Ride to Benefit the War Memorial Center
Thursday, September 3
Departure at 10 AM
Ride to the War Memorial in Honor of, and to pay tribute to the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII and the Traveling WWII Memorial.
Kickstands up at 10 am. The ride starts at The House of Harley-Davidson: 6221 W. Layton Ave Milwaukee, WI 53220
$20 per rider to benefit the War Memorial Center. Additional $20 for the purchase of the War Memorial Center Ornament.
Exhibit: On the Homefront
August 1 - December 30, 2020
The Milwaukee War Effort 8 AM - 5 PM
Along with the newly added WWII posters will be the On The Homefront exhibit. This temporary exhibit focuses on Wisconsin manufacturing in support of the war effort, 1941-1945.
Sponsored by WaterStone Bank
Traveling WWII Memorial
The Traveling WWII Memorial consists of the Wall of Stars (aka Wall of Freedom), the Atlantic & Pacific Pavilions, 56 Pillars and stands with oak and wheat wreaths.
Admission is free but we request that you sign up for a ticketed time so we can ensure physical distancing and limit the amount of people gathering. Please select a specific time to attend the Memorial and plan to arrive at your scheduled time.
Parking in our lot is $8/car
Walk-ups are welcome but cannot be guaranteed.
Masks are required.
Canceled for 2020
It is with the deepest regret that we must announce the cancellation of VetFest 2020 due to the health risks associated with COVID-19 and large public gatherings. The health and safety of our veterans, community, and staff members are our highest priority particularly with the uncertainty surrounding this pandemic.
We remain committed to VetFest as an event so stay tuned for events details surrounding VetFest 2021!