Special event in US Freedom Pavilion

Special Events

Learn More About Our Special Events

Along with our regular programming, the Museum produces and hosts special galas and events each year. From air shows to black-tie affairs, we run the gamut. See our upcoming special events below:

Special Events

Victory Ball

Join The National WWII Museum on Friday, November 8, 2019, for a salute to the men and women who have dedicated and continue to dedicate their lives to our freedom.

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Special Events

Drafts for Crafts

Drafts for Crafts is an annual fundraiser hosted by The National WWII Museum’s Young Benefactors that supports the preservation and restoration of significant WWII macro-artifacts. Save the date, March 20, 2020, and join us for this worthy cause!

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American Spirit Awards

The American Spirit Awards is an awards gala celebrating individuals and organizations whose work reflects the values and spirit of those who served our country during the World War II years. Save the dates, June 11–12, 2020, for this amazing event!

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WWII Air, Sea & Land Festival

The National WWII Museum, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, and the Commemorative Air Force extend a sincere thank you to the sponsors and patrons who supported the 2018 WWII Air, Sea & Land Festival at New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

We had a beautiful weekend with fantastic weather, and more importantly a safe and fun show. The event drew more than 16,000 attendees—including 3,800 schoolchildren on Free Student Friday.

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