Posted by: arbeam | July 21, 2022

Aug 1-7: Seattle Seafair/ Fleet Week

Fleet Week Seattle 2022. After two years of virtual events, Fleet Week returns to the waterfront this year in person! Fleet Week is sponsored by Navy League Seattle, Seafair, and the Port of Seattle, in coordination with the Navy and Coast Guard. USN, USCG, and Royal Canadian Navy ships are scheduled to arrive Monday Aug 1 and depart Sunday Aug 7, and a range of events are planned for the week.

Seattle Seafair Parade of Ships

12:30 Monday 1 Aug will feature the Parade of Ships and a US Coast Guard Sea Rescue Demonstration. The center of the Waterfront Activities will be Pier 62. It will feature Music, displays, and information, including Navy League booth with Sea Cadets. (Free) Mon 12-5PM Tues/Wed 10-5PM

Ship tours

USN: Pier 90 Tues-Sat Aug 2-6 (0900-1500 Tues-Thurs, 0900-1700 Fri-Sat).  

USCG: Pier 66 Tues Aug 2 0900-1200, plus small boat tours in conjunction with Pier 62 events Mon-Wed Aug 1-3.  

Canadian Navy: Pier 69 Tues-Sat Aug 2-6 (0900-1500 Tues-Thurs, 0900-1200 Fri, 0900-1700 Sat). 

Air show / Blue Angels

The Boeing Seafair Air Show takes place in conjunction with the hydro races on Lake Washington Fri-Sun Aug 5-7. Aerial performances begin about 1100 each day, with the Blue Angels over the lake at 1500. There is a cost for admission to the stands in Genessee Park (free on Fri), but it is free to watch from the hills above Lake Washington. Details at the Seafair Air Show page: https://www.seafair.org/p/events/boeing-seafair-air-show1

Other Navy League Seafair/Fleet Week Events

Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade Sat July 30, 2022 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM The current parade route begins by Seattle Center, follows 4th Avenue through Downtown Seattle and ends at the north parking lot of Lumen Field, a distance of about 2 to 2.5 miles.

 Eagles and Anchors – Bell Harbor rooftop – Mon Aug 1 1730 (free) Seattle NL are hosting chiefs and officers from the visiting ships to welcome them to Seattle.

Sea Services Luncheon – Bell Harbor – Thurs Aug 4 1100 (cost) Seattle NL marquee event of the year. Join us to honor outstanding service members from the visiting ships and our adopted units.

Ask the Admirals – World Trade Center – Fri Aug 5 1030 (free) Seattle NL and World Trade Center Seattle will be hosting the Coast Guard and Navy Regional commanders in person for a live Q&A session.

Jet Blast Bash Museum of Flight Pl S, Seattle Aug 6 at 10 AM – Aug 7 at 4PM Join us for a day of learning, fun, and Navy jets! We’ll be hosting one of many family friendly booths at the Museum of annual Flight’s Jet Blast Bash, along Boeing Field and next to the Blue Angels’ staging area! https://www.museumofflight.org/Plan-Your-Visit/Calendar-of-Events/4709/jet-blast-bash

The Seafair Fleet Week website (https://www.seafair.org/events/2022/fleet-week) is a good overall resource for information. Seattle Navy League will posting more information about our events on our Navy League Seattle website (https://navyleagueseattle.org/)


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