About Marine Week

Join the United States Marine Corps in Uptown Charlotte this September for a celebration of Community, Country and Corps.

From Sept. 5 – 9, Marine Week Charlotte will feature hands-on displays, live demonstrations, time-honored Marine Corps traditions, musical performances and other events to showcase the history, military capabilities and community involvement of the Corps.


Marine Week Charlotte Events

Get a firsthand look at life as a Marine with a week of demonstrations, celebrations and more.

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About the U.S. Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 10, 1775, and has been America’s expeditionary force in readiness since. Marines are forward-deployed to respond swiftly and aggressively in times of crisis from the air, land and sea.

Today, 182,000 Marines actively serve and another 38,900 Marines are in the Reserves.