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Memorial Day Weekend NYC

Memorial Day Weekend

Fleet Week New York, now in its 26th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The week-long celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984. It is anticipated that nearly 1,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate.

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EVENTS

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Event: General public ship tours begin

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.

  • Ship tours will be held during the week at Pier 92 in Manhattan and The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Tours will be conducted daily. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: USO Bike Build

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Pier 92, Manhattan, New York

  • USO, along with volunteers, will build bikes. Bikes will be assembled and given to service members participating in Fleet Week New York for their children.

 

Event: U.S. Navy Aerial DemonstrationMercedes Sprinter

Time: 10 a.m. – noon

Location: Westbury High School, Old Westbury, New York

  • A combined team of members from the U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Five (HSC-5) will present a mine countermeasures demonstration. The demonstration will show how a five-member EOD team can be inserted via a helicopter into a remote area. After the air demonstration, the two MH-60S helicopters will land and be available for display. Navy Band Northeast “Rhode Island Sound” will be performing live. Not Open To General Public.

 

Event: U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team Performance

Time: Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Wall Street

  • U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will perform on the street outside the front entrance to the NY Stock Exchange. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: U.S. Marine Corps Aerial Demonstration

Time: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Glen Cove High School, Glen Cove, New York

  • U.S. Marine Corps (USMC)aerial demonstration will showcase the latest capabilities of the USMC for school faculty, students and their families. Not Open To General Public.

 

Event: USO/PepsiCo Playing Hoops With Heroes 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Location: John Jay College, Manhattan, New York

  • USO, in partnership with PepsiCo, will host a basketball tournament for participating units of Fleet Week and teams from New York City Police Department (NYPD), Fire Department City of New York (FDNY) and Port Authority Police Department (PAPD).

 

Event: Village of Larchmont Memorial Day Parade

Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location: Village of Larchmont, New York

  • Parade route will run from Chatsworth Ave. to Palmer Ave. to Larchmont Ave. ending at Village Hall for the Memorial Day Ceremony. Navy Band Northeast “Marching Band” will perform.

 

Event: New York Mets at Citi Field

Location: Citi Field, Flushing, New York

Time: 7:10 p.m. – 10 p.m.

  • New York Mets will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. A service member from the U.S. Marine Corps will participate in the New York Mets “Veteran of the Game” program.

 

Friday, May 23, 2014

Event: General public ship tours

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.

  • Ship tours will be held during the week at Pier 92 in Manhattan and The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Tours will be conducted daily. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: U.S. Marine Corps Aerial Demonstration

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Location: Sewanhaka High School, Floral Park, New York

  • U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) aerial demonstration will showcase the latest capabilities of the USMC for school faculty, students and their families. Not Open To General Public.

 

Event: U.S. Navy Aerial Demonstration

Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: Curtis High School, Staten Island, New York

  • A combined team of members from the U.S. Navy EOD team and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Five (HSC-5) will present a mine countermeasures demonstration. The demonstration will show how a five-member EOD team can be inserted via a helicopter into a remote area. After the air demonstration, the two MH-60S helicopters will land and be available for display. Navy Band Northeast “Rhode Island Sound” will be performing live. Not Open To General Public.

 

Event: U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration

Time: Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Coney Island, New York

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

 

Event: U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team Performance

Time: 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86

  • U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will perform on Pier 86 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: U.S. Marine Corps Aviation/Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Demonstration

Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Orchard Beach Park, Bronx, New York

  • U.S. Marine Corps MAGTF helo demonstration at Orchard Beach Park in Bronx, New York. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: Joint Re-enlistment and Promotion Ceremony

Time: 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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

  • Joint re-enlistment and promotion ceremony will take place on the plaza at the 9/11 Memorial.

 

Event: Military Band Concerts/U.S. Coast Guard Drill Team

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: Herald Square, Manhattan, New York

  • Northeast Navy Showband and U.S. Fleet Forces “Brass Band” will perform concerts in Herald Square (Macy’s). U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Drill Team will also perform. Line-up: USCG Drill Team – 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. and 6:30-7 p.m.; U.S. Fleet Forces “Brass Band” – 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Northeast Navy Showband – 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: The Marcus Goldhaber Band | THE COME HOME AMERICA TOUR: Celebrating the New Greatest Generation

Time: 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Location: The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd St. (between Park and Madison), Manhattan, New York

Tickets: Free to service members in uniform

  • A night of music and multi-media entertainment featuring New York-based vocalist/songwriter Marcus Goldhaber and his 6-piece band.

 

Event: New York Mets at Citi Field

Location: Citi Field, Flushing, New York

Time: 7:10 p.m. – 10 p.m.

  • New York Mets will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. A service member from USS McFaul (DDG 74) will participate in the New York Mets “Veteran of the Game” program.

 

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Event: General public ship tours

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.

  • Ship tours will be held during the week at Pier 92 in Manhattan and The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Tours will be conducted daily. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: Joint Air/Ground Demonstration

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, New York

  • U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy will display aviation and operational equipment. A combined team of members from the U.S. Navy EOD team and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Five (HSC-5) will present a mine countermeasures demonstration. The demonstration will show how a five-member EOD team can be inserted via a helicopter into a remote area. After the air demonstration, the two MH-60S helicopters will land and be available for display. U.S. Navy Band Northeast “Brass Band” will perform. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration

Time: Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Location: The Sullivans Pier, Staten Island, New York

  • U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a Search and Rescue demonstration in the water off The Sullivans Pier for visitors to see. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: Staten Island Fleet Week Committee Music Festival

Time: Noon – 5 p.m.

Location: The Sullivans Pier, Staten Island, New York

  • The Staten Island Fleet Week Committee will host a Music Festival at the pier. Festival will feature local musicians will be performing for ship visitors. Navy Band Northeast’s “Brass Band” will perform.

 

Event: New York Mets at Citi Field

Location: Citi Field, Flushing, New York

Time: 7:10 p.m. – 10 p.m.

  • New York Mets will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. A service member from U.S. Marine Corps will participate in the New York Mets “Veteran of the Game” program.

 

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Event: Greenpoint Veterans Memorial Day Parade

Time: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Brooklyn, New York

 

Event: General public ship tours

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.

  • Ship tours will be held during the week at Pier 92 in Manhattan and The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Tours will be conducted daily. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: U.S. Navy Aerial Demonstration

Time: Noon – 2 p.m.

Location: Randall Park, Freeport, New York (Long Island)

  • A combined team of members from the U.S. Navy EOD team and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Five (HSC-5) will present a mine countermeasures demonstration. The demonstration will show how a five-member EOD team can be inserted via a helicopter into a remote area. After the air demonstration, the two MH-60S helicopters will land and be available for display. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration

Time: Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Pier 92, Manhattan, New York

  • U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a Search and Rescue demonstration in the water off of Pier 92 for visitors to see. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: Staten Island Fleet Week Committee Music Festival

Time: Noon – 5 p.m.

Location: The Sullivans Pier, Staten Island, New York

  • The Staten Island Fleet Week Committee will host a Music Festival at the pier. Festival will feature local musicians will be performing for ship visitors.

 

Event: U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team Performance

Time: Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Location: New York Aquarium, Coney Island

  • U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will perform at the New York Aquarium. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: Maspeth Memorial Day Parade

Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Maspeth, New York

  • Service members will walk in parade, beginning at 1 p.m., followed by short service/wreath-laying ceremony.

 

Event: Village of Hastings-on-Hudson Memorial Day Parade

Time: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Location: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York

  • Service members to participate in the parade, hosted by the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson Fire Department.

 

Event: New York Mets at Citi Field

Location: Citi Field, Flushing, New York

Time: 1:10 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • New York Mets will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. A service member from USS Cole (DDG 67) will participate in the New York Mets “Veteran of the Game” program.

 

Event: College Point Memorial Day Parade

Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: College Point, New York

  • Service members to participate in the annual Memorial Day parade, hosted by the Citizens of College Point.

 

Event: U.S. Marine Corps Aviation/Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Demonstration

Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Rye Playland, Rye, New York

  • U.S. Marine Corps MAGTF helo demonstration at Rye Playland in Rye, New York.Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: Navy Band Concert/U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Location: Pedestrian Plaza at 42/43 Streets, Manhattan, New York

  • Navy Band Northeast “Rock Band” will perform a concert at Pedestrian Plaza at 42/43 Streets in Manhattan, New York. U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team will perform. Line-up: USCG Drill Team – 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m.; Navy Band Northeast “Rock Band” – 5 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Monday, May 26, 2014 (Memorial Day)

Event: General public ship tours

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lines may be capped at 3 p.m

  • Ship tours will be held during the week at Pier 92 in Manhattan and The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Tours will be conducted daily. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: 147th Kings County Memorial Day Parade

Time: 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Brooklyn, New York

  • Service members to participate in the 147th Kings County Memorial Day Parade.

 

Event: Bayville Memorial Day Parade

Time: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Location: Bayville, New York (Long Island)

  • American Legion Post #1285 will host the Bayville Memorial Day Parade. Event includes memorial service and wreath-laying followed by parade.

 

Event: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Day Observance

Location: Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Time: 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • More than 20 veterans organizations expected to participate at the The Soldiers and Sailors Monument. This year’s ceremony will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address.

 

Event: Pelham Memorial Day Parade

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Town of Pelham, New York

  • Service members to participate in one mile walk in the Town parade from Pelham Manor to the business district of Pelham, a formal Memorial Day ceremony honoring Pelham’s 88 residents killed during military service.

 

Event: Bogota, New Jersey Memorial Day Parade

Time: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Bogota, New Jersey

  • American Legion Post #117 in Bogota, New Jersey will host annual Memorial Day Service and Parade.

 

Event: Allied Veterans Memorial Parade

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Glendale, New York

  • Service members to participate in annual parade.

 

Event: Intrepid Memorial Day Ceremony

Time: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86

  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces by at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony.

 

Event: U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration

Time: Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Pier 86, Manhattan, New York

  • U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a Search and Rescue demonstration in the vicinity of the water off of Pier 86 for visitors to see. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: Staten Island Memorial Day Parade

Time: Noon – 3:30 p.m.

Location: Hart Blvd., Forest Ave., Staten Island, New York

 

Event: Annual New York Mets/USO Military Appreciation Day

Location: Citi Field, Flushing, New York

Time: 1:10 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • New York Mets and the USO of New York will host the annual Military Appreciation Day. Mets will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Events will include: first pitch from U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard service members; re-enlistment; enlistment; Field of Dreams; National Anthem; Joint Service Color Guard; a service member from the U.S Coast Guard will participate in the New York Mets “Veteran of the Game” program; and more!

 

Event: U.S. Marine Corps Aviation/Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Demonstration

Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Hudson Park, New Rochelle, New York

  • U.S. Marine Corps MAGTF helo demonstration at Hudson Park in New Rochelle, New York. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade

Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Great Neck, New York

  • The Little-Neck Douglaston will host annual Memorial Day Parade. Parade begins at 2 p.m. and spans a more than 1 mile along Northern Blvd. in Queens, New York.

 

Event: City Island (Bronx) Memorial Day Parade

Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: City Island, Bronx, New York

  • American Legion Post #156 will host annual Memorial Day Parade.

 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Event: U.S. Navy ships depart

Time: TBD

  • U.S. Navy ships will depart Pier 92 in Manhattan and The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Event is free and open to the public.

 

Event: U.S. Navy Aerial Demonstration

Time: 10 a.m. – noon

Location: Colts Neck High School, Colts Neck, New Jersey

  • A combined team of members from the U.S. Navy EOD team and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Five (HSC-5) will present a mine countermeasures demonstration. The demonstration will show how a five-member EOD team can be inserted via a helicopter into a remote area. After the air demonstration, the two MH-60S helicopters will land and be available for display. Not Open To General Public.

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