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Twilight Tattoo

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Sheridan Avenue, Arlington, VA
+1 202-685-2888
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Military Tattoo Ceremony

These ceremonies are free and usually held on summer evenings and should be included to your visit... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2015
Alexandria, Virginia
Unique experience. Must do once at least!

I'm a military officer and really enjoyed this performance--but you don't have to be in the... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
Arlington, Virginia
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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 25 December 2015

These ceremonies are free and usually held on summer evenings and should be included to your visit to Fort Myer if time permits. Similar programs are part of welcome programs at the White House and Pentagon functions. Well worth seeing, but not exactly a 'destination'...More

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I'm a military officer and really enjoyed this performance--but you don't have to be in the military to get a huge kick out of it. There's nothing quite like it. Bring something to sit on and a snack to enjoy. The view is almost as...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

We were a little surprised then we got there and it was being held indoors (likely due to weather predictions). Unfortunately, that meant limited seating at the "front" of the production--the people sitting center front were military higher ups. It was very entertaining for the...More

Thank Kristen L
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is one of the must see things in Washington DC. A well put together, high energy performance of our nations past and present. It was the best part of my trip. This will keep the whole family attention. It brought tears to my eyes...More

Thank mrs_debe
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This is an amazing show displaying the period uniforms throughout our Nations history with perfect musical accompaniment from the military bands. It was amazing to see in person and is another must see if in the DC area!

Thank meyerwm
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a nice performance worthy of attendance. Watching the Old Guard and hearing the Army Band makes this show a must see while in D.C.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Must see while visiting Washington. Performance was fabulous and free. Gets crowded quickly - suggest arriving early. Plenty of free parking, but will need to go through security check at gate.

Thank JohnandBetsey
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We attended the Twilight Tattoo parade and were so impressed by the talent displayed. You could tell all of the young men and women were dedicated to making this parade one of the best in the military. Also during the night, new recruits were inducted,...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 1 August 2015

On July 22nd I worked as the behind the scenes support staff for the Twilight Tattoo event. It was an excellent event showcasing our Nations Military Pride and history. Performances by the Old Guard and the U.S. Army band are awesome and unforgettable. The event...More

Thank Nathan A
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We were told about this performance by a relative who used to live in the area. We decided to take it in one evening that we had. The performance was amazing and it gave a wonderful history and timeline of the US Army and the...More

Thank DaleL19
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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