WWII 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Luxembourg and the Battle of the Bulge 2019-2020 Event Calendar

Luxembourg is planning many events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of their liberation and the Battle of the Bulge during WWII. These events are organized by national, local and individual commemorative organizations throughout the country between September 2019 and February 2020.

Date Time Event Name Organizer Location Social Media Handles
22-Sep TBC Ettelbruck Remembrance City of Ettelbruck & Patton Museum Ettelbruck FB- @VilleEttelbruck (Same Twitter) @pattonlux
28-Sep 2-6 pm Bouncing Betty Bouncing Betty society & Commune of Boulaide Boulaide
13-Oct. 10-12 am TBC Luxembourg National Commemoration Day Gov. of Lux w/ Grand Duke Luxembourg City FB- @gouvernement.lu @courgrandducale (same TW)  TW- gouv_lu
11-Nov 11:00 am Veterans Day ABMC & Embassy ABMC TW- @USABMC  (same FB)
TBD 1-2:30 pm TBC German National Mourning Day German Embassy Luxembourg ABMC & German Military Cemeteries TW- @USABMC  (same FB)
23-Nov afternoon & evening Thanksgiving Day Various Commemoration Societies and Local Authorities Munzen
30-Nov Wreath Across America Wreath Across America & ABMC ABMC TW- @USABMC  (same FB)
30-Nov 3:00 pm American St-Nick (Plaque Unveiling) Oeuvres St. Nicolas & Ville de Wiltz/WWII Museum Wiltz FB- @wiltz.capitaledesardennes
1-Dec Morning & Evening American St. Nick Parade Oeuvres St. Nicolas & Ville de Wiltz/WWII Museum Wiltz FB- @wiltz.capitaledesardennes
7-Dec 6:00 pm Patton’s 26th Yankee Infantry Division TBD Waldbillig
12-Dec Book Presentation & Exhibition Unveiling Former Reserve Officers of the Lux Army & Rosport/Mompach Commune
13-Dec ABMC Luminary 75th Commemoration ABMC ABMC TW- @USABMC  (same FB)
15-Dec Keystone in the Way Various Commemoration Societies and Local Authorities Multiple locations
15-Dec morning & evening 75th BoB Former Reserve Officers of the Lux Army & Rosport/Mompach Commune Osweiler
15-Dec 4pm TBC 75th BoB Former Commissioned Officers of the Grand Ducal Guards ABMC TW- @USABMC  (same FB)
16-Dec 6:00 am Night Vigil U.S. Veterans Friends Luxembourg Hoscheid
TBC 9-12 am Night Vigil Former Non-Commissioned Officers of the Grand Ducal Guards Beaufort
16-Dec 9:30 am Schumann’s Eck National Liberation Memorial Schumann
21-Dec all day General Patton’s Death Anniversary Liberty Road Markers Committee (Convoy) ABMC/Lux City/ Multiple Locations
18-Jan late morning Renaming of Moestroff Bridge Commune of Bettendorf Bettendorf FB- Administration Communale de Bettendorf
21-Jan Unveiling of Renovated Plaque Schumann’s Eck NLM Schumann
25-Jan 10:00 am 50th anniversary of WWII/BOB Museum Wiltz WWII Museum Wiltz Wiltz FB- @wiltz.capitaledesardennes
12-Feb Vianden Liberation Commune of Vianden Vianden