Marine Museum hosts inaugural classic car show and band performance

by | May 5, 2023 | Events

What:              The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation announces the first classic car show at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on Sunday, May 7. The event is free and open to the public, and all classic car enthusiasts are encouraged to come out and see their favorite cars. The car show will conclude with a free outdoor performance by the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, the US Navy Band Commodores, who have performed across America for more than 50 years.

Individuals and car groups interested in entering their vehicles (1979 or earlier) can do so by visiting the foundation’s homepage at MarineHeritage.org. Vehicle registration is free, but space is limited. Please register before Friday, May 5, at 4 p.m.

The Museum is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the day of the event. All visitors to the car show will be able to visit the Museum, enjoy lunch at Tun Tavern or Devil Dog Diner, visit the Museum Gift Shop, and watch the signature film We, the Marines on the Giant Screen in the Medal of Honor Theater.

When:             Sunday, May 7:

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Car show open to the public

3-4 p.m.: Outdoor Performance by US Navy Band- Commodores


Where:            National Museum of the Marine Corps

1775 Semper Fidelis Way

Triangle, VA 22172



About the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Dedicated to the preservation and promulgation of Marine Corps history, the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation was established in 1979 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation supports the historical programs of the Marine Corps in ways not possible through government funds. The Foundation provides grants and scholarships for research and the renovation, restoration and commissioning of historical Marine Corps artifacts and landmarks. The Foundation secured the necessary funding for the construction of the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Heritage Center, located in Triangle, Virginia, and continues to expand programs at the National Museum of the Marine Corps and beyond its walls. For more information, visit MarineHeritage.org.

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