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Free Fleet Week Ship Tours | Pier 19 + Pier 30/32

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Saturday, October 12, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Pier 30-32 | 599 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107

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San Francisco Fleet Week 2022: Blue Angels + Schedule of Events

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival which is back in 2022

Although there is a full week of events, the epochal annual air show takes place October 7-9, 2022 when fans from across the Bay converge on hills, rooftops and all along the waterfront to behold the spectacular taking place over San Francisco Bay between Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.

San Francisco Fleet Week 
October 3-11, 2022
San Francisco
FREE

See the full air show schedule (updated for 2022)

2022 Schedule of events

Although the festival says the event in 2022 runs from October 3-11, the official calendar doesn’t have any events listed for October 3-4 other than free neighborhood concerts

Wednesday, OCTOBER 5TH
  • Ship Tours – 10am to 4pm – Pier 30/32 + Pier 35
Thursday, OCTOBER 6TH
  • Ship Tours – 10am to 4pm – Pier 30/32 + Pier 35
  • Air Show Practice – Typically in the afternoon you’ll hear the Blue Angels buzzing downtown doing practice runs
  • Honor Our Fallen Concert – 6pm at Herbst Theater w/ U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Division Band – FREE but tix required
Friday, OCTOBER 7TH
Saturday, OCTOBER 8TH
Sunday, OCTOBER 9TH
Monday, OCTOBER 10TH
  • Ship Tours – 9am to 2pm – Pier 30/32 + Pier 35

Throughout Fleet Week, thousands of visitors climb aboard amphibious carriers, destroyers and cruisers docked at the Embarcadero to get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of the sailors serving in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Australian Navy.

  • All ship tours are free of charge and queue forms on a first come, first served basis.
  • NO BACKPACKS on ship tours.
  • THERE ARE NO HOLDING AREAS FOR PERSONAL ITEMS SUCH AS, BICYCLES, BABY STROLLERS, STROLLERS, SCOOTERS, PETS etc.
  • Due to security reasons, all such items will not be permitted to remain on or near the pier areas.
  • For security reasons, all such items will be removed from the pier and may be searched or otherwise disposed of.

2019 Update: Due to the U.S. Navy’s current operational security posture, we cannot confirm the names of ships participating in the 2019 San Francisco Fleet Week until the ships are pierside. Thank you for understanding.

2019 Ship Tour Schedule  (Subject to change)

  • Wednesday 9 October – 10am to 2pm (Pier 30/32 and Pier 35)
  • Thursday 10 October – 10am to 2pm (Pier 30/32 and Pier 35)
  • Saturday 12 October – 9 am to 4 pm (Pier 19 and Pier 30/32)
  • Sunday 13 October – 9 am to 4 pm (Pier 15/17 and Pier 19)
  • Monday 14 October – 9am to 2pm (Pier 19) and 9am to Noon (Pier 30/32)

All ship tours are free of charge.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families
Venue: Pier 30-32
Address: 599 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107