Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a 2020 Midway American Patriot Award Gala?

After careful consideration of many factors, it has been decided to postpone the 2020 Midway American Patriot Award Gala. The celebration of 75 years of Midway Magic has been rescheduled for September 2, 2021.

Is this a black-tie event?

Yes, the Midway American Patriot Award Gala is a black-tie event.

When will I receive my tickets for the event?

Tickets will not be distributed for this event. Instead, guest’s names will be added to a list for admission.

Is parking available?

Yes, complimentary parking is available at the Navy Pier.

Are drinks included in the ticket price?

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

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

Yes, a sit-down dinner, as well as tray pass hors d’ouvres and dessert are included.

How do I get to the USS Midway Museum?

The museum is located on 910 N Harbor Dr. San Diego CA 92101. Please click here for directions.

When should I submit my ad for the gala program?

We ask that you submit your ad the first week of August to ensure that it is included in the program. All ads must be camera-ready, submitted as a full-color, high-res (300 DPI) PDF file without crop marks, in order to ensure that your ad looks its best to our guests. 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