Now thru October – WWII Reenactors at Ft. McDowell
Volunteer WWII Reenactors in period attire share stories about Angel Island’s role in WWII, Saturdays from 11am-2:30pm, at the Chapel or Guard House (aka East Garrison Visitor Center). Take a free Ft. McDowell walking tour (when staff available). For information call (415) 435-5390 or email.
October 10th thru 13th – Fleet Week
Enjoy the celebration honoring the men and women of our nation’s armed forces with the best viewing spot in the Bay Area – Angel Island! Watch the Parade of Ships, feel the roar of the Blue Angels’ jet engines as they soar over Mt. Livermore . Visit the official Fleet Week site for the calendar of events.
November 8th & 9th – “Holidays on the Home Front” at Fort McDowell
Join us at Angel Island’s Fort McDowell (aka East Garrison), from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Learn how the Army helped soldiers and their families celebrate the holidays while stationed on the island during World War II. Visitors will have the opportunity to make 1940s style Christmas decorations to take home, and enjoy refreshments in the East Garrison Chapel and Guard House. Visit with re-enactors portraying World War II soldiers and civilians, write a holiday letter to our brave service men and women, or get your weekend pass typed up while you are here! The event is free and will happen rain or shine. For information call (415) 435-5390 or email.
December 4th – Angel Lights Countdown Benefit
Throughout the month of December, the “Angel Lights” shine from the top of Angel Island. Those lights may be “adopted” in turn providing support for the work of Angel Island Conservancy. For information call (415) 435-3972 or email.