Past Events


August 18 - POW/MIA Luncheon at PYC 11:30 a.m.

Please join us for the 24th Annual POW/MIA Luncheon co-hosted by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.  Guest speaker will be Col. Edward Hubbard, USAF (Ret.) who is also a former POW, and reknowned author, artist, and international speaker.  Attire for military is Service Khaki, and civilian is business casual. Tickets are $25.00/person.  Consider sponsoring a military guest for $25.00.   Please RSVP by August 7, 2023 to or (850) 436-8552.  Checks can be made payable to the Pensacola Navy League.


June 29 - Coast Guard Cutter - Buoy Tender WALNUT Recognition Luncheon

Contact Matthew Meilstrup at for a unique opportunity to board, cruise with, and have lunch with the WALNUT Skipper & Crew and be on hand for their Sailor of the Quarter and new Ombudsman Recognition.  Only six can be accommodated on a first come first serve basis.  Must be at the WALNUT by 10 a.m. Parking lot is just outside the fence line for the Coast Guard pier at NAS Pensacola.   Must be able to pass NASP security, no open-toe shoes or skirts allowed. Contact Matthew directly to RSVP and reserve your spot.


June 15th - "Frost Call" Honoring VADM Jerry "Thunder" Unruh USN (Ret)

                  Join us on Thursday, June 15th at the Pensacola Yacht Club located at 1897 Cypress Street as we honor VADM Unruh and his legacy to the community.  Event is from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. Bar will convert to a "No Host" when tab limit is reached.  RSVP is not required for this event. DRess is business casual attire.


May 29-June 3 - Elcano Tall Ship visit to Pensacola

The Spanish Training Tall Ship - the Elcano arrives at the Commendencia Street Slip at Port of Pensacola May 29-June 3 

This event is hosted by The Elcano Society and is not an official Pensacola Navy League event.  Your PNL is simply helping to get word out by providing information to our members and anyone who may be interested in touring the ship per below.  Please do not contact the PNL office for further details as this is an Elcano Society event which is working closely with the Fiesta Pensacola office to coordinate Ship activities with Pensacola's Fiesta Days events.

This schedule of events is subject to change pending weather and other conditions. Updates will be posted here as information is received.

Schedule of Events and Public Tours:

Monday, May 29th - 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Welcome at the Port of Pensacola

4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Public Tours

Navy League Reception for ElCano crew and Navy League members  at Seville Quarter - 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Tuesday, May 30th – Public Tours: 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.      

Wednesday, May 31st – Public Tours: 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 1st – Public Tours: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; and from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, June 2nd – Public Tours: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; and from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 3rd – Ship Departure from The Port of Pensacola around 12 noon - No public tours.

NOTE: Visitors must be able to climb stairs. Strollers will not be permitted on the ship.  Downtown parking is nearby with usual parking fees. There are no public restrooms aboard the Elcano.


May 17 - Adirmal's Luncheon at PYC

Admiral Club members will be emailed information on this event to take place on May 17th at 11:30 a.m. at the Pensacola Yacht Club where guest speaker will inform the club of local Pensacola information and updates.  Cost per person is included in the email invitation.  Please RSVP to


Military Spouse Appreciation Luncheon - Thursday, May 11th at NAS Pensacola

May 11 - Military Spouse Appreciation Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at Mustin Beach Club Ballroom onboard NAS Pensacola at 450 Radford Blvd. Building 253.  Guest Speaker: Tomra Russell, spouse of CAPT Kenneth Russell - CTW-6 Commodore; and Emcee will be Ms. Sue Straughn of WEAR TV3. Civillian attendees without Department of Defence credentials for base access must contact David Van Der Like at and complete required paperwork by April 27, 2023 to be placed on the event access list.  All others with base access must RSVP by May 2nd to or by calling 850-436-8552.  Event cost is $25/person. You may sponsor a military seat also at $25.00.  Table sponsorship is $200 and will seat 4 military guests and 4 of the sponsor's party.  Checks should be made out to Pensacola Navy League and mailed to PO Box 17486, Pensacola, FL  32522. Or pay at door with cash or check ONLY.  Reservations are required for catering headcount. 


April 6 - Enlisted Recognition Breakfast at Heritage Hall, Seville Quarter 7:30 a.m. 

Join us Thursday, April 6th, 7:30 a.m. at Heritage Hall - Seville Quarter located at 148 East Government Street in Penacola as your Pensacola Navy League hosts the annual Enlisted Recognition Breakfast.  This events celebrates the many contributions of our local enlisted personnel.  Navy League members and guest cost is $20/person; Military Seat Sponsorship is also $20/person; Table sponsorship of 8 is $200.00 (Your table sponsorship pays for 4 guests so that 4 seats are available for our honored military.)  Sponsorships must be received by March 24th to receive Program Recognition.  RSVP by Friday, March 31 to the or call (850) 436-8552 if you have any questions.  Reservations are strongly encouraged to ensure for enough seating and meal head count.  Payment can be made at the door via cash or check only.  Military: Uniform of the Day; Civilian: Business Casual.


Military Recognition Day - Thursday, February 16, 2023

The Annual Military Recognition Day Luncheon & Margaret Flowers Civic Award Ceremony will be Thursday, February 16, 2023, 11:30 a.m.  at our new location for this luncheon event at the Pensacola Bay Center. Attire is Military: Dress Blue/Service Equivalent, and Civilian:  Business Casual.  Indivivual tickets are $20/each.  Table sponsorships at $300 are available (pays for 5 personal guests and 5 military guests).  Please RSVP by February 3rd by calling 850-436-8552 or email at


Christmas Dinner at PYC Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 6 p.m.

The annual Pensacola Navy League Christmas Dinner is scheduled for Tuesday evening, December 6th at the Pensacola Yacht Club. This event will include induction of your Pensacola Navy League officers and overview of the 2022 year.  The evening begins at 6 p.m. and last until 10 p.m. and will include a cash bar and music by Joe Occhipinit & The Jazzabouts.  Attire is dressy holiday attire - black tie optional for civilian and Dinner Dress/Blue Jacket for Military.  Cost is $40/person for members and all guests; and $36 per person for Admiral's Club members.  Please RSVP by November 23rd due to limited seating.  Include the names of all attendees and their meal selection of either (1) Black Pepper & Cherry Filet, (2) Parmesan Encrusted Grouper Topped with Lemon Butter, or (3) Heart Healthy Pasta/Vegetarian. Reservations should be made via the Navy League office by email at or by calling 850-436-8552.




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