Performances By Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard

2016 Fleet Week New YorkIn addition to showcasing the world’s largest maritime force, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) bands, and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Silent Drill Team are scheduled to host a variety of performances, May 25-31, in celebration of the 2016 Fleet Week New York (FWNY).

FWNY, now in its 28th 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 weeklong celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984.

Events include: (Events and times subject to change without notice, all free and open to the public)

Wednesday, May 25

  • 5 to 6 p.m., Pier A, 22 Battery Place | Manhattan

Navy Band Northeast’s rock band, Rhode Island Sound, scheduled to perform a public concert at Pier A in Battery Park.

Friday, May 27

  • Noon to 1 p.m., Military Island (Times Square) | Manhattan

USCG Silent Drill Team scheduled to perform on Military Island in Times Square.

  • 1 to 2 p.m., Foley Square | Manhattan

Navy Band Northeast Ceremonial Band scheduled to perform a public concert at Foley Square.

  • 5 to 6:30 p.m., Military Island (Times Square) | Manhattan

Navy Band Northeast’s rock band, Rhode Island Sound, will perform at Military Island in Times Square. The USCG Silent Drill Team will also perform.

2016 Fleet Week New YorkSaturday, May 28

  • 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Battery Park | Manhattan

USMC will host Military Day in Battery Park. The event will feature a boot camp-style exercise session (6:30 a.m.), static displays, demonstrations, USMC Battle Colors Detachment performance and end with a USMC Band performance.

  • 10 a.m. to noon, Eisenhower Park | East Meadow

Navy Band Northeast’s rock band, Rhode Island Sound, scheduled to perform a public concert at Eisenhower Park.

  • 10 to 11 a.m., Military Island (Times Square) | Manhattan

USCG Silent Drill Team scheduled to perform on Military Island in Times Square.

  • Noon to 1 p.m., Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N | Manhattan

USCG Silent Drill Team scheduled to perform on Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N.

  • 2 to 3 p.m., Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, The Granite Prospect | Brooklyn

U.S. Fleet Forces Brass Band scheduled to perform a public concert in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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  • 5 to 6:30 p.m., Military Island (Times Square) | Manhattan

Navy Band Northeast’s rock band, Rhode Island Sound, scheduled to perform at Military Island in Times Square.

Sunday, May 29

  • 10 to 11 a.m., Military Island (Times Square) | Manhattan

USCG Silent Drill Team scheduled to perform on Military Island in Times Square. Event is free and open to general public.

  • 10 to 11 a.m., 9/11 Memorial | Manhattan

USMC Battle Colors Detachment, including Silent Drill Team and Drum & Bugle Corps, scheduled to perform on plaza at the National September 11 Memorial Museum in Manhattan.

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  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Liberty State Park | Jersey City

Event will include performances by the U.S. Fleet Forces Brass Band (10:15 and 11 a.m.), U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team performance (noon), Navy Band Northeast’s rock band Rhode Island Sound (1 p.m.) and USMC Band (2:30 p.m.).

  • 4 to 5 p.m., Military Island (Times Square) | Manhattan

U.S. Fleet Forces Brass Band scheduled to perform a public concert on Military Island in Times Square.

Monday, May 30

  • 1:10 p.m., Citi Field | Flushing

The annual New York Mets/USO Military Appreciation Day at Citi Field will feature a presentation of colors by the Joint Service Color Guard, and a member of Navy Band Northeast will sing the national anthem.

Note that operating drones in New York City is strictly prohibited at all times.

Visit www.fleetweeknewyork.com for up-to-date information an all 2016 Fleet Week New York events.

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