MARINE CORPS BIRTHDAY BALL INFORMATION

 We will be hosting the 243rd Marine Corps Birthday Ball Celebration on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 1800-Mid-Night at the Marriott South located at 9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas.  Tickets are $75.00 per person.  You can purchase 1 Seat, 2 Seats, or an Entire Table - 10 Seats - through the PayPal buttons posted below.  If you want to purchase tickets that are not allowed by the PayPal buttons, or you would prefer to pay by check, you can download, complete, then email or mail the MC Birthday Ball Ticket Request Form posted below; mailing instructions are on the form.

If you cannot attend but want to provide seats for your fellow Marines or FMF Sailors you can SPONSOR  Individual Seats or a Table of 10 Seats for $750.00 using the same methods listed in the above paragraph.  Please provide your or your company's name and indicate SPONSORSHIP in your purchase so we can post recognition on the table.

Because we want you to celebrate our 243rd Birthday safely, we have blocked rooms for Marine Corps Ball Attendees.  To reserve your room, you can access the MC Ball Special Rate through the Marriott Special Rate Link Button below or contact Marriott at 888-236-2427 and ask for our Special Group Room Rate; Group Rate Code (MBBMBBA) .  
You must reserve your room by October 26, 2018 to guarantee the Group Rate of $89.00.


ATTIRE INFORMATION and a link to purchase your large or miniature medals is available at the bottom of this page.
 
If you own or know a business owner who would like to advertise in our Ball Program, you can find advertising pricing information in the form posted below.  For more information or to order tickets, contact our Secretary at mccc.houston@gmail.com .

  We encourage the Marines and FMF Navy Personnel in the Houston, Galveston, and Southeast Texas Area to attend and share an evening of fellowship and camaraderie.  We will conduct a ceremony, have some dinner, do a little dancing, then get to share our Marine Corps stories with one another.   It is always a great time.

Coordinating instructions are listed below in the MC Ball Celebration Flier posted below.     
We want to see you there.  Semper Fidelis.    

Download and share the flier posted below to encourage your Marine and FMF Navy friends to attend.    

It is Time......

It is time for the Marine Corps Ball.   Ticket sales was a resounding success.   We filled the room and do not have any additional tickets for purchase. 


The Marine Corps Ball for next year will be on 2 November 2019.  We look forward to seeing you there - we will update this page with the new information by the end of next week.  


We are going to have a great event this year- next year will be even better.  Semper Fidelis - Happy 243rd Birthday, Marines!

ATTIRE FOR THE EVENT

One of the most common questions we receive regarding this event is, "What do I wear?"  


MALE - MILITARY
Dress Blue Alphas - All Ranks (Large Medals) or Evening Dress - Officer/SNCO are the preferred uniforms.

If you can no longer fit in that old uniform, it is acceptable to wear a Tuxedo or Suit with miniature medals (optional) .
Annodized (shiny) or Non-Annodized (not shiny) medals may be worn; it is your personal choice.


FEMALE- MILITARY
Dress Blue Alphas - All Ranks (Large Medals) or Evening Dress - Officer/SNCO are the preferred uniform.


If you can no longer fit in that old uniform, it is acceptable to wear a Formal Dress - miniature medals (optional).  

Annodized (shiny) or Non-Annodized (not shiny) medals may be worn; it is your personal choice.


MALE - CIVILIAN

A Tuxedo or Suit is required. 


FEMALE - CIVILIAN

Formal Attire.
  

You Can Order Medals Here