Memorial Day weekend events
Ahoy, sailors! Fleet Week NYC 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.
Randall's Island Park returns with its annual free film series, presenting family friendly hits against a stunning city backdrop. Kick off Memorial Day weekend with a showing of Incredibles 2. Show up early for free games and crafts—and to grab some free popcorn while it lasts!
The 9/11 Memorial Museum is a testament not only to the inner strength of New Yorkers but also to the idea that a great city that can still stand strong. It's a tough institution to visit, hardly what one could call fun, but with the right kind of eyes, it's a truly beautiful and moving tribute to the events that took place, especially during Memorial Day weekend.