Schedule of Events

RTC Orlando Reunion 2018 SCHEDULE

(Subject to changes or adjustments)

Tuesday, October 9, 2018


Registration Check-in and Meet-n-Greet

Welcome Dinner (Ticketed event: $25)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


Breakfast on your own

Morning speaker/panel

Boot Camp Challenge – easy-going competition with fun games, followed by a free lunch to all registrants

Coffee & Cake with the Company Commanders (Free)

Open afternoon – tour on your own or relax at the hotel

Capone’s Dinner Theater (Ticketed event, includes Italian buffet dinner and drinks: $35)

Thursday, October 11, 2018


Breakfast on your own

Morning speaker/panel

Ticketed tour options, price TBD:

  • Museum of Military History, Lunch, Chocolate Kingdom, and Island Grove Winery
  • Wild Florida w/Lunch

Dinner on your own

Navy Trivia Challenge event in hospitality suite around 7 PM (Free event)

Karaoke/DJ Night (Free event) – Show off your vocal talents and dance moves from 8 PM to Midnight

Friday, October 12, 2018


Breakfast on your own

Service of Remembrance and Gratitude for those we have lost and all those who have served, immediately following breakfast; with Reverend Carol Christianson [3011, 1979]

Free day to go explore the area, or

Poolside hangout after lunch for those staying in, with some games and prizes

Photo sessions before the banquet with Lee Browndorf [129, 1971]

Blue Jacket Banquet (Ticketed event: tentatively $45)

Saturday, October 13, 2018


Breakfast on your own

Navy Blue Jacket Memorial Ceremony in Baldwin Park (Ticketed event: $10 will include a rental chair, bottled water, and a commemorative program). Anyone can attend the ceremony and memorial for free (standing).

Lunch scheduled for a restaurant on the site of the old NTC (Ticketed event: est. $15 per person)

Afternoon on your own

Central Florida Navy League Navy Birthday Ball (Ticketed event: price TBA)

If you are not planning to attend the ball, we recommend Old Town Kissimmee, 4 miles from the hotel, for your evening entertainment, with lots of restaurants, shopping, rides, a free concert at 7 PM, and a classic car show with parade at 8:30 PM (per their website).

Sunday, October 14, 2018


Bon Voyage Coffee & Treats in the hospitality room. Until next time, shipmates!

Mark your calendars for RTC Orlando Reunion 2019, tentatively scheduled for October’s Fleet Week in sunny San Diego! We will return to the Orlando, Florida area every even year. Every odd year, starting in 2019, we will travel to Navy towns and major historical destinations around the country.