Tankfest Northwest is May 26

Doors open at 9 a.m. for the Saturday event
May 16, 2018

On Saturday, May 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., hear the rumble and boom of vintage tanks and artillery at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum's (FHCAM) seventh annual Tankfest Northwest event. This action packed day boasts of fun for the entire family including military vehicle and tank demonstrations, remote control tank races, a scavenger hunt, face painting, bouncy house, tug-o-war, guest speaker Nick Moran from WarGaming.Net, amazing food from some of the region’s top food trucks, and to top it off, the show will end with FHCAM’s M60 Battle Tank crushing a Toyota Echo.

This single day festival sees over 8,000 guests from around the world and is free to Veteran’s and active military in celebration of Memorial Day.

FHCAM is proud to announce its Panzer IV Tank will be unveiled to the public during Tankfest NW. This rare and massive tank is sure to be a crowd favorite for years to come. It will be located in the static display area of the event for guests to get an up close look.

 

Important Highlights

 

  • First 200 guests through the door receive a free Tankfest Northwest button
  • Veteran’s and active military members get into this event for free
  • There will be three vehicle shows throughout the day
  • Kids activities include: bouncy houses, crafts, RC tank demonstrations, tug-o-war, Jeep pulls, World of Tanks gaming stations, a scavenger hunt, and more
  • FHCAM’s M60 Tank will crush a car during the last vehicle show of the day
  • World of Tanks’ speaker Nick Moran will give a lecture
  • Panzar IV tank Unveiled
  • Vehicles Operating: M60 Patton Main Battle Tank, 88mm Flak 37 Anti Aircraft Gun, M4A1 Sherman Medium Tank, KMDB T-34, M5A4 High Speed Tractor, Ford GPW Jeep (new paint scheme), Kettenkraftrad Sd.Kfz2, Jagdpanzer 38(t) (Hetzer), and more!
  • Vehicles on Static: 8-Ton Half-Track Sd. Kfz. 7, Volkswagen Kubelwagen Type 82 kfz. 1, Pack 40, Fieseler Fi 156 C-2 Storch, Scud Ballistic Missile
  • Catch a special showing of Disney’s “Cars” in the FHCAM movie theater

 

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