U.S. Navy Birthday Ball – Tampa Bay – Saturday Oct. 21st, 2016

  • VIP Arrival / Cocktail Reception / Silent Auction : 1800 (6pm)
  • Call to Dinner : 1900 (7pm)
  • Dinner is Served: 2000 (8pm-9pm)
  • Dancing: 2100 (9pm)
  • Military Attire : Service or Mess Dress Blues or Equivalent
  • Civilian Attire : Black tie preferred

Event Includes:  Ball access, gourmet meal, open bar, keynote address, silent auction, entertainment and dancing.

NOTE: Childcare will be provided for $20/child (Dinner and drinks included)

Gourmet Meal Selection Options:

  1. Grilled Sirloin Steak, Truffle crushed roasted potatoes, seasonal vegetables with Cabernet Demi-Glace
  2. SearedAirline Chicken breast, truffle crushed roasted potatoes, Pear Grappa Sauce & seasonal Vegetables
  3. Seared Florida Grouper, Sundried Tomato & Basil Risotto, Citrus Butter
  4. Vegetarian Option: Mediterranean Falafel, Eggplant Caponata & Quinoa Tabouli

Each entree is serviced with: Baby Field Greens with Heirloom Tomatoes, Dried Cranberries, Candied Walnuts, Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Block room rates available for bookings prior to 10/10 – Block Rate provides for Government room rate. Visit Hotel link and book directly with Hotel (reference: Navy Ball rate).

Hotel Link: Hilton Tampa Downtown

Group Name: 242nd Navy Birthday Ball   |  Group Code: NAVYB   |
Hotel Address:  211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, Florida  33602   Phone #:  813-222-4903

Since 1972, each CNO has encouraged a Navy-wide birthday celebration “to enhance a greater appreciation of our Navy heritage, and to provide a positive influence toward pride and professionalism in the naval service.” This year, the Tampa Bay Navy League is honored to be able to host the celebration of the Navy’s 241st birthday. Please join us as we celebrate 241 years of Honor, Courage and Commitment.

History of the Navy Ball


6th Annual RADM Collins Academy Appointee Recipeint Dinner

6th Annual RADM LeRoy Collins, Jr. Sea Service Academy Appointee/NROTC Scholarship Recipient Recognition Dinner
Thursday, May 12, 2016
6:00-7:00 pm Informal Reception
7:00-9:00 pm Dinner and Program
$55 per person

Business Attire

Plated Paired Entrée – Chicken Breast with Wild Mushroom Ragu & Sliced Sirloin of Beef with Red Wine Demi with Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

Vegetarian option available on request

Guest Speaker: CAPT Bob Buehn, USN (Ret),  Naval Aviator, USNA Parent Class of 2009, and currently serves as an adjunct professor for the US Naval War College.


For those who have honorably served or are serving now, please use the discount code – USA – when placing your order to receive the Military Service Appreciation discount.

Once your ticket is reserved, you will simply check in with the registration table at the event.  No physical ticket is required.