Mark your calendar to attend Naval Station Norfolk's "Fleet Fest” Saturday, October 18.
Norfolk, VA – In celebration of Fleet Week Hampton Roads and the Navy’s 239th Birthday, Naval Station Norfolk will host Fleet Fest from 9 a.m. – 4 pm. Saturday, Oct. 18.
The event is open to the public and includes ship tours, static displays, live entertainment, car show and chili cook-off.
Headlining this year’s Fleet Fest will be the aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) and guided-missile destroyer, USS Gonzalez (DDG 66). The ships will be open for public visitation from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
New this year, U.S. Fleet Forces Command will host a Birthday Concert featuring the U.S. Fleet Forces Band aboard the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. The concert will begin immediately following ship tours.
For more information and the schedule of events, please visit the Naval Station Norfolk Fleet Fest website at
http://www.discovermwr.com/fleetfest or call (757) 322-2576.