Welcome to the Fleet! Fleet Week Celebration 2017

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Welcome to the Fleet! Fleet Week Celebration 2017

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Presented by the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum 



Join USS Hornet in celebrating Fleet Week! Enjoy dancing on the hangar deck with multiple live performances as well as food and drinks! USS Hornet is the place to be on Saturday, October 7th!

Saturday, Oct 7th, 2017 from 7 – 11 PM

Admission: VIP Tours (Advance Sale ONLY! VIP tours run from 7:00 – 8:30 PM) $40, Adults $25, Youth (ages 7-17) $15, FREE for Museum Members, Children (ages 0-6), and Active Military!

Full Cash Bar and Food Concessions available

(Please note, that the USS Hornet Museum does not have an ATM Machine)

This is a fundraiser for the USS Hornet Museum; refunds cannot be honored.


 VIP Tickets (Advance Sale ONLY)

This special ticket includes a docent-led tour, leaving between 7:00 – 8:30 PM, of the 3rd deck. This deck is not open to the general public. Each tour is limited to 12 people. Advance purchase only; select tour time aboard the ship.


Adult Admission


Youth Admission (ages 7-17)




Featuring performances by Skylar Thomas and Terry Lauderdale and the band Southern Comfort!





What activities are planned for the evening?   A USO styled dance with music and food!

Are tickets tax-deductible?   The dances are a major fundraiser for the Museum and approximately 20% of the ticket price is tax-deductible.

 How can I order tickets?

You can purchase tickets through Eventbrite.

Please note: All ticket orders will be placed on the Will Call list; no physical tickets will be mailed out. There will be a Will Call check-in list at Admissions.

Will tickets be available at the door?   If the event is not sold out, tickets will be sold at the door.

Are tickets refundable?   This is a fundraiser for the USS Hornet Museum; refunds cannot be honored.

 How is the seating arranged? Is there any reserved seating?   All seats are General Admission — seating is available on a first-come basis on the night of the event.

 Is a meal included in the price of the ticket?   Food and drink are not included in the ticket price, but a great selection of food can be purchased at a food concession at very reasonable prices.

Is there a bar? How much do drinks cost?   There will be several cash bars on the main deck selling both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Beverage prices range from $2.00 for sodas to $10.00 or more for alcoholic drinks.

 How should I dress?   We encourage uniforms and cocktail attire for the evening.

 Does the ship go anywhere?   No, the ship does not move. The engines do not function and the ship remains permanently tied to the pier.

What time should I be there?   The gates open at 7 PM. The doors will remain open for arrivals until 10:30 PM.

 How late does the evening go?   The entertainment will end at 11 PM.

Is there plenty of parking? How much does it cost?   There is plenty of FREE parking across the street from the pier.

 Is there an ATM machine on board?   No. You’ll need to bring cash for the concessions.

Is this a safe and secure event?   Yes. We have plenty of security personnel to provide a comfortable, reassuring and safe evening for everyone aboard.

 Will the ship be heated?   Yes, there will be heating aboard ship if the weather requires it. Please keep in mind that this is a large ship and can be drafty. We recommend that you bring a wrap or light sweater.

 How do I get to the ship?   Directions will be mailed with the tickets. Directions can also be accessed on our website at: http://www.uss-hornet.org/visit/car/. For online map systems, our zip code is 94501 and we are at the corner of W. Hornet Ave and Ferry Point Way.



October 7
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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