Fleet Week !

A flotilla of U.S. Navy ships is heading up the East Coast to take part in Fleet Week, New York’s annual celebration of the sea services. The ships set sail Monday morning from Norfolk with thousands of sailors and Marines and 1010 WINS Newsman Al Jones aboard. They are due in New York Harbor Wednesday morning

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Wednesday, May 21
Time Event Location
9:30-noon Parade of Ships & Aircraft fly-over 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, 55th 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, 55th 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
8am-5pm Navy Environmental Programs Display Onboard LHD & Pier 88, lower level, 55th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
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

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, 55th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Stapleton Pier
8am-5pm USCG & Auxiliary Outreach Display Pier 88, 55th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
8am-5pm Canadian Ships open for tours Pier 92
8am-5pm Navy Environmental Programs Display Onboard LHD & Pier 88, lower level, 55th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
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.
9am-4pm Marine Day Central Park
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Note: USMC personnel and static displays organic to an infantry batallion
10am-10:30am US Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue demo Off of Staten Island Homeport Pier
10am-12pm USMC Helo Static Display Tottenville High School, Staten Island
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
6pm-10pm Memorial Day Parade – Larchmont Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538

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, 55th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
8am-5pm Navy Environmental Programs Display Onboard LHD & Pier 88, lower level, 55th 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
3pm-5pm Helicopter Raid Demo Clove Lake Park, Staten Island

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, 55th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
11:45am-6pm College Point Memorial Day Parade 26th Ave & College Point, Queens, NY 11356
12pm-3pm Memorial Day Parade – Forrest Hills 107-15 Metropolitan Ave, Forrest Hills, Queens, NY
1pm-3pm Tug of War South Street Seaport
1pm-4pm 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.
8am-12pm Memorial Day Parade – Bayville Bayville Ave, Bayville NY
8am-5pm Navy Environmental Programs Display Onboard LHD & Pier 88, lower level, 55th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
2pm-3pm USMC, PFC Frank Vallone Memorial Mulberry & Canal Sts, NY, NY
10am-1pm Memorial Day Parade – Bayridge John Paul Jones Park, 101st St & 4th Ave, Bay Bridge, Brooklyn, NY
10am -1pm Memorial Day Parade – Pelham Town of Pelham Parade Route/Veterans Park, Pelham, NY
10am-12pm Memorial Day Parade – Little neck Little Neck & Douglaston
10:30am-12:30pm Memorial Day Parade – New Rochelle Memorial Plaza, corner of Main St & Memorial Hwy, New Rochelle, NY 10801
10am-4pm Memorial Day Parade – Manhattan Broadway & Dyckman, NY, NY
11am-12pm Intrepid Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony Pier 84, 45th &12th Ave
11am-2pm Memorial Day Parade – Glendale Cooper Ave & Myrtle Ave, Glendale, NY
12pm-3pm Memorial Day Parade – Staten Island Forrest Ave to Crystal Ave, Staten Island, NY
2pm-5pm 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, 55th 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-5:30pm Navy Seal Static & Challenge display Pier 88, lower level, 55th St & 12th Ave/West Side Hwy
8am-5:30pm Navy Convention National Display booth Pier 88, lower level, 55th 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, lower level, 55th 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

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