Crowds cheer as the USS San Antonio makes its way up the Hudson during Wednesday's|Reuters1/3
Crowds cheer as the USS San Antonio makes its way up the Hudson during Wednesday's|Reuters
There’s lots to do Fleet Week-wise in New York City Thursday and throughout the Memorial Day weekend.
The full list is available on the Fleet Week New York site.
And here’s a look at Thursday’s activities which include search and rescue demos, ship tours and a whole lot more!
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6:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) will host Marine Day in Bryant Park featuring a boot camp style exercise session (6:30 a.m.), followed by USMC displays, demonstrations and a performance by the USMC Band. The U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team is scheduled to perform from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Event Flyer
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8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pier 92, Manhattan | USS The Sullivans Pier, Staten Island
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.
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pier 86 | Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
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.
U.S. Navy Dive Demos
8:30-10 a.m.; Noon-1:30 p.m.; 3-4:40 p.m.
USS The Sullivans Pier | Staten Island
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.
"A Walk of Heroes"
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Hudson River Park Trust "Clinton Cove" at Pier 95
The Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation will host "A Walk of Heroes." The event visually tells the story of 37 Major League Baseball Hall of Famers who served during World War II. During the walk, people can learn the important lessons of citizenship, service, sacrifice and about the legacy of generations of heroes who served our country. Come meet Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda, former LA Dodgers manager (10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) Free and open to the public. Event Flyer
U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demo
U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a Search and Rescue demo in the water off of Coney Island for visitors to see. Event is free and open to the public.
Larchmont Memorial Day Parade
Larchmont, New York
The annual parade starts at the Larchmont Train Station lot above Interstate-95 and ends at Village Hall. Event is free and open to the public.