Sep 2, 2017

Rosie the Riveter Guinness World Record Attempt

Attention all Rosies! Women, men, boys, and girls! It's to reclaim the Guinness World Record for Largest Gathering of of Rosie the Riveters!

On October 14, 2017 at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center Rosies from all over Michigan and the USA, including original Rosies will be gathering to celebrate the Can-Do attitude and spirit of Rosie the Riveter in women everywhere! WE CAN DO IT!

This a Free event with music, prizes, programming, food, and activities for people of all ages. We'll need over 2,500 people to beat the current record so bring you wife, husband, mom, coworkers, sports team, and neighbors! ALL AGES CAN BE COUNTED IF IN COSTUME

REGISTER ONLINE AHEAD OF TIME at This will save you time on the day of the event so you can check in and enjoy the festivities.

Doors open at 9:00 am. PLEASE ARRIVE BY 11:00 AM TO BE COUNTED!

The costume consists of four items:

  1. DARK blue work clothes (jumpsuit or pants with shirt tucked in and sleeves rolled up, DARK blue jeans are allowed)
  2. Red socks
  3. Dark “work” shoes (no sneakers, flip flops, sandals, or high heels)
  4. A red bandana with white polka dots (not paisley) (they have this print at Joann Fabric's, among other places)

Learn more about the Save The Bomber Plant campaign to restore Rosie's historic Willow Run bomber factory at

Visitors from out of town are welcome! Check out the website for details about our hotel partners who are offering "Rosie Rates"

For questions you can post to Facebook, email, or call the museum at 734-483-4030.

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