Sponsor an Event

Sponsor an Event

The USS Hornet Museum is a nonprofit organization that relies on a variety of funding sources for its exhibits and programs. The Museum is not supported in any way by regular grants from city, county, state or federal sources. Although some of our costs are covered by revenue generating activities, sponsorships are required to assist with exhibit development, education programs, and to keep prices affordable for families.

Sponsorship Benefits

The USS Hornet Museum can provide various promotional opportunities for companies who would like to partner with us on our special events.

We promote our events throughout Northern California via print, radio, television, web media, and communications to the members of all participating organizations. Events are also promoted nationally through several key publications.

Sponsors can have their companies listed on various collateral including posters, flyers, mailers, and event programs. To help drive traffic to our partners’ websites, hyperlinks can be posted on the Hornet website and in our electronic newsletter.

The ship provides a great platform for displaying company banners. Sponsors may also be invited to set up informational booths on the hangar deck of the ship or on the pier.

Have other ideas? The USS Hornet Museum can create a custom package for your business.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The following events are all fundraisers for the USS Hornet Museum :

Thursday, July 4, 2013: July 4th Party

Join us by celebrating this exciting patriotic holiday onboard a national treasure! Our family event includes live music on the flight deck and games. Guests can stay and watch the panoramic view of Bay Area fireworks.

2013 July 4th Party Sponsorship Package

Monster Bash Halloween Party

Is the USS Hornet haunted? Come aboard and find out!

The ultimate Halloween party is held onboard Alameda’s “Gray Ghost.” Our family-friendly event features live dance music, haunted tours, prizes for best costumes, children’s activities, and food and bar concessions.

Monster Bash Sponsorship Package example

New Year’s Eve Gala

Ring in a new year aboard the aircraft carrier USS Hornet. Enjoy live music, party favors, a silent auction, midnight countdown, and a spectacular view of the Bay Area skyline. The ultimate New Year’s Eve Party is held on the enclosed deck of the historic ship.

New Year’s Eve Sponsorship Package example

Contact Info

The USS Hornet Museum hosts various activities throughout the year including big band dances, a Fourth of July celebration, and patriotic ceremonies. For more information on sponsoring an event, please contact:

Randall Ramian, CEO at (510) 521-8448 x 212 or
Email: randall.ramian@uss-hornet.org

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