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National D-Day Memorial

3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
540-586-3329 www.dday.org

March 2019

Scout Day

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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At our annual Scout Day, scouts participate in activities that include actual artifacts, hands-on demonstrations and games that help them learn more about World War II—while earning a National D-Day Memorial patch. A guided tour of the Memorial is included. Admission for each registered scout and scout leader is $5. For an additional $5, earn a Boy Scout "Scouting Heritage" merit badge or a Girl Scout "Public Speaker" badge. Both programs occur at the Bedford Area Welcome Center (816 Burks…

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May 2019

Armed Forces Day 5K

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Support our Armed Forces at the National D-Day Memorial by participating in a patriotic themed 5K Run/Walk. Not only does the race begin and end at the picturesque Memorial, but a total change in elevation of 220 feet provides a unique challenge for runners of all levels to “Conquer the Hill.” Participants will also have the opportunity to honor and interact with members of the Armed Forces past and present. Can’t make it race day? No problem. Consider our “Sleep…

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June 2019

75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemoration

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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June 6, 2019 marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, a milestone that is expected to represent the last large gathering of D-Day veterans around the globe. The youngest D-Day vets are in their middle-90s; a few more years will find the last of them gone from us. To mark this milestone and take advantage of the opportunities for discussion and commemoration it presents, the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia will observe the 75th Anniversary with six days of ceremonies,…

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75th Anniversary of D-Day Commemoration

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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June 6, 2019 marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, a milestone that is expected to represent the last large gathering of D-Day veterans around the globe. The youngest D-Day vets are in their middle-90s; a few more years will find the last of them gone from us. To mark this milestone and take advantage of the opportunities for discussion and commemoration it presents, the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia will observe the 75th Anniversary with six days of ceremonies,…

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U.S. Naval Academy Plaque Dedication

June 5
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Join us as we dedicate our newest narrative plaque honoring the U.S. Naval Academy – time TBA

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The Final Salute: D-Day Plus 75 Years

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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June 6, 2019 marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, a milestone that is expected to represent the last large gathering of D-Day veterans around the globe.  Events are planned throughout the day. Aerial Tribute to WWII Veterans – 10:00 a.m. –  Join us as WWII aircraft take to the sky in a breathtaking display and pay tribute to the Greatest Generation who flew them. “The Final Salute” Commemorative Observance – 11:00 a.m. – The ceremony will include international dignitaries, special…

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Concert and Canteen

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National D-Day Memorial, 3 Overlord Circle
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Join us at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia to hear patriotic music and songs based on soundtracks from famous WWII films over the years. The 29th Division Band will perform on Friday, June 7, 2019 along with the U.S. Coast Guard Honor Guard Silent Drill Team. They will perform a powerful concert to commemorate this historic event and pay tribute to veterans who served. This event is free and open to the public. Food service will be available…

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