Fleet Week offers events for the public beyond just spotting sailors on the streets around town. Here’s a roundup of everything the sailors are bringing with them this weekend:

Friday 22nd May

General Public Visitation

Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Pier 92 | Manhattan, New York; USS The Sullivans Pier | Staten Island, New York

Ship tours will be held aboard U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships. Lines may be capped at 3 p.m. to allow guests to finish their tours. Tours are free and open to the public.

General Public Visitation

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Pier 86 | Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Manhattan, New York

Ship tours will be held aboard U.S. Naval Academy Yard Patrol boats. Lines may be capped at 3 p.m. to allow guests to finish their tours. Tours are free and open to the public.

U.S. Navy Dive Demos

Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m.; Noon - 1:30 p.m.; 3 - 4:40 p.m.

Location: USS The Sullivans Pier | Staten Island, New York

The U.S. Navy's EOD mobile dive tank is a 6,800 gallon, dynamic display that allows interaction with the public and prospective recruits for the Navy Special Warfare and Navy Special Operations programs. Free and open to the public.

Read Aloud

Time: Various Times

Location: Participating branches will include: Bay Ridge (11:30 a.m.), Bushwick (10 a.m.), Central Library (10 a.m.), Greenpoint (11 a.m.), Highlawn (10 a.m.), Leonard (10:30 a.m.), and McKinley Park (11 a.m.).

U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard service members are scheduled to read to children from the local Brooklyn area as part of a Read Aloud event at various Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) branches, May 22. 

Joint Re-enlistment/Promotions Ceremony

Time: 2 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: 9/11 Memorial Plaza | Manhattan, New York

Reenlistment and Promotion ceremonies celebrate service members’ renewed commitment to uniformed military service. Reenlistees agree to additional years of military service. Promotees gain a promotion in rank, which includes increased responsibility and pay and an extended service requirement. Event is free and open to the public.

U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team

Time: Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Pier 86, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum | Manhattan, New York

USCG Silent Drill Team will do two performances on Pier 86.

Military Band Concert

Time: 5 - 8 p.m.

Location: Military Island at 43rd - 44th St. Plaza | Times Square, New York

Navy Band Northeast's "Rhode Island Sound" and the U.S. Marine (USMC) Band will perform. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Silent Drill Team will also perform. Line-up: USCG Silent Drill Team (5 - 5:30 p.m.); Navy Band Northeast's "Rhode Island Sound" (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.); USMC Band (7 - 8 p.m.). Event is free and open to the public.

Saturday 23rd May

General Public Visitation

Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Pier 92 | Manhattan, New York; USS The Sullivans Pier | Staten Island, New York

Ship tours will be held aboard U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships. Lines may be capped at 3 p.m. to allow guests to finish their tours. Tours are free and open to the public.

U.S. Navy Dive Demos

Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m.; Noon - 1:30 p.m.; 3 - 4:40 p.m.

Location: USS The Sullivans Pier | Staten Island, New York

The U.S. Navy's EOD mobile dive tank is a 6,800 gallon, dynamic display that allows interaction with the public and prospective recruits for the Navy Special Warfare and Navy Special Operations programs. Free and open to the public.

Aviation Static Display

Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Eisenhower Park | East Meadow, New York

U.S. Navy (USN) (10 a.m. - Noon, including MH-60S helicopters) and U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) (Noon - 2 p.m., including MV-22 Osprey, CH-46E Sea Knight, and AH-1W SuperCobra aircraft) will display aviation and operational equipment. USN EOD personnel will also be in attendance. Navy Band Northeast "Brass Band" will perform. Event is free and open to the public.

U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demo

Time: Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Pier 92 | Manhattan, New York

U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a Search and Rescue demo in the water off of Manhattan for visitors to see. Event is free and open to the public.

Military Band Concert

Time: 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Military Island at 43rd - 44th St. Plaza | Times Square, New York

Navy Band Northeast's "Rhode Island Sound" and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Silent Drill Team will perform. Line-up: USCG Silent Drill Team (5 - 5:30 p.m.); Navy Band Northeast's "Rhode Island Sound" (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.) Event is free and open to the public.

NYC Tattoo Music Festival

Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: 69th Armory, Lexington Ave. | New York, New York

Navy Band Northeast will provide a bugler for the performance of the NYC Tattoo Music Festival. Event is free and open to the public.

* Note that the Tattoo Music Festival is about military bands, not body art!

Sunday 24th May

General Public Visitation

Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Pier 92 | Manhattan, New York; USS The Sullivans Pier | Staten Island, New York

Ship tours will be held aboard U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships. Lines may be capped at 3 p.m. to allow guests to finish their tours. Tours are free and open to the public.

U.S. Navy Dive Demos

Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m.; Noon - 1:30 p.m.; 3 - 4:40 p.m.

Location: USS The Sullivans Pier | Staten Island, New York

The U.S. Navy's EOD mobile dive tank is a 6,800 gallon, dynamic display that allows interaction with the public and prospective recruits for the Navy Special Warfare and Navy Special Operations programs. Free and open to the public.

U.S. Marine Corps Aviation/Marine Air-Ground Task Force Demo

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Rye Playland, Rye, New York

Event will include a ceremony in honor of Memorial Day at 11:45 a.m., followed by a barbecue for veterans and their families. A U.S. Marine Corps Aviation/Marine Air-Ground Task Force demo will take place from 2 - 4 p.m. including MV-22 Osprey, CH-46E Sea Knight, and AH-1W SuperCobra aircraft. Event is free and open to the public.

U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demo

Time: Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Location: USS The Sullivans Pier, Staten Island, New York

U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a Search and Rescue demo in the water off of Staten Island Homeport for visitors to see. Event is free and open to the public.

Greenpoint Veterans Memorial Parade

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: American Legion Post #519 (Leonard Street) | Brooklyn, New York

Military personnel scheduled to participate. The annual parade starts at the American Legion Post 519 and ends at St. Anthony's Church. Event is free and open to the public.

College Point Memorial Day Parade

Time: 12:30 - 5 p.m.

Location: College Point Blvd. & MacNeil Park | College Point, New York

Military personnel scheduled to participate. The annual parade is hosted by the Citizens of College Point. Event is free and open to the public.

Military Band Concert

Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Location: Military Island at 43rd - 44th St. Plaza | Times Square, New York

Navy Band Northeast's "Brass Band" and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Silent Drill Team will perform. Line-up: Navy Band Northeast's "Brass Band" (1 - 2 p.m.); USCG Silent Drill Team (2 - 2:30 p.m.) Event is free and open to the public.

Maspeth Memorial Day Parade

Time: 1 - 5 p.m.

Location: Grand Ave. & 72nd St. | Maspeth, New York

Military personnel scheduled to participate. The annual parade will conclude with a short memorial service followed by a wreath-laying. Event is free and open to the public.

Village of Hastings-on-Hudson Memorial Day Parade

Time: 1 - 6 p.m.

Location: Warburton Ave. and Main St. | Hastings-on-Hudson, New York

Military personnel scheduled to participate. The annual parade is hosted by the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson Fire Department. Event is free and open to the public.

Fleet Week New York Community Music Festival

Time: 1 - 5 p.m.

Location: Flagship Brewery (40 Minthorne St.) | Staten Island, New York

The Flagship Brewery and Staten Island community members scheduled to host a music festival in honor of Fleet Week New York. Navy Band Northeast "Rhode Island Sound" (3:30 - 5 p.m.) and local bands will perform. Event is free and open to the public.

You can find more details about fleet week here.