tag:millikan73.com,2013:/posts 1973 Millikan Class 50th Reunion 2023-09-19T12:07:31Z Millikan 1973 Reunion tag:millikan73.com,2013:Post/1881705 2022-09-22T11:09:00Z 2023-09-19T12:07:31Z Hey Rams! Can you believe it’s been 50 years since we left Millikan High School?

Last updated: August 11, 2023

To remember our high school years together, the Class of 1973 Reunion Committee has planned a great reunion celebration.


September 30, 2023 - 6 PM Reception,  7:30 PM Dinner (Final cutoff is September 14th)


$115 per person

Register now for 1 person | Register now for 2 people

(Credit cards accepted, secured through Stripe)

*Price does not include hotel

Note: If you're purchasing more than 2 tickets, use this link and change your ticket quantity on the checkout page in the area highlighted in red.

Save $5 per person when paying by check. Email reunion@millikan73.com and we'll provide a mailing address.


To make a reservation at the Avenue of the Arts Hotel for the reunion, use this link to get a 15% discount and complimentary self parking.


Avenue of the Arts Hotel in Costa Mesa
3350 Avenue of the Arts (map)

The hotel is across the street from South Coast Plaza Mall, and John Wayne Orange County Airport is within 5 miles for those of you coming into Southern California. All reunion events are within walking distance from the hotel. 

Other Events

Friday no host reception at the Avenue of the Arts Hotel at 3350 Avenue of the Arts, Costa Mesa

To get the Reunion off to an early start, please join the other attendees at a Friday September 29th Happy Hour from 5:30PM to 7PM.  This is a no-host event at the Avenue of the Arts Hotel. It will be at their outdoor venue with a lake view. If you plan to attend, please RSVP in an e mail to millikan73reunion@gmail.com by Sunday, Sept. 24, so that we can reserve sufficient space.  See you then!

The hotel will provide complementary parking validation to those attendees not staying at the hotel.  Those attending the Friday evening reception, please bring your parking ticket to the reception for validation.

Sunday October 1 Breakfast 

On Sunday, we would encourage the reunion dinner attendees to continue the conversations at coffee/breakfast between 9 and 10:30AM.  The location has been changed to The Outpost Restaurant which is 4/10ths of a mile from the Avenue of the Arts Hotel.  It will be a pay for what your order meal. It will be a chance to get caught up with those who have chosen to stay Saturday night at the Avenue of the Arts and there are a lot of people staying over!  Avenue of the Arts has a limitation on the number of people they can serve so we have decided to move the breakfast off site.

Big Red (Double Decker) Bus Tour around Long Beach Waterfront on Sunday 10/1/23

Don’t miss the BRB (Big Red Bus) around coastal Long Beach through Seaport Village, Naples, Belmont Shore and Queensway Bay on Sunday 10/1/23 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm!

Meetup with old friends plus visit a few local watering holes and a few more sites! Note: Space is limited to the first 50 people so hurry and register!

Relive the glory days and make new memories.  We will be having fun on and off the bus with snacks, adult beverages and water! The BRB has been specifically reserved for our group!

For those coming from out of town, there will be plenty of local reunion attendees that will be happy to give you a ride from the hotel to the pick up and drop off location in Long Beach.  The bus departs from The old Tilted Kilt restaurant (closed) located at 6575 East Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach.  If you need a ride from the hotel to the bus pick up, include that in your email confirming your attendance to millikan73reunion@gmail.com

Snacks and drinks are included, plus you can bring your own (please no glass). The total inclusive price is $31.25 per person (via Stripe) which includes the credit card fee to book your reservation) Click here to pay for your 3 hour tour! “Just hop on the bus Gus, drop off the key Lee and set yourself free!”

Note: If there is an overwhelming response to the first tour we can always add a second Bus Tour from 4 pm -7 pm.  We will only know that as we get closer to the day of the event based on how many people respond! So book early!

  Click here 


Because of payment requirements for the hotel, it is critically important for everyone to register as soon as possible.

Optional event

We're also embarking on a 5-day cruise from Long Beach to Cabo San Lucas for October 3-8 (details below). From our recent survey responses, we already have 20 parties interested in going on the cruise.

We can’t wait to see YOU! Tell your friends and spread the word. Those who are Class of 73 adjacent are also warmly invited!  It will be the best Class of 1973 reunion ever!

Cruise details: 5-day Mexican Riviera from Oct 3-8, 2023

Day                 Port to Call Arrival                       Arrival Time Departure Time  

TUESDAY        LOS ANGELES (LONG BEACH), CA     00 00              4:00PM

WEDNESDAY  FUN DAY AT SEA                                     00 00 00         0000

THURSDAY     CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO                 10:00AM         6:00PM

FRIDAY           FUN DAY AT SEA                                     00 00 00         0000

SATURDAY     ENSENADA, MEXICO                               8:00AM          5:00PM

SUNDAY         LOS ANGELES (LONG BEACH), CA      8:00AM          00 0000

We have retained Escapes Unlimited to coordinate the cruise reservations. Contact them for making a reservation and choosing your room.  

    Please send all information by e-mail to: daniella@escapesltd.com

    Escapes Unlimited

    2012 Lerner Lane
    Santa Ana, CA 92705
    800 243 7227



    Send an email to reunion@millikan73.com

    Cory Watilo