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The Findlay Show: Armed Forces Day Celebration

May 18 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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One event on May 18, 2019 at 7:00am

One event on May 19, 2019 at 7:00am

$3 – $5

The Findlay Show is the largest annual  military show in Ohio and plenty of events are planned for the 32nd Celebration!  

 There will be military vehicles on display, weapons and vehicle demonstrations, an awards and GI Breakfast on Saturday, musical performances throughout Saturday, Military Vehicle Pass-N-Review, Reenactment performances, Military memorabilia and vehicle parts swap meet and more.

Admission is $5 for adults, Children 6 – 17 are $3 and children under 6 are free.  Camping is available.  The Findlay Show is open to the public Friday & Saturday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., and Sunday 7 a.m. – Noon.

Daily events are as follows:

Friday

6 a.m.: FMA food booth opens
8 a.m.: Master Modeler Museum and other displays open in Old Mill Stream Centre
9 a.m.: Color Guard raises colors
11:30 a.m.: MVPA convoy lunch in Old Mill Stream Centre; donation to Flag City Honor Flight requested Noon: American Huey 369 and Wolfhounds arrive and set up
2 p.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
3 p.m.: Flamethrower demonstration, main grandstand
5 p.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
7 p.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
8:30 p.m.: Flamethrower demonstration, main grandstand

Saturday

6 a.m.: FMA food booth opens
7:30 a.m.: Awards breakfast, Old Mill Stream Centre, $6
8 a.m.; Master Modeler Museum and other displays open in Old Mill Stream Centre
8:30 a.m.: Hancock County Veterans Awards Program, Old Mill Stream Centre
10 a.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
10:15 a.m.: Opening ceremonies featuring Arlington High School All-Brass Marching Band, vocalist Jessna Woods, and guest speaker Sr. Mst. Sgt. Timothy Lee Opp, U.S. Air Force, Ret.
10:45 a.m.: American Huey 369 and Wolfhounds greet the public
11 a.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
11:15 a.m.: Flamethrower demonstration, main grandstand Noon: Ohio Motorpool meeting in Old Mill Stream Centre
12:45 p.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
1 p.m.: Genoa Band performs, midway gazebo
2 p.m.: Reenactor demo, south end of base
3 p.m.: Flamethrower demonstration, main grandstand Noon: Ohio Motorpool meeting in Old Mill Stream Centre
4 p.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
4:30 p.m.: Pass-N-Review Parade, awarding dash plaques
6 p.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
8 p.m.: 1st Mad River Light Artillery live cannon fire demonstration, reenactor encampment
8:30 p.m.: Flamethrower demonstration, main grandstand Noon: Ohio Motorpool meeting in Old Mill Stream Centre

Sunday

7 a.m.: FMA food booth opens
Noon: Event closes

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$3 – $5
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Website:
http://www.findlaymilitaryshow.org/

Venue

Hancock County Fairgrounds
1017 E. Sandusky St.
Findlay,OH45840United States
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Phone:
419-429-7344