50 years ago at the site of man’s first powered flight, hundreds gathered to watch man’s first steps on the moon. Join us as we go back in time and explore how the Wright Brothers’ innovation led to this monumental event, and how far we’ve come since then.

Join us on Saturday, July 20th from for an after-hours park experience as we recreate that night 50 years ago. You’ll enjoy special ranger talks, a rebroadcast of the original news coverage of the moon landing, and more.

One Giant Leap – 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing

Date: Saturday, July 20th

Time: 5:00-9:30pm

Location: Wright Brothers National Memorial (fee free all day!)

Click here to RSVP for the event


Special thanks to the National Park Service, First Flight Foundation, and the First Flight Society for making this event possible.