Rally on the River Raisin
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Bring the entire family and enjoy an afternoon of fun for everyone!
Rally on the River Raisin is a free family friendly event of culture, Jeeps, and much more. The event was created to pay our respect to the POW/MIA of the War of 1812 and today. Our Battlefield is the site in which more POWs were captured on American soil by a foreign power than any other time in history. The event will have trail of flags that honor these 400+ Prisoners of War.
Rally on the River Raisin includes opportunities for families to get immersed in the life of the 19th Century from blacksmiths to candle-making in our Old French Town. Visit our military timeline which includes weapons and vehicles from the past to today. Enjoy fun kid games and activities. Visit the Native American area to learn how to play Lacrosse and its significance to our Battlefield.
Watch the military and Jeep parade in downtown Monroe beginning at 12:00 pm.
There is something for everyone on Saturday, September 15th starting at 12:00 pm.
Be a Part of our Jeep & Veteran Parade
Register your Jeep for our parade honoring POW/MIA veterans. Parade will include Jeeps, military vehicles, HS marching bands, and a ton of fun! Parade begins at 12:00 pm in Downtown Monroe.
Show Major Muskrat the World
Where’s Major Small Business Member
- Businesses will be encouraged to place a Major Muskrat Plush Toy in their business with our custom sign
- September: people will be searching for Major Muskrat Plush Toys across Monroe County to take photos and tag your business.
- The River Raisin National Battlefield Park Foundation wants to partner with businesses throughout Monroe County to show people why our County is a phenomenal place to Play, Learn, and Grow.
- Major Muskrat will visit your business in 2018-2019
A percentage of every Muskrat Plush Toy purchase will go toward environmental conservation. Our Foundation is partnering with schools in Detroit and Monroe County to create educational green spaces to the role of the environment in our history.