What is Fleet Week?
Since 1984, New York City has held Fleet Week to honor the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The week features extensive military demonstrations, as well as the opportunity for the public to tour some of the visiting ships. The Memorial Day commemoration is a highlight of the week’s festivities, featuring the singing of Taps and a military aircraft fly over in honor of those who lost their lives in service to the United States.
What Is There To Do During Fleet Week?
* Tour visiting ships
* watch the parade of ships in the harbor
* Memorial Day ceremony
* musical performances by sailors and marines