Event Date

7 April 2018

Venue Information

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Maryland 20745 | (301) 965-4000


5:30 p.m.     Reception and Silent Auction -Potomac Ballroom Hallway
7:30 p.m.     Ceremony, Dinner, and Dancing-Potomac Ballrooms A&B


Mess Dress/Black Tie

Guest Communications

All communications, including reservation confirmation, Silent Auction information, and tax receipts will be sent to the personal email address provided during registration. Tax receipts will be emailed after April 7, 2018.


Valet parking is available at the main entrance. Valet parking fee: $31. Onsite/garage self-parking fee: $18. Parking validation will be available at the Solutions table throughout the ball.

Tickets/Check In

Tickets will not be issued. Guest check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Potomac Ballroom Hallway.


Email reservations@airforcecharityball.org with food allergies so that we may provide an alternative menu option. Regretfully, substitutions and other menu customization requests cannot be accommodated.

Silent Auction

The Silent Auction will commence at 5:30 p.m. in the Potomac Ballroom C. The auction will end in two sections, with the bidding closing for the majority of items at 8:25 p.m. and a few select items at 8:50 p.m. As in years past, you will use an app on your personal smart phone for all bidding. Remember to fully charge your smartphone prior to your arrival.
When checking in, please provide the smartphone number for every guest in your party who wishes to bid on Silent Auction treasure. Up to two test messages will be sent to each number to confirm guest access to the Silent Auction Catalog. A preview of Silent Auction treasure is available at www.airforcecharityball.org/silient-auction.


Contact Lisa Krumm at reservations@airforcecharityball.org.