- 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, two cocktails, keynote address, silent auction, entertainment and dancing.
Gourmet Meal Selection Options:
- Grilled Sirloin with Caramelized Onion Demiglaze
- Pan roasted Chicken Breast with Brandy Mushroom Cream Sauce
- Vegetable Wellington Tomato Ragout
Each entree is serviced with: Classic Ybor salad with Manzanilla olives, Swiss cheese, Tomato, and Pecorino herb garlic vinaigrette
Block room rates available for bookings prior to 10/1 – Block Rate provides for Government room rate. Visit Hotel link and book directly with Hotel (reference: Navy Ball rate).
Hotel Link: Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk
Group Name: 243rd Navy Birthday Ball | Group Code: NAVYB |
Hotel Address: 200 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida 33602 Phone #: 813-223-2222
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 243rd birthday. Please join us as we celebrate 243 years of Honor, Courage and Commitment.