SEASON OF THANKS

The USS Midway Museum is proud to present a Season of Thanks, a lineup of events and occasions between September – December, that honor and thank our service men and women in uniform who serve our community in the name of freedom. 

Join us onboard to remember our 9/11 heroes, honor our Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action, recognize our Veterans and give back to those in need. Let’s show our gratitude!

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SEASON OF THANKS CALENDAR

9/11 Ceremony Sept 11

9/11 Ceremony – Sept 11

On the seventeenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we will keep our promise to “Never Forget”.

The ceremony will include commemorative activities to pay tribute to the service, courage, and sacrifice of those we lost.

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POW/ MIA Day Sept 21

POW/ MIA Day – Sept 21

In honor of those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are still missing in action (MIA), the USS Midway Museum will observe this day of recognition.

Join us as we welcome former POWs aboard. They will bring displays and memorabilia to share their stories and experiences with guests. Come shake the hands of true heroes.

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Top Gun Movie Nights Oct 19 & Oct 20

Top Gun Movie Nights – Oct 19 & Oct 20 

Back by VERY popular demand, we are happy to announce #TopGunOnMidway with back-to-back Top Gun Party & Movie Nights!

Join us on Friday, October 19 or Saturday, October 20, as we turn the flight deck into a target rich environment!

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All Month: Kids Free October Oct 1-31

All Month: Kids Free – October 1-31

The USS Midway Museum is proud to participate in Kids Free in October!

This program, facilitated by the San Diego Museum Council, provides San Diegans and tourists alike the opportunity to visit more museum destinations than ever before and save some money with a special coupon.

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Veterans Day Celebration Nov 10

Veterans Day Celebration – Nov 10

Join us for a fun-filled day celebrating our service men and women on Veterans Day weekend! Festivities kick off with a Veterans Parade along Harbor Drive featuring live music, community groups, schools, and patriotic groups.

After, the fun continues onboard with the NBC7 & Telemundo 20 Salute to Service Festival on Flight Deck! Stick around the Flight Deck for live entertainment, KidZone, and more family fun!

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Blood Drive: San Diego Blood Bank Nov 11

Blood Drive: San Diego Blood Bank – Nov 11

Give back on Veterans Day! Stop by the San Diego Blood Bank trailer on Navy Pier (within the Ace Parking Lot) to make a donation! Donors will receive one (1) free pass to the USS Midway Museum, while supplies last.

Get more details below to learn how you can donate!

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CLOSED : Thanksgiving Day Nov 22

CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day – Nov 22

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us onboard the USS Midway Museum! We hope you have a wonderful day celebrating with your family and friends. To observe the holiday, the USS Midway Museum will be closed today, November 22.

We will be open tomorrow, November 23 at 10 am and look forward to having you onboard. We are grateful for your support all year long.

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Party on The Pier: Toy Drive Dec 1

Party on The Pier: Toy Drive – Dec 1

It’s a Party on the Pier Toy Drive along Navy Pier, adjacent to the USS Midway! Kick off the holiday season with a family fun event loaded with activities, give-a-ways, booths and the opportunity to give back.

This annual toy drive in partnership with US Marine Corps and Toys for Tots is a way to get the whole family involved in the season of giving.

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Pearl Harbor Ceremony Dec 7

Pearl Harbor Ceremony – Dec 7

On the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we will commemorate this day with a special remembrance ceremony.

The ceremony will include a special wreath dedication, commemorative activities, guest speakers, and more.

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CLOSED: Christmas Day Dec 25

CLOSED: Christmas Day – Dec 25

Merry Christmas from all of us onboard the USS Midway Museum!

We hope you have a wonderful holiday season celebrating with your family and friends. To observe the holiday, the USS Midway Museum will be closed today, December 25.

We will be open tomorrow, December 26 at 10 am and look forward to having you onboard. Thank you for your support all year long.

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THANK YOU!

On Saturday, September 15, 2018 over 1 thousand San Diegans came together on the flight deck to form the shape of a heart by standing side-by-side. This unifying act was a special message of THANKS to those who protect our freedoms at home and abroad. Thank you to the thousands of service men and women who keep our communities and our nation safe, and thank you to all of YOU who joined us!

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