Schedule of Events: Open to the public from 9:00am to 5:00 pm
Saturday October 11:
- Remember our Veterans 10am at the American Legion Memorial
- First Battle 11:00 am
- Second Battle 3:00 pm
- Navy Band 5:00 pm
- 1940s style USO Dinner Dance at Legion Hall
- Live music from Spencer Keys
- Dinner 5-7pm Dance 7-10pm Tickets: $18.00 for Dinner and Dance $10.00 Dance only
Sunday October 12: Battle 11:00am
- Free admission
- Living history depictions of WWII
- Battle Simulations
- Area WWII veterans honored
- Army, Navy, Air Force and USMC Displays
- Fund Raiser for Operation Comfort Warrior
- The Navy Band
- Militaria Vendors
- Food vending from area restaurants
For the WWII Reenactors:
- Complimentary Breakfast Saturday and Sunday.
- Lunch provided on Saturday.
- Campfires allowed and firewood provided.
- Camping onsite encouraged.
- 2 battles on Saturday and one on Sunday.
- Security provided by the Franklin Park Police.
- Inquire about free WWII heavy vehicle transportation.
- Limited supply of blanks provided for those participating in the battles.
- Area WWII veterans in attendance including a paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne
To register as a WWII reenactor or vendor please follow this link: https://franklin-park-military-days.eventbrite.com
Participants must be members of the the WWII HRS or part of a WWII HRS recognized group.
9451 Belmont Ave