San Francisco Fleet Week 2019

Fleet Week San Francisco returns to Fisherman’s Wharf!  Come see the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, along with the Patriots Jet Team, the USAF F-35 Demo Team, and other air show performers!
Join us for a week of fun-filled, family activities for all to enjoy along our beautiful waterfront. Here’s a preview of just some of the many activities taking place!

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Fleet Week Events​​

Join us October 6-14, 2019 in celebration of the men and women of the armed forces for spectacular family events.

For more information on air show performances, the Parade of Ships, Navy Ship Tours, and other activities, we invite you to visit

www.fleetweeksf.org or download the Fleet Week Mobile App!

Fleet Week is the Bay Area’s opportunity to pay tribute to the men and women of our Nation’s armed forces.  This spectacular event features a parade of ships, ship tours, and an impressive air show that includes the Blue Angels and more.  PIER 39 joins the celebration with live entertainment from local and military bands, interactive exhibits, military vehicles and displays, and more.*

Tuesday, October 8: The Destroyers

from Navy Band Southwest on the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza Stage,

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 9:  Public Ship Tours at Pier 35, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The Destroyers from Navy Band Southwest on the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza Stage, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 10:  Public Ship Tours at Pier 35, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  32nd Street Brass Band from Navy Band Southwest on the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza Stage, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 11: Parade of Ships, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (best viewing from bay end of PIER 39); Fleet Week Air Show featuring the Blue Angels from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 12:  Fleet Week Air Show featuring the Blue Angels from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Careless Whisper 1980s Live on the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza Stage, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Blue Angels Meet & Greet near PIER 39 Entrance Plaza, 6:15 p.m.

Sunday, October 13:  Fleet Week Air Show featuring the Blue Angels from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

*Events and event activities are weather-permitting and subject to change without notice.

Location: PIER 39

For more information: Call 1-415-705-5500 or email info@pier39.com

https://www.pier39.com/event/fleet-week-celebration-pier-39/

Fleet Week Cruises & Viewing Events

Fleet Week Cruise Aboard the Adventure Cat

Watch the U.S. Navy jets perform their magic at the annual Blue Angels Air Show aboard the Adventure Cat!  Adults and children, alike, will love watching the team swoop, dive and swirl in formation.  It’s a great way to treat the airplane enthusiast among your family and friends.  This is an event that you won’t want to miss!  Only a few seats left for Saturday and Sunday!  Book online now!

Dates: October 11 – 13, 2019 (October 11 is SOLD OUT.)

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: PIER 39, Gate J

For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-777-1630

www.adventurecat.com

Blue & Gold Fleet's Fleet Week Air Show Cruise

View the Blue Angels’ Fleet Week Air Show up close on board Blue & Gold Fleet’s 2-Hour Fleet Week Air Show Cruise.  Tickets include a buffet lunch, dessert, and open bar (house beer, wine, and an assortment of cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages).  Seating is limited and unassigned.

Dates: October 12 – 13, 2019 (October 12 is SOLD OUT)

Departure Time: Departs at 2:00 p.m. and returns at 4:00 p.m., with boarding at 1:45 p.m.  (Please arrive 45 minutes prior to departure.) 

For more information: Email info@blueandgoldfleet.com

https://www.blueandgoldfleet.com/ferry/fleet-week-air-show-cruise-3/

Red, White & Blue Angels: A Cheese, Wine and Viewing Party

Join us in our private event space for glorious views, decadent cheese, and flowing wines and beers.  We’ll set out our signature Cheese School feasting table of cheese, meats, and seasonal dishes.  We’ll pour from a selection of red, white, and sparkling small-production wines.  You’ll take in some of the best views of the bay and try not to spill your beverage as planes fly right overhead.  Plus, you’ll have a private restroom!

Ticket price of $65.00 includes admission to private space, unlimited food, and two glasses of wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverages per person.  This is a kid-friendly event (ages 13+).  Hurry and purchase your tickets now!

Date: October 12, 2019

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Ghirardelli Square, 900 North Point Street

For more information: Call 1-415-346-7530

https://thecheeseschool.com/collections/classes/products/red-white-and-blue-angels-a-cheese-wine-and-viewing-party

Fireworks and the Blue Angels Air Show with Hornblower

Experience the best of San Francisco’s Fleet Week with

Hornblower Cruises & Events Fleet Week cruises feature welcoming service, gourmet cuisine prepared fresh on board, and dazzling views.  Step aboard for an amazing view of the air show as the renowned Blue Angels fly overhead.  Then, continue the festivities into the evening with a Saturday dinner, fireworks or a Rock the Yacht cruise featuring Hornblower’s very own fireworks display!

Dates: October 11 – 13, 2019

Departure Times: Varies by cruise

Location: Hornblower Landing, Pier 3

For more information: Call 1-415-788-8866 or email sf@hornblower.com

https://www.hornblower.com/holiday/fleet-week/

Red and White Fleet's Fleet Week Airshow Cruise

There’s no better way to experience Fleet Week than from the water onboard Red and White Fleet.  Watch the Blue Angels and others perform their exhilarating acrobatics directly overhead, while enjoying light appetizers, a complimentary drink, and all the beauty of the San Francisco skyline.  There will also be drinks for purchase from our on-board bar. 

Pricing: Adult (18+): $90.00; Youth (5-17): $68.00.  Book now as the afternoon airshow cruise tickets are almost gone!

Dates: October 11 – 13, 2019 (October 12 is SOLD OUT)

Departure Time: Departs at 1:30 p.m. (Cruises are 2.5 hours.)

Location: Pier 43 1/2

For more information: Call 1-415-673-2900

https://www.redandwhite.com/fleet-week-cruise/

Fleet Week Cruises Aboard the SS Jeremiah O'Brien

San Francisco Fleet Week is an annual public event that honors the contributions of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces while advancing cooperation and knowledge among civilian- and military-based Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response personnel.

The O’Brien participates with the SF Fleet Week Cruise around San Francisco Bay, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Bay Bridge for amazing views of the San Francisco waterfront, the visiting Navy ships, and the air show featuring the US Navy Blue Angels.

Complimentary food and drink provided by Bistro Boudin.  Tickets for Saturday or Sunday: $150.00 Adult; $90.00 Youth (ages 5-16); Family Group $400.00 (2 Adults, 2 Youth). Free for children ages 4 and under (must call or email to register for space).  Order online tickets now!

Dates: October 12 – 13, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Boarding at 9:00 a.m.)

Location: Pier 45

For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-544-0100 or email liberty@ssjeremiahobrien.org

https://www.ssjeremiahobrien.org/pages/fleet-week-cruise-saturday

Fleet Week With a Waterfront Seat!

oin us for a sky and sea view of the Blue Angels and Fleet Week airshows. Sail past the crowds onto Historic Pier 45.  You will enjoy our indoor and outdoor observation areas, beer, wine, and a delicious, hot food buffet lunch!  
 
Pricing: Adult: $50.00; Youth (12 and under): $25.00.  Book now!
 
Date: October 12, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Historic Pier 45 in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf
For more information or tickets: Call 1-415-561-6662

Fleet Week Dining & Refreshments

The Blue Mermaid

The Blue Mermaid is offering a 20% discount* (food only) to former or current military service members, with proof of valid military ID

Join us for Blue Mermaid’s Happy Hour, Monday through Thursday, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Enjoy our favorite bites and libations, all for under $9.00.

*Fleet Week Dates: October 6 – 14, 2019

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)

Location: 471 Jefferson Street

For more information: Call 1-415-771-2222

https://www.argonauthotel.com/fishermans-wharf-seafood-restaurants.aspx

The Buena Vista Cafe Salutes America's Armed Forces!

Since its opening in 1889, the historic Buena Vista Cafe has welcomed members of the US Armed Forces, providing hearty meals, belly-warming beverages and a convivial meeting place.  The Buena Vista provides the perfect venue to gather and enjoy the Fleet Week festivities and, continuing its tradition of honoring the troops, will be offering a special discount for all members of the US military.  Active and retired members of the US Armed Forces are invited to enjoy a 20% dining discount on food orders (excludes alcoholic beverages) during Fleet Week 2019 (October 6 – 14).  Savor satisfying all-day breakfasts, or lunch and dinner featuring fresh seafood and BV signature dishes.  And be sure to try our heartwarming, world-famous Irish Coffee!

Visit our gift shop (located adjacent to the cafe), where military members will also receive a 20% discount on our unique assortment of BV merchandise (excludes alcohol purchases).

Hours: Restaurant and Gift Shop Open Daily:  Lunch, Dinner & All-Day Breakfast.  Weekdays, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.  Weekends, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Location: 2765 Hyde Street (at Beach)

For more information: Call 1-415-474-5044

www.thebuenavista.com

Waterfront Outdoor Row Air Show Views at Eagle Cafe

Since 1928, the Eagle’s been a welcome and frequented place by veterans and active military, as well as longshoremen who’ve worked the San Francisco waterfront when it was primarily used for shipping.  We are grateful for those who came before us and those who fought for our great country.  Our restaurant decor and historical artifacts are a tribute and in some cases. a gift from these very important guests.

The Fleet Week Air Show is from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The Blue Angels are performing October 11, 12 and 13, and PIER 39 is a great place for a front-row seat to the Blue Angels as they zoom overhead.

During Fleet Week*, we are offering 15% off to all military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID.

*Fleet Week Dates: October 6 – 14, 2019

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Upper Level

For more information: Call 1-415-484-1282 or email

eagle@simcorestaurants.com

https://eaglecafe.com

New Fall Specials Menu at Fog Harbor Fish House

Come celebrate the annual week-long celebration of our U.S. Navy Fleet!  Join us at Fog Harbor Fish House for award-winning views with all of your local favorites and our “Fall Specials” menu.  Click here for online reservations.

The Fleet Week Air Show is from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., October 11, 12, and 13, and PIER 39 is a great place for a front row seat to the Blue Angels as they zoom over the bay.

During Fleet Week*, we are offering 15% off to all military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID.

*Fleet Week Dates: October 6 – 14, 2019

Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday); 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)

Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Second Level

For more information: Call 1-415-421-2442 or email fogharbor@simcorestaurants.com

www.fogharbor.com

Daily Happy Hour at Gold Dust Lounge

Join us at the Gold Dust Lounge for our daily Happy Hour.  We serve the most affordable drinks on Fisherman’s Wharf every day.

Our specialties include $6 Irish Coffees, Bloody Mary’s & Key Lime Margaritas.  Join us for $2.50 Oyster Shooters all day long.

During Fleet Week*, we are offering a 15% military discount with valid ID.

*Fleet Week Dates: October 6 – 14, 2019

Hours: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. (Monday through Wednesday); 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. (Thursday through Sunday)

Location: 165 Jefferson Street

For more information: Call 1-415-397-1695

http://golddustsf.com/

Fleet Week at Lefty's Buffet!

Join us during Fleet Week at Lefty’s Buffet for breakfast, lunch or dinner! 

During Fleet Week*, we are offering a 15% military discount with valid ID.  We are also featuring a Lobster Special (1 lb.) for $21.95.  Limited time only while supplies last.

Breakfast Buffet (7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.); Lunch Buffet (11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.); and Dinner Buffet (3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.).  Fridays and Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

*Fleet Week Dates: October 6 – 14, 2019

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday); 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)

Location: 145 Jefferson Street

For more information: Call 1-415-982-8900

https://www.leftysf.com/

Pier Market Celebrates Fleet Week!

Come to Pier Market Seafood Restaurant

during Fleet Week!  Join us for all of your mesquite grill favorites, including Shrimp Cocktail, Anchor Steam Beer Battered Fish & Chips, and Jambalaya, while enjoying the world famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels.  Make your reservations now!

The Fleet Week Air Show is from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., October 11, 12, and 13, and PIER 39 is a great place for a front row seat to the Blue Angels as they zoom overhead.

During Fleet Week*, we are offering 15% off to all military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID.

*Fleet Week Dates: October 6 – 14, 2019

Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday); 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday)

Location: Lower Level, in the middle of PIER 39

For more information: Call 1-415-989-7437 or email piermarket@simcorestaurants.com

www.piermarket.com

Front Row Air Show Views at Wipeout Bar & Grill

Flight’s up!  Fleet Week is upon us!  Experience surf vibes from breakfast to after-dinner drinks indoors or on the patio by the fire pit at Wipeout Bar & Grill.  Recently remodeled windows allow for front row views of the air show on PIER 39.  Enjoy the festivities as well as your favorite fall sports, while dining on appetizers and entrees ranging from 100% sustainable seafood to Wipeout Burgers, Shreddin’ Salads, and Big Wave Bowls. 

The Fleet Week Air Show is from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., October 11, 12, and 13, and PIER 39 is a great place for a front row seat to the Blue Angels as they zoom overhead.

During Fleet Week*, we are offering 15% off to all military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID.

*Fleet Week Dates: October 6 – 14, 2019

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  (Breakfast from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. daily.)

Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Lower Level

For more information: Call 1-415-986-5966 or email wipeoutsf@simcorestaurants.com

www.wipeoutbarandgrill.com

Other Fleet Week Celebration Activities

The Flyer San Francisco and 7D Experience

Happy Fleet Week!  The Flyer San Francisco and 7D Experience are pleased to offer FREE admission to all military service members in uniform during Fleet Week, and half-price admission to their guests.

Fleet Week Dates: October 9 – 14, 2019

Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: PIER 39

For more information: Call 1-415-273-8852 (The Flyer) or 1-415-658-7372 (7D)

https://www.theflyer-sanfrancisco.com/

Fleet Week at the Exploratorium

Did you know the Exploratoriumis open daily during Fleet Week this year?  For Fleet Week 2019*, we are offering FREE Exploratorium admission (daytime hours) to retired and active U.S. military or reservists with valid ID.  Guests accompanying military personnel members can enjoy $10.00 admission!  This also applies to our “After Dark” adults-only event on Thursday evening, October 10th.
 
Located at Pier 15 along San Francisco’s Embarcadero between Fisherman’s Wharf and the Ferry Building, the Exploratorium is easy to reach by public transportation.

 

*Fleet Week Dates: October 8 – 14, 2019
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, and Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green Street
For more information: Call 1-415-528-4444 or email visit@exploratorium.edu 

151st San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade

San Francisco’s Annual Italian Heritage Parade is the city’s oldest civic event, and the nation’s oldest Italian-American parade and community celebration.  Highlights include dozens of handcrafted parade floats featuring Bay Area businesses, community groups, and Italian organizations; local high school Italian clubs and marching bands; festive open-air dining featuring Italian wine and food specials at North Beach restaurants lining the parade route; performances by a variety of traditional Italian musicians and performance artists; special appearances by Bay Area and Italian-American celebrities; and a Ferrari sports car display at Washington Square Park!

Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019

Parade Start Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: Parade begins at the foot of Jefferson and Powell Streets at Fisherman’s Wharf, proceeds south through North Beach on Columbus Avenue and ends in Washington Square in front of Saints Peter and Paul Church.  Parade viewing is available throughout the entire route.

https://sfitalianheritage.org/parade/

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