Frequently Asked Questions

What is the dress code?

The Gala is a black-tie event – formal wear, long dresses, suits, and tuxedos are all appropriate attire. The flight deck can be quite chilly at night, so dressing for cooler weather is encouraged.

When will I receive my Gala tickets?

Tickets are not distributed for the Gala. Guests’ names are added to a check-in list for admission at the event.

Is parking available?

Yes, complimentary parking is available at  Navy Pier , next to the Midway.

Are drinks included in the ticket price?

Yes, there will be water, soft drinks, beer, wine, and cocktails. Please drink responsibly and arrange to have a designated driver.

Will there be a sit-down dinner at the Gala?

Yes, a sit-down dinner plus tray-passed hors d’oeuvres and dessert are included in this event.

How do I get to the USS Midway Museum?

The museum is located at 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101. Please click here for a detailed map.

When should I submit my ad for the gala program?

Please submit your ad to


Midway American Patriot Award Gala
Craig Fisher
Director of Partnership Marketing
(619) 398-8237
910 N Harbor Dr San Diego, CA 92101