Pier 86
New York, New York 10036

In partnership with City of New York, the United States Navy and the Intrepid Museum, over a dozen Navy and Coast Guard ships as well as ships from all over the world visit New York Harbor each Fleet Week. This year Canada is represented by five Navy fleets which will be open for free public tours daily. Military demonstrations, athletic competitions and many other exciting activities are schedule over the seven-day celebration. One highlight of the week’s activities is the Memorial Day ceremony held on the flight deck of the Intrepid Museum. The ceremony includes a ceremonial wreath laying, 21-gun salute, the unfurling of a 100 foot American flag and a fly-over of military aircraft in the missing man formation

Official Website: www.intrepidmuseum.org/Plan-Your-Visit/Public-Events-Calendar/2009/Fleet-Week.aspx

Added by Perpa_NYC on March 9, 2009