Fleet Week


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Featured Places

Baltimore's Inner Harbor
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Photo By: USAF Thunderbird

Take a special tour of the vessels (through Monday Oct. 8 from 1:00 – 6:00 PM) and experience the life of a modern sailor! U.S., Canadian, and British Navy vessels along with U.S. Coast Guard and others are docked around the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, Tide Point, and North Locust Point. View the locations of where each vessel is anchored throughout Baltimore.
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Festival Crowd

1 Fleet Week Festival

Oct. 5-6, 2018 11:00am - 6:00pm
Oct. 7, 2018    11:00am - 4:00pm

Experience the expanded Fleet Week Festival, stretching from Rash Field and the Maryland Science Center around the promenade to the National Aquarium, filling the Inner Harbor with exhibitors and vendors from maritime, military, cultural, and historical organizations! Enjoy hands-on activities, local food and drink, musical acts, and other entertainment! 

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2 “Meet the Fleet” Happy Hour

October 5, 2015 
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join visiting sailors for special happy hour in West Shore Park featuring performances by Cris Jacobs Band and Friends!

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3 Fleet Week 5K

October 7, 2018

Use your feet to see the fleet! Join U.S., Canadian and British sailors for a 5K run through the Inner Harbor. Registration fee – proceeds benefiting Historic Ships in Baltimore. 

Register now!

Navy Band

4 Festival Entertainment

There will be three stages rocking throughout the festival located at the Amphitheater, West Shore Park, and Rash Field’s Kaufman Pavilion! Check out the schedule for entertainment October 5-7. 

View the full line-up online or download a PDF of the full line-up

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5 Festival Food & Drink

This year, the Fleet Week Festival will add more local flavor by incorporating three regional independent breweries. Atlas Brew Works, Heavy Seas Beer and Union Craft Brewing will offer their signature beers at Rash Field, West Shore Park, and Pier 1. Red and white wine will also be available. There will also be a fleet of local food trucks and vendors selling their signature goods – a great mix of sweet, savory, spicy, and more! 

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine is a Baltimore must-see destination. Scenes of the fort are described in Francis Scott Key's poem, The Star-Spangled Banner.

6 Fort McHenry Park Experience

October 5-7, 2018

Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine is open daily from 9AM to 5PM. Enjoy ranger talks, living history demonstrations, food, and entertainment. (Programs may be limited during air show.) The park is the prime viewing location for Air Show Baltimore! NOTE: No parking at the park on Saturday and Sunday.

Check out the FAQs for more information...

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7 Martin State Airport Open House

October 6-7. 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm

View unique and contemporary aircraft on the ground at the Martin State Airport Open House and Free Festival. Watch airshow aviators take off and land from this location! Activities will include meet and greet sessions with the pilots, displays of military aircraft, musical entertainment, souvenirs, and food vendors.

Find out more!

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8 Fleet Week Passport Program

Pick up a special Maryland Fleet Week Passport and get it stamped aboard the visiting ships and other local cultural sites. A special prize is available for those who acquire 10 unique stamps! (While supplies last) 

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About Fleet Week

USAF Thunderbirds performing the Inverted Pass

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