Jets soar, ships sail: San Francisco Fleet Week is back again

- It’s that time of year again when jets soar and ships show off their stuff in the San Francisco Bay.
Just shy of a million people are expected to descend upon San Francisco for the annual Fleet Week celebration this weekend, not including those who will head to Park for the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival.

Here’s a lineup of the weekend events through Monday.

Friday,Oct. 6

The United Airlines Festival Center on Marina Green: Marina Green

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Parade of Ships: The United Airlines Festival Center on Marina Green
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The annual SFFW Parade of Ships will take place on Friday, 06 October 2017
The SFFD Fireboat “St. Francis” will be the first ship under the GG Bridge at 11:00 AM
USACE MV JOHN A. B. DILLARD
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

US Army Corps of Engineers – Drift Collector
ETA:   Friday, 06 October

Parade only
Fleet Week Air Show: The United Airlines Festival Center on Marina Green
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Saturday, Oct. 7

HMCS WINNIPEG FFH 338
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1996
Location:  SF Pier 15/17 on the face

USCGC STRATTON
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

USCGC Stratton is the third Legend-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard. It is the first “white hull” cutter named after a woman since the 1980s. Stratton is named for Coast Guard Captain Dorothy C. Stratton.

USCGC STRATTON is a National Security Cutter (418 feet long, 54′ beam, 30 ft. draft) homeported in Alameda, CA.
Location:  SF Pier 35, north berth

USS CHAMPION MCM 4
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Mine Countermeasures Ship, Location: SF Pier 35 SO

USS ESSEX LHD 2
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
United States Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship
Location: SF Pier 30-32

AT&T K-9 Heroes: Bark at the Park: Duboce Park
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Demonstrations include dogs trained in urban search and rescue, detection and more.
More Information

MV CAPE HORN (TAKR 5068)
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

MC CAPE HORN is assigned to the Maritime Administration’s Ready Reserve Force. When activated, MC

CAPE HORN is assigned to the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) as one of the Maritime Administrations 31 Roll-on/Roll-off Reserve Force Ships assigned to MSC. She is assigned to the MSC Pacific Strategic Sealift Force and is berthed at Pier 50, San Francisco, CA. in ROS-5 status.
Location: SF Pier 50

The United Airlines Festival Center on Marina Green: Marina Green
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Fleet Week Air Show: The United Airlines Festival Center on Marina Green
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sunday, Oct. 8

HMCS WINNIPEG FFH 338
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1996
Location:  SF Pier 15/17 on the face

USCGC STRATTON
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

USCGC Stratton is the third Legend-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard. It is the first “white hull” cutter named after a woman since the 1980s. Stratton is named for Coast Guard Captain Dorothy C. Stratton.

USCGC STRATTON is a National Security Cutter (418 feet long, 54′ beam, 30 ft. draft) homeported in Alameda, CA.
Location:  SF Pier 35, north berth

USS CHAMPION MCM 4
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Mine Countermeasures Ship

Location: SF Pier 35 SO
USS ESSEX LHD 2
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
United States Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship
Location: SF Pier 30-32
The United Airlines Festival Center on Marina Green: Marina Green
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fleet Week Air Show: The United Airlines Festival Center on Marina Green
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Monday, Oct. 9

HMCS WINNIPEG FFH 338
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Halifax-class frigate that has served in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1996
Location:  SF Pier 15/17 on the face

USCGC STRATTON
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

USCGC Stratton is the third Legend-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard. It is the first “white hull” cutter named after a woman since the 1980s. Stratton is named for Coast Guard Captain Dorothy C. Stratton.
USCGC STRATTON is a National Security Cutter (418 feet long, 54′ beam, 30 ft. draft) homeported in Alameda, CA.
Location:  SF Pier 35, north berth
USS CHAMPION MCM 4
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Mine Countermeasures Ship

Location: SF Pier 35 SO

USS ESSEX LHD 2
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
United States Navy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship
Location: SF Pier 30-32
High School Band Challenge: Golden Gate Park Band shell
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Select Bay Area high school bands take the stage, competing for prize money, to support their school music programs.
 

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