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Free Fleet Week Ship Tours 2021 (Pier 30/32 + Pier 35)

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Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Ship tours are free and open the public. Masks and security checks required

Pier 30/32 + Pier 35 | San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco Fleet Week 2023: 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 2023.

Although there is a full week of events, the epochal annual air show takes place October 6-8, 2023 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 
– Full Festival: October 2-10, 2023
– Airshow: October 6-8, 2023
San Francisco

See the full air show schedule (updated for 2023) – Please note the festival website says “October 2-10” but often there are hardly any events the first two days and the final day except for neighborhood concerts.

2023 Schedule of events

Wednesday, OCTOBER 4TH
Thursday, OCTOBER 5TH
  • Ship Tours – 10am to 4pm – Pier 30/32 Only
  • 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
Saturday, OCTOBER 7TH
  • 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 Port of San Francisco to get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of the sailors serving in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard. Ship tours are free and open to the public

Please note there are no Ship Tours on Friday, October, 8, 2021

Due to the U.S. Navy’s current operational security posture, we cannot confirm the names of ships participating in the 2021 San Francisco Fleet Week until the ships are pierside. Please check back MON 4 OCT for Vessel updates.

Several guides to help you with information about planning your experience at Fleet Week under “Plan Your Trip”.

  • All ship tours are free of charge and queue forms on a first come, first served basis.
  • Due to safety considerations, no children under the age of 7 are allowed on ship tours.
  • Masks required on all US Navy vessels

Port of San Francisco – Embarcadero
PIER 30/32 + PIER 35

WED 10/6, THU 10/7, SAT 10/9, SUN 10/10
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

MON 10/11
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Read the list of prohibited items and visitors’ guidelines.

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*
*Ship tours are free and open the public. Masks and security checks required
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, In Person, Kids & Families
Venue: Pier 30/32 + Pier 35
Address: San Francisco, CA