Spirit of ’45 Day / Speaker Series @ History Park SJ

Starts: August 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Ends: August 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Location: History Park, 635 Phelan Ave., San Jose, CA 95112
Admission: General Admission: $5;
CHCP Members (with Membership Card or ID), Veterans, Children 5 & under: Free;
City visitor parking lot: $10.

For History San Jose’s Spirit of ’45 Day, History Park will be transformed back to 1945 with live big band music, swing dancing, fashion and car shows, a WWII tent city, homecoming parade, and activities for the whole family!

This year marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the allied liberation of Europe.  Join us in commemorating this profound anniversary with the few remaining survivors of the greatest generation.

CHCP will be participating by presenting their Speaker Series presentations on the 2nd floor of the Firehouse from 12:30 to 2:15 pm:

The Chinese American Historical Museum will also be open to visitors from 11:00 pm to 5:00 pm (but will be closed during Speaker Series presentations).

Parking: Park for free on local streets or use the San Jose city parking lot on Phelan Avenue ($10 fee).

Directions: Exit Highway 280 at 10th St., then go south on 10th St., left on Keyes St., right on Senter Rd., left on Phelan Ave. History Park entrance is ahead on left; visitor parking lot ($10 fee) is straight ahead at end of Phelan Ave.

Bus: VTA Bus line 73 stops at Senter Rd. and Phelan Ave., half a block from the History Park entrance.

History San Jose link:  http://historysanjose.org/wp/event/spirit-of-45-day-celebrate-the-end-of-wwii-and-the-beginning-of-the-peace/

Bay Area Spirit of ’45 link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2280956768651723/