Event Notice: Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet

cleveland-tank-plant-homecoming-military-show-and-swap-meet-logoFor those looking for something tank related to do this summer, The Military Vehicle Preservation Association has announced the  42nd Annual MVPA International Convention will be held in conjunction with the Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet, June 22 – 24, 2017 at the I-X Center.

The show will feature vehicles built at the former tank plant including the M41 Walker Bulldog Tank, M42 Duster, M56 Scorpion, M108 and M109 self-propelled howitzers, and M114 and M551 Sheridan armored vehicles. Also featured in show are military aircrafts, the Liberty Air Museum’s B-25J Mitchell, “Georgie’s Gal,” along with other member-owned aircraft. Known originally as the Cleveland Bomber Plant, and adjoining the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, the building’s large doors are still in place and operational, allowing the display of flying military vehicles on the floor with the show’s ground-bound vehicles.

Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet Show Hours:

Thursday, June 22, 2017: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Friday, June 23, 2017: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, June 24, 2017: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Ticket Pricing

Ticket pricing for the Cleveland Tank Plant Homecoming Military Show and Swap Meet to be held at the I-X Center June 22 – 24, 2017 was also announced today. General Admission will be $15. Children 12 and under are FREE. Military discounts with valid military ID are $12 and are available at the Box Office ONLY. Discount tickets will be available in the Spring of 2017 for $13 at all participating Discount Drug Mart locations. Information about online ticket sales will soon be available at www.IXClevelandTankShow.com.  A $1 service fee per ticket will be added to advance orders if ordered on-line. Group tickets are available by contacting Cyndee Young at cyoung@ixcenter.com or by calling 216-265-2657 Tickets will go on sale in the Spring of 2017.

For more on this event and for information on the history of the I-X Center (formerly the Cleveland Tank Plant), check out this article from the Norwalk Reflector.

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