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2021

All events subject to change due to current CoVID pandemic conditions




July 17, 2021 - Bridgeport Christmas in July Jeep Festival -


Bridgeport, TX


Calling ALL JEEPS! The Bridgeport Police Department, the City of Bridgeport and Bridgeport Main Street are hosting the first annual Christmas in July Jeep Festival on Saturday, July 17, 2021. This is in Wise County, Texas and is supporting the Bridgeport Santa Cops Program. Special Military Vehicle parking has been arranged at the Wise County Veterans Museum at 10th and Stevens St. Entry into the parade is a new unwrapped toy or $20 cash. The parade lines up begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Bridgeport OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle) Park and head to town at 11:45 a.m. The parade goes through at noon and there will be events including food, fun and music until 11 p.m. that night. The park is located at 279 George Mitchell Pwy., Bridgeport, TX. 76426. Looks like a lot of fun!

                     
                        Calendar • Bridgeport • CivicEngage (cityofbridgeport.net)

 



August 12 -15, 2021 - MVPA National Convention - South Bend,


IN


The National Convention of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association is being held in South Bend, Indiana this August. Why in South Bend you ask? Well it is home to over 100 years of vehicle and military vehicle production. The original Studebaker plant was there which later became the AM General plant where all kinds of military vehicles were produced. The convention will be held at Century Center, 120 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. South Bend, IN. 46601 on the St. Joseph river. For more information go to the MVPA website and click on the Current Convention tab.


                                                      Convention (mvpa.org)



September 11, 2021 - National Health and Public Safety Museum September 11th Memorial Event - Dublin, TX

This year will mark the 20th anniversary of that fate filled day, September 11, 2001. The National Health and Public Safety Museum located at 136 E. Blackjack St. in Dublin, Texas and is hosting a 9/11 memorial event. The event starts at 7:30 a.m. and will recognize the chronological order of events as they happened. The museum houses a small chapel with a piece of damaged steel from one of the twin towers. This is not so much a military vehicle event but a special way to recognize and remember this significant event in U.S. History.

          
                            SEPTEMBER 11 | litamedicalmuseum (wixsite.com)


September 18, 2021 - Texas Veteran's Military & Classic Car Show - Bullard, TX

The Texas Veteran's Military & Classic Car Show will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021 - at 655 S. Doctor M. Roper Pkwy (Tx. Hwy. 69-S) in Bullard, Texas which is just south of Tyler. Vehicles should be in place at 8:00 a.m. and the parade starts at 8:30 a.m. To register contact Mike Balfay at mikebalfay@gmail.com.


TEXAS VETERAN'S MILITARY SHOW 2021 & CLASSIC CAR SHOW | TX CarCruiseFinder.com

 


September 25, 2021 - Gainesville Medal of Honor Parade - Gainesville, TX 

Save the date. Saturday, September 25, 2021 - Red River MVPA will handle registration. Let us know if you are interested in attending.

                                                    https://medalofhonorhostcity.com/
         




October 2, 2021 - Fort Worth Aviation Museum Hops and Props Festival - Fort Worth, TX

Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the south end of Meacham Field in Fort Worth just off Long Avenue. Check out their collections of planes and enjoy a cold one. More details soon.


                                                 Upcoming Events – Fort Worth Aviation Museum


 

October 8-10, 2021 - Fort Hood Historical Military Vehicle Rally - Killeen, TX

Save the date. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 8, 9 and 10th. This event requires early sign up and screening to have access to the base. Details to come. Check out the Facebook and webpage for details.

                                                   http://mountedwarfarerally.weebly.com/


October 9, 2021 - Vintage Flying Museum Annual Big Band Hanger Dance - Meacham Field - Fort Worth, TX.

Saturday evening, October 9, 2021 the Vintage Flying Museum is hosting its annual Big Band Hanger Dance. This years theme celebrates the Wonderful Women of WWII. The Dynamic Swing Machine will be providing the music. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. There is also a $25 dinner ticket available. C-47 flights will be for sale, too. This event is like stepping back and time. They are usually looking for a few historic military vehicles to display at the event.


                                                           Vintage Flying Museum (vintageflyingmuseum.org)


October 16, 2021 - TX Fallen PD Touch a Truck event - Highland Village, TX

Saturday, October 16th at The Shops at Highland Village, 1701 Shoal Creek, Highland Village, Tx. 76077. This tribute event honors fallen police officers and supports their families. Sponsored by the first responders and the City of Highland Village. Details to come.

              TXFallenPD Tribute Event - Saturday, October 16  | Highland Village, TX - Official Website