Saturday, June 18, 2022 at the Boulder Airport

WWII Era Ball – Rick’s Cafe

Sat, 18 Jun 22
3393 Airport Road Boulder, CO 80301
Boulder Municipal Airport
WWII Era Ball – Rick’s Cafe

FJO Featured at the 12th Annual
12th Annual 1940’s WWII Era Ball

“A Trip Back in Time!” -LA Times

Join us for our unforgettably magical 12th annual 1940s celebration featuring the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, NYC’s Dandy Wellington, Hollywood’s Satin Dollz, The Hot Tomatoes, Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles, The Queen City Jazz Orchestra, Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Professor Phelyx, The Flatirons Jazz Orchestra, The Jeremy Mohney Swing Band AND introducing ….the National Red Tails Exhibit: America’s Tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen and touring P51 Mustang!

Don’t miss out on the MUST DO, most celebrated event of the summer!

Step into Hollywood’s WWII planes! Enjoy a night of dancing under the stars w/your sweetheart, amongst WWII planes/flybys/vehicles & re-enactors, listening to the most sought after big bands! See an exhilarating new WWII air show, breath-taking set and prop designs, an interactive scavenger hunt, 1940s DRIVE-IN MOVIE theater, Best Dressed contest, dance lessons, a dance contest and so much more!

Spend a night out in the ’40s! Enter our hangar made into Rick’s Cafe Americain! Movie set lights, props, and even a roulette table! Walk down Victory St. under a canopy of lights, amidst WWII-era vehicles and museum displays!

2022 Highlights:

  • VICTORY STREET showcasing: spectacular sets, historic exhibits, multimedia displays + International foods!
  • Rise Above Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit and P51 Mustang
  • BBC Radio with WWII radio presentations; try your hand at vintage radio presenting and broadcasting!
  • Check out our 1940s Drive-In Movie Theatre featuring authentic classic cars + concessions!
  • Grab a passport, visit + learn + play our interactive scavenger hunt!
  • Bob Hope, Carmen Miranda, Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth, Betty Grable… Meet the stars of the 1940s!
  • Climb aboard Rocky Mountain Commemorative Air Force’s TBM Avenger!
  • An exhilarating new WWII air show and much more!


Denver Big Band FJO at the WWII Ball