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Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Eastern Recruiting Region

Parris Island, South Carolina
Scheduled Events

Keep checking back for updates! New events will be added as they are finalized!

Please note, all events are subject to change and/or cancellation. Some events require registration, which may not be open until approximately 30 days before the event.

Month Day(s) Event Notes
April 25 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. - "Celebrating History, Preserving Resources, Sustaining Our Future"
Learn about Parris Island's history while helping the depot recognize Earth Day. In addition to the annual 15-mile "Iron Mike Bike Ride Through History," there will be a nature walk, a 5-kilometer family walk and a 5-kilometer fun run. All events begin at the Charlesfort/Santa Elena National Historic Landmark located at The Legends at Parris Island golf course.
  • On-site registration required
  • bicyclists must wear proper helmets on base
May 16 Centennial 100k Relay Race
100K Team Relay
5K Fun Run

The Format: 6- to 12-person teams, each running approximately 5 miles
Start/Finish Line: "We Make Marines" sign, Main side, MCRD Parris Island
The Route: 31 miles out and back. Teams will complete 2 laps of route for a total of 62 miles. Relay legs vary in distance from 4.2 miles to 5.5 miles. Specific relay distances will be included in your race packet. The 100K will start at 6:30 a.m.
The 5K: A 5K Fun Run/ Walk is also available. The 5K will start at 8 a.m.

Registration required
(open until May 8 at 6:30 a.m.)
June 8 1:30 p.m. "Receiving" four-person scramble golf tournament.
(This is the first of four Centennial Celebration golf tournaments. The winning team of each tournament will receive a golf getaway gift certificate. Points will also be awarded to each player for each tournament, and the highest accumulation of points receives the centennail jacket.)
Registration required. Entry fee is $50 for active duty and retired military, $75 for civilians. Call 843-228-2240 for more info.
July 4 Independence Day celebration in Port Royal
11 9 a.m. "Confidence Course" two-person scramble golf tournament.
(This is the second of four Centennial Celebration golf tournaments. The winning team of each tournament will receive a golf getaway gift certificate. Points will also be awarded to each player for each tournament, and the highest accumulation of points receives the centennail jacket.)
Registration required. Entry fee is $50 for active duty and retired military, $75 for civilians. Call 843-228-2240 for more info.
17-26 Beaufort Water Festival Festival schedule
August 22 5-9 p.m. - Centennial 9 pin no tap bowling tournament at Parris Island Bowling Center. $20 per person entry fee. Prizes will be determined by participation. Open to authorized patrons ages 14 years and older. This is a first come, first served event with a limit of 60 bowlers. For more information, call 843-228-1551.
September
6 7 p.m. - Free showing of Full Metal Jacket Celebrate Parris Island's centennial with a free military-themed movie every Sunday in September at the depot theater.
12 9 a.m. "Basic Wariror Training" two-person scramble golf tournament.
(This is the third of four Centennial Celebration golf tournaments. The winning team of each tournament will receive a golf getaway gift certificate. Points will also be awarded to each player for each tournament, and the highest accumulation of points receives the centennail jacket.)
Registration required. Entry fee is $50 for active duty and retired military, $75 for civilians. Call 843-228-2240 for more info.
13 7 p.m. - Free showing of Fury Celebrate Parris Island's centennial with a free military-themed movie every Sunday in September at the depot theater.
20 7 p.m. - Free showing of Lone Survivor Celebrate Parris Island's centennial with a free military-themed movie every Sunday in September at the depot theater.
27 7 p.m. - Free showing of American Sniper Celebrate Parris Island's centennial with a free military-themed movie every Sunday in September at the depot theater.
October
15

11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Tours of Parris Island
9 a.m. - "Once A Marine, Always A Marine" Marine Corps League presentation in All-Weather Training Facility
3:30 p.m. - Rededication of "Iron Mike" statue
6 p.m. - "100 Years of Making Marines" movie premiere at base theater

16 7:45 a.m. - Morning colors ceremony and band performance
9 a.m. - Graduation ceremony for Charlie and Oscar Companies
10:30 a.m. - Ribbon cutting at new displays in museum
11:30 a.m. - Museum open to the public
11 a.m.-4 p.m. - Tours of Parris Island
11 a.m. - "Establishment of Parris Island" guest speaker at depot theater
1 p.m. - "Parris Island Throughout the Ages" guest speaker at depot theater
2 p.m. - Rededication of Drill Instructor Monument
3 p.m. - Rededication of Molly Marine Monument
3:30 p.m. - Concessions open
4-5:15 p.m. - 8th & I Performance
17 9 a.m. "Crucible Graduation" four-person scramble golf tournament.
(This is the final Centennial Celebration golf tournament. The winning team of each tournament will receive a golf getaway gift certificate. Points will also be awarded to each player for each tournament, and the highest accumulation of points receives the centennail jacket.)
Registration required. Entry fee is $50 for active duty and retired military, $75 for civilians. Call 843-228-2240 for more info.
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