In recognition of our men and women in uniform, the Intrepid Museum celebrates Fleet Week from May 26–29, 2023!
Throughout the weekend, enjoy musical performances and explore a variety of displays, activities and demos from the military, including the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, and even some antique military vehicles.
Sunday, May 28, enjoy activities and displays from the Intrepid Museum and its partners, plus live music and theatrical performances throughout the day. The schedule below is listed for informational purposes only; visit the Intrepid Museum’s website for more details on Fleet Week programming.
Activities and Displays: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The Marines are here! Make your time at FWNY count and get ready for an immersive experience with the U.S. Marines! Try on their gear, camouflage yourself at the cami paint station, see their tactical vehicles on display, and learn more about what it takes to stand among The Few. Remember to leave your mark and participate in the Marines chalk art project.
U.S. Coast Guard
Join the USCG for a heaving line-throwing activity. Visitors can test their strength in a heaving line throw activity and can even try on some of the Coast Guard gear. Prizes and giveaways all day long.
Intrepid Museum Activities
Enjoy workshops and hands-on activities from the Intrepid Museum all day long. Activities include: Morse Code Bracelets, Camouflage Planes, and learning how to tie nautical knots.
Intrepid Former Crew Members
Meet a former USS Intrepid crew member and learn about their time in service.
Claymore Vets is a woman veteran-founded non-profit with a mission to cultivate a creative and connected community of veterans, first responders and artists to foster social reconnection and growth rooted in clay and visual arts. Claymore Vets will facilitate a large mural of a historical image of the USS Intrepid created by veterans and artists. Visitors will have the opportunity to co-create the mural with these veterans and artists.
Regiment Gaming is America’s largest military gaming community. They have thousands of veteran and active duty streamers across all platforms and regularly compete in charity eSports tournaments to raise money for and support Military non-profit organizations. Visitors will get the chance to play some of these games with a veteran for a chance to win some cool prizes. You are not alone. We have your six.
Guide Dog Foundation/America’s VetDogs
For more than 75 years, the Guide Dog Foundation has trained and placed guide dogs and service dogs to provide increased independence and enhanced mobility to individuals who are blind, have low vision or have other disabilities. Visitors will learn more about guide dog training through demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Veterans Moving Forward
Provides service and emotional support dogs to veterans dealing with mental and/or physical challenges at no cost to the veteran or their family. Support dogs will be available to do some demonstrations throughout the weekend.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
Visitors will have the opportunity to co-create a space shuttle mosaic out of Legos!
Since 1941, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to support America’s service members, and their families, throughout their service to the nation. Take a walk through history to see how the organization has evolved from its early days during World War II to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s service members.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
The Coast Guard Auxiliary is the volunteer component of the U.S. Coast Guard. As experts in boating safety and boating education, they work to ensure everyone has a safe and fun time on the water.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies and supports our military and veteran population through the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Visitors can write a note of thanks to a military member and learn hands-only CPR training.
Coca-Cola will be delighting attendees with a Coca-Cola Real Magic inspired photo activation while highlighting their new premium sleek can and sampling.
Naval Submarine League and Submarine Force Library & Museum
Visitors will engage in submarine-related hands-on activities using concepts of: buoyancy, density, force and motion, and propulsion.
The United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps
A nationwide, congressionally chartered, nonprofit youth organization sponsored by the US Navy and the US Coast Guard, serving children 10-17y/o. Visitors will compete in challenges and games with the sea cadets, learn about the program through demonstrations and tactical gear, and win some cool prizes.
Learn about the work these veterans do and explore hands-on activities.
11:30 PM: Performance: The Satin Dollz
A 1940s Big Band Swing USO Act
12:30 PM: Musical Performance featuring Broadways: A Beautiful Noise and New York, New York
A Beautiful Noise: The story of the legendary Neil Diamond comes to life on stage in an uplifting new musical featuring all his hit songs, including “Sweet Caroline,” “America,” and “Cracklin’ Rosie.”A Beautiful Noise is a thrilling look at an artist’s search for himself and a celebration of the enduring power of his music.
New York, New York: A group of New Yorkers come together to chase their dreams of music, money and love in the new Broadway musical as spectacular as the city itself. If they can make it there, they’ll make it anywhere.
1:00 PM: Center for American Military Music Opportunities Presents: Tommy Stanley Duo
Tommy Stanley Duo creates a unique sound when blending different genres and using their soulful rock voice. The duo includes Tommy Stanley, a US Navy Veteran, and Mike Hamilton, a US Air Force Veteran. Tommy Stanley auditioned and became a finalist for the NBC singing competition Nashville Star. Tommy started working with the non-profit organization CAMMO (Center for American Military Music Opportunities) as an artist and video producer. Mike has had many roles within CAMMO since 2009, from playing drums to guitar and vocals at Invictus Games and America’s Got Talent with Voices of Service.
2:00 PM: U.S. Coast Guard
Silent Drill Team Performance, Pier 86
3:00 PM: Performance: America’s Sweethearts
The Andrews Sisters and beyond! This vintage vocal trio sings music from the 1860s to the 1960s in the style of the girl groups of yesteryear — all with a slice of old-fashioned fun!
4:00 PM: Performance: The Satin Dollz
A 1940s Big Band Swing USO Act
5:00 PM: Performance: America’s Sweethearts
The Andrews Sisters and beyond! This vintage vocal trio sings music from the 1860s to the 1960s in the style of the girl groups of yesteryear – all with a slice of old-fashioned fun!