Skip to main content
Shedd Aquarium

World War Two Days

Looks like this event has already taken place.

Sat, Sep 30 – Sun, Oct 01, 2023

6799 Guilford Road, Rockford, IL 61107

This military re-enactment is known to be the largest in the Midwest and draws thousands of visitors yearly to the Rockford region and the museum grounds.

Visitors to World War II Days engage in elaborate 1940s displays in historical buildings on the museum’s 148-acre campus, which becomes the back drop of a European village during World War II. Festivities include encampments of Allied and Axis troops in the Midway Village woods. World War II Days includes elaborate and realistic battles complete with tanks, artillery, armored vehicles, and exciting pyrotechnic displays.

Uniformed re-enactors representing soldiers from the United States, Great Britain, France, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Japan, Italy, and Germany along with vintage tanks, half-tracks and other 1940s military vehicles make this a not-to-miss special event.

Images

More Information

$19 Adults
$12 Children (ages 5-12)
Children (ages 0-4) are Free
Veterans and Active Duty Personnel (ID Required) - $14.00

How to find us?

Back to Listings

Places to stay nearby...

Extended Stay America - State Street

Rockford

Extended StayAmerica was designed specifically for Road Warriors - the long-term, value-conscious traveler.

Read more about Extended Stay America - State Street

Comfort Inn - Rockford

Rockford

Behind every great day is a great night at the Comfort Inn® hotel in Rockford.

Read more about Comfort Inn - Rockford

Hampton Inn - Rockford

Rockford

Hampton Inn Rockford is conveniently located off I-90 and within minutes of a variety of cultural, sporting and entertainment attractions.

Read more about Hampton Inn - Rockford

You might also be interested...

Rockford Pizza Hop

Winnebago County  •  Nov 06 – May 31

Discover pizzerias and breweries in the Rockford region.

Read more about Rockford Pizza Hop

Rockford Public Art Trail

Winnebago County •  Jul 19 – Jun 30

Discover all the wonderful public art Rockford offers.

Read more about Rockford Public Art Trail

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Concert Series

Anderson Japanese Gardens •  May 28 – Aug 27 @ 5:45PM

Join friends and family for a summer filled with live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting.

Read more about Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Concert Series

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Get inspired by top travel stories, gain access to exclusive promotions and contests, and discover even more reasons to #EnjoyIllinois.