Join the Rosie Rally This Saturday!

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Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park wants YOU to help break the Guinness World Record for Largest Gather of People of ALL AGES dressed as Rosie the Riveter!

Join us from 1 to 3 PM on Saturday, August 15. Help us break the current record of 776 Rosies at this special event, which the Park is co-sponsoring along with Rosie the Riveter Trust, the City of Richmond, and the Richmond Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Let's bring this record to the Park where it belongs!

Meet us at the Rosie the Riveter Memorial in Marina Park, at the corner of Regatta Boulevard and Melville Square in Richmond, California. The first 100 participants to arrive on August 15 receive a FREE official Rosie bandanna and pair of red socks from Rosie the Riveter Trust!

To help us achieve our goal, you MUST be dressed according to Guiness World Record guidelines! Click here to download your Rosie Rally Resource Guide to learn the guidelines and pick up tips for completing your Rosie look! Or email info@rosietheriveter.org and ask for yours, today!

To invite friends, catch updates and more, visit the event page here!

Let's make history and put our Park on the map!

For additional information or to volunteer:
Contact (via email) 
Allison Joyce or call 510-232-5050 x6632

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Rosie Rally Resource Guide

This updated list is full of ideas to help you assemble your Rosie the Riveter costume! Help us break the record for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Rosie the Riveter!

This list is by no means complete! Rosie Rally participant share great tips every day at our Facebook event page! It’s the We Can Do It spirit! RSVP to our page to connect with other “Rosies” and get tons of important updates!

Where can I find Red Polka Dot Bandanas and Red Socks? Rosie the Riveter Trust has got you covered! Save time and money with a Rosie Rally Pack. Only $7.00! 

Pick up your Rosie Rally Pack, including one Official Rosie polka dot bandana and one pair of red knee socks in the gift shop at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park Visitor Center from August 9th through 14th. Or just buy yours at the Rosie Rally on the 15th !

***The First 100 Participants to Arrive at the Rosie Rally on August 15th will receive their Rosie Rally Pack FREE!***

Where can I find Coveralls or Shirts and Pants?
ACME Surplus Store. San Francisco. (415) 586-4343
American Work Apparel. Online
Aramark. Oakland. (510) 380-8534
Automotive WorkWear. Online
Berkeley Surplus Store. Berkeley. (510) 524-8434
Bonanza Surplus. Oakland. (510) 534-3030
Charm and Hammer. Online. Includes women’s sizes.
Construction Gear. Online (Construction Gear carries “disposable coveralls” for only $6.79)
Dickies. Online
East Bay Workwear. Concord. (925) 687-9900
Goodwill. Click the link to find the nearest store locator
Golden Gate Western Wear. Richmond. (510) 232-3644
Kmart. Online or click here to locate nearest store
Minnesota Work Wear. Online.
Rosie’s Work Wear. Online (Rally participants get a 30% discount on orders by using the code RosieRally at checkout!)
Salvation Army. Click the link to find the nearest store
Sears. Online or click here to locate the nearest store
Target. Online or click here to locate nearest store
Walt’s Wholesale Clothing. Online. Used, discounted workwear
WorkWear and Beyond. San Leandro. (510) 227-1881

Where can I find Work Boots or Work Shoes?
Goodwill. Click the link to find the nearest store locator.  (Got a pair of cheap, used boots or shoes that are the right style but not brown or black? Fix them with spray paint!)
Kmart. Online or click here to locate nearest store
REI. Berkeley. (510) 527-4140
Salvation Army. Click the link to find the nearest store.
Shoe Depot. Colma. 650-755-0556
Sketcher’s Outlet Store. Click the link and select “Factory Outlet” to locate nearest store.
Target. Online or click here to locate nearest store.
Traverso’s Red Wing Shoes. Richmond. (510) 235-0383

Good Luck! We can’t wait to see you on August 15!

Rosie Resource Guide:

http://www.rosietheriveter.org/downloads/Rosie_Rally_Resource_Guide_for_Uniform_Tips.pdf

http://www.rosietheriveter.org/news-events/events/item/123-help-make-history-at-the-rosie-rally 

There is limited parking near the Memorial (about 230 spots).  Carpooling is encouraged as is arriving early.

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Assembled by Don Gosney

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