FLEET WEEK NYC 2008

May 23, 2008 8:14:37 AM PDT
Thousands of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships are in town for Fleet Week New York. Fleet Week includes dozens of military demonstrations and displays throughout the week, as well as public visitation of many of the participating ships.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
May 21 - 28, 2008

Wednesday, May 21:

  • 9:30-noon Parade of Ships & Aircraft fly-over the Hudson River from Verrazano Bridge to George Washington Bridge: Narrators will be at Stapleton Pier, SI & Fort Hamilton
  • 7pm NY Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY

    Thursday, May 22:

  • 8am-5pm Public visitation of ship in Manhattan Pier 88, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy

    **Note: Lines maybe capped as early as 3pm to ensure all visitors have toured the ship before 5pm when the ships close.

  • 8am-5pm Navy Seal Static & Challenge Display Pier 90, 50th St &12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Stapleton Pier
  • 8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Pier 88, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 8am-5pm Public visitation of ship in Staten Island Stapleton Pier, Staten Island
  • 8am-5pm Navy Flight Simulator (F18) Stapleton Pier, Staten Island
  • 8am-5pm Accelerate Your Life Experience Stapleton Pier, Staten Island
  • 8am-5pm Canadian Ships open for tours Pier 92
  • 9am-11am USMC Helicopter Raid demonstration Cunningham Park, Queens, NY
  • 11am-1pm Blessing of the Fleet Homeport Pier, 455 Front St, Staten Island, NY 10304
  • 7pm-8pm Memorial Day Parade - Larchmont Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538
  • USMC Helo landing, reconnaissance demonstration and static display of weapons and aircraft

    Friday, May 23

  • 8am-5pm Public visitation of ship in Manhattan Pier 90, 50th St &12th Ave/West Side Hwy

    **Note: Lines maybe capped as early as 3pm to ensure all visitors have toured the ship before 5pm when the ships close.

  • 8am-5:30pm Navy Environmental Programs display Onboard LHD and Pier 88 lower level
  • 6:30am-1:30pm Blood Drive Hangar Bay onboard LHD, Pier 88, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Stapleton Pier
  • 8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Pier 88, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 8am-5pm Canadian Ships open for tours Pier 92
  • 8:15am-10:30am Vocalist American Stock Exchange Opening Bell
  • 9am-11am World Trade Center Run Service members along with reps from NYPD, FDNY & PAPD will run a 2-mile route to the World Trade Center site and conduct a wreath laying ceremony.
  • 10am-10:30am US Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue demo Off of Staten Island Homeport Pier
  • 3pm-5pm Helicopter Raid demo Orchard Beach, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
  • 5pm-6pm Navy Band will perform a public concert Times Square Recruiting Station
  • 5pm-6pm Times Square Concert Times Square, NYC

    Saturday, May 24

  • 6:30am-10am Today Show performance Rockfeller Plaza, NYC
  • 8am-5pm Public visitation of ship in Manhattan Pier 90, 50th St &12th Ave/West Side Hwy

    **Note: Lines maybe capped as early as 3pm to ensure all visitors have toured the ship before 5pm when the ships close.

  • 8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Stapleton Pier
  • 8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Pier 88, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 8am-5:30pm Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum display Staten Island
  • 9am-4pm Marine Day in Times Square 7th Ave & 46th St, NY, NY: USMC personnel and static displays organic to an Infantry Battalion
  • 10am-12pm USMC Helicopter Raid demo Eisenhower Park, Long Island, NY: USMC Helo landing, reconnaissance demonstration and static display of weapons and aircraft
  • 12pm-1pm Office of Naval Research display/demo Pierside 88, lower level, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 5pm-7pm Helicopter Raid demo Clove Lake Park, Staten Island
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm Marine Band free concert Central Park Bandshell

    Sunday, May 25

    **Note: There will be no public visitation of ship in Manhattan on Sunday. The ship will be closed.

  • 7am-2pm Memorial Day Parade - Greepoint 519 Leonard St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
  • 8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Stapleton Pier
  • 8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Pier 88, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 9am-11am Greenpoint Memorial Day Parade 309 Eckford St, Brooklyn
  • 2pm-3pm College Point Memorial Day Parade 26th Ave & College Point, Queens, NY 11356
  • 12pm-2:30pm Memorial Day Parade - Forest Hills 107-15 Metropolitan Ave, Forrest Hills, Queens, NY
  • 1pm-3pm Tug of War South Street Seaport
  • 1pm-2:30pm Maspeth Memorial Day Parade Grand Ave & 72nd St, Maspeth, NY 11378
  • 2pm-3pm Navy Band will perform public concert Times Square Recruiting Station
  • 2pm-4pm Helicopter Raid Demo Playland Park Westchester County, Playland Park

    Monday, May 26

  • 8am-5pm Public visitation of ship in Manhattan Pier 90, 50th St &12th Ave/West Side Hwy

    **Note: Lines maybe capped as early as 3pm to ensure all visitors have toured the ship before 5pm when the ships close. 1pm-2:15pm Memorial Day Parade - Bayville Bayville Ave, Bayville NY

  • 2pm-3pm USMC, PFC Frank Vallone Memorial Mulberry & Canal Sts, NY, NY
  • 10:30am-11:45am Soldiers & sailors Memorial Day Special Commemoration 320 W. 90th St, NY, NY
  • 11am-1:30pm Memorial Day Parade - Bayridge John Paul Jones Park, 101st St & 4th Ave, Bay Bridge, Brooklyn, NY
  • 11:30am -1pm Memorial Day Parade - Pelham Town of Pelham Parade Route/Veterans Park, Pelham, NY
  • 2pm-4:30pm Memorial Day Parade - Little Neck Little Neck & Douglaston
  • 10:30am-1:30pm Memorial Day Parade - New Rochelle Memorial Plaza, corner of Main St & Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801
  • 12pm-1:30pm Memorial Day Parade - Manhattan Broadway & Dyckman, NY, NY
  • 11am-12pm Intrepid Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony Pier 84, 45th &12th Ave
  • 11am-1pm Memorial Day Parade - Glendale Cooper Ave & Myrtle Ave, Glendale, NY
  • 12pm-2pm Memorial Day Parade - Staten Island Forrest Ave to Crystal Ave, Staten Island, NY
  • 2pm-4pm Memorial Day Parade - City Island 550 City Island Dr, Bronx, NY 10464

    Tuesday, May 27

  • 8am-5pm Public visitation of ship in Manhattan Pier 90, 50th St &12th Ave/West Side Hwy

    **Note: Lines maybe capped as early as 3pm to ensure all visitors have toured the ship before 5pm when the ships close.

  • 8am-5:30pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Stapleton Pier
  • 8am-5:30pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Pier 88, lower level, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 8am-5pm Accelerate Your Life Experience Sullivan's Pier, Staten Island
  • 8am-5:30pm F-18 Navy Flight Simulator display Staten Island
  • 8am-5:30 Navy Seal Static & Challenge display Pier 88, lower level, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 8am-5:30pm Navy Convention National Display booth Pier 88, lower level, 48th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 8am-5:30pm Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum display Staten Island
  • 8am-5:30pm Navy Environmental Programs Display Onboard LHD, Pier 88, 47th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
  • 9am-6pm Navy Seal Static & Challenge Display Sullivan's Pier, Staten Island
  • 10am-12pm USMC Helo Static Display Freeport HS, Long Island, NY

    Wednesday, May 28

    Ships and service members depart New York City

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