Fleet Week 2017 NYC Ships, Schedule & Dates

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Fleet Week 2017

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It’s Fleet Week 2017, which means fun events, deals, and a jam-packed schedule, especially in NYC. Fleet Week is a United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, and United States Coast Guard tradition for active military ships to dock in major cities for one week of events, demonstrations and to let loose.

Get the rundown of events for the week in New York below.


Tuesday – May 23, 2017
– Navy Band Concert in Central Park at 12 p.m. ET

Wednesday – May 24, 2017
– Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships at 8:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET at New York Harbor
– Fort Hamilton Salute to the Ships of Fleet Week at 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET in Brooklyn
– Fort Wadsworth Fleet Week and National Park Centennial Celebration at 9 – 11:30 a.m. ET in Staten Island
– U.S. Navy Divers at New York Aquarium at 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET in Brooklyn

Thursday – May 25, 2017
– General Public Ship Tours from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET (Intrepid, Pier 86) and the ships included are located at Piers 88, 92 and Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86 in Manhattan; Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and Homeport Pier in Staten Island.
– U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team Performance at 9 – 9:30 a.m. ET at 9/11 Memorial Plaza
– U.S. Navy Dive Tank in Times Square at 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET in Times Square
– U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team Performance at at 11 – 11:30 a.m. ET at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Friday – May 26, 2017
– General Public Ship Tours continue, along with the U.S. Navy Dive Tank and U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team Performance again, but at varying times.
– Joint Re-enlistment/Promotions Ceremony at 2 – 2:30 p.m. ET at 9/11 Memorial Plaza
– Navy Band Concert from 8 – 9:15 p.m. ET at Military Island, Times Square

Saturday – May 27, 2017
– General Public Ship Tours continue.
– Marine Day at 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET in Prospect Park
– Seabee STEM Informational Static Display at 9 – 5 p.m. ET at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and Pier 86
– Joint Aviation Static Display Event at 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, New York
– U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo at 12 – 12:30 p.m. ET – In view from Homeport Pier
– U.S. Navy Dive Tank and U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team Performance again, but at varying times.
– Navy Band Concert at 6 – 7:15 p.m. ET at Military Island, Times Square
– U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment Performance at 8 – 9 p.m. ET at Father Duffy Square, Times Square

Sunday – May 28, 2017
– General Public Ship Tours continue.
– Fleet Week Freedom Run at 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET at North Cove Marina to 9/11 Memorial Site
– Seabee STEM Informational Static Display at 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Pier 86
– Veterans Appreciation Day & Memorial Tribute at 12 – 4 p.m. ET at Rye Playland in Rye, New York
– 2nd Annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park at 12 – 5 p.m. ET at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey
– Fleet Week New York Community Music Festival at 12 – 8 p.m. ET at Flagship Brewery in Staten Island, New York
– Navy Band Concert at 4 – 5:15 p.m. ET at Military Island, Times Square

Monday – May 29, 2017
– General Public Ship Tours continue.
– New Rochelle Memorial Day Ceremony at 12 – 6 p.m. ET in Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, New York
– Seabee STEM Informational Static Display at 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Pier 86
– Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Day Observance at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET at Riverside Drive & 89th St. in NYC
– Intrepid Memorial Day Commemoration at 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET at 12th Avenue & 46th St. Pier 86N in NYC
– U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo at 2 – 2:30 p.m. ET – In view from Intrepid Pier 86
– Annual New York Mets Military Appreciation Game at 4:10 p.m. ET at Citi Field in Queens, New York

Tuesday – May 30, 2017
– The ships depart from New York Harbor.