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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.

JUNE

  • Mon 10th, 8:00 PM  US Navy Concert Band, US Capitol West Steps
  • Tue 11th , 7:00 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 11th, 7:30 PM, Concert on the Avenue.  US Navy Memorial
  • Wed 12th, 7:00 PM. United States Army Twilight Tattoo.  Fort Myer.
  • Thu 13th, 7:00 PM. United States Army Twilight Tattoo.  Fort Myer.
  • Fri 14th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Mon 17th, 8:00 PM  US Navy Concert Band, US Capitol West Steps
  • Tue 18th , 7:00 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 18th, 7:30 PM, Concert on the Avenue.  US Navy Memorial
  • Wed 19th, 7:00 PM. United States Army Twilight Tattoo.  Fort Myer.
  • Fri 21st, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Tue 25th , 7:00 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade. Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 25th, 7:30 PM, Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Wed 26th, 7:00 PM. United States Army Twilight Tattoo.  Fort Myer.
  • Fri 28th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Sun 30th, 1:00PM. Pershing’s Own Chamber Players: Music for String Quartet, The Lyceum, Alexandria, VA.

JULY

  • Tue 2nd , 7:00 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Fri 5th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Mon 8th, 8:00 PM  US Navy Commodores Band, US Capitol West Steps
  • Tue 9th , 7:00 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 9th, 7:30 PM, Commodores Band.  Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Fri 12th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Mon 15th, 8:00 PM  US Navy Country Current Band, US Capitol West Steps
  • Tue 16th , 7:00 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 16th, 7:30 PM, Commodores Band.  Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Wed 17th, 7:00 PM. United States Army Twilight Tattoo.  Fort Myer.
  • Fri 19th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Tue 23rd , 7:00 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 23rd, 7:30 PM, Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Wed 24th, 7:00 PM. United States Army Twilight Tattoo.  Fort Myer.
  • Fri 26th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Sun 28th, 6:15 PM. Pershing’s Own Chamber Players: Contact Light – Music for Strings and Brass, National Air and Space Museum, Chantilly, VA.
  • Mon 29th, 8:00 PM  US Navy Concert Band, US Capitol West Steps
  • Tue 30th , 7:00 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 30th, 7:30 PM, Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Wed 31st, 7:00 PM. United States Army Twilight Tattoo.  Fort Myer.

AUGUST

  • Fri 2nd, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Mon 5th, 8:00 PM US Navy Concert Band, US Capitol West Steps
  • Tue 6th , 6:30 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 6th, 7:30 PM, Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Fri 9th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • Mon 12th, 8:00 PM US Navy Concert Band, US Capitol West Steps
  • Tue 13th , 6:30 PM. United States Marine Corps Sunset Parade.  Lincoln Memorial
  • Tue 13th, 7:30 PM, Concert on the Avenue. US Navy Memorial
  • Fri 16th, 8:45 PM. United States Marine Corps Evening Parade.  USMC Barracks at Eighth and I
  • 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

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
  • 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

ONGOING

Through…

  • Mar 24th, 2019.  A Revolution in Arms. Weapons in the War for Independence.  Anderson House
  • Oct 27th, 2019.  Revolutionary Reflections:  French Memories of the War for America.  Anderson House
  • Aug 18th, 2019.  Artists Respond:  American Art and the Vietnam War 1965-1974.  Smithsonian American Art Museum.
  • 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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