Buzz Aldrin Sets Up the PSEP

Apollo 50 Festival

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

Support for Apollo 50 programming is generously provided by
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