☷Twilight Tattoo Returns to Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall
U.S. Army ( By Press Release office)
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The U . S . Army’s Twilight Tattoo will return to Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall for the 2022 summer season . Each show is scheduled to begin at 7 p . m . with pre - show music from The United States Army Band at 6:30 p . m . All performances are free and open to the public . Tickets are not required . Twilight Tattoo is an action - packed military pageant . The show features Soldiers from the U . S . Army Military District of Washington ' s ceremonial units , the 3d U . S . Infantry Regiment ( The Old Guard ) and The U . S . Army Band "Pershing ' s Own . " Twilight Tattoo is a time - honored tradition that provides a glimpse into history through the eyes of the American Soldier . The hour - long show demonstrates that U . S . Army history is America ' s history . Music and military pageantry recognize and salute the service and sacrifice of U . S . Army Soldiers and Families , past and present . Short theatrical vignettes highlight the courage of the American Soldier , the innovation of the military , and the professionalism of the force . Twilight Tattoo ' s history dates back to the years before World War II . The U . S . Army Military District of Army later revived the show in 1961 to showcase the talents of Soldiers from The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps , The United States Army Drill Team , The Commander - in - Chief ' s Guard , The Continental Color Guard , U . S . Army Caisson Platoon , The Presidential Salute Battery , and The U . S . Army Band . Twilight Tattoos will be held on Summerall Field , JBM - HH Wednesday , May 4 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , May 11 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , May 18 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , May 25 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , June 1 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , June 8 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , June 15 at 7 p . m . *Army Birthday Show with livestream* Wednesday , June 22 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , July 13 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , July 20 at 7 p . m . Wednesday , July 27 at 7 p . m . ATTENDANCE This event is free of cost and open to the public . No tickets are required to attend Twilight Tattoo . For groups larger than 10 , please e - mail to register . SEATING Bleacher seating is available on first - come , first - served basis . Grass seating is also available and we recommend you bring a blanket or lawn chairs . PHOTOGRAPHY Twilight Tattoo offers many opportunities for photos . We encourage you to take pictures of our Soldiers before , during and after performances and post on your social media using the hashtag #TwilightTattoo . PETS No pets are allowed . MEET OUR SOLDIERS Selected Soldiers performing in the show will greet audience members as they arrive , and all will be available at the conclusion of the Tattoo to answer any questions and pose for photographs . WALKING AND RIDESHARE DROP - OFF INSTRUCTIONS Please note all adults 18+ will need to provide valid identification to enter . Let the gate guards know that you are attending Twilight Tattoo . Pedestrians may access Fort Myer at the Henry Gate , which is at the intersection of N . Pershing Drive and Arlington Blvd . ( Route 50 ) ; Total distance from Courthouse Metro to Henry Gate is approximately . 8 miles . DRIVING DIRECTIONS Please note all adults 18+ will need to provide valid identification to enter . Let the gate guards know that you are attending Twilight Tattoo . Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall , Va . , is located across the Potomac River from Washington , D . C . , adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery . Enter at Hatfield Gate on Washington Blvd . at South 2nd Street - - Main gate , open at all times . The address for Hatfield Gate is 2nd St . S , Fort Myer , VA , 22211 . FROM THE SOUTH ON INTERSTATE 95: Inside the Capital Beltway , 1 - 95 becomes 1 - 395 . Proceed north toward Washington . Take Exit 8A ( 7 miles inside the Beltway ) , marked "Washington Blvd . , Route 27 . " Bear left on the ramp , following the signs . Exit Washington Blvd . to the right at the exit marked "Fort Myer Only . " FROM THE WEST ON INTERSTATE 66: Proceed on 1 - 66 inside the Capital Beltway . Take exit 64A "Route 495 . " Exit onto Route 50 . Exit Route 50 onto 2nd St . S . , continue to Fort Myer ' s Hatfield Gate . FROM THE NORTH ON THE CAPITAL BELTWAY ( I - 495 ) : From I - 495 , take exit 43 - 44 for VA - 193/George Washington Memorial Parkway/Georgetown Pike toward Great Falls Virginia/Langley/Washington . Take exit 43 for George Washington Memorial Parkway toward Washington . Merge onto George Washington Memorial Parkway . Take the exit toward 1 - 395 N/Lyndon B . Johnson/Memorial Grove/Pentagon . Keep right at the fork , follow signs for I - 395 S and merge onto S . Washington Blvd/Route 27 . Merge onto S . Washington Blvd . , then take the exit toward Fort Myer ' s Hatfield Gate . FROM D . C . : Take 1 - 395 out of the city and into Virginia . Pass the Pentagon and take Exit 8A for Washington Blvd . Proceed on Washington Blvd and take exit marked "Fort Myer Only" on the right .
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