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Twilight Tattoo

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Sheridan Avenue, Arlington, VA
+1 202-685-2888
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Active Military Army Base....Orchestra...Fife/Drum Corps

One evening....was a performance of Twilight Tattoo (Revelry) Multiple marching military corps... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Harvey C
Patriotic Show performed by the U.S. Army

It's a patriotic show performed by the soldiers of the Old Guard. The show is usually performed... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
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Twilight Tattoo is an hour-long, live-action military pageant featuring Soldiers from The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own." Experience a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange and U.S. Army Band Voices, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team.
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Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Sheridan Avenue, Arlington, VA
+1 202-685-2888

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

One evening....was a performance of Twilight Tattoo (Revelry) Multiple marching military corps, re-enactments, LIVE. musket firings....machine guns, ect. ALL in a huge building. ( big doors opened...so we knew...gunfire was coming.

Thank Harvey C
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It's a patriotic show performed by the soldiers of the Old Guard. The show is usually performed every Wednesday from May till August. It features current active duty military personell perfuming in uniforms from every American War. All in all the show takes about one...More

Thank Rebecca1296
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The US Army soldiers posted to Fort Myer put this show on, and the pageantry of history and talent cannot be equaled in the DC area--plus, it's free! Held on a beautiful hillside overlooking Washington, DC, the Tattoo includes not only traditional tattoo activities (close...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Whenever my husband and I attend a conference in DC every June, we always ensure that Twilight Tattoo is on our agenda. We go with a large group and it is very enjoyable to say the least.

Thank andrea
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We went to this several years ago (Tripadvisor does not give that as a date option). We and our three children, who were preteen or younger at the time, highly enjoyed the evening. Fun for history buffs, military buffs, and anyone who just needs a...More

Thank vkbrennan
Reviewed 18 January 2017

GREAT performance by real soldiers who are veterans of recent battles, paying tribute to their prdecessors by donning period uniforms and reenacting scenes from every major war since the American Revolution; plus inspiring band music and awe-inspring Drill Team routines. Before going, visit the website...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a patriotic show that is a must see. It features military personnel in uniforms from every American war from the Revolutionary War to the present War on Terror. Very informative and good for every age.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were highly impressed by The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp; wow! Simply stunning renditions of many historic and patriotic songs - highly recommended!

Thank j p
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is an interesting experience that you will not get anywhere else. I was not too intrigued to begin with but am so glad we went. Seeing the history of our military was both entertaining, educational and inspiring.

Thank vkbrennan
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Twilight Tattoo a military spectacle featuring music, singing and members of the armed services in uniforms from the Revolutionary War to the present.

Thank Sam T
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Gary B
26 May 2016|
Response from Nikki J | Reviewed this property |
Twilight Tattoo 2016 Schedule The 2016 Twilight Tattoo showcase will begin May 4 and run through August 3, every Wednesday with the exception of July 6 and 13. There will be no Twilight Tattoo scheduled for July 6 and... More