Fleet Week 2016


                                     

                                     

The Fisherman's Wharf CBD is a sponsor of Fleet Week in San Francisco; a fun-filled week from October 3 - 10, 2016, where we can give thanks to the men and women who tirelessly serve our nation. The celebration includes a parade of ships along the Bay, an air show featuring the Blue Angels, free ship tours and live entertainment throughout Fisherman's Wharf and San Francisco. 

 Activities include:

  • An Air Show Starring the Famous Blue Angels and a 747 Plane
  • Coast Guard Rescue Demonstrations
  • Navy Ship Tours
  • Live Music
  • A Parade of Ships Under the Golden Gate Bridge

Event Locations Include:

The best viewing areas for the Air Show include: Aquatic Park, PIER 39 and the Pier 43 Promenade.

Fleet Week Events Schedule:

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

  • Ship Tours from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Pier 30/32: USS SAN DIEGO LPD 22

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

  • Veteran’s Art Exhibit at The Cannery - 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • US Navy Pacific Fleet Band in Sausalito at Gabrielson Park - 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • US Navy Pacific Fleet Band at 1850 Union Street - 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Thursday, October 6, 2016

  • Softball Tournament Finals with the US Navy Pacific Fleet Band  at Moscone Field from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Ship Tours from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    • At Pier 30/32: USS SAN DIEGO LPD 22
    • At Pier 15/17: USS MOBILE BAY CG 53
  • Blue Angels Survey Flights from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Friday, October 7, 2016

  • Parade of Ships begins at Golden Gate Bridge, between Marina  Green and PIER 39 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Parade of Ships Air Show - 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Blue Angels fly from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Humanitarian Assistance Village at the Marina Green - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Marina Green Festival Center at the Marina Green - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Neon Velvet "Modern Rock Hits" at PIER 39 - 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Saturday, October 8, 2016

  • Ship Tours from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • At Pier 30/32: USS MOBILE BAY CG 53
    • At Pier 15/17: HMCS CALGARY FFH 335
    • At Pier 35: USCGC MELLONWHEC 717
  • American Field Made in the USA Pop-Up Market at Ghirardelli Square, in the Power House from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Humanitarian Assistance Village at the Marina Green - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • K9's in Service Program at Duboce Park - 10:00 AM -12:00 PM
  • Air Show from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Blue Angels fly from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
  • Marina Green Festival Center at the Marina Green - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Naval Sea Cadet Corps Band of the West at PIER 39 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Mustache Harbor "Soft Rock Explosion" at PIER 39 - 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Blue Angels Pilots Meet & Greet, at PIER 39 - 6:15 PM

Sunday, October 9, 2016

  • Ship Tours from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • At Pier 15/17 HMCS CALGARY FFH 335
    • At Pier 35 USS MONTGOMERY LCS 8
    • At Pier 30/32 USS SAN DIEGO LPD 22
  • Humanitarian Assistance Village at the Marina Green - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • American Field Made in the USA Pop-Up Market at Ghirardelli  Square, in the Power House - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Marina Green Festival Center at the Marina Green - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Italian Heritage Day Parade in Fisherman's Wharf & North Beach - 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Best viewing in Fisherman's Wharf is along Jefferson St. between Powell St. and Leavenworth St. 
  • WJM The Band at PIER 39 - 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Air Show from 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Blue Angels fly from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

Monday, October 10, 2016

  • Ship Tours fron 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • At Pier 15/17 HMCS CALGARY FFH 335
    • At Pier 35 USGS MELLON WHEC 717
    • At Pier 30/32 USS SAN DIEGO LPD 22
  • The High School Band Challenge at the Golden Gate Park Band shell - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cruise the Bay during Fleet Week:

Bay cruises during the Parade of Ships and the Air Show can be booked with:  Blue and Gold Fleet (www.blueandgoldfleet.com/415-705-8200), Red and White Fleet (www.redandwhite.com/415-673-2900), The SS Jeremiah O'Brien (SSJeremiahObrien.org), the Sport fishing boats: visitfishermanswharf.com as well as many of the sailing cruises at PIER 39.


For more information visit  FleetWeekSF.org

For information on tour protocol while visiting U.S. Navy Vessels, visit the Fleet Week Website

For visitor and transit information during Fleet Week visit www.visitfishermanswharf.com. Please note that all events and activities are weather permitting and subject to change without notice.

Visit the PIER 39 Website for a listing of events at PIER 39.