Thousands of military personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Navy and Marines are taking a bite of the Big Apple during the 30th annual Fleet Week. Civilians are also getting the opportunity explore the world of America’s military sea services by touring military vessels, attending air shows and other demonstrations during the Memorial Day weekend.

Kicking off Wednesday, Fleet Week runs through May 29 and brings nearly 2,100 sailors, Marines and members of the Coast Guard who are participating this year.

Go to for a full schedule of events and to find out where ships are docked throughout the city that are open for tours.