Community Events
President Reagan's Birthday Celebration Featuring Remarks by Marlin Fitzwater
Saturday, February 6, 2016

Although pre-registration for this event has closed, everyone may still come and join us for this event.

To honor President Ronald Reagan on the anniversary of his birthday, the President of the United States has designated that a program be held at President Reagan’s Memorial Site at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library each year. Please join us at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library as we pay tribute to President Reagan on the anniversary of his 105th birthday.

Brigadier General Edward D. Banta, Commanding General at United States Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, will conduct the ceremony, which will commence at 11:00 a.m. with a music prelude beginning at 10:30 a.m. by the Camp Pendleton Marine Division Band. The ceremony includes a color guard, chaplain, a brass quintet, a 21-gun salute, the placing of an official White House wreath on President Reagan’s gravesite, and keynote remarks by The Honorable Marlin Fitzwater, President Reagan’s press secretary.

In addition to the annual festivities, please join us as we honor President Reagan’s 105th birthday by the unveiling of the Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin and the Nancy Reagan First Spouse Coin, as well as a 11’ tall statue of Ronald Reagan on horseback called “Along the Trail.” 

Day’s schedule:
10:30 a.m. - Live Musical Entertainment
11:00 a.m. - Flyover, by the Tiger Squadron
11:05 a.m. - Birthday Program
     - Remarks by Brigadier General Edward Banta and Mr. Marlin Fitzwater
     - Laying of the Presidential Wreath
     - 21-Gun Salute
     - Unveiling of the Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan Coins
12:00 p.m. - Birthday Program Concludes
2:00 p.m. - Statue Unveiling, in front of the Air Force One Pavilion

The ceremony will be held outdoors at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. This event is free, however reservations are recommended. Regular Museum admission will apply to visit the Reagan Museum and Air Force One Pavilion.


Name of statue: Along the Trail
Sculptor: Donald L. Reed
Weight:   2500 pounds 
Height:    Almost 11 feet high from the ground to the tip of President Reagan’s head
Length:   Almost 11 feet long from the tip of the horse’s nose to the final swirl of his tail
Special Notes: One of President Reagan’s personal belt buckles and a piece of the Berlin Wall was  placed inside the horse in a muslin bag inside a fireproof sentry security box.

American sculptor Donald L. Reed, with nearly fifty years of experience and expertise in the world of fine art, took close to 10,000 hours to complete Along the Trail.  Depicting the late President Ronald Reagan astride his favorite horse, El Alamein, the heroic piece will be unveiled at the Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California at 2:00 p.m.

Read more
President Reagan's Birthday Lunch and Tour
Saturday, February 6, 2016

12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate President Reagan on the anniversary of his birthday with a Birthday Lunch and Tour. This special day will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a served meal and delectable dessert prepared by our Presidential Chef. Either by yourself or with a group of friends, our lunch and tour is truly an exceptional experience. Following the served lunch, guests will receive a docent-led tour of the Reagan Museum and the Air Force One Pavilion.

Prior to the lunch, don’t miss out on our annual program to honor President Reagan on the anniversary of his birthday. The program, in conjunction with Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, includes a musical performance at 10:30 a.m., followed by a program at 11:00 a.m., with keynote remarks by The Honorable Marlin Fitzwater, President Reagan’s press secretary.

This all-inclusive offer is only $59.95 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Reservations are required and seating is limited. Confirm your reservations by Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Don’t miss out on this exciting lunch and tour. Casual attire is suggested.

*There is no charge to just attend President Reagan’s birthday celebration program.

Read more
Valentine's Day Sweetheart's Dinner and Dance
Saturday, February 13, 2016

6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is pleased to announce our 9th annual Sweetheart’s Dinner and Dance. We will be hosting an elegant evening for you and your special Valentine under the wings of Air Force One the day prior to Valentine’s Day, on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Guests will dine at intimate tables for two and will enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne. There will be reserved and preferred table seating available for groups of four of more. You will be served a delicious three-course meal by our professional wait staff, including gourmet hors d’oeuvres, while listening to live music.

Tour the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and the Air Force One Pavilion from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Our professional photographer will be available to commemorate this special Valentine’s Day. Upon conclusion of the evening, each couple will receive a complimentary red rose in a bud vase to take with them. Celebrate this special Valentine’s Day at the Reagan Library!

Tickets are $195 per couple (includes tax and gratuity) and reservations must be made by Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Cocktail attire is suggested. For more information please call 805-577-4057.

Reserve your seats.

Read more
Annual Presidents Day Celebration
Monday, February 15, 2016

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Come mingle with our Founding Fathers during the 23rd Annual Presidents Day Celebration at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on February 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This celebration includes fun for the whole family, including crafts, musical entertainment, storytelling, and presidential and first lady lookalikes. Hot dogs, pie, and other all-American food will be available for purchase. Presidents Day activities are free to the public. Regular Museum admission rates apply to view the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum and the spectacular Air Force One Pavilion.


Sponsored by The Ventura County Star


Read more
Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration
Thursday, March 17, 2016

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
$59.95 (includes tax and gratuity)

Join us for our first ever Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration! Spend the night celebrating this festive holiday under the wings of Air Force One. This exceptional night will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2016. Bring your appetite with you to indulge in our delicious Irish pub inspired menu. Including beef short rib sliders in a Guinness gravy, grilled Reubens, and traditional fish and chips. Finish your evening with delectable Bailey’s Irish Cream brownies. Enjoy our Irish folk band, The Lads, or tour the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum, including our highly anticipated exhibit Vatican Splendors: A Journey Through Faith and Art - one of the rarest collections of Vatican art and objects to ever visit North America, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and the spectacular Air Force One from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.!

Tickets are $59.95 per person and reservations must be made by Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 9:00a.m. Reserved tables can be accommodated for groups of 8 or more. You must be 21 and over to attend this event. For more information, to view a complete menu, and to make reservations,
please CLICK HERE or call 805.577.4057.

Read more