Reading’s WWII Mid-Day Parade brings history to life with vintage vehicles and reenactors

The City of Reading, in collaboration with the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, hosted the annual World War II Mid-Day Parade Friday afternoon in downtown Reading.

This year’s event brought a nostalgic atmosphere to Penn Street, delighting attendees with historic World War II vehicles, troops in period uniforms, and a captivating live performance by the Snack Club Quartet.

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The parade officially launched the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum’s 33rd Annual World War II Weekend, set to take place at the Reading Regional Airport from June 7th through the 9th. The event drew significant attention from the local community, offering a unique blend of history, entertainment, and community spirit.

Participants and spectators gathered along Penn Street for an afternoon of fun, enjoying delicious offerings from local businesses, capturing memorable photos with reenactors and the diverse array of World War II vehicles.

The parade seamlessly led into a weekend packed with activities at the Reading Regional Airport, including air shows, vehicle displays, various vendors, and more live music. Event Details: 100-year-old B-25 tail gunner to be honored at 33rd annual WWII Weekend

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