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Fleet Week

(U.S. Navy)

Blue Angels Begin Practice Runs Above SF Bay

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will be roaring over parts of the Bay Area starting Thursday afternoon as San Francisco Fleet Week gets under way.

10/04/2012

A U.S. Navy hovercraft lands on Ocean Beach in San Francisco, October 3, 2012. (CBS)

Hovercraft Lands On San Francisco’s Ocean Beach For Fleet Week

A Navy hovercraft has landed on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach as part of a disaster response training exercise during Fleet Week.

10/03/2012

US Airways pilot Chesley B. Sullenberger III holds up an American flag that was presented to him during a celebration in his honor on Jan. 24, 2009, in Danville. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

‘Sully’ Sullenberger Riding With Blue Angels Over San Francisco For Fleet Week

Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the Danville pilot known for safely landing a disabled US Airways jet in the Hudson River in 2009, will be riding along with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels Wednesday.

10/03/2012

Among other events in San Francisco this weekend, there will be (clockwise from upper left) the Blue Angels and Fleet Week activities along the waterfront, the Giants playing in two Division Series playoff games at AT&T Park, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, and a 49ers game Sunday. (CBS/Getty Images)

Guide To This Weekend’s (Many) Events

There’s no shortage of awesome activities, events and concerts this weekend. From the Blue Angels to the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, this is one of the biggest weekends all year. Check out our event guide for great ideas for the whole family.

CBS San Francisco–10/03/2012

Among other events in San Francisco this weekend, there will be (clockwise from upper left) the Blue Angels and Fleet Week activities along the waterfront, the Giants playing in two Division Series playoff games at AT&T Park, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, and a 49ers game Sunday. (CBS/Getty Images)

Series Of Big Events To Crowd San Francisco This Weekend

San Francisco will be bursting at the seams with activity this weekend, including the annual Fleet Week celebration.

10/02/2012

The Blue Angels. (United States Navy)

Blue Angels Arrive In Bay Area For Fleet Week

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels arrived at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday evening for the city’s annual Fleet Week celebration.

10/02/2012

Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill leads the field during a fleet race in the America's Cup World Series on August 23, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

America’s Cup Round 2 Sharing Stage With SF Fleet Week

The second America’s Cup World Series in San Francisco begins Wednesday with qualifying racing for the match racing championship. A day later, the first two of seven scheduled fleet races kick off the event championship, which concludes Sunday.

10/02/2012

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Major Nathan Miller flies past the San Francisco skyline during a practice flight ahead of the Fleet Week performance October 8, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fleet Week Draws 1000s To San Francisco Waterfront

The San Francisco waterfront was packed with spectators Saturday as thousands of people turned out for Fleet Week.

10/08/2011

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Major Nathan Miller flies past the San Francisco skyline during a practice flight ahead of the Fleet Week performance October 8, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Huge Crowd Expected In San Francisco For Fleet Week Weekend

Transit officials are saying keep the car at home as 300,000 people descend upon San Francisco for Fleet Week and some other crowded events.

10/08/2011

San Francisco Military Job Fair Timed For Fleet Week

Just in time for San Francisco’s Fleet Week celebrations, more than 250 members of the military attended the first ever job fair hosted by the nation’s largest nonprofit organization for veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

10/07/2011

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