2018

AUGUST -

August 15th -  50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War - Alvarado, TX.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 - The Alvarado VFW Post 9299 at 6732 E. Hwy. 67 is hosting a special ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.  U.S. Congressman Roger Williams will be presenting certificated and pins in recognition of a qualified veteran or surviving family member.  


                                        http://www.vietnamwar50th.com/


August 18th –   North Texas State Fair Parade – Denton, TX.

It’s about Fair time again and that means a parade. On Saturday 18 August 2018 the parade will start at Denton High School.  Line up at 8:30 AM.  We usually form up in the parking lot north of the school on Crescent Street.  The parade starts at 10 AM.  If possible (but certainly not mandatory) try to let me know if you are going to be there for the parade.   Dennis Boots is your point of contact.  E-mail me if you are interested and I will pass on his contact information.


                                             https://www.ntfair.com/

SEPTEMBER -

September 1st -   Warbirds on Parade – Lancaster. TX.

Saturday, September 1st at the Dallas – Fort Worth Commerative Air Force Wing at 650 Farris Rd., Lancaster, TX. 76132.  Great air show and vehicle display.  and Sunday, October 13-14, 2018 at Alliance Airport in N. Fort Worth.  This is the largest Airshow in the area featuring both modern and historical aircraft.  U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds AND Canada’s Airforce Snowbirds are featured at the show this year.  Gate hours are from 9 AM to 5 PM each day.  Parking starts at $30.00.  General admission is free.  About 60,000 people attend each day.  Vehicles are invited for display.  Pre-register to attend.


                                       http://www.allianceairshow.com/

 

OCTOBER -

October 13th – 14th -   Bell – Fort Worth Alliance Air Show – Fort Worth, TX.

Saturday and Sunday, October 13-14, 2018 at Alliance Airport in N. Fort Worth.  This is the largest Airshow in the area featuring both modern and historical aircraft.  U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds AND Canada’s Airforce Snowbirds are featured at the show this year.  Gate hours are from 9 AM to 5 PM each day.  Parking starts at $30.00.  General admission is free.  About 60,000 people attend each day.  Vehicles are invited for display.  Pre-register to attend.


                                       http://www.allianceairshow.com/

October 13th -   10th Annual Scouts 195 Car Show at Summit Racing, Arlington, TX.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2200 E. I20 Frontage Road in Arlington near Hwy 360.  Check in is from 2:00 to 3:00, Voting from 3:00 to 4:00 and awards at 5:00.  Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, entry fee $20.  If you have not been to Summit Racing yet it is worth the trip by itself.  

                            https://www.facebook.com/ClassicCarShowPack195

 

October 19, 20 and 21st -   2018 Historic Military Vehicle Rally - 100th birthday of III CORPS at Fort Hood, TX.

Friday through Sunday, October 19, 20 and 21st, 2018 at Fort Hood near Killeen, TX.  This includes incredible unequaled access to the base and tank trails.  III Corps will be celebrating their 100th anniversary over a 2-week period (Oct. 6-21st) Vehicles can participate in displays and/or trail rally.  Camping available at BLORA park nearby with trailer spaces, tent spaces and cabins.  This does require pre-registration for access to the base areas. Check out the web page and face book for detail.

 

                                    http://mountedwarefarerally.weebly.com/                            

https://www.facebook.com/login/?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fgroups%2FFortHoodMilitaryVehicleRally%2F


October 26 -27th -   SkyBall XVI – American Airlines Hangar – DFW Airport, TX.

Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27th, 2018 at the American Airlines Hangar next to the DFW Airport PD HQ.  This is a fantastic event put on each year by the Fort Worth Air Power Council sponsored by American Airlines among other large donors.  Vehicles needed for outside static display. 


                                                 https://skyballinfo.com/

 

October 26 -28th -   Wings Over Dallas – Dallas Executive Airport – Dallas, TX.

Friday through Sunday, October 26, 27, 28th, 2018 at the Commerative Air Force HQ at Dallas Executive Airport – 5661 Mariner Dr., Dallas, TX. 75237.  Gates open on Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Saturday and Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM.  This is about the best historical air show in the area.  They also usually have a very good turnout of military vehicles for display, too.  Vehicles must be pre-registered to display. 


                                             http://wingsoverdallas.org/                       

NOVEMBER -


November 9th - 11th -   Waxahachie WWII Weekend - Waxahachie, TX.

Friday, November 9th to Sunday November 10th.  Allied and Axis troops, equipment and vehicles take over Waxahachie for the weekend culminating in a battle royal at the train depot Sunday afternoon.  Featuring allied and axis camps and meet and greets.  See website and facebook page for details.  Registration required.


http://www.waxahachiecvb.com/events/2018/waxahachie-wwii-weekend--reenactment


November 10th -   SSG Alex Viola - Memorial Car Show - Keller, TX.

Saturday, November 10th from 10 AM to 5 PM at Keller Town Hall.  Sponsored by Statewide Remodeling.  This is a huge cool car show.  Registration is $25.  Registration and donations support the Alex Viola Foundation, Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Green Beret Foundation.


                                           http://www.ssgalexviola.org/

 

November 10th-   Veteran's Day Parade - Fort Worth, TX.

Saturday, November 10th at Panther Pavilion 395 Purcey St. Fort Worth, TX. 76102.  Line up at 09:30 AM. Parade starts at 10:30 AM.  Sponsored by the Tarrant County Veteran's Council.  This is usually one of our bigger participated in events.  Contact arrowheadmvpa@gmail.com if you are participating in this one.  We will pre-register as a group.


                      http://www.tarrantcountyveteranscouncil.org/parade.html

 

November 10th-   Arlington Heroes Parade - Arlington, TX.

Saturday, November 10th in downtown Arlington.  This is the second year for this parade.  Staging area is at S. Cooper St. and W. Abram St. on the UT-Arlington campus.  The purpose of the parade is to bring the Arlington community together to honor and celebrate Arlington’s police, fire, active duty military, and veterans while also highlighting the many organizations that help individuals who serve or have served in one of these service groups.  We will be pre-registered for this parade, also.


                                   https://arlingtonheroesparade.com/

 

November 12th-   Veteran's Day Parade - Dallas, TX.

Monday, November 12th just south of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.  Parade ends at Dallas City Hall.  Set up at 09:30 AM.  Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI.  Parade finishes around noon.  Requires registration.


                                     http://vetsdayindallas.org/plans.html


DECEMBER -

December 22nd -   Armed Forces Bowl @ TCU Amon Carter Stadium - Fort Worth, TX.

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at TCU's Amon Carter Football Stadium.  Vehicles for static display for the fans to enjoy before the game.  Details to come.  

                                     http://www.armedforcesbowl.com/