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July 4, 2020
HMV Request
Gas City, IN
4th of July Parade

Assemble at Mississinawa High School, 205 E North H St., (46933) between 11AM - 12:30PM. Parade starts at 1PM.  3.5 mile parade route. Contact Mike Lusty at mlusty@indy.rr.com before 2 July to get in the lineup. Happy Birthday America!
July 11-12, 2020
HMV Request
Indianapolis, IN
Korean War Weekend  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily.  Displays both days.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.  Good opportunity to bring your WWII & KW era HMV for display.
July 18, 2020
Meeting
Rochester, IN
Indiana MVPA Meeting

Round Barn Museum, 37 E 375 N, (46975).  Starts at 10AM. Summer salvage and follow up on Rally discussions.
July 23-24, 2020 North Baltimore, OH
MVPA Archives Meeting

Looking for volunteers to help out.  Lodging provided for those working both days.  Contact: Art Pope at apope8@aol.com.
July 25-26, 2020
Rescheduled to September
Port Clinton, OH
Military Vehicle and Equipment Show 

Liberty Aviation Museum, 3515 E State Rd., (43452). Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 9AM-4PM. Free admission. Visit the event Facebook page for details. Contact: Eric Paul at 419-732-0234 or ericpaul@libertyaviationmuseum.org.
July 31-August 2, 2020
HMV Request
Fort Wayne, IN
Harvester Homecoming 

Scout Park Conference Center, 2300 Meyer Rd., (46803).
Looking for HMVs built by IHC.  A celebration of Fort Wayne's International Harvester truck assembly history and community. You can meet the people who built the trucks, tour the facilities, and they will also allow truck owners to take their trucks to the old Harvester Proving Grounds test track and course.  Contact: Ryan DuVall at HarvesterHomecoming@hotmail.com for information or visit Harvester Homecoming website for updates.  Registration fees waived for IHC HMVs!
August 7-9, 2020
Cancelled
Toledo, OH
Toledo Jeep Fest 2020 

Visit their website for details and updates.
August 8-9, 2020 Bunker Hill, IN
14th Annual Gathering of Veterans & Patriots 

American Huey Museum, US 31 and IN 218 (46914). Visit their Facebook page for details and updates.
August 14-15, 2020 Aniwa, WI
2020 Central Wisconsin Military Show  

Motorama Auto Museum, 4381 Stradale Ln., (54408). MV Show, Swap Meet, and Living History Displays. Hosted by Alpha Heaven, Inc. Only 50 miles from the Iola site, 18 miles east of Wausau. For more info, contact: Alfa Heaven at 715-449-2141 or visit the Alfa Heaven site.
August 15, 2020 Vincennes, IN
Salute to Vietnam Veterans  

Indiana Military Museum, 715 South 6th St., (47591).  9AM-5PM.  For more information contact: Jon Andrews at sianoil@hotmail.com or keep checking for information as it is updated on facebook at IMM
August 15-16, 2020
HMV Request
Indianapolis, IN
Pacific Theater Weekend  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM daily.  Re-enactment on Saturday, displays both days.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.  Good opportunity to bring your WWII era HMV for display.
August 19-23, 2020
Cancelled
Indianapolis, IN
Americal Division Veterans Association Reunion 2020

Wyndham Indianapolis West, 2544 Executive Dr., (46241). Looking for HMVs to support/display. The Americal Divison/23rd Infantry Division has seen combat in WWII and Vietnam and served throughout the Cold War era. Contact Chris Schneider at panzerlehrpzd@yahoo.com for details.
August 20-22, 2020 Conneaut, OH
D-Day at Conneaut 

Scaled down this year-no beach landings and battles.  Smaller educational events will be presented.  Watch for updates and get more information at the D-Day Conneaut website.
August 20-23, 2020 New Haven, IN
43rd Annual Summer Show 2020 

1702 Webster Rd., (46774). Thur-Sat 9AM-8PM, Sun 9AM-4PM.  $5/day or $20/whole show.  Featuring Allis-Chalmers & Rumely tractors, Doodlebugs, Bolens garden tractors, and all makes of gas engines. Quilt shop, tractor pulls, food.  Parade Fri & Sat at 4PM.  For more information and vendor/exhibitor registration forms go to the Maumee Valley Steam Show site.  Show Flyer.
August 21-22, 2020
Cancelled
Hallsville, OH
54th Historic Military Show 

Fort Economy Museum, 6587 State Route 180, (Kingston, 45644). Museum will be open. Free entry and vendor spaces. For info: 740-703-0619 or George.Diehl@Live.com.
August 26-29, 2020 Portland, IN
55th Antique Engine and Tractor Show  

Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 East Votaw St., (47371).  $5/day, free parking.  Featuring Massy Harris Tractors and Illinois Engines.  Displays-running and static, huge swap meet, food.  Visit Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Association website for details and updates.
August 29-30, 2020 Ypsilanti, MI
Thunder Over Michigan Air Show 

Willow Run Airport, 47884 D St., (Belleville, 48111)
.  Visit the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show website for details and schedules.
September 4-6, 2020
HMV Request
Lewisburg, OH
WWII 75th Anniversary  

Reenactors, vendors, a USO show, food, live music, dancing, antique cars, tanks and jeeps, and a whole lot more!  Visit their Facebook page for details and updates. 
September 5, 2020
Postponed
Marion, IN
The 30th Anniversary Fly/In Cruise/In 

Marion Municipal Airport, 5904 South Western Ave., (46952). 7AM-noon. Featuring Yankee Air Museum's B-17G "Yankee Lady" and Mid America Flight Museum's B-25J "God and Country." Antique, classic, homebuilt, ultralight, rotorcraft & warbird aircraft, vintage cars & trucks, HMVs & tractors. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast benefiting the Grant County Rescue Mission. Visit Fly/In Cruise/In for more info & updates.
September 5-6, 2020 Vincennes, IN
13th Annual Salute to the Veterans of WWII  

Indiana Military Museum, 715 South 6th St., (47591).  Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 9AM-4PM.  Vendors, reenactors, living history participants all welcome.  For more information contact: Jon Andrews at sianoil@hotmail.com or keep checking for information as it is updated on facebook at IMM
September 12, 2020
HMV Request
Marion, IN
Vehicle Show for the Vets 

Marion VA Campus, 1700 E 38th St., (46953). 9AM-2PM. No registration fee, food available. Three trophies to be awarded at 1:30PM. Limited number of dash plaques and goodie bags. This show is for the Veterans who are residents of the Marion VA. Looking for HMVs to attend. Contact: Scott Hendry at scottehendry@gmail.com or call 765-677-3114.
September 18-19, 2020
Rally & Meeting
Portland, IN
29th Indiana MVPA Rally & Swap Meet - Museum of the Soldier's Open House & Fundraiser Dinner
Jay County Fairgrounds, 806 East Votaw St., (47371). 9AM-6PM daily. FREE Admission!  Combined with the Museum of the Soldier's annual Open House & Fundraiser Dinner. The Museum at 510 East Arch Street will be open. There will be an Indiana MVPA meeting on Saturday, 19 September after the 10AM parade.  Fairgrounds open Thursday, 17 September, for setup.  For vendor information, contact: Mike Lusty at mlusty@indy.rr.com.    Directions, Hotels & Show Layout
Show Flyer
September 19, 2020 Indianapolis, IN
Blues and Ribs Festival 

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
September 25-26, 2020
Cancelled
Gilbert, PA
Annual Redball Military Transport Fall Rally and Swap Meet  

West End Fairgrounds, 570 Fairgrounds Rd., (18331). 8AM-5PM. For more info contact Jim Gilmore at 570-325-5216 or jgilmore@ptd.net or visit RedBall Online.
September 24-27, 2020 Gas City, IN
Ducktail Run  

Eugene Linn Memorial Park, 710 S Broadway St., (46933).  Visit Ducktail Run Facebook page for details and schedules.
September 25-27, 2020 Fairmount, IN
James Dean Run Rod and Kustom Show  

Play Acres Park, 300 E Madison St., (46928).  41st Annual Car Show for 1979 & older, pre-entry cash drawing, entry drawing, Mr DJ & Company, Alan Cochran & the Crestliners, Muffler Rap, Flame Throw, Neon Parade, games, food and more.  Visit for James Dean Museum more information. 
September 26, 2020 Indianapolis, IN
Vietnam Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM.  Re-enactment and displays.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.  Good opportunity to bring your VN era HMV for display.
September 26-27, 2020
HMV Request
Port Clinton, OH
Military Vehicle and Equipment Show 

Liberty Aviation Museum, 3515 E State Rd., (43452). Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 9AM-4PM. Free admission. Visit the event Facebook page for details. Contact: Eric Paul at 419-732-0234 or ericpaul@libertyaviationmuseum.org.
October 8-10, 2020 Portland, IN
Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Fall Swap Meet

Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Association Grounds, 1010 N. Morton St., (47371).  $5/day.  Antique Engines,Tractors and Related Parts.  Visit Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Association website for details and updates.
October 17, 2020
HMV Request
Noblesville, IN
Greater Indianapolis Militaria Fall Show

Hamilton County Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant St., (46060) Building 7/"OV Winks" Building. Sat 9AM-4PM, Sun
9AM-3PM. $6 admission, $5 w/postcard. Uniforms, bayonets, weapons, field equipment, insignia, books
and more. Bring your HMV! For information or vendor tables, contact Sue or Phil Elder at 317-332-6557.
October 24, 2020 Indianapolis, IN
Soldier's Haunting  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information and the timeline. 
November 6-8, 2020
HMV Request
Crown Point, IN
2nd Annual Crown Point Concours Car Show  

Lake County Fairgrounds Crown Point, 889 South Court St., (46307).  2PM-10PM.  Admission: $10 adults, $5 Children, under 3 free.  Free admission to active military with ID.  SELDOM SEEN Exclusive collector cars - craft brews & BBQ - peoples choice award.  Live music.  For more details visit: www.crownpointconcours.com.  Indoor event, no vehicle entry fees.  Contact: Mark Van Buskirk at mvbdds@aol.com.
November 14, 2020 Indianapolis, IN
1940s Dinner Dance  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
December 11-13, 2020
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December 18-20, 2020
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December 25-27, 2020
Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM.  Displays on all days.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information. 
January 2-3, 2021
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January 8-9, 2021
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January 15-17, 2021
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January 22-23, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
Battle of the Bulge Display  

Ft Harrison State Park, 5753 Glenn Rd., (46216) enter at N Post Rd. & E 59th St. 10AM-4PM.  Displays on all days.  Re-enactments on January 2-3.  Presented by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare and Ft Harrison State Park. Contact M20CW for more information.
August 11-15, 2021
Convention
South Bend, IN
46th Annual MVPA Convention 

Watch for more details as they get published from the MVPA website.  Indiana MVPA has been asked to provide assistance. 
September 4, 2021
HMV Request
Marion, IN
The 30th Anniversary Fly/In Cruise/In 

Marion Municipal Airport, 5904 South Western Ave., (46952). 7AM-noon. Antique, classic, homebuilt, ultralight, rotorcraft & warbird aircraft, vintage cars & trucks, HMVs & tractors. All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast benefiting the Grant County Rescue Mission. Visit Fly/In Cruise/In for more info & updates.


For more events nationwide, visit: MVPA Events Calendar

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