Spirit of '45 Day

Relive the excitement and thrills of August 14, 1945 – the day WWII ended and America celebrated the "greatest generation’s greatest day." 

Enjoy a three hour 1940’s Big Band swing dance event on August 12, 8pm, featuring the George Gee Orchestra. Plus see WWII re-enactors, a 6 ft Seward Johnson sculpture depicting the Times Square Kiss, special guests including WWII veterans of European/North Africa, Pacific, and China/Burma/India theaters (including combat vets and caregivers, e.g. nurses, medics, chaplains), original Rosie the Riveters (America’s Longest Working Rosie, co-founders of National Rosie the Riveter Day), representatives of Allies and countries liberated in 1945, authors Prof. Kenneth Jackson, Lorriane Dieh and more.

Purchase tickets here. For hotel reservations, click here.

August 12, 2017 at 8pm - 11pm
New Yorker Hotel
481 8th Ave
New York, NY 10001
United States
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