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March 30-31, 2019 Vincennes, IN
2019 Great War Event Weekend

Indiana Military Museum, 715 South 6th St., (47591).  Visit the IMM website for more information or contact: Jon Andrews at sianoil@hotmail.com.
April 12-13, 2019 West Point, KY
Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Knob Creek Gun Range, 690 Ritchey Ln., (40177). Largest machine gun shoot without joining the Army. Visit Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot website for more information. 
April 25-26, 2019 North Baltimore, OH
MVPA Archives Meeting

Looking for volunteers to help out.  Lodging provided for those working both days.  Contact: Art Pope at apope8@aol.com.
April 27-28, 2019 Noblesville, IN
Greater Indianapolis Militaria Show

Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., (46060) Building 7/"OV Winks" Building. Sat 9AM-4PM, Sun
9AM-3PM. $6 admission, $5 w/flyer or postcard. Uniforms, bayonets, weapons, field equipment, insignia, books
and more. Bring your HMV! For information or vendor tables, contact Sue Elder at 317-332-6557.
May 4-5, 2019
HMV Request &
Meeting
Indianapolis, IN
Soldiers Thru Time Living History Event & Indiana MVPA Meeting

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily. Reenactment on Saturday, displays both days. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Meeting at 9AM on 4 May (Saturday) in Conference Center at the Park's Visitor's Center & Park OfficeGood opportunity to bring your HMV for display with one of the eras portrayed and get in the park gate for FREE. 
May 9-11, 2019 Aberdeen, MD
46th Annual East Coast Military Vehicle Rally

Ripken Stadium Complex, 873 Long Dr. , (21001). 600 spaces of militaria and vehicles. Friday night auction. Contact: wacbgmvt@yahoo.com or visit the WAC/B&G website.
May 15-18, 2019 Portland, IN
37th Annual Spring Swap and Sell Meet

Jay County Fairgrounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371). $5 admission daily. Parts & tools for antique engines & tractors. Visit Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Association for more information. 
May 17-19, 2019
Convoy!
Findlay, OH
32st Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration

Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 E Sandusky St., (45840). Watch for possible convoy information.  For more info visit Findlay Show website.
May 31-June 1, 2019 Muskegon, MI
D-Day Plus 75

USS LST 393, 560 Mart St., (49440).   Fifth commemoration sponsored by Rolling Thunder Michigan Chapter 4 veterans support group at USS LST 393 Veterans Museum on the Muskegon waterfront. It will feature two full days of fun, food, flying, dancing and a chance to honor those who served and sacrificed. Visit the LST 393 website for more information and updates.
June 2-9, 2019 Fairfield, IA
32nd Annual Dodge Power Wagon Rally

Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 2606 W Burlington Ave., (52556). 9AM-5PM daily and many after hours activities. Vintage Power Wagon open house, mud runs, trail rides, food & fun. Visit Vintage Power Wagon Rally for complete schedule and registration form. 
June 8, 2019 Indianapolis, IN
D-Day Display

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily. Displays both days. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.
June 7-9, 2019 Laurel, IN
2019 Haspin Rally
Haspin Acres, 21208 Laurel Rd., (47024).  Off-road & motocross park. Bring your trucks out and smoke test them on the best test track this side of APG.  See Steel Soldiers for running thread to event.
June 15-16, 2019
HMV Request
Perrysburg, OH
Muster on the Maumee 

Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Rd./OH-65 (43551). A military timeline of reenactors, from Ancient Rome and Vikings through the 20th Century. A static showcase of military vehicles featuring WWII era vehicles but any time period is appropriate at this event. If interested or you have any questions please contact Dan Woodward, Programs Manager, at dwoodward@fortmeigs.org. Visit Muster on the Maumee website. 
June 22-23, 2019 St Joseph/Benton Harbor, MI
2019 Lest We Forget 2019 Re-enactment Anchors Aweigh "A World at War"
St. Joseph Harbor (N Side), 275 Upton Dr., (49085). Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 9AM-3PM.  Beach landing re-enactment, amphibious MV rides, Huey 369 rides, weapons and equipment displays, flamethower ops.  Visit the Lest We Forget website for updates, schedules, and contacts.  
July 4, 2019
Parade
Portland, IN
Jay County 4th of July Celebration
Jay County Fairground, 806 East Votaw St., (47371). Food booths, games, talent show and more! Line up at S. Meridian St. and parade downtown starting at 11am and fireworks at dusk. Calling for HMVs to participate. Contact Jim Waechter to get into the lineup at milbuf57@yahoo.com.
July 4, 2019
Parade
Southport, IN
July 4 Parade

10:30-11:30AM. Contact: City of Southport at 317-786-5489.
July 4, 2019
Parade
Indianapolis, IN
2019 CarmelFest Parade Military Tribute Grand Finale

Parking lot south of MCL, vic. 116th & Keystone, (46032). Line up at 9AM, 10:30AM start. Contact Bec Hunter at 317-407-1445 or bechunter@remax.net.  Visit the CarmelFest website for updates and waivers.
July 6-7, 2019
HMV Request
Indianapolis, IN
Korean War Display

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily. Displays both days. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.
July 20, 2019
HMV Request
Wabash, IN
Honoring Our Heroes
Triple LLL Truck Repair, 1051 N St Rd 15, (46992). American Huey 369 from Peru, IN will be flying two Huey helicopters in and doing membership flights. Food vendors, a silent auction, gun raffle, and jump house for kids. Sunday, 21 July is the rain day. To participate or for more information contact Ryan at ryan@triplellltruckrepair.com. Visit Triple LLL Truck Repair for updates.  Bring your HMV and enjoy the day!
August 3, 2019
HMV Request
Greenwood, IN
Airport Day

Indy South Airport, 897 Airport Pkwy., (46143). 10AM-3PM.  Commemorative Air Force Trainer Planes, WWII Reenactors. Police & Fire Equipment, Civil Air Patrol, Helicopter Rides. Nice opportunity to take your HMV over for a photo op.
August 3, 2019
HMV Request
Peru, IN
13th Annual Warbirds Cruise In
Grissom ARB Museum, 1000 W. Hoosier Blvd., (46970).  7:30AM-2:30PM. Vintage warbirds and cars. You will want to take your HMV to this show. Contact: 574 398-1451 or director@grissomairmuseum.com.
August 5-10, 2019
Convention
York, PA
44th Annual MVPA Convention 

Utz Arena, 334 Carlisle Avenue, (17404). The host hotel is the Wyndham Garden (2000 Louckes Rd., 17408.)  NO registration fees for MVPA members this year.  Tours to Washington DC area (Arlington National Cemetary, Smithsonian Museums on the Mall and NASA Museums), Hershey Chocolate World (includes chocolate tasting), Gettysburg area (Battlefield, Museum, and "Camp Buck"), Utz Potato Chip factory, and more. Watch for more information in the MVPA "History in Motion" or visit MVPA.org/Convention.  Convention FLYER.
August 9-10, 2019 Aniwa, WI
2019 Wisconsin Military Show
Motorama Auto Museum, 4381 Stradale Ln., (54408). MV Show, Swap Meet, Reenactments and Living History Displays. Hosted by Alpha Heaven, Inc. 3rd year! Early move-in 7 August; Participants Day (meeting, trail rides, party) 8 August; Public 9-10 August.  For more info, contact: Alfa Heaven at 715-449-2141.
August 10-September 14, 2019
Convoy
York, PA - Stockton, CA
2019 MVPA Lincoln Highway Convoy (TMC19) 

Register by 1 May 2019.  Convoy starts at the MVPA Convention and ends in Stockton, CA.  The convoy passes through Indiana 18-19 August!  Register to join in with your HMV.
August 16-17, 2019 Conneaut, OH
D-Day Conneaut 

THE regional D-Day re-enactment to see.  Watch for updates and get more information at the D-Day Conneaut website.
August 17-18, 2019 Indianapolis, IN
WWII Pacific Theater Living History Event

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily. Re-enactment on Saturday, displays both days. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.
August 20-24, 2019 Portland, IN
53rd Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show 

Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 E Votaw St., (47371). $5 admission daily. Antique engines, tractors, related parts & tools. Visit Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Association for more information. 
August 31, 2019
HMV Request
Marion, IN
29th Annual Fly/In Cruise/In

Marion Municipal Airport, 5904 South Western Ave., (46952). 7AM-2PM. Antique, classic, homebuilt, ultralight, rotorcraft & warbird aircraft, vintage cars & trucks, HMVs & tractors. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast benefiting the Grant County Rescue Mission. Visit Fly/In Cruise/In for more info & updates.
August 31-September 1, 2019 Vincennes, IN
11th Annual Salute to the Veterans of WWII

Indiana Military Museum, 715 South 6th St., (47591).  Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 9AM-4PM. Parking $3/vehicle. 74th Aniversary of the end of WWII. WWII veteran speakers, special exhibits, food, battle reenactments, HMV parade. Contact 812-882-1941 or sianoil@hotmail.com or visit IMM's website for details and updates.
September 7-8, 2019 Peru, IN
Grissom ARB Air & Space Expo/Open House featuring the USAF Thunderbirds 

Grissom Air Reserve Base, 7207 Grissom Ave., (46971).  Free to the Public.  The US Air Force's Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team and the Army's Golden Knights parachute team are scheduled to perform at Grissom during a Base open house. Also, there will be unique aircraft brought in such as the B1B bomber and other vintage aircraft.  The Museum and gift shop will be open throughout this thrilling event.  Follow any updates on the Grissom ARB Air & Space Expo at the Grissom ARB website.
September 13-14, 2019
Rally & Meeting
Portland, IN
28th Indiana MVPA Rally & Swap Meet - Museum of the Soldier's Open House & Fundraiser Dinner
Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 East Votaw St., (47371). 9AM-6PM daily. Combined with the Museum of the Soldier's annual Open House & Fundraiser Dinner. The Museum at 510 East Arch Street will be open. For more vendor information, contact: Mike Lusty at Rally@IndianaMVPA.org.
September 18-22, 2019 Rockford, IL
WWII Event 2019
Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd., (61107).  Public hours: Sat. 10AM-6PM, Sun. 10AM-4PM.  Battles, displays, and museum open both days.  Visit the WWII Rockford website for more information.
September 27-28, 2019 Gilbert, PA
Annual Redball Military Transport Fall Rally & Swap Meet
West End Fairgrounds, 570 Fairgrounds Rd., (18331). 8AM-5PM. For more info contact Jim Gilmore at 570-325-5216 or jgilmore@ptd.net or visit RedBall Online.  
October 10-12, 2019 Portland, IN
14th Annual Fall Swap and Sell Meet

Jay County Fairgrounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371). $5 admission daily. Parts & tools for antique engines & tractors. Visit Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Association for more information. 
October 26, 2019 Indianapolis, IN
Soldier's Haunting

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
November 9, 2019 Indianapolis, IN
1940s Dinner Dance

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
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December 22-23, 2018  
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December 29-30, 2018  
Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.
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January 25, 2020           
Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily. Re-enactment on 4 January, displays daily.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.


For more events nationwide, visit: MVPA Events Calendar

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