NYC – Fleet Week 2016 Events – New York City – New Yorkled

ANNUAL NEW YORK CITY FLEET WEEK
2016

May 25 – 31, 2016

Please have a look as well at our
Memorial Day Events Page.

Of Interest:

The events listed below are Free and are re-listed with the permission of the US Navy Public Affairs Office

Visiting of Ships:

  • Thursday, May 26 – Monday, May 30
    General public ship tours begin
    Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm dependent upon location
    Lines may be capped at 3:00 pm

Events & Times Subject To Change

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

  • Parade of Ships
    Time: TBD
    The Parade of Ships will signal the start of 2016 Fleet Week New York. Participating ships will be announced at a later date. It is anticipated that nearly 4,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate in this year’s event. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Flatlands Library and Paerdegat Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Flatbush Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 11:15 a.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    New Utrecht Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 1:30 p.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Sunset Park Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 3:30 p.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Sheepshead Bay Park Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 4 p.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Navy Band Concert
    Time: 5 p.m.
    Location: Pier A, 22 Battery Place | Manhattan, New York
    Navy Band Northeast will perform a public concert at Pier A near Harbor House in Batter Park. Event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours begin on Piers 88S and 92S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours begin at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, in Manhattan. Events are free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Highlawn Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Crown Heights Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Homecrest Library, and Gerritsen Beach Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Larchmont Memorial Day Parade
    Larchmont, New York
    Time: 6 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post#347. Event is free and open to the public.

Friday, May 27, 2016

  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held on Piers 88S and 92S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, in Manhattan. Events are free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Brower Park Library, and Cypress Hills Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Pacific Library, and Clarendon Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 10:45 a.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library
    Kensington Library | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Brooklyn Public Library celebrates Fleet Week New York with a special read aloud with a sea service member. Visit the Brooklyn Public Library website for more details. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Joint Re-enlistment/Promotions Ceremony
    Time: 2 p.m.
    National September 11 Memorial Museum, 180 Greenwich St | Manhattan, New York
    Service members will participate in a re-enlistment and promotion ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial Museum in Manhattan. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Navy Band Concert/Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Silent Drill Team
    Time: 5 p.m.
    Location: Military Island, Pedestrian Plaza between 42nd and 43rd streets (Times Square) | Manhattan, New York
    Navy Band Northeast will perform on Military Island in Times Square, along with the U.S. Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Silent Drill Team. Event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held on Piers 88S and 92S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, in Manhattan. Events are free and open to the public.
  • Military Day at Battery Park
    Time: 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Battery Park | Manhattan, New York
    Event will include military band performances, boot camp-style exercise session (6:30 a.m.), military static displays, demonstrations, and more. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Joint Aviation Event
    Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Location: Eisenhower Park | East Meadow, New York
    Event will include military band performances, military static displays of aviation and personnel equipment, demonstrations and more. Event is free and open to the public.
  • U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration
    Time: 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    USS Sullivans Pier | Staten Island, New York
    U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a search and rescue demonstration in the water off USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island for visitors and ships to see.Event is free and open to the public.
  • Navy Band Concert
    Time: 5 p.m.
    Military Island, Pedestrian Plaza between 42nd and 43rd streets (Times Square) | Manhattan, New York
    Navy Band Northeast will perform on Military Island in Times Square. Event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    No tours will will be available on Pier 88S today; Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held on Pier 92S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, in Manhattan. Events are free and open to the public.
  • Greenpoint Veterans Memorial Parade
    Location: 519 Leonard St. | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post#1771. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Fleet Week at Liberty State Park
    Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Liberty State Park | Jersey City, New Jersey
    Event will include military band performances, military static displays, demonstrations, and more. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Veterans Appreciation Day & Memorial Tribute
    Time: 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Rye Playland | Rye, New York
    Event will include a ceremony in honor of Memorial Day, U.S. Marine Corps static displays, and more.Event is free and open to the public.
  • Fleet Week New York Community Music Festival
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Flagship Brewery, 40 Minthorne St. | Staten Island, New York
    The Flagship Brewery and community members will host a music festival in honor of Fleet Week New York. Military and local bands scheduled to perform. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
    Grand Ave. & 72nd St. (Queens) | Maspeth, New York
    Time: 1 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Village of Hastings-on-Hudson Memorial Day Parade
    558 Warburton Ave. | Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
    Time: 1 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by James Daley VFW Post#200. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Saddle Brook Memorial Day Parade
    Fairlawn Parkway | Saddle Brook, New Jersey
    Time: 1:30 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by the Township of Saddle Brook. Event is free and open to the public.
  • College Point Memorial Day Parade
    College Point Blvd. & Neil Park | College Point, New York
    Time: 2 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by the Citizens of College Point. Event is free and open to the public.

Monday, May 30, 2016 (Memorial Day)

  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Last day for ship tours; Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held on Piers 88S and 92S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Last day for ship tours; Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, in Manhattan. Events are free and open to the public.
  • Bayville Memorial Day Parade
    Bayville Ave. | Bayville, New York
    Time: 8 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post#1285. This year the event will inclide 70th Anniversary of the American Legion Post and the renaming of the main street in Bayville in memory of Lance Corporal John Schaefer. Event is free and open to the public.
  • New Rochelle Memorial Day Ceremony
    Glen Island Park | New Rochelle, New York
    Time: 8 a.m.
    Event will include a ceremony, BBQ, military static displays, and free concert hosted by American Legion Post #170. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Crestwood Memorial Day Parade
    St. Eleanore’s Lane & Bronanen Place | Yonkers, New York
    Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Service members will participate in annual parade which starts at Schultze Park. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Day Observance
    Location: Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, Riverside Dr. & 89th Street | Manhattan, New York
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Annual Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony will take place at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Manhattan. This year’s event will commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the death of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Pelham Memorial Day Parade
    Pelham Manor | Town of Pelham, New York
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Bogota Memorial Day Parade
    375 Larch Ave. | Bogota, New Jersey
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post#117. Event is free and open to the public.
  • 147th Kings County Memorial Day Parade
    101 St. & 4th Ave. | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Glendale/Ridgewood Memorial Day Parade
    Myrtle Avenue & 70th Street | Glendale, New York
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Rochelle Park Memorial Day Parade
    365 W. Passaic St. | Rochelle Park, New Jersey
    Time: 11:30 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Staten Island Memorial Day Parade
    Forest Ave. | Staten Island, New York
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Annual New York Mets/USO Military Appreciation Day
    Citi Field | Flushing, New York
    Time: 1:10 p.m.
    New York Mets and the USO of New York will host the annual Military Appreciation Day. Mets will take on the Chicago White Sox. Events will include: first pitch, military enlistment, national anthem, flyover, U.S. Navy Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs” demonstration, and more.
  • U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration
    Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N | Manhattan, New York
    U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a search and rescue demonstration in the water off Pier 86N in Manhattan for visitors and ships to see.Event is free and open to the public.
  • Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade
    Northern Blvd. & Jayson Ave. | Great Neck, New York
    Time: 2 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • City Island Memorial Day Parade
    City Island | Bronx, New York
    Time: 2:30 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post# 156. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Mamaroneck Memorial Day Parade
    189 Prospect Ave. | Mamaroneck, New York
    Time: 3 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

  • Ships depart
    Time: TBD
    U.S. Navy ships will depart Pier 88S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.

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Photo taken at a previous Fleet Week.

Photo taken at a previous Fleet Week 2010.

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum To Host

1940’s-Style Swing Dancing Event

As Part Of Fleet Week New York 2016

Saturday, May 28, 2016
7:30 pm – 12:30 am

Tickets On Sale Now!

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Fleet Week Events

The following Fleet Week activities will be held inside the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and on Pier 86 (46 Street and 12 Avenue, Manhattan).   Events on the pier are free and open to the public; events in the Museum are free with Museum admission. This year’s special events and displays include:

*PLEASE NOTE: ALL FLEET WEEK EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

Wednesday, May 25 

To kick-off the annual Fleet Week events, come watch as Naval and Coast Guard ships with men and women manning the rails sail up the Hudson River into New York City, traveling past Intrepid’s Pier 86 before docking.  Arrival times to be confirmed via http://www.fleetweeknewyork.com/fleetweeknewyork/.

Museum is open from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday, May 27

Join the Intrepid Museum as it kicks off its 8th annual Summer Movie Series with a FREE screening of Top Gun on the flight deck! Bring your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets. Doors open at 7:30pm and the film begins at sunset, weather permitting. Space is limited. Seating is on a first come, first served basis, and there is no admission after 8:30pm. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Museum is open from 10:00am–5:00pm.

Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29

The Intrepid Museum joins with Prohibition Productions to present an epic battle of the big bands and swing dance on the flight deck of the historic aircraft carrier Intrepid! This one-night-only special event will take place during Fleet Week New York 2016 and celebrates the music, dancing, and style of the Swing Era by featuring three of NYC’s best big bands (James Langton’s New York All-Star Big Band, George Gee Swing Orchestra, and Gordon Webster Big Band),  plus a vintage fashion show and contest, swing DJs, photo booth with 1940s-style pinup girls, swing dance performances and dance contest, a free beginner swing dance lesson, and so much more! Tickets on sale soon.

Museum is open from 10:00am–6:00pm.

Monday, May 30—Memorial Day

11:30am: Honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces at the annual Memorial Day commemoration ceremony along with hundreds of veterans, representing wars and conflicts from WWII to the present, and their families. This annual ceremony will include the unfurling of a 100-foot American flag, the playing of Taps, a ceremonial wreath laying and a 3-volley rifle salute. The event is free and open to the public.

Museum is open from 10:00am–6:00pm.

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Memorial Day Observance
at the
Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument

Monday, May 30, 2015 at 10:00 am
(89th Street & Riverside Drive)
The following is from a previous year. This will remain here until we get word of this year’s updated item:
The U. S. Marine Corps Band will perform a medley of patriotic music beginning at 10:00 am

The Grand Procession, led by the New York Scottish Pipes and Drums, sets off at 10:30

A Marine Corps Color Guard will be joined by honorary color guards of the Sons of Union Veterans, and the Veteran Corps of Artillery in their historic uniforms, along with Sailors and Marines from the fleet, Coast Guardsmen, and cadets.

Noted Civil War historian Harold Holzer will give the annual memorial address.

20 wreaths will be laid at the landmark Memorial by Veteran’s, Civic, and Heritage organizations including the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the Confederacy, The Old Guard of the City of New York, the Navy League, American Legion, Jewish War Veterans, Montford Point Marines, and others.

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NY Philharmonic Memorial Day Concert

At The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Hosts

Monday, May 30, 2016
8:00 – 9:00 pm, Cathedral, Pulpit Green

No Details as yet regarding this year’s concert if any.

Ticket distribution starts at 6:00 pm;
Performance begins at 8:00 pm

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street

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Aviation Related Events:

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) – In addition to showcasing the world’s largest maritime force, the sea services are scheduled to host a variety of air demonstrations, May 26-30, in celebration of the 2016 Fleet Week New York (FWNY).

FWNY, now in its 28th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The weeklong celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984, and it is anticipated that nearly 4,500 sea service members will participate this year.

Events include:

Thursday, May 26th

  • 9:00 – 11:00 am
    Westbury High School | Westbury, N.Y. (Long Island) – The event will include two MH-60S and one MH-53E helicopter static displays, as well as a U.S. Navy (USN) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) demonstration for students. Navy Band Northeast Rhode Island Sound is scheduled to perform. Event is not open to general public.
  • 10:00 am – noon
    Massapequa High School | Massapequa, N.Y.  – The event will feature U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) aviation static displays, and vehicles and equipment carried by a Marine Corps infantry platoon (small arms, small artillery and individual combat load) on display for students. Event is not open to general public.
  • 12:30 – 2:30 pm
    Connetquot High School | Bohemia, N.Y. – The event will feature a USMC aviation static displays, and vehicles and equipment carried by a Marine Corps infantry platoon (small arms, small artillery and individual combat load) on display for students. Event is not open to general public.1 – 3 p.m., East Brook Middle School/Paramus High School | Paramus, N.J. – The event will include two MH-60S helicopter static displays, as well as a USN EOD demonstration for students. U.S. Fleet Forces Brass Band is scheduled to perform. Event is not open to general public.

Saturday, May 28th

  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, N.Y. – Event will include USN and USMC aviation static displays (10 a.m. – noon, including a USN EOD demonstration), personnel, equipment, and vehicles and equipment carried by a Marine Corps infantry platoon (small arms, small artillery and individual combat load), and more. Navy Band Northeast Rhode Island Sound is scheduled to perform from 10 a.m. – noon.  Event is free and open to the public.Noon – 12:30 p.m., USS The Sullivans Pier, Staten Island, N.Y. – a U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) helicopter will conduct a search and rescue demonstration over open water near the pier. During the demonstration, the helicopter crew will drop a mannequin into the water to simulate a person in distress. A rescue swimmer will then jump into the water to secure the mannequin. Both the rescue swimmer and the mannequin are then lifted securely back into the helicopter, and the helicopter departs the area. Event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, May 29th

  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Liberty State Park, Jersey City, N.J. – Event will include the USN Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs,” USN helicopter demonstration with EOD fast rope, U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue demonstration, U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team performance, USN and USMC band performances, USN dive tank, military tactical vehicles, and more. Event is free and open to the public.2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Rye Playland, Rye, N.Y. – Event will include a ceremony in honor of Memorial Day for veterans, USMC aviation static displays, and vehicles and equipment carried by a Marine Corps infantry platoon (small arms, small artillery and individual combat load). Event is free and open to the public.

Monday, May 30th

  • 2:00 – 5:00 pm
    Glen Island Park, New Rochelle, N.Y. – Event will feature USMC aviation static displays, and vehicles and equipment carried by a Marine Corps infantry platoon (small arms, small artillery and individual combat load) for students. Event is free and open to the public.1:10 p.m., Citi Field, Flushing, N.Y. – Four FA-18 Super Hornets based out of Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Va. will fly over the annual New York Mets/USO Military Appreciation Day at Citi Field, signifying the start of the game. The Mets will take on the Chicago White Sox. The USN Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs will jump into the stadium and military personnel from all five branches will be represented on the field. The Joint Service Color Guard will present colors, and a member of Navy Band Northeast will sing the national anthem. Event is open to the public.1:30 – 2 p.m., Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, Manhattan, N.Y. – a USCG helicopter will conduct a search and rescue demonstration over open water near the pier. During the demonstration, the helicopter crew will drop a mannequin into the water to simulate a person in distress. A rescue swimmer will then jump into the water to secure the mannequin. Both the rescue swimmer and the mannequin are then lifted securely back into the helicopter, and the helicopter departs the area. Event is free and open to the public.

Ships:

Pier 88S, Manhattan

  • USS Bataan (LHD 5)

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86N, Manhattan

  • USCGC Juniper (WLB 201)
  • USNA Yard Patrol Boats

Pier 92, Manhattan

  • HMCS Athabaskan (D 282)
  • HMCS Kingston (MM 700)
  • HMCS Moncton (MM 708)

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, Brooklyn

  • USS Farragut (DDG 99)
  • USS Bainbridge (DDG 96)
  • USCGC Forward (WMEC 911)

USS The Sullivan’s Homeport Pier, Staten Island

  • USS Shamal (PC 13)
  • USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43)

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Aircraft:

  • To come…

Visit the following for additional information:
– Official Fleet Week website
– Visit also the Intrepid Page on New Yorkled
– New Historic Aircraft Lifted By CraneTo The Flight Deck Of The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
– 911 Memorial Fences Taken Down – Passes NO LONGER NEEDED!!!!

 

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Press Releases from previous years:

Ships Open For Public Tours During Fleet Week New York

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) – Three U.S. Navy (USN) ships, four U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Yard Patrol boats, and two U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) cutters will participate in the 2015 Fleet Week New York, beginning with the Parade of Ships, May 20.
Public visitation on USN ships and USCG cutters in Manhattan and Staten Island begins Thursday, May 21 and continues through Monday, May 25; 8 am to 5 pm daily. Public visitation on USNA Yard Patrol boats runs Thursday through Friday, May 22; 10 am to 5 pm daily. Visitors are reminded that lines may be capped early so that the last people in line have an opportunity to complete their tours.
USS San Antonio (LPD 17) and USCG cutter Spencer (WMEC 905) will be moored at Pier 92 in Manhattan; USS Barry (DDG 52), USS Stout (DDG 55), and USCG cutter Sturgeon Bay (WTGB 109), will be moored at The USS Sullivans Pier at the Staten Island Homeport; and the USNA Yard Patrol boats will be moored at Pier 86 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Spencer and the USNA Yard Patrol boats are scheduled to depart on Saturday, May 23.
Visitors should plan to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. All bags and/or camera cases will be searched prior to entering. Ships are considered an industrial environment and guests are encouraged to avoid open-toed sandals, high-heels, necklaces or other items that can get caught, as well as bags that are too heavy to carry comfortably. Sunscreen and/or sunglasses are advised.
There is no age requirement to tour USN, USNA and USCG ships during Fleet Week New York, however, adult visitors over the age of 18 are required to show a valid state or federal issued picture I.D. prior to touring. Additionally, tours may not be appropriate for small children or those with certain medical conditions. Strollers or baby carriages are permitted on the pier, but not allowed on the ships.
USN, USNA and USCG ships are not handicap accessible. The pier facilities in both Manhattan and Staten Island – including the exhibit, observation, refreshment, and restroom areas – are handicap accessible.
Photography is permitted aboard the ships during tours, however, photos of security personnel or procedures are prohibited.
Bottles, cans or containers of any type; banners, posters or signs of any type; mace, pepper spray, or other defensive sprays or chemicals; knives, firearms, fireworks or any explosive; illegal drugs or paraphernalia; flammable liquids or aerosol spray cans; club weapons; and animals are not permitted. Smoking is also not permitted aboard any ship or anywhere near the piers. The USN, USNA, and USCG reserve the right to prohibit other items not listed above.
Food will not be available on the ships, but visitors will be able to purchase bottled water and some food items at concession stands on the piers.
In addition to public visitation of participating ships, there will be numerous exhibits and aviation demonstrations throughout the week showing off the latest technology of the maritime services and the skilled expertise of our service members.
Fleet Week New York, now in its 27th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The weeklong celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984. It is anticipated that nearly 1,800 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate.
For up-to-date information on all Fleet Week events, visit the official Fleet Week New York website at www.fleetweeknewyork.com, “Like” FleetWeekNewYork on Facebook, or “Follow” @FleetWeekNYC on Twitter. Fleet Week New York photos can be viewed on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/fwnypao. Join the conversation on social media by using #FleetWeekNYC. Share Fleet Week New York ship tour experiences on Twitter and Facebook by using #SelfieWithASailor.

Fleet Week sets sail for New York City; ships announced

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) – Three U.S. Navy ships, four U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Yard Patrol boats, and two U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) cutters will participate in the 2015 Fleet Week New York, May 20-26.

Navy participating ships will include San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS San Antonio (LPD 17), and Arleigh Burke-class Aegis guided missile destroyers USS Barry (DDG 52) and USS Stout (DDG 55) from Norfolk, Va.

USCG participating ships will include cutter Sturgeon Bay (WTGB 109), from Bayonne, N.J. and cutter Spencer (WMEC 905) from Boston, Mass.

San Antonio and Spencer will be moored at Pier 92 in Manhattan; Barry, Stout, and Sturgeon Bay will be moored at The USS Sullivans Pier at the Staten Island Homeport; and the USNA Yard Patrol boats will be moored at Pier 86 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

Fleet Week New York, now in its 27th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The weeklong celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984. It is anticipated that nearly 1,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate.

For up-to-date information on all Fleet Week events, visit the official Fleet Week New York website at www.fleetweeknewyork.com, “Like” FleetWeekNewYork on Facebook, or “Follow” @FleetWeekNYC on Twitter. Fleet Week New York photos can be viewed on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/fwnypao. Join the conversation on social media by using #FleetWeekNYC. Share Fleet Week New York ship tour experiences on Twitter and Facebook by using #SelfieWithASailor.

2015 Fleet Week New York dates announced

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) – The U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard announced dates for the 2015 Fleet Week New York today. Fleet Week New York, now in its 27th year, is scheduled to take place May 20-26. The weeklong celebration is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services, and an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. Fleet Week New York has been held nearly every year since 1984, and it is anticipated that nearly 1,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate this year. In addition to public visitation of participating ships and military band concerts, there will be numerous exhibits and aviation demonstrations throughout the week showcasing the latest technology of the maritime services and the skilled expertise of our dedicated service members.

Navy, Coast Guard ships sail into New York Harbor for 2014 Fleet Week New York celebration

NEW YORK (NRMA) – Three U.S. Navy ships and two U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) cutters are set to arrive in the New York Harbor tomorrow to participate in the 2014 Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships.

Participating ships will include the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Cole (DDG 67 and USS McFaul (DDG 74), and U.S. Coast Guard cutters Campbell (WMEC 909) and Katherine Walker (WLM 552).

Cole will lead as the ships enter the Ambrose Channel at approximately 8:15 am, with ships in formation behind, passing Buoys 19 and 20 at approximately 9 am The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) will join at 9:15 am At 9:30 am, Cole will be on the beam of historic Fort Hamilton, with each ship following at 3.75 min intervals. Oak Hill will render honors as it passes the One World Trade Center at approximately 10:15 am

The ships can be seen from virtually any view of the river, from the Battery Conservancy to just south of the George Washington Bridge, and on the other side of the river in Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken, up to Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Fleet Week New York, now in its 26th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The week-long celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984. Nearly 1,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen are participating this year.

For up-to-date information on all Fleet Week events, visit the official Fleet Week New York website at www.fleetweeknewyork.com

Navy announces change to participating ships during 2014 Fleet Week New York

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) – The Navy announced today that USS Gettysburg (CG 64) will not participate in the 2014 Fleet Week New York.  The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) from Norfolk, Va. will represent the Navy in its place, beginning with the Parade of Ships, May 21.

The ship will be moored at The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island with USS Cole (DDG 67), an Arleigh Burke-class Aegis-equipped guided-missile destroyer, and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) cutter Katherine Walker (WLM 552).

Additional ships will include the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and USCG cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) moored at Pier 92 in Manhattan.

Public visitation on Navy ships and USCG cutters begins Thursday, May 22 and continues through Monday, May 26. Public visitation is 8 am to 5 pm daily. Visitors are reminded that lines may be capped early so that the last people in line have an opportunity to complete their tours.

In addition to public visitation of participating ships and military band concerts, there will be numerous exhibits and military demonstrations throughout the week showcasing the latest technology of the maritime services and the skilled expertise of our service members.

Fleet Week New York, now in its 26th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The week-long celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984. It is anticipated that nearly 1,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate.

For up-to-date information on ship locations, hours and visitation information, visit the official Fleet Week New York website at www.fleetweeknewyork.com, “Like” FleetWeekNewYork on Facebook, or “Follow” @FleetWeekNYC on Twitter. Join the conversation on social media by using #FleetWeekNYC.

For information on FWNY, please contact Beth Baker, Director of Public Affairs, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic at 757-322-2854.

Fleet Week sets sail for New York City; ships announced

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) – Three U.S. Navy ships and two U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) cutters will participate in the 2014 Fleet Week New York, May 21-27.

U.S. Navy participating ships will include Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) and Arleigh Burke-class Aegis-equipped guided-missile destroyer USS
Cole (DDG 67) from Norfolk, Va., and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) from Mayport, Fla.

USCG participating ships will include cutter Katherine Walker (WLM 552), the “Keeper of New York Harbor” from Bayonne, N.J. and cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) from Portsmouth, N.H.

In addition to public visitation of participating ships and military band concerts, there will be numerous exhibits and military demonstrations throughout the week showcasing the latest technology of the maritime services and the skilled expertise of our service members.

Fleet Week New York, now in its 26th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The week-long celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984. It is anticipated that nearly 1,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate.