Visiting Ships

Active U.S. Navy ships visit every LA Fleet Week and include ship tours as part of the event.

Ship Tours: What You Need To Know


Time to check out some active duty Navy ships! They’ll be open to the public from 10 AM – 4 PM daily from Friday, May 26th through Monday, May 29th. Here’s a quick list of helpful things to know when you come down to the harbor to see them:

  • Go Aboard:
    • The ships will be berthed in San Pedro’s Outer Harbor and the ONLY WAY to go aboard an active duty ship will be to catch a SHUTTLE BUS from the main LA Fleet Week EXPO footprint adjacent to Battleship IOWA at 250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro 90731
  • Ship Tour Lines:
    • Lines to catch the shuttles form at the main EXPO footprint adjacent to Battleship IOWA. They will open at 10 AM and close at 3 PM. If you wish to tour the ships, please ensure you are in line no later than 3 PM
  • Restrictions:
    • Visitors must be at least 5 years of age
    • No strollers permitted on the ships
    • Visitors must be able to walk unassisted without the aid of supporting devices for access to the vessels
    • Visitors must be able to walk through tight spaces and up and down steep ladders
    • An equivalency experience will be offered if desired
    • No public restrooms are available aboard the ships, but will be on the dock
    • Please wear closed-toed shoes. For your safety flip flops and high heels are strongly discouraged
    • No pets allowed
  • Battleship IOWA will be open as usual. Please check IOWA’s website for times and prices. Active military and veterans will be admitted free all weekend with confirmation of military idea (does not apply to family members or friends).


Have more questions? Try our Frequently Asked Questions page.

2023 Visiting Ships

2023 Presenting Sponsors

2023 Supporting Sponsors

Navy Federal Credit Union

KLOS FM 95.5

City of LA 15th District Councilmember Tim McOsker

International Longshore Warehouse Union

Black Knight Patrol

NIO Cocktails

Rapid Set

Business Contingency Group

2023 Neighborhood Activations

City of Brea

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce & American Legion Post 43

Central City Association of Los Angeles

LA County Department of Military & Veterans Affairs

Office of Councilmember Traci Park - 11th District