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The Yankee Air Museum invites you to join the movement on Saturday, October 14, 2017 to reclaim the Guinness World Record for most Rosie the Riveters at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center (799 North Hewitt Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197). Free parking is available at the Convocation Center but carpooling is highly encouraged.

Together we will bring the World Record back to the Arsenal of Democracy, and show our support for renovation of Rosie’s WWII-era factory, the Willow Run Bomber Plant.

This is a FREE event. All ages are welcome. Must be wearing the costume to count as a participant.


Bomber Plant History


View the Event Flyer


Doors open at 9:00am

Arrive by 11:00am to be counted



Assembling the Costume

The costume consists of four items. Must be wearing the full costume to count as a participant.

1. DARK blue work clothes (jumpsuit or full length pants with shirt tucked in and sleeves rolled up)
2. Red socks
3. Dark closed-toe “work” shoes or boots (no sneakers, flip flops, sandals, or high heels)
4. A red bandana with white polkadots (not paisley)

Suggestions for where to purchase costume items:

Dark blue jumpsuits can be found online at Amazon.com as well as in person through Carhartt, at Salvation Army, and at Tractor Supply Company.

Dark blue work shirts and pants can generally be found at Meijer and Walmart in the Men’s section.

Red socks can be found at any sporting goods store that sells soccer equipment.

Bandannas can be purchased in person at the Yankee Air Museum gift shop, or you can buy the fabric at Joann Fabrics (The pattern is called “Lipstick”).

Baby Rosie the Riveter costumes are available by searching online.


Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (734) 483 - 4030

Join our Facebook Event if you plan to attend!


After Party: Bombers & Brews

Bombers & Brews will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm at Yankee Air Museum (47884 D. Street Belleville, MI 48161).

MUST be 21 years old and older to attend the event.

Ticket Cost: $39 per person

Includes 10 Tasting Tickets (per participant)
Additional Tasting tickets 5 for $5

Purchase Tickets


Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily