Join Richmond’s ROSIE RALLY & Home Front Festival Sat., Aug. 12!

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Join Richmond’s ROSIE RALLY & Home Front Festival Sat., Aug. 12!


WHEN: Saturday, August 12 10am – 12noon; Count takes place at 11am

Craneway Pavilion – Ford Assembly Plant: 1414 Harbour Way So in Richmond

WHAT: The Rosie Rally. Join all the other “Rosies” as they defend (and break!) the Guinness World Record for “The Largest Gathering of People Dressed as a Rosie the Riveter.” This record now stands at 2,229 Rosies. Details of what to wear and where to find them:

  • Headscarf/ bandanna must cover the hair – outfit must be DARK BLUE – NO Headbands NO Overalls Details resources and FAQs.
  • Anyone dressed as “Rosie” can participate: Women, men, children, all are welcome! 
  • To be counted in the official World Record participants MUST dress as “Rosie”
  • Dogs on leashes are OK. Do clean up after your pet! 


WHEN:  12-4pm

WHERE: Two locations:

  • Lucretia Edwards Park: 1500 Marina Way South in Richmond
  • SS Red Oak Victory Ship: 1337 Canal Blvd in Richmond


  • USS Potomac, Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous yacht
  • A 1940s bus from the Pacific Bus Museum
  • Military vehicles from the American Armory Museum
  • Associated events on the SS Red Oak Victory Ship
  • An aircraft cockpit display from the USS Hornet
  • Hands-on activities for children
  • Information on Victory Gardens from the UC Master Gardeners’ program
  • East Bay Center for the Performing Arts: The Klipptones, Tiffany Austin, Mexican music and dance ensemble Son de la Tierra, vocal ensemble Voices of Reason and West African Music and Dance.
  • Food trucks
  • Visit Richmond CA booth –  Your Richmond tourism bureau providing info. about & maps of Richmond
  • Rosie Discounts around Richmond (see Below)
  • And much more!
  • For more info.


Plan to stay in Richmond and drop by any of these businesses for your special Rosie Discount!

Vendor information provided by Visit Richmond CA.


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