Ahoy, sailors! Fleet Week NYC 2016 is a seven-day celebration in New York City, which honors the members of the United States Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. Every year, the weeklong party kicks off with the Parade of Ships—a flotilla of visiting vessels and tall ships that cruise along the Hudson river—and continues with military demonstrations, a Memorial Day ceremony and more outstanding things to do around some great New York City attractions. We’ll share everything from where to visit in-service ships docked in NYC piers to how to get “on fleek” for Fleet Week (in case you want to impress a few seafaring gentlemen). For more things to do in May, be sure to check our expansive May events calendar.
When is Fleet Week NYC?
The 28th annual Fleet Week in NYC will take place from Wednesday, May 25, 2016 to Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
Where is Fleet Week NYC?
A range of New York venues host the weeklong itinerary of events for Fleet Week, including the New York Harbor, Pier 92 in Manhattan, USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island, Military Island (Broadway and 7th Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets), Eisenhower Park, the Flagship Brewery and the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Monument.