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Tuesday October 7th

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Bark @ the Park

Bark @ the Park

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Dogs trained in Urban Search and Rescue (US&R), bomb and drug detection, and post traumatic stress therapy will present a live demonstration and program for the general public.

Location: Jefferson Square Park at the corner of Turk and Laguna Streets


Wednesday October 8th

10:30am - 5:00pm

Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit

10:30am - 5:00pm

An annual juried art exhibit of original works created by active duty service members and veterans spanning from World War II to the present.

Location: Academy of Art Gallery at The Cannery,  2801 Leavenworth St

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ship Tours

Ship Tours

1:00pm - 4:00pm

USS AMERICA: Piers 30-32

Thursday October 9th

10:30am - 5:00pm

Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit

10:30am - 5:00pm

An annual juried art exhibit of original works created by active duty service members and veterans spanning from World War II to the present.

Location: Academy of Art Gallery at The Cannery

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Blue Angels Arrival & Practice

Blue Angels Arrival & Practice

12:00pm - 5:00pm

The United States Navy Blue Angels rehearse their aerial acrobatics in F/A-18 Hornet aircraft over the Marina Green in preparation for official air shows taking place on 10/12 and 10/13.

Location: The San Francisco Marina Green

1:00pm - 2:00pm

US Navy's 32nd Street Band

US Navy's 32nd Street Band

1:00pm - 2:00pm

US Navy’s 32nd Street Band from the Navy Band Southwest.

Location: Pier 39 Entrance Plaza

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ship Tours

Ship Tours

1:00pm - 4:00pm

USS AMERICA: Piers 30-32

Friday October 10th

8:00am

Softball Tournament

Softball Tournament

8:00am

10:30am - 5:00pm

Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit

10:30am - 5:00pm

An annual juried art exhibit of original works created by active duty service members and veterans spanning from World War II to the present.

Location: Academy of Art Gallery at The Cannery

11:00am - 12:00pm

United States Marine Corp Band Performance

United States Marine Corp Band Performance

11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Pier 39 Entrance Plaza

11:00am - 12:00pm

Parade of Ships

Parade of Ships

11:00am - 12:00pm

The first of the naval vessels in the traditional Parade of Ships will make her way under the Golden Gate Bridge at 11:00 AM,  along the Marina Green to then  dock at their respective piers along the Embarcadero.

SFFD Fireboat PHOENIX
SFFD Fireboat GUARDIAN
USS CHOSIN   CG 65
USS KIDD   DDG 100
USCGC ACTIVE   WMEC 618
HMCS CALGARY
HMCS BRANDON
HMCS YELLOWKNIFE

12:30pm - 4:00pm

Air Show Rehearsals

Air Show Rehearsals

12:30pm - 4:00pm

The United States Navy Blue Angels rehearse their aerial acrobatics in F/A-18 Hornet aircraft over the Marina Green in preparation for official air shows taking place on 10/12 and 10/13.

Location: The San Francisco Marina Green

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Veteran’s Memorial Dedication

Veteran’s Memorial Dedication

3:00pm - 5:00pm

The San Francisco Veterans Memorial Project will be dedicated by Mayor Ed Lee.  For more information, please visit http://www.sfveteransmemorial.org

Location: Memorial Court, located between the War Memorial Veterans Building and Opera House

4:00pm - 6:00pm

The US Navy Band Presents The Destroyers

The US Navy Band Presents The Destroyers

4:00pm - 6:00pm

The US Navy Band Presents The Destroyers from the Navy Band Southwest Performance

Location: Pier 39 Entrance Plaza Stage

Saturday October 11th

9:00am - 4:00pm

Ship Tours

Ship Tours

9:00am - 4:00pm

Docked at piers along the Embarcadero, visiting ships offer a glimpse of the day-to-day lives of the sailors.

USS CHOSIN and USS KIDD Pier 35 South 9:00am to 4:00pm
USCGC ACTIVE Pier 35 North 9:00am to 4:00pm
HMCS CALGARY Pier 15/17 9:00am to 4:00pm
HMCS BRANDON and HMCS YELLOWKNIFE Pier 19 9:00am to 4:00pm
MV CAPE HORN Pier 50 10:30am to 4:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

Humanitarian Village

Humanitarian Village

10:00am - 5:00pm

The Humanitarian Village is a festive county fair environment of food, entertainment and interactive displays on the Marina Green where military and civilian organizations share information about disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. This year’s village highlights advances in the role of renewable energy sources in disaster planning.

Location: The Marina Green

10:30am - 5:00pm

Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit

10:30am - 5:00pm

An annual juried art exhibit of original works created by active duty service members and veterans spanning from World War II to the present.

Location: Academy of Art Gallery at The Cannery

11:00am - 12:00pm

Powell Street Band Concert

Powell Street Band Concert

11:00am - 12:00pm

Music performed by the Party Band of the First Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, CA.

Location: The Cable Car Turn-Around at Powell and Market Streets

12:00pm - 2:00pm

The US Navy Band Presents The Destroyers

The US Navy Band Presents The Destroyers

12:00pm - 2:00pm

The US Navy Band Presents The Destroyers from the Navy Band Southwest Performance

Location: Pier 39 Entrance Plaza Stage

12:30pm - 4:00pm

Air Show

Air Show

12:30pm - 4:00pm

A breathtaking aerial display over The Bay featuring the Navy Blue Angels, Sean Tucker and Team Oracle, The Patriots Jet Team, and Lucas Oil Air Shows.

Location: The San Francisco Marina Green

6:15pm - 6:45pm

Blue Angels Meet & Greet

Blue Angels Meet & Greet

6:15pm - 6:45pm

Autographs and Meet & Greet with Blue Angels Officers.

Location: PIER 39 Entrance Plaza

8:30pm

Fireworks

Fireworks

8:30pm

Location: Pier 39

Sunday October 12th

9:00am - 4:00pm

Ship Tours

Ship Tours

9:00am - 4:00pm

Docked at piers along the Embarcadero, visiting United States Navy and Royal Canadian Naval vessels offer a glimpse of the day-to-day lives of the sailors.

USS AMERICA Pier 30-32 9:00am to 4:00pm
USS CHOSIN and USS KIDD Pier 35 South 9:00am to 4:00pm
USCGC ACTIVE Pier 35 North 9:00am to 4:00pm
HMCS CALGARY Pier 15-17 9:00am to NOON
HMCS YELLOWKNIFE and HMCS BRANDON Pier 19 9:00am to 4:00pm

10:30am - 5:00pm

Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit

10:30am - 5:00pm

An annual juried art exhibit of original works created by active duty service members and veterans spanning from World War II to the present.

Location: Academy of Art Gallery at The Cannery

11:00am - 5:00pm

Humanitarian Village

Humanitarian Village

11:00am - 5:00pm

The Humanitarian Village is a festive county fair environment of food, entertainment and interactive displays on the Marina Green where military and civilian organizations share information about disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. This year’s village highlights advances in the role of renewable energy sources in disaster planning.

Location: The Marina Green

12:00pm - 2:00pm

USNSCC Band of the West

USNSCC Band of the West

12:00pm - 2:00pm

USNSCC Band of the West Performance

Location: Pier 39 Entrance Plaza Stage

12:30pm - 3:00pm

Italian Heritage Parade

Italian Heritage Parade

12:30pm - 3:00pm

Every year The United States Marine Corps Band participates in the nation’s oldest Italian Heritage parade from Fisherman’s Wharf to North Beach. For more information, please visit www.sfcolumbusday.org/parade

The First Marine Division Band, Camp Pendleton, CA  and The Third Fleet Navy Band will perform in the parade.

Location: Start at intersection of Powell and Jefferson Streets and ending at Washington Street

12:30pm - 4:00pm

Air Show

Air Show

12:30pm - 4:00pm

A breathtaking aerial display over The Bay featuring the Navy Blue Angels, Sean Tucker and Team Oracle, The Patriots Jet Team, and Lucas Oil Air Shows.

Location: The San Francisco Marina Green

Monday October 13th

9:00am - 4:00pm

Ship Tours

Ship Tours

9:00am - 4:00pm

USS AMERICA Pier 30-32 9:00am to 4:00pm
USS CHOSIN Pier 35 South 9:00am to NOON
USS KIDD Pier 35 South 9:00am to 4:00pm
USCGC ACTIVE Pier 35 North 9:00am to 4:00pm
HMCS CALGARY Pier 15-17 9:00am to NOON
HMCS YELLOWKNIFE and HMCS BRANDON Pier 19 9:00am to 4:00pm

10:00am - 1:00pm

High School Band Challenge

High School Band Challenge

10:00am - 1:00pm

United States Marine Corps Band leads this event with a performance of patriotic music, followed by select high school marching bands (to be announced) taking the stage to compete for prize money to support their school music programs.

Location: Golden Gate Park Bandshell

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Air Show

Taking place over three consecutive days, this event attracts over a million people every year. The United States Navy Blue Angels put on a breathtaking display, while on the ground visitors enjoy a family friendly festival featuring the Fleet Week Humanitarian Village.

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Humanitarian Village

This year the Humanitarian Village on the Marina Green will host the “Disaster Cycle,” a series of displays and demonstrations where the public can experience the range of civilian and military resources that enable our country to prepare for and respond to manmade and natural disasters.

For more information on San Francisco Fleet Week’s humanitarian work, please visit the Center for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response at www.sfchadr.org

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Sponsors

San Francisco Fleet Week, established in 1981 and administered by the non-profit San Francisco Fleet Week Association, is an annual public event that serves a dual purpose: to honor the contributions of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces; and to advance cooperation and knowledge among civilian- and military-based Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response personnel.

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Volunteers

San Francisco Fleet Week succeeds with the support and participation of volunteers in all aspects of the show's production.

Friendships are built and memories are made during the shared experience of presenting this event to the public.

Volunteer Update: We need help taking surveying the crowd, Friday, October 10 - Sunday, October 12