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About The Event:

Camp Howze MVPA Presents:

In Conjunction with the MVPA Jefferson Highway Convoy 2024

A USO Show and Fundraiser to support the Camp Howze MVPA Veterans Program and to celebrate with the convoy participants of their arrival to Gainesville Texas. We have a packed weekend for the convoy and the public to enjoy.

Friday October 18th 2024 
By 5:00pm -

Convoy arrives (Time TBD, by 5:00pm) in Gainesville Texas and makes way to the Cooke County Fairgrounds to be received with a welcome dinner.

6:30 pm - 
Exclusive Showing of "The Girl Who Wore Freedom" with the producer Christian Taylor from Chicago in house to have behind the scenes, Q&A and More!
Tickets will be $5 per person and available at the door or purchased with bundle add on "MOVIE"

Saturday October 19th 2024
8:00am Pancake Breakfast -

Join the convoy with Camp Howze MVPA's Quarterly Pancake Breakfast and interact with the vehicle and participant before they head out for the day. Tickets will be $5 per person and available at the door or purchased with bundle add on

7:00pm USO Show and Fundraiser - 

Join us this evening for a great entertaining night of Music, Food, Guest Speakers, Area Museums  Exhibitors, Silent Auction, Door Prizes and More!

The evening will include:

3-course Meal • Live Swing Music provided by the Gainesville Swing Orchestra  •  Guest Speaker Shilo Harris from Team Never Quit Foundation  •  Silent Auction & Raffles  •  Vintage Restored Military Vehicle Displays  •  VIP Lounge  •  Merchandise, and more!




Many Area Museums will be onsite with an Exhibitor Booth to share history and educate more on their individual collections!

  1. Morton Museum of Cooke County

  2. International Artillery Museum - St Jo

  3. TX Veterans Hall of Fame Museum - Denton

  4. Women’s Vintage Society of Dallas

  5. Medal of Honor Host City Program

  6. Military Heritage Museum - Nevada TX

  7. Texoma Military Veteran Peer Network - Denison

  8. Combined Arms - Dallas

  9. and more are being added

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Tickets are Limited, Now available on Eventbrite, get yours today HERE.

For local ticket purchase (In Person or Cash purchase) you can contact us by clicking HERE.

General Admission - $40 -
Includes Event Access (7pm), Meal & Entertainment

VIP Admission - $75 - Includes everything in General Admission Plus - Early Event Access (6pm), Access to VIP Lounge, Grazing Food and Wine, Signed Book, Access to Speaker in VIP Lounge

Add-on Sponsor a Veteran - $25 - By adding this to your ticket purchase we will be able to cover a cost of one of our Veterans to the event. This is a great way to pay it forward to one who has served us!

Add-on MOVIE - $5 - By adding this to your ticket purchase you will get access to the Friday Night (Oct 18th, 6:30pm) Special Screening of "The Girl Who Wore Freedom" with special guest Christian Taylor, Producer giving you insights and Q&A Session!

Add-on Pancake - $5 - By adding this to your ticket purchase you will enjoy a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday Morning (Oct 19th 8-10am) and interact with Convoy Participants before they head out for the day!

USO Show Event Details

Location: Cooke County Fairgrounds - 1901 Justice Center Blvd, Gainesville, TX 76240

- Saturday October 19th 2024
Time - VIP Access at 6:00pm, General Admission 7:00pm-10:00pm

Dress- Vintage 40's (Civilian or Military), Military, or Smart Casual

USO Show Event Sponsors

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Gainesville VFW Post 1922

American Legion Auxiliary
Lake Kiowa

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