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NYC Fleet Week 2012 Events

Check out ship tours, demonstrations and performances during NYC Fleet Week

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NYC Fleet Week takes place every year in late May, spanning Memorial Day Weekend. Many of the events take place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (which charges admission, though military (retired and active) are admitted free), but there are also lots of free activities, including ship tours in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island, performances and demonstrations around New York City.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

  • 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Parade of Ships

    Where: Hudson River on Manhattan's west side

Thursday, May 24, 2012

  • 8 am-5 pm
    Free Ship Tours

    Where: Pier 90 & 92, 51st St/West Side Highway
    Where: Stapleton Pier, SI
  • 9 am
    U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard Air & Water Demonstrations

    USN Leap Frogs Parachute Jump (MH-53E), USMC airborne insertion/extraction of combat equipped Marines with helicopters.
    Location: Coney Island, Brooklyn
  • 12:30 p.m.
    USMC MAGTF Aviation Event

    Marines will be available to discuss and interact with public.
    Location: Sachem High School, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY
  • 1 p.m.
    USN Aviation Event

    Aerial demo would consist of MH-60S conducting Explosive Ordnance Team Search and rescue operations. After demo, MH-60S will land for static display
    Location: Sheepshead Bay High School, Brooklyn

Friday, May 25, 2012

  • 8 am-5 pm
    Free Ship Tours

    Where: Pier 90 & 92, 51st St/West Side Highway
    Where: Stapleton Pier, SI
  • 9 am-4 pm
    U.S. Marine Corps Day in Battery Park

    Where: Battery Park
  • 9:30 a.m.
    USN Aviation Event

    Where: Hackensack High School, Hackensack, NJ
  • 10 a.m.
    USMC Aviation Event

    Where: Forrest Hills High School, Queens
  • 12:30 p.m.
    USMC Aviation Event

    Where: East Islip High School, Long Island
  • 12:30
    USN Aviation Event

    Where: Paramus Middle School, Paramus, NJ
  • 2:30 pm
    USMC Aviation Event

    Where: Orchard Beach (Bronx)

Saturday, May 26, 2012

  • 8 am-5 pm
    Free Ship Tours

    Where: Pier 90 & 92, 51st St/West Side Highway
    Where: Port Authority Piers, Brooklyn
    Where: Stapleton Pier, SI
  • 9 am-6 pm
    USMC Day in Times Square

    featuring performance by the Navy Band NE & USMC Band
    Where: Times Square
  • 10 am - 2 pm
    U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps Air and Land Demonstrations

    Where: Eisenhower Park (East Meadow, NY)
  • Noon - 4 p.m.
    Governors Island Family Fest
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    Where: (Governors Island)
  • 1 pm
    Staten Island Music Festival

    Where: Staten Island

Sunday, May 27, 2012

  • 8 am-5 pm
    Free Ship Tours

    Where: Stapleton Pier, SI
    Where: Port Authority Piers, Brooklyn
  • 10 am
    USMC Aviation Event

    Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park
  • 10 am - 3 pm
    Staten Island War of 1812 Commemoration Event

    Where: Ft. Wadsworth
  • 2 - 6 pm
    Military Bands in Times Square

    Where: Times Square
  • 2 pm
    USN aviation event

    Where: Randall Park, Freeport
  • 2 pm
    USMC aviation event

    Where: Playland Park, Rye, NY

Monday, May 28, 2012

  • 8 am-5 pm
    Free Ship Tours

    Where: Pier 90 & 92, 51st St/West Side Highway
    Where: Port Authority Piers, Brooklyn

    Where: Stapleton Pier, SI
  • 9 am
    USMC Aviation Event

    Where: Clove Lake Park, Staten Island, NY

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

  • 8 am-5 pm
    Free Ship Tours

    Where: Pier 90 & 92, 51st St/West Side Highway
    Where: Stapleton Pier, SI
  • 1 pm
    USN Aviation Event

    Where: New Dorp High School, Staten Island, NY

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

  • Ships and service members depart New York City

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