District of Columbia Militaria Shows
Militaria shows are a great opportunity for collectors to see and buy rare pieces of military history. These events can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you're new to the hobby, so here are some tips to help you make the most of your visit. First, do your research in advance and decide what you're interested in buying. This will help you focus on the specific items that catch your eye and avoid getting overwhelmed. Second, be prepared to negotiate prices. Since there's no set price for militaria, it's always worth trying to get a better deal. Finally, take your time and enjoy the experience! Militaria shows are a great way to learn more about military history and meet other enthusiasts.
Not all military collector shows are created equal. Some of the below shows would fall under the category of gun shows, knife shows, insignia shows, etc. Before attending a show or purchasing a table, read the parameters of the event closely. Some militaria shows have different rules such as not allowing firearms, some are even invite only . Always check with vendors prior to traveling if you have any questions. The listings here will show various military history locations nearby, be sure to plan some extra time to visit these battlefields and museums too!
This list is far from an exhaustive list. To submit a show for consideration please feel free to contact us here.
Caution: Milsurpia does not support or condone any extremist, or anti-American organizations or activities. Many reenactment groups, museums, and militaria collects accurately portray the history of previous conflicts which may include the display of flags and logos deemed sensitive to some. Milsurpia is not responsible for anything a encountered after leaving this domain.