Family Day Schedule

0600 – 0900 Breakfast Buffet Begins The Bay View Restaurant
0830 Welcome Orientation Depot Theater
0900 Drill Instructors Brief Command Museum
0930 Motivational Run Command Museum
1030 Marine Corps 101 Depot Theater
1130 Company Commander’s Brief Depot Theater
1200 Liberty Formation Depot Theater
1220 – 1700 Depot Liberty (1800 during DST) MCRD San Diego
1100 – 1500 Liberty Lunch The Bay View Restaurant

FAMILY DAY BREAKFAST BUFFET

The Bay View Restaurant
0600 – 0900
Optional event
Shuttle Stop

PRICING
Price includes gratuity. There is no sales tax on military installations. Most major credit cards are accepted.

Adults: $9.95
Children (ages 4-11): $5.95
Children under age 4: Free

DRILL INSTRUCTORS BRIEF

MCRD San Diego Command Museum
0900

Here you will learn the do’s and don’ts for the day from MCRD’s Drill Instructors.

MOTIVATIONAL RUN/COMPANY

MCRD San Diego Command Museum
0930

This is your first chance to see your new Marine. It is also the last time he will be together with his entire graduating company. To get the best photos remain in one place. The recruits will make two passes by your location.

MARINE CORPS 101

MCRD San Diego Depot Theater
1030

Join us at the Depot Theatre for an overview of Marine Corps history, customs, and courtesies as well as an in-depth look at resources and benefits available to your Marine worldwide! Don’t miss this presentation! Be part of your New Marines success!

Download the Marine Corps 101 flyer (480 KB PDF)

LIBERTY FORMATION

MCRD San Diego Depot Theater
1200

After this ceremony you can go over and give your recruit a big hug.

DEPOT LIBERTY

MCRD San Diego – New Marines cannot leave the Depot
1220 – 1700
(1220-1800 during DST)

It’s now that America’s newest Marines get to enjoy some well deserved time off from training. They can spend it aboard the depot watching a movie, going bowling, checking their email or just visiting with familiy and friends. Marines are welcome to explore the depot and shop at any of its facilities. Some of the favorite hangouts for new Marines and their families are the Exchange (mall), the Bay View Restaurant and the Recreation Center featuring Domino’s Pizza, video games and bowling.

LIBERTY LUNCH

The Bay View Restaurant
1100 – 1500

Everyone is invited and encouraged to meet their new Marine’s Drill Instructor. Say hello, take pictures or just give a heart felt thanks to the Drill Instructors for a job well done.

PRICING
Price includes gratuity. There is no sales tax on military installations. Indoor and outdoor dining available. Most major credit cards are accepted.

Adults: $14.95
Children (ages 4-11): $8.50
Children under age 4: Free