Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore, October 10-17, 2016
Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore celebrates the rich naval traditions of the Chesapeake Bay and the contributions of Marylanders to the defense of the nation. The Blue Angels' F/A 18 Hornet fighter jets and other aircraft will be on display on the Martin State Airport tarmac and in the skies over Fort McHenry and Middle Branch on October 15 & 16, while U.S. and Canadian navy vessels will be ready for boarding visitors in the Inner Harbor, Fells Point and Locust Point throughout the week and weekend.
Maryland Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism Film and the Arts (DTFA), in conjunction with the U.S. Navy, are planning Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore for October 2016. Modeled on the success of Star-Spangled Sailabration and Star-Spangled Spectacular, Fleet Week will include an air show featuring the Blue Angels, the commissioning of the U.S. Navy's new futuristic destroyer, military ship tours, schooner pageantry and landside activities for visitors to Baltimore's famed Inner Harbor.
1 Baltimore Air Show
The Air Show on October 15 and 16, 2016 will feature precision flight demonstrations from the US Navy, US Air Force, US Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force, Geico Skytypers, Scott Francis Airshows, and more over a two-and-a-half-hour period between approximately 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. over Fort McHenry. The finale is a 45-minute demonstration by the Blue Angels.
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2 Martin State Airport Open House
Martin State Airport is opening its doors for two full days of festivities, Saturday and Sunday - October 15 - 16, 2016; 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
3 The Commissioning of USS Zumwalt
The Commissioning of USS Zumwalt will take place at the Port of Baltimore on October 15, 2016 with special events October 10 - 15. Donors and sponsors of this historic occasion support scholarships and programs for the ship and crew. More info...
4 Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore FAQs
Where and when are events taking place?
Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore events will occur October 12-17, 2016, at locations around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, at Martin State Airport, and at Fort McHenry. More information and event schedules will be released soon.
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