10. Military Ship Tours for Fleet Week
It’s also Fleet Week and among the highlights are tours of numerous military ships, going beyond the Intrepid. In Manhattan, there’s the USS Bataan on Pier 88S; the HMCS Athabaskan, HMCS Kingston, HMCS Moncton all on Pier 92S, and the Intrepid on Pier 86N (which will also have a screening of Top Gun on the 27th). At the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, the USS Farragut, USS Bainbridge and USCGC Forward; and on Staten Island’s Homeport Pier, USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), USS Shamal (PC 13)
You can also check out Military Day at Battery Park, which takes place on Saturday May 28. This free, all ages event runs from 7:30 am to 5 pm, and activities include boot camp-style exercise, a military band performances and displays of military equipment.