3rd annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park
May 27, 2018
U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Performances to highlight sea services at Liberty State Park for Fleet Week
NEW YORK (NRMA) – Weather permitting, sea service members are scheduled to participate in the 3rd annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey tomorrow.
Event will include:
- Noon – 4 p.m. – Various military static displays will be open for public viewing:
- U.S. Navy helicopters, Dive Tank, and Navy recruiting display
- Naval Oceanography display
- U.S. Coast Guard display
- Navy History and Heritage Command display
- U.S. Marine Corps Martial Arts demonstrations, military vehicles, personnel equipment, and pull-up bar challenge
- U.S. Fleet Forces Environmental Stewardship displays
- United Service Organizations
- 12:15 – 1 p.m. – U.S. Fleet Forces “Brass Band” will perform
- 12:30 – 1 p.m. – U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a Search and Rescue demonstration
- 5 p.m. – Event concludes
The event is free and open to the public and will also feature a variety of family-oriented activities, including face painting, pull-up challenges, game challenges with U.S Navy divers, and bounce houses for children.
For directions to Liberty State Park, from the New Jersey Turnpike, take exit 14B and follow signs to Liberty State Park. The event is held partnership with the State of New Jersey, the City of Jersey City, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Division of Parks and Forestry, and the State Park Service.
Now in its third year, Fleet Week at Liberty State Park celebrates the sea services and gives area citizens and unparalleled opportunity to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.
For up-to-date information on all Fleet Week New York (FWNY) events, visit the official FWNY website at www.fleetweeknewyork.com, “Like” FleetWeekNewYork on Facebook, or “Follow” @FleetWeekNYC on Twitter. FWNY photos can be viewed on Flickr at www.flickr.com/photos/fwnypao and Instagram at www.instagram.com/fleetweeknyc. Join the conversation on social media by using #FleetWeekNYC or #FleetWeekLibertyStatePark.