Children’s Matinee), Sat 14th at 3:00 PM, Sat 14th at 8:00 PM, Sun 15th at 3:00 PM.  US Navy Band:  Sat 21st at 3:00 PM, Sat 21st at 8:00 PM, Sun 22nd at 3:00 PM

ONGOING

Through…

  • Oct 27th, 2019.  Revolutionary Reflections:  French Memories of the War for America.  Anderson House
  • Jan 1st, 2021.  Americans and the Holocaust.  United States Holocaust Museum  An exhibit that shows how the Depression, racism, and anti-Semitism in America helped shape responses to the rise of Nazi Germany.
  • Jan 1st, 2021.  Mark Bradford’s installation of eight abstract paintings inspired by artist Paul Philippoteaux’s 19th century cyclorama depicting the Pickett’s charge at the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • Sep 30th 2022.  Americans.  An exhibition of 350 objects and images the explores American Indian names and images including the Trail of Tears, the Tomahawk missile, and the Battle of Little Bighorn.
  • The Price of Freedom.  Americans at War.  An ongoing exhibit at the National Museum of American History.

Fun Fact!: John Philip Sousa, a famous director of the US Marine Band, wrote many of his well known marches at the US Marine Corps Barracks. You can tour the Marine Corps Barracks on our US Marine Corps Tour.

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