The 2016 Commandant's Marine Corps Birthday Ball will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
Marines: Evening Dress "B" or Blue Dress "A"
Army: Army Blue (bow tie)
Navy: Dinner Dress Blue Jacket or Dinner Dress Blue
Air Force: Mess Dress
Civilians: Black Tie
Sequence of Events
4:30 pm Cocktails in the Potomac Ballroom Lobby
6:00 pm Official Ceremony
7:30 pm Dinner is Served
8:30 pm Dancing
10:30 pm Ball Concludes
For the comfort and enjoyment of all guests, smoking is not permitted in the ballroom. Designated smoking areas will be available outside of the hotel.
A coat check will be available to ball attendees.
During the ball, emergency messages can be relayed by calling hotel security at 301-965-4501.