Apollo 50 on the National Mall


July 18 to 20 – Apollo 50 on the National Mall

NASA and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum are hosting the Apollo 50 Festival, a free three-day event on the National Mall in Washington, July 18-20. The event will include exhibits, speakers, demonstrations and a host of fun activities for the entire family. NASA researchers, scientists and engineers will showcase NASA’s newest technologies and innovations that will take us forward to the Moon and on to Mars. Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT July 18 and 19, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 20. For more information, visit:


Join the National Air and Space Museum and NASA for the Apollo 50 Festival on the National Mall, an outdoor celebration of the first Moon landing.
The Festival will take place on the Mall between 4th Street and 7th Street on July 18 to 20. Hours:
July 18: 9 am to 5 pm
July 19: 9 am to 5 pm
July 20: 9 am to 8 pm
At the Apollo 50 Festival’s stage and 20 tented display’s visitors can enjoy:
Hands-on exhibits and activities from exhibitors like NASA, Boeing, Raytheon, The LEGO Group, and PBS’s Ready Jet Go! (map below)
Live performances on stage by Ready, Jet, Go! featuring costumed characters
Exciting speakers including Adam Savage, ISS astronauts, authors, and NASA scientists and engineers, with more special guests to be announced

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