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2024 Twilight Tattoo: U.S. Army Live Military Experience

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT


2024 Twilight Tattoo: U.S. Army Live Military Experience

Join U.S. Army Soldiers for a live action-packed military experience on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, in Arlington, VA. Register today!

About this event

This week’s Twilight Tattoo is hosted by MG Trevor Bredenkamp, U.S. Army Military District of Washington.

The U.S. Army’s Twilight Tattoo is a live action-packed military experience featuring U.S. Army Military District of Washington ceremonial units, the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”

Twilight Tattoo is appropriate for school-aged children and enjoyable by people of all ages!


Who is invited?

  • The event is free of charge and open to the public.
  • This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require accessibility support, please email us at: [email protected]

When and where do performances take place?

  • Twilight Tattoo is presented on Wednesday evenings from May through July on Summerall Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia.

How do I register for Twilight Tattoo?

For individuals or groups of less than 20 people:

  • Select GENERAL REGISTRATION to register for your spot.
  • You may register up to four people per order; however, you may place several orders to meet the number of registrations required.
  • If 20 or more registrations are required, please use the GROUP REGISTRATION

For Group Registrations:

  • Each GROUP REGISTRATION order accommodates up to 100 people, so place the number of orders needed for the required reservations.
  • Example: Schoolhouse ABC Total 256


  • Order 1: 100
  • Order 2: 100
  • Order 3: 56

Example: Workplace XYZ Total 92


  • Order 1: 92
  • After completing registration, you will receive base entrance instructions, parking, and any event updates.

How do I get to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall?

  • Guests may access the Twilight Tattoo in multiple ways. Visit our attendance page for more information.

When should I arrive?

  • Plan to arrive by 6 p.m. (but no earlier than 5 p.m.) for your Twilight Tattoo experience.
  • Prior to the show, meet U.S. Army Soldiers, visit displays and booths, and pick up some neat Army swag.
  • Catch the 6:30 p.m. pre-show with singers from the U.S. Army Band and be seated for the main event beginning at 7 pm.

What should I wear?

  • Check the weather on performance day. Washington, D.C. summers tend to be hot and balmy, so dress accordingly to be comfortable.
  • Find more details about inclement of weather policy on our attendance page.

Can I buy food and drinks at the events?

  • Food and drinks will not be available for purchase.
  • You may bring food and bottled water; however, please clean up after yourself accordingly.

What is a Twilight Tattoo program like?



Summerall Field
247 Sheridan Avenue
Arlington, VA 22211 United States
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