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19-22 September 2019, World War II Days at Midway Village Museum, Rockford, IL

World War II Days at Midway Village Museum

Public ∑ Hosted by Midway Village Museum

Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61107


World War II Days at Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Road
Rockford IL

Visitors to World War II Days engage in elaborate 1940s displays in historical buildings on the museumís 148-acre campus, which becomes the back drop of a European village during World War II. This military re-enactment is the largest in the Midwest and draws thousands of visitors yearly to the Rockford region and the museum grounds.

Festivities include encampments of Allied and Axis troops in the Midway Village woods and realistic skirmishes integrated in the historic village. World War II Days includes elaborate and realistic battles complete with tanks, artillery, armored vehicles, and exciting pyrotechnic displays. More than 1,000 uniformed re-enactors representing soldiers from the United States, Great Britain, France, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Japan, Italy, and Germany along with 70 to 80 vintage tanks, half tracks and other 1940s military vehicles make this a not-to-miss special event. Other event features:

- Over 60 authentic military vehicles
- More than 1,000 re-enactors
- Battles with pyrotechnics
- 1940s Style Live Musical Entertainment
- Skirmishes, Demos & Displays
- Militaria Sales Vendors from the Midwest
- General Pattonís Command Center
- Affordable Local Food Vendors
- VETANK available for individuals with limited mobility
- Special Admission for Veterans & Active Duty Personnel (ID Required)
- Golf Cart Shuttles available for guests with special needs

$2 per car parking fee for non-members taken upon arrival when you park.

You may purchase tickets at the gates upon arrival or in-advance at the Museum Gift Shop or online.

The event is rain or shine. No refunds.

Look for more details and a schedule of activities as the event nears in September.
Questions? Call 815-397-9112.


"see you out there"
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