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Medal of Honor Convention at Gettysburg ^

Posted on 08/20/2013 3:35:20 PM PDT by PaulZe

A Concert Celebrating America’s Heroes: Past – Present – Future

Event: Join us for a “Concert Celebrating America’s Heroes – Past – Present – Future” at the Pennsylvania Monument on the Gettysburg Battlefield. Featuring The “President’s Own” United States Marine Band and the West Point Cadet Glee Club, the evening will serve as a touching tribute to members of our Armed Forces over the past 150 years.

Date: Friday, September 20, 2013

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm (check-in and parking assistance starts at 5:15pm)

Location: Pennsylvania Monument

What to Know Before You Register

How do I get tickets? Although this event is free, tickets will be required to attend. To reserve your tickets, please click the link at the bottom of the page.

How do I get to the concert? Several parking lots will be open to concert goers around the Gettysburg area. Continuous, complimentary shuttle bus service will be provided from the parking lots to and from the concert.

NOTE: You must choose your parking lot when you register for tickets. Your tickets will be scanned and collected prior to boarding the bus. Please note you will not be allowed to board a bus or enter the concert site if you do not have a ticket. Parking lots available: •Gray Parking Lot: Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center (2634 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325) •Blue Parking Lot: National Park Service Museum and Visitor Center (1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325) •Leave the car! Catch the Lincoln Line bus from downtown Gettysburg to the National Park Service Museum and Visitor Center.

What is the bus schedule? Parking lots open at 5:00pm, and buses will begin shuttling guests at 5:15pm. Buses will continually loop to and from the concert site. The last shuttle bus to the concert will leave at 6:45 pm. There will be no late entry to the concert. Buses will return to the designated parking lots as soon as the concert ends, and run until 11:00 pm.

What can I bring with me to the concert? For security reasons, please see the list of restricted and prohibited items below. Security will check all bags upon entering the site. You will not be allowed to board the bus or enter the concert site should you not follow these guidelines.

Please note that water will be available at no cost at the concert site. Food and beverages will not be sold.

Restricted Items: •Bags (backpacks, large bags, suitcases, luggage): may not be larger than 14″ x 14″ •Folding chairs with legs 6” or less are allowed •One (1) soft-sided cooler per attendee may be brought to the concert •The cooler may not be larger than 14” x 14” x 14”, to ensure coolers fit underneath bus seats and does not block walkways. Coolers with telescoping handles or wheels and hard-sided coolers are not permitted. •The soft-sided cooler may contain ice. •You may bring your own food and beverages to the concert as long as it is brought in the approved bags/coolers described above. NO ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED.

Prohibited Items: •Weapons (including knives), pepper spray/mace, flares, tazers, fireworks, laser pointers •Hard-sided Coolers, Alcohol, Glass bottles, flasks, drugs, other illegal substances •Signs/Flags/Banners/Posters: may not be larger than 11″ x 17″ or attached to a pole/stick, beach balls, balloons •Noise making devices: air horns, drums, whistles •Recording Devices: audio or video •Professional Cameras (detachable lenses longer than 6″), tripods or monopods •With the exception of service animals, pets are not permitted.

What if it rains?

The concert is rain or shine. Should the weather be dangerous to concertgoers and performers, we will update the website to announce cancellation. The concert will not be rescheduled.

To reserve your tickets, please click the button below.

KEYWORDS: gettysburg; greatestpresident; medalofhonor; pennsylvania
Concert open to the public.....but you need a ticket
1 posted on 08/20/2013 3:35:20 PM PDT by PaulZe
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