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Seafair Fleet Week & Boeing Maritime Celebration: Parade of Ships
August 3-7, 2016; Seattle, Washington

Seafair 2016

Seafair Fleet Week and the Boeing Maritime Celebration has been a tradition in Seattle since 1950 with multiple ships annually coming into the Port of Seattle to celebrate this region’s premier summertime Festival. In partnership with Navy League Seattle Council and Port of Seattle, Seafair Fleet Week honors the men and women of the military who proudly and courageously serve our country!

In 2016, Naval vessels from the United States Navy Third Fleet, United States Coast Guard and the Canadian Maritime Forces will arrive from around the world for a five-day visit to the Emerald City.

Wednesday, August 3 - 1:45 p.m.
The Boeing Maritime Celebration features the “Parade of Ships” as vessels conduct a majestic procession through Elliott Bay. Join Seafair and Boeing on the Seattle Waterfront for this spectacular arrival of the Fleet.

Seafair Fleet Week has been a tradition in Seattle since 1950 with multiple ships annually coming into the Port of Seattle to celebrate this region’s premier summertime festival. In partnership with Navy League Seattle Council and Port of Seattle, Seafair Fleet Week honors the men and women of the military who proudly and courageously serve our country!

Parade of Ships
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
1 p.m.
Elliot Bay
The Fleet will make its entrance into Elliott Bay accompanied by the spray of the Seattle Fire Department boat. The Parade of Ships is free and open to the public.

Public Ship Tours
Wednesday, August 3 to Sunday, August 7, 2016
Times and Locations TBA
Come aboard a Canadian or United States Navy or United States Coast Guard vessel. Walk through passageways, climb ladders, tour the different decks and get a real taste of life at sea. Ship tours are free and open to the public.



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