Holiday Happenings


Museum Holiday Happenings

Saturdays, December 3, 10 and 17
2-5 p.m.

We’re celebrating the season! Join us for seasonal specials and holiday treats during the first three Saturdays in December. Holiday Happenings are included as part of your FREE admission to the Museum. Plan your visit today!

New activity added for Saturday, December 17!

Swing Dance Demonstration, 2-4 p.m.

Dancers from “GottaSwing” demonstrate moves like the Jitterbug and the Lindy Hop! Step back to the World War II era with these lively and popular social dances set to swing-style jazz music.

Discounts in the Museum Store and Holiday Menu Items

Enjoy holiday treats in the Museum Café and do some holiday shopping in the Museum Store! A portion of your purchase supports the Museum’s Foundation,
The Army Historical Foundation.

Seasonal-Themed Simulator Experiences

Purchase your tickets for a new seasonal experience in the Army Action Center!  Join “Santa’s Christmas Rush” and retrieve lost packages in Santa’s jet-powered sleigh, or jump into the “Glacier Race” to maneuver over frozen landscapes in an epic test of driving skills.

Explore these special seasonal virtual reality and simulator experiences here.

Pick-Up Pies

Leave the baking to us! The Museum’s catering team is preparing delicious seasonal pies and packaging them “to go.” The pie menu includes: Apple, Chocolate Bourbon Pecan, Pumpkin and Sweet Potato. 
Order by 5 p.m. Friday, December 16 and pick up at the Museum on Friday, December 23.

Click here for more information and to order.

Army-Navy Game: Second Annual
Tailgate & Watch Party
December 10

Outdoor Tailgate: 12-3 p.m.
Indoor Watch Party: 3 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Cheer on the cadets from West Point as they face off against midshipmen from the Naval Academy.

Learn more here about The Army Historical Foundation’s outdoor tailgate food and drink specials and lawn games – and the indoor watch party!