Celebrate the Army’s 249th Birthday – Free Festival and Museum Admission

Celebrate the Army’s 249th Birthday!


Explore U.S. Army history inside the National Army Museum and enjoy special outdoor activities on Warriors’ Field with musical entertainment, aerial parachute demonstrations, Army vehicle and equipment displays, inflatable bounce house, gaming activities and much more.


Your free reserved ticket includes activities for visitors of all ages. Food and beverages will be for sale from outdoor food trucks and the indoor Museum Café. Army Birthday cupcakes and a 2024 Festival souvenir will be available to visitors in limited quantities.


Advance ticket reservations are recommended. The availability of “walk-up” tickets the day of the event cannot be guaranteed.


Begin your FREE Army Birthday Festival ticket reservation.


For more information about the Army Birthday Festival, including a schedule of events, special event parking and shuttle transportation, visit the festival web page here. (Please check back later, the Army Birthday Festival web page is under construction).


June 15, 2024 @ 10:00
10:00 am — 4:00 pm (6h)

National Museum of the United States Army