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Fleet Week 2018


                                     

                                     

The Fisherman's Wharf CBD is a sponsor of Fleet Week in San Francisco; a fun-filled week 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 (Subject to Change):

  • 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:

2018 schedule will be updated when finalized, below is the 2017 schedule to give you an idea of what takes place.

Friday, October 6, 2017
Parade of Ships / Waterfront / 11 AM - 12 PM
Air Show / Fisherman's Wharf* / 12 - 4 PM
United Airline Festival Center / Marina Green / 10 AM - 5 PM
32nd Street Brass Band from Navy Band Southwest / PIER 39 / 4 - 5 PM
The Destroyers from Navy Band Southwest/ PIER 39 / 5 - 6 PM

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Ship Tours / Pier 15/17, 30/32, & 35 / 9 AM - 4 PM
United Airline Festival Center / Marina Green / 10 AM - 5 PM
Air Show / Fisherman's Wharf* / 12 PM - 4 PM
The Destroyers from Navy Band Southwest / PIER 39/  12 - 2 PM
Blue Angels Meet & Greet / PIER 39 /  6:15 - 6:45 PM

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Ship Tours / Pier 15/17, 30/32, & 35 / 9 AM - 4 PM
United Airline Festival Center / Marina Green / 10 AM - 5 PM
Air Show / Fisherman's Wharf* / 12 PM - 4 PM
Italian Heritage Day Parade / Fisherman's Wharf & North Beach** / 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

*The best places for viewing the Air Show at Fisherman's Wharf are: Aquatic Park, the Pier 43 Promenade, and PIER 39. The Blue Angels perform from 3 PM - 4 PM. 
**The best places for viewing the Italian Heritage Day Parade at Fisherman's Wharf are on Jefferson St. between Powell St. and Leavenworth St. 


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.


Earlier Event: July 4
4th of July
Later Event: October 7
150th Italian Heritage Day Parade