LA Fleet Week® 101

Who: Hosted by the Port of Los Angeles, LA Fleet Week® event partners include U.S. Navy, U.S. Navy League, U.S. Marines, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army, USO, Downtown San Pedro Business Improvement District, San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, and Battleship IOWA.

What: LA Fleet Week® is a free, public event at America’s #1 port, featuring guided ship tours, military exhibits, aerial demonstrations, live music and entertainment, educational programs, food trucks, and fireworks.

When: September 1-4, 2017 (Labor Day Weekend)

Where: Various locations along the LA Waterfront, including the Los Angeles World Cruise Center, Battleship IOWA, and Downtown Harbor in San Pedro, Calif., a seaside community in the City of Los Angeles.

Why: Fleet Week is an annual patriotic tradition where active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations dock in a major U.S. city for one week. Popular Fleet Week destinations include San Diego, San Francisco and New York. 2016 was the first time Los Angeles has hosted an official Fleet Week event.

How: To receive LA Fleet Week® event updates, visit www.lafleetweek.com, or follow LA Fleet Week® on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. #LAFleetWeek2017

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