Fleet Week 2024: NYC Event Schedule

Fleet Week 2024 in New York City is set to begin tomorrow, bringing a series of exciting events to the city. This annual celebration honors the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, providing the public with an opportunity to meet Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen. Here’s a rundown of the events scheduled:

Day 1: Wednesday

  • Parade of Ships: The event kicks off with the arrival of ships in New York Harbor, starting around 10:00 AM. Spectators can view the ships as they pass by landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center.
  • Ship Tours: From 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, select ships will be open for public tours at various piers. This is a great opportunity to explore the vessels and learn about life at sea.

Day 2: Thursday

  • Ship Tours: Continued from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Liberty Jump Team Demonstration: At 1:00 PM, watch a thrilling parachute demonstration by the Liberty Jump Team at Pier 86.

Day 3: Friday

  • Ship Tours: Available from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Military Band Performance: Enjoy a live performance by a Navy band in Times Square at 12:00 PM.

Day 4: Saturday

  • Ship Tours: Open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Aviation Displays: Check out static displays of military aircraft at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum starting at 10:00 AM.
  • Meet and Greet: Meet service members at the museum from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Day 5: Sunday

  • Ship Tours: Available from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Coast Guard Demonstration: Watch a search and rescue demonstration in the Hudson River at 11:00 AM.
  • Memorial Day Concert: A special concert featuring military bands at Bryant Park at 3:00 PM.

Day 6: Monday (Memorial Day)

  • Memorial Day Ceremony: A solemn ceremony honoring fallen service members at the Intrepid Museum at 10:00 AM.
  • Ship Tours: Final chance to tour the ships from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Fleet Week Farewell: The event concludes with a farewell ceremony at Pier 86 at 5:00 PM.

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Fleet Week 2024 promises to be an exciting and educational event for all ages. Be sure to check local listings and the official Fleet Week website for any last-minute changes or additional details.

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