The SS Jeremiah O'Brien steams once again for the annual Fleet Week Cruise around San Francisco Bay! Get on board the fully operational World War II Liberty ship for amazing views of the San Francisco waterfront, the visiting Navy ships, and the air show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.  Live music provided by Natural Gas Jazz Band on Saturday, and Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District Non-Marching Band on Sunday.  Hot dog lunch, ice cream, and beverages are provided complimentary.  Tickets sell fast, so purchase now!  Proceeds go towards maintaining and preserving the O'Brien for future generations.​

Dates: October 8-9, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Boarding at 9:00 a.m.)
Location: Pier 45
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For more information: Call 415-544-0100 or email 

San Francisco's Original Segway Tours!

Join Tower Tours this Fleet Week as we discover the breathtaking  metropolis of San Francisco with style and comfort aboard enclosed luxury motor coaches.  Allow the knowledgeable tour guides to escort you through a tale of charm and attractions with the history of San Francisco. Mention "FWMA Fleet Week" when booking the Grand City Tour of San Francisco this Fleet Week and enjoy a complimentary tasting of the "Appellation" flight at Bluxome Wine Bar at world-famous Ghirardelli Square.  (Direct bookings only.)

Date: October 3-10, 2016
Departure Times: Daily at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  (Tour is 3 1/2 hours)

Location: 288 Beach Street (at Mason).  Complimentary hotel shuttle service available.

For more information or reservations: CCall 1-415-345-TOUR (8687) or toll free 1-866-345-8687​


Fleet Week Cruises Aboard the SSJeremiah O'Brien

Join us Wipeout Bar & Grill on the waterfront this Fleet Week to honor our troops and watch the Blue Angels zoom by! With our wide-open patio, outdoor bar, roaring fire pit, celebrity-signed surfboards, and word-famous signs, Wipeout is the perfect venue to celebrate.

Dates: October 3 - 10, 2016
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to closing
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Lower Level
For more information: Call 415-986-5966 or email 

Alioto's salutes the proud contributions of our veterans, and active military service men and women, with 15% off their entire check!* Must present military ID or be in U.S. military uniform.  

*Limit one discount per table, per ID, for parties up to six.

Dates: October 3 - 10, 2016 ​

Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily​
Location: #8 Fisherman's Wharf, at the foot of Taylor Street 
For more information: Call
415-673-0183 or email

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Blue & Gold Fleet's Fleet Week Air Show Cruise

It's FLEET WEEK!  Join Bay Voyager in celebrating the return of the Blue Angels and the always exhilarating air show of commercial and military airplanes, as well as the Parade of Ships, a display of some of the most modern military vessels on the ocean.  Enjoy watching the Blue Angels perform their precision maneuvers, as our boat cruises the bay right beneath the fighter jets during their performance.  We will be maneuvering all over the bay to watch the show from the best viewpoints.

Seating on our high-speed RIB vessel is limited to 12. Advance reservations required. These cruises will sell out soon!  Click here to book online.  $95.00 per person.  (Active Military personnel - $25.00 OFF per person.)

Dates: October 7-9, 2016
Time: Departures vary (Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.)
Location: PIER 39, Gate C (behind the Aquarium of the Bay)​
For more information or reservations: Call 510-612-1251
or email 

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Fleet Week Cruises with Hornblower

PIER 39's Fleet Week Celebration

Always a top seller, Adventure Cat will have both boats on the water Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Fleet Week, to catch the Blue Angels air show!  Join us for the best seat in the house right under the action!  Tickets are $75.00per person (non-refundable), which include 2 drinks and light appetizers.  Cash bar and snacks available.  

Dates: October 8-9, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Boarding at 12:30 p.m.)
Location: PIER 39, Gate J (right next to the sea lions)
For more information: Call 415-777-1630 or email   


AT&T Park Tours


View the Blue Angels's Fleet Week Air Show up close on board Blue & Gold Fleet's 2-hour Fleet Week Air Show Cruise.  Tickets include a buffet lunch and open bar (house beer, wine, and an assortment of cocktails). Seating is limited and unassigned.  Saturday, October 10th cruise is sold out.

Dates: October 8-9, 2016
Time: Departs at 2:00 p.m. and returns at 4:00 p.m.  (Please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to departure.)​
Location: PIER 39
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Red and White Fleet's Fleet Week Airshow Cruises

The Buena Vista Cafe Salutes the Fleet!


Alioto's Restaurant Salutes the Military!

Take "Flight" with Our Grand City Tour

It's a ballpark where home runs can be "splash hits" and the breathtaking bay view rivals the action on the field. It's where one of baseball's most hallowed franchises plays inside an architectural landmark.  Come visit the Home of the San Francisco Giants and go behind the scenes with one of our seasoned Tour Guides. Get a player's-eye view from the Dugout, the Visitor's Batting Cage and Clubhouse, and the Giants Press Conference Room.  Tour stops may also include the Bob Stevens Press Box, a Luxury Suite, and our Giants memorabilia display on the Club Level.  Military members are eligible to receive one free Tour ticket with current Military ID.  Please call in advance to reserve your spot as spaces are limited and Tours do sell out.

Date: October 3-10, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.​
Location: Tours depart from the Giants' Dugout Store located on the Third Street side of the ballpark.​


​​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, military displays, an impressive air show that includes the Blue Angels and more. PIER 39 joins the celebration with live entertainment featuring special military band performances, interactive exhibits, military vehicles and displays, and more.*

Friday, October 7:  Parade of Ships, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (best viewing from bay end of PIER 39); Air Show featuring the Blue Angels, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Neon Velvet on the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza Stage, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 8:  Air Show featuring the Blue Angels, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Naval Sea Cadet Corps Band of the West on the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza Stage, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Mustache Harbor 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 9:  Air Show featuring the Blue Angels, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; WJM on the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza Stage, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

*Air Shows, Meet and Greet, performances, and other event activities are weather-permitting and subject to change without notice.

Location: PIER 39
For more information: Call
415-705-5500 or email 

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Pier Market for Fleet Week

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Fleet Week Events​

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016

Fleet Week San Francisco returns to Fisherman's Wharf in October!  Come see the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, along with other air show performers. The Breitling Jet Team from France will be making its first Bay Area appearance!

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

Since its opening in 1889, the historic Buena Vista Cafe has welcomed members of the US Navy (as well as military from the nearby Presidio post), providing hearty meals, belly-warming beverages and a lively, convivial atmosphere. Continuing the tradition, this year the BV celebrates Fleet Week and salutes the troops with a special discount for all members of the US military. Stop by and show your military ID to receive a 25% discount on all food orders during Fleet Week 2016.  Savor our bountiful all-day breakfasts or enjoy lunch or dinner featuring an appetizing array of fresh seafood and BV signature favorites. And don't forget our heartwarming, world-famous Irish Coffee! 

Be sure to visit our gift shop (located adjacent to the cafe), where you can find a wide assortment of BV logo merchandise, souvenirs and unique gifts to commemorate your visit.

Dates: October 3 - 10, 2016

Hours: Open Daily, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.  
Location: 2765 Hyde Street
For more information: Call 415-474-5044

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The Blue Angels return with the San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show in 2016! Hornblower has a variety of cruise options to get you and your guests out on the water for a Fleet Week experience you will never forget.  Enjoy delicious food and breathtaking sights on board each of our cruises.  Blue Angels Air Show Cruises are the perfect way to watch the incredible air stunts.  Special Fireworks Viewing Cruises area available on Saturday evening!  Or, catch the Parade of Ships on a Brunch Cruise.   ​

Dates: October 7-9, 2016
Times: Varies by cruise
Location: Hornblower Landing, Pier 3
For more information: Call

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Celebrate Fleet Week aboard the Red and White Fleet! From October 7 - 9, Fleet Week takes over San Francisco with a series of Navy-inspired events, entertainment, and the legendary Blue Angels air show.  To complement all the festivities, Red and White Fleet offers the best views of the daily air shows from the bay.​ Fleet Week Cruises will be offered for the afternoon air shows of the Blue Angels, along with other commercial and military airplanes.  Guests will gather mostly on the outdoor decks of the vessels to see the Blue Angels perform their spectacular air show acrobatics, as our boats cruise right underneath the fighter jets during the air shows.​

Pricing: Adults (18+) -- $75.00 and Youth (5-17) -- $52.00. We recommend booking early, as the afternoon air show cruises sell out quickly!​

Dates: October 7-9, 2016
Time: Departs at 1:30 p.m. (Cruise is 2 1/2 hours.)
Location: Pier 43 1/2 
For more information: Call 415-673-2900
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Celebrate Fleet Week at Pier Market, an authentic, family-owned and operated fish house with some of the freshest seafood in the city. Devour mesquite-grilled fish and meats, and award-winning clam chowder in sourdough bread bowls while overlooking the bay and the PIER 39 sea lions.

Dates: October 3 - 10, 2016
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to closing
Location: Lower Level, in the middle of PIER 39
For more information: Call 415-989-7437 or email 


Fleet Week is right around the corner!  This Fleet Week, service men and women in uniform or those presenting a valid military ID will receive $15.00 off of all of our public tours by using promo code FLEETWEEK2016. 

We offer 5 fun, guided tour routes: Wharf & Waterfront Tour, Golden Gate Park Tour, Night Chinatown Tour, Advanced Golden Gate Park Tour, and Advanced Hills Tour.  Our tours will take you to the best views and hidden locations in San Francisco. (Must be 12 years or older and 100 - 250 lbs.)  You will love gliding through the city on a Segway!  Don't believe us?  
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Date: October 3-10, 2016
Tour Times: 5 daytime departures and 1 night tour every evening
Location: 757 Beach Street (near Hyde) or 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive (near Japanese Tea Garden), Golden Gate Park or 417 Beach Street (near Taylor)​

For more information or reservations: Call 1-415-474-3130 (8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

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Come celebrate Fleet Week at Fog Harbor with front row views of the Blue Angels as they zoom over the San Francisco Bay. Fog Harbor is proud to be the first restaurant in Fisherman's Wharf to offer a 100% sustainable seafood menu as approved by the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch and Aquarium of the Bay.

Dates: October 3-10, 2016
Hours: 11:00 a.m. to closing
Location: Entrance of PIER 39, Second Level
For more information: Call 415-421-2442 or email 

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Celebrate Fleet Week at Wipeout Bar & Grill

Bay Voyager's Fleet Week Cruises

Dine at Fog Harbor Fish House

Adventure Cat Sailing Air Show Cruise

148th 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; special appearances by "Christopher Columbus" and Queen Isabella and Her Court; 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; and special appearances by Bay Area and Italian-American celebrities. 

Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Parade begins at Fisherman's Wharf (Jefferson Street) and ends in the North Beach (Italian) District.

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