Navy & Marine Corps Week and Gala
Homecoming 250 Navy Marine Corps invites you and your organization to our 2023 Navy & Marine Corps Gala on October 12, during the 2023 Philadelphia Navy and Marine Corps Week!
Join us at Homecoming 250's 2023 Navy & Marine Corps Gala! The Gala will be from 6 to 10pm on Thursday, October 12, at the Independence Seaport Museum. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro is the invited Guest of Honor and Principal Speaker; we hope to confirm his attendance shortly. Vice Admiral/Deputy CNO Rick Cheeseman will speak, and other Navy and Marine general officers will be there, as well as political and corporate leaders. The Navy Band will provide ceremonial music, and the Marine Corps honor guard will lead the way.
THE GALA WILL BE THE MAIN SOCIAL EVENT OF THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS WEEK, AND HOMECOMING 250’S MAIN 2023 FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR THE NAVY & MARINE CORPS 250TH CELEBRATION. DON'T MISS IT!
Secure a Gala Sponsorship for Your Organization!
Gala Sponsorship gives your organization to buy multiple tickets, attend the Guest of Honor Reception, and get prominent mention in the Gala Program. You will also obtain the benefits of being a Homecoming 250 Sponsor, including name recognition and logo placement in the Homecoming 250 website, inclusion in our email blasts and social media, invitations to Homecoming 250 events during the 250th Celebration, having a member of your leadership team joining Homecoming 250's Advisory Committee, and more! You will also enable service members to attend the Gala. And you will really help us give the Navy and Marines the best 250th Celebration possible!
Individual Tickets also available
If you cannot attend but want to help the Navy & Marine Corps 250th, or if you want to contribute more than the ticket cost, you can donate here:
When the Secretary of the Navy decided that the Navy and Marine Corps would celebrate their 250th birthdays in their Philadelphia birthplace in 2025, he also decided that in 2023 they would hold a combined Navy/Marine Corps Week, the first of its kind!
The 2023 Philadelphia Navy and Marine Corps Week will be on October 9-15, 2023. The Navy will sail up the Delaware once more. Sailors and Marines will be performing community service and outreach events throughout Philadelphia, Camden, and vicinity. And look for a big announcement!