Fleet Week Festivities In San Francisco


It's Fleet Week in San Francisco and there are tons of things to do/see if you plan on attending. Here's the schedule:

Thursday, Oct. 10

7th Annual Veterans Art Exhibit

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Open Sept. 23 – Oct. 19; closed on Sundays)

The Atelier Galley of the Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94105

Ship Tours

All ship tours are free of charge and queue forms on a first come, first served basis.

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10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Pier 30/32 and Pier 35

Navy Band Southwest Performance: Destroyers

Free Neighborhood Concert

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

City College of San Francisco – Ram Plaza

Navy Band Southwest Performance: 32nd Street Brass Band

Free Neighborhood Concert

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

San Francisco Zoo @ The Depot

Navy Band Southwest Performance: 32nd Street Brass Band

Free Neighborhood Concert

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Pier 39 Entrance Plaza Stage

Friday, Oct. 11

7th Annual Veterans Art Exhibit

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Open Sept. 23 – Oct. 19; closed on Sundays)

The Atelier Galley of the Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94105

Humanitarian Assistance Village, and The STEM Education Center

The Humanitarian Assistance Village (HAV) is an interactive exhibition demonstrating U.S. Military and Civilian capabilities in responding to a disaster. The STEM Education Center Presented by Verizon is an integrated program designed to inspire our youth in the fields of science and technology. Take your family around the village for a wonderful educational opportunity while enjoying the San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show presented by United Airlines.

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Marina Green

1st Marine Division Band: Party Band

Free Neighborhood Concert

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Powell Street Cable Car Turnaround

Parade of Ships

Come see “The Fleet” arrive in San Francisco Bay under the Golden Gate Bridge!

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Marina Green

Navy Band Southwest Performance: 32nd Street Brass Band

Free Neighborhood Concert

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Union Square Plaza

The San Francisco Fleet Week AIR SHOW

The waterfront event is headlined by The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and is the only air show in the United States with a commercial airliner, the United 777, to perform a fully choreographed act.

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Marina Green, San Francisco waterfront

1st Marine Division Band: Party Band

Free Neighborhood Concert

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Argonne Park – Richmond District

Fleet Fest

This gateway to Fleet Week features a food truck jamboree, interactive displays and activities for the whole family. Fleet Fest is located at Pier 30/32 in the shadow of the Navy’s visiting flagship, a perfect environment for the thousands of Fleet Week visitors to meet and greet our visiting military, while enjoying the essence of Fleet Week.

Friday’s Lineup:

Special “Welcome Heroes Concert“!

The Destroyers – U.S. Navy Band

Shana Morrison

Top Shelf – R&B / Motown Review

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Pier 30/32

Navy Band Southwest Performance: 32nd Street Brass Band

Free Neighborhood Concert

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Ferry Building Marketplace

Navy Band Southwest Performance: Destroyers

Free Neighborhood Concert

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Fleet Fest

Saturday, Oct. 12

7th Annual Veterans Art Exhibit

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Open Sept. 23 – Oct. 19; closed on Sundays)

The Atelier Galley of the Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94105

Fleet Fest

Saturday’s Lineup:

U.S. Navy Rock Band

The Purple Ones

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Pier 30/32

Ship Tours

All ship tours are free of charge and queue forms on a first come, first served basis.

>>Click here to Plan Your Trip

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Pier 19 and Pier 30/32

Humanitarian Assistance Village, and The STEM Education Center

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Marina Green

1st Marine Division Band: Field Band at Fleet Fest

Free Neighborhood Concert

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Fleet Fest at Pier 30/32

K9 Heroes

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Duboce Park

1st Marine Division Band: Party Band at K9 Heroes Event

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

K9 Heroes Event at Duboce Park

Navy Band Southwest Performance: Destroyers at Fleet Fest

Free Neighborhood Concert

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Fleet Fest at Pier 30/32

The San Francisco Fleet Week AIR SHOW

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Marina Green, San Francisco waterfront

KRON4’s Blue Angels LIVE

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: On TV orstream it online at KRONon.tv

1st Marine Division Band: Field Band at Fleet Fest

Free Neighborhood Concert

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Fleet Fest at Pier 30/32

1st Marine Division Band: Party Band

Free Neighborhood Concert

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

82 West Portal Avenue

Navy Band Southwest Performance: 32nd Street Brass Band

Free Neighborhood Concert

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Jessie Square Yerba Buena Gardens

Sunday, Oct. 13

Fleet Fest

Sunday’s Lineup:

Baby & The Luvies

DJ Skyler Villain

The Sun Kings – Beatles Tribute

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Pier 30/32

Ship Tours

All ship tours are free of charge and queue forms on a first come, first served basis.

>>Click here to Plan Your Trip

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Pier 15/17 and Pier 19

Humanitarian Assistance Village, and The STEM Education Center

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Marina Green

1st Marine Division Band: Field Band & Party Band

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Italian Heritage Parade

The San Francisco Fleet Week AIR SHOW

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Marina Green, San Francisco waterfront

Monday, Oct. 14

1st Marine Division Band: Field Band atHighSchoolBandChallenge

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Golden Gate Park Bandshell

Ship Tours

All ship tours are free of charge and queue forms on a first come, first served basis.

>>Click here to Plan Your Trip

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Pier 19

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Pier 30/32

7thAnnualVeterans Art Exhibit

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Open Sept. 23 – Oct. 19; closed on Sundays)

The Atelier Galley of the Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94105

High School Band Challenge with USMC 1st MARDIV Band

The United States Marine Corps 1st Marine Division Band kicks off this event with a stirring performance of patriotic songs and a musical celebration. The thrill of the music continues as select Bay Area high school bands then take the stage, competing for prize money to support their school music programs.

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Golden Gate Park Bandshell