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Fleet Week is Proud to Announce The US Airforce F-22 Raptor to the Airshow Lineup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco March 7, 2016 The United States Air Force has selected San Francisco Fleet Week as one of only 23 events in North America to host the most sought after Tactical Demonstration Team in the country, the F-22 Raptor. The Demonstration Team makes its appearance on October 7, 8 & 9 at San Francisco Fleet Week joining the headlining U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration squadron. The F-22 Raptor will perform air maneuvers that demonstrate the super maneuverability of the stealth combat aircraft. These demonstrations include the power loop, split, and tail slide, as well as a high speed pass and dedication pass. These maneuvers are based on those … Continue reading

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Fleet Week 2016 Tickets Go on Sale February 12th at 8am PST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco February 8, 2016 Yesterday, the Blue Angels flew over Levi Stadium to kick off Super Bowl 50. The next time you can watch them in the Bay Area will be in San Francisco for Fleet Week October 3-10, 2016. We are expecting another sold out show with the Blue Angels headlining the air show. Flying their six blue and gold F-18 Hornets, the Navy’s Blue Angels will again be putting on a dramatic, high speed, thrilling performance over the San Francisco Bay. The air show will include some new and exciting additions to our lineup … Continue reading

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San Francisco Fleet Week Schedule of Events for Sat. Oct. 10, 2015

Key Events: 9:00am-4:00pm:  Ship Tours at SF Piers 15/17, 30-32 and Pier 80, M/V Cape Hudson at Pier 50 RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1497309147251537/ Contacts: Lieutenant Russ Wolfkiel, U.S. Navy, 619-572-9456, rwolfkiel@gmail.com Lieutenant Dawn Stankus, U.S. Navy,  847-533-3296, dawn.stankus@gmail.com   10am-5pm: Media Availability at Marina Green Festival and Humanitarian Assistance Village. Contacts: Capt. Agustin Solivan 717-433-5053, agustinsolivan@gmail.com 1stLt Christopher Harrison 512-940-1051, crharrison12@gmail.com or Garth Langley at 650-787-5972, glangley@fleetweeksf.org   10:00am-12:00pm: Bark at the Park-K9 Heroes in Duboce Park (Intersection of Steiner and Duboce Streets) RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/428280570694169/ Contacts: Francis Zamora, SF Department of Emergency Management 415-760-8735, francis.zamora@sfgov.org Garth Langley, SF Fleet Week, 650-787-5972, glangley@fleetweeksf.org … Continue reading

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San Francisco Fleet Week Schedule of Events for Thurs. Oct. 8, 2015

Key Events: U.S. Navy Blue Angels Media Day What: Opportunity for one-on-one interview with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels Where: Oakland North Field, 9351 Earhart Rd. Oakland, CA 94621 When: Thurs. Oct. 8, 2015 at 10:40 a.m. Space is limited please RSVP to Mary Hickey, Air Show Network at 415-244-0421 or hickey_mary@hotmail.com​ 8:00am-2:30pm: Fleet Week Softball Tournament at Moscone Field 8:00am-12:00pm: Senior Leaders Seminar at Marines’ Memorial Club 9:00am-12:00pm: Golden Gate National Recreation Area Park/ Restoration cleanup 10:00am-2:00 pm: Ship Tours at SF Piers 15/17, 30-32 and 80 https://www.facebook.com/events/1497309147251537/ 10:00am-5:00pm: Veteran’s Art Exhibit by the SF Fleet Week Association and … Continue reading

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San Francisco Fleet Week Schedule of Events for Wed. Oct. 7, 2015

Ship Arrival Times: 8:30am– HMCS Calgary arrives at Pier 15/17 Contact: Sierra Reed, sierra.Reed@international.gc.ca 8:45am– USS Stockdale arrives at Pier 80 Contact: Lieutenant Dawn Stankus 847-533-3296, dawn.stankus@gmail.com 9:00am– USCGC Boutwell arrives at Pier 80 Contact: Chief William Colclough 510-772-8865, william.r.colclough@uscg.mil or LT Anna Dixon, 510-437-3887, anna.k.dixon@uscg.mil 10:45am– USS Cape St. George arrives at Pier 80 Contact: Lieutenant Dawn Stankus 847-533-3296, dawn.stankus@gmail.com 3:30pm– USS Coronado arrives at Pier 80 Contact: Lieutenant Dawn Stankus 847-533-3296, dawn.stankus@gmail.com Ship Tour FB Event Page: http://on.fb.me/1KZ4tdj   Key Events: 8:00am-12:00pm: Peer to Peer Medical Exchange Seminar: Translating military experiences into civilian best practices at Marines’ Memorial … Continue reading

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San Francisco Fleet Week Schedule of Events for Tues. Oct. 6, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Francisco Fleet Week 2015 www.fleetweeksf.org Advisory: 15-003 Snapchat and Periscope @FleetWeekSF #FleetWeekSF #WeAreFleetWeek #SelfieWithASailor Palo Alto VA Hospital Visit Description: Service members will visit veterans and patients at the Palo Alto VA to thank them for their service and tour the facilities. Interview opportunities with active-duty service members and patients will be offered. Location: 3801 Miranda Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290. Media should arrive at 7:45 a.m., meet at the front doors of the hospital adjacent to the eagle statue. Tour Time: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Contacts: Damian McGee, damian.mcgee@va.gov, or 650-823-6631 or Garth Langley, … Continue reading

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35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week Set to Kick-Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO 2015—The 35th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week celebration is set to kick off Mon. Oct. 5-12, 2015. More than 2,300 U.S. Marines and Sailors will join San Francisco-based U.S. Coast Guard during the 2015 Salute to our Sea Services. “We are excited to bring back one of San Francisco’s oldest maritime traditions this year,” said Mayor Edwin M. Lee. “In the City that can, San Francisco’s Fleet Week is the only event in our country that combines the traditional air show and parade of ships with critical disaster response and emergency preparedness training to showcase … Continue reading

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San Francisco Fleet Week Announces Off The Grid Fleet Fest presented by Lyft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco Fleet Week is proud to announce the first annual Fleet Week Off The Grid Fleet Fest presented by Lyft, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Oct. 10-11, 2015 at Pier 80. “We are pleased to announce the first annual Fleet Fest with our community partners as we celebrate and thank our men and women of the sea services during San Francisco’s 35th Annual Fleet Week,” said Lewis Loeven, San Francisco Fleet Week Executive Director. Fleet Fest includes a two-day food and live-music festival for the public to celebrate and salute visiting service members and ships … Continue reading

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Fleet Week Returns to San Francisco Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Francis Zamora, Department of Emergency Management 415-760-8735 San Francisco, CA – Today, San Francisco announced the return of Fleet Week to the Bay Area from October 6 to October 13. This year’s events will include the return of the Blue Angels airshow, parade of ships, and the commissioning of the Navy’s newest ship, the U.S.S. America. “San Francisco is a city that welcomes and salutes our service members in the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard,” said Mayor Edwin M. Lee. “Fleet Week is not only a time when we pay tribute to our … Continue reading

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