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'Nuts' weekend 2022

NUTS weekend at Bastogne Barracks !

December 10 - 11, 2022

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Take part in an exceptional weekend!

On December 10th and 11th, (re)discover Bastogne Barracks and more...

• Access to the newly renovated L1 hangar!
• Several groups of reenactors,
• Exhibitions of vehicles and equipment,
• Access to demonstrations at the Vehicle Restoration Center,
• Parades of tank and armored vehicles,
• And an unforgettable atmosphere!

Once again this year, Bastogne pays homage to History during its famous "NUTS! " weekend. Many activities and parades will take place in the city, and Bastogne Barracks is an essential stop on the route!

On the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, come and admire our Sherman Jumbo "Cobra King"... Better known by its "First in Bastogne" marking, it is the perfect symbol of the liberation of General McAuliffe and his troops on December 26, 1944.

Practical information

Adapted schedules
  • Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December
  • From 9 am to 6 pm

Tickets can be purchased directly on site or booked online.
Please note: payment by credit card only!

Food and drinks

• Small catering and cafeteria on site

New Hangar Bastogne Barracks

Full programme

All weekend:
• Presence of 4 groups of reenactors,
• Exhibition of WW2 vehicles and equipment,
• Access to the restoration areas,
• Parades of tank and armored vehicles (Russian, German and US) every hour from 9:00 am,
• Scholarship holders, dioramas...,
• Book signing of the Editions Casterman (by Mr. Jarbinet ('Aiborne 44'), Mr. Weynberg ('Les reportages de Lefranc') and Mr. Legain ('Waterloo - Les Uniformes de l'Armées Française'))

Sunday 11 december:
• Participation to the the historic vehicles’ parade in the main street

Poster NUTS 2022