Fleet Week in San Francisco Scaled Back | NBC Bay Area

Fleet Week in San Francisco Scaled Back



    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013)

    The good news: Fleet Week is still on in San Francisco this month. The bad news: It's going to be largely scaled back because of the government sequestration in April, not to be confused with the current government shutdown that began this week.

    As a result, there will be no U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying across San Francisco Bay.

    But there still will be events happening from  Oct. 7 to 13 at Pier 39, including an art exhibit by veterans, and fireworks every Saturday at 8:30 p.m. through October in honor of the pier's 35th anniversary.

    For the full list of events at Pier 39 events, click here.

    "They are a huge draw," Pier 39 organizer Sue Muzzin told NBC Bay Area, referring to the Blue Angels. "They definitely will be missed.