Maryland Fleet Week & Flyover is coming to Baltimore September 7th-13th to celebrate the rich naval traditions of the Chesapeake Bay and the contributions of Marylanders to the defense of the nation. Cruise with Watermark to see United States and foreign Navy vessels as well as U.S. military jet flyovers from the best seat in town!
- USS Minneapolis-St. Paul, U.S. Navy
- Danmark, tall ship from Denmark
- HMCS Moncton, Royal Canadian Navy
- CGC James Rankin WLM 55, U.S. Coast Guard
- USCGC 37
- USNS Newport, U.S. Navy
- USNA Yard Patrol Craft, U.S. Naval Academy YPs
- HMCS Glace Bay, Royal Canadian Navy
- HMS Richmond, Royal British Navy
- USS Carter Hall, U.S. Navy
- USACE Reynolds, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- USACE Catlett, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The U.S. military aircraft flyovers will take place September 9th-11th from 10:00am-4:00pm, centered at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Aircrafts may include the following: EA-18 G Growler, E-2C Hawkeye, P-8 Poseidon (Saturday only), H-53 Super Stallion, T-6 Texan (Navy SNJ) historic warbirds, HH-65 Dolphin US Coast Guard Search and Rescue helicopter, HH-65 to demonstrate a simulated water rescue in the Inner Harbor Friday and Sunday afternoon (exact time TBD), and public safety helicopters. The order and types of aircraft may vary each day and will be subject to change or cancellation due to inclement weather.
Here’s what we have going on during Maryland Fleet Week & Flyover…
Baltimore Harbor Cruise
Join us for a Baltimore Inner Harbor Cruise: the best way to see Charm City! On our narrated cruise, you’ll learn about the renaissance of Baltimore’s waterfront and this interesting city’s history. Sightseeing along the waterways includes the attractions of the Inner Harbor, Fort McHenry, the Key Bridge, and the Maryland Fleet Week ships.
Thursday, September 8th 1:00pm | 2:00pm | 3:00pm
Friday, September 9th 1:00pm | 2:00pm | 3:00pm | 4:00pm | 5:00pm | 6:00pm
Saturday, September 10th 1:00pm | 2:00pm | 3:00pm | 4:00pm | 5:00pm | 6:00pm | 7:00pm
Sunday, September 11th 1:00pm | 2:00pm | 3:00pm | 4:00pm | 5:00pm | 6:00pm | 7:00pm
Monday, September 12th 1:00pm | 2:00pm | 3:00pm (Monday special: One complimentary child’s ticket with each paid adult ticket!)
$22/Adult $8/Child (3-11)Book Now
Key Bridge Cruise
Enjoy a 90-minute cruise aboard Raven featuring narration of the Baltimore Harbor’s rich history. As you cruise to and from the Key Bridge, you’ll pass many of the U.S. and foreign Navy vessels that are on display for Maryland Fleet Week & Flyover. You may even catch one of the U.S. military aircraft flyovers! Watermark’s luxury yachts boast the best views around.
Friday, September 9th 12:30pm | 2:30pm | 4:30pm
Saturday, September 10th 12:30pm | 2:30pm
Sunday, September 11th 12:30pm | 2:30pm | 4:30pm
$35/Adult $18/Child (3-11)Book Now
Baltimore Fireworks Cruise on Annapolitan II
Known as Baltimore’s oldest holiday, Defenders’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore and the writing of the United States national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” This day has been celebrated continuously each year since the Brits sailed away in 1814! Step aboard Annapolitan II to enjoy the Baltimore skyline and spectacular Defenders’ Day fireworks display from the best seat in town as you cruise the Inner Harbor.
Saturday, September 10th 8:00pm-9:30pm
$60/Adult $30/ChildBook Now
All of our vessels have full bars with alcoholic beverages, non-alcoholic beverages, and snacks available for purchase.
Vessel assignments are subject to change.
Please note that we only accept credit card, debit card, and contactless payments at our Baltimore location.
First photo: Coast Guard Cutter James Renkin USCG photo by PA1 Zach Zubricki
Second photo: The Canadian mine sweeper HMCS Moncton (MM 708) (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Victoria Kinney/Released)
Third photo: Photo courtesy of Maryland Fleet Week & Flyover.
Fifth photo: The U.S. Navy’s “Stewards of the Sea: Defending Freedom, Protecting the Environment” exhibit from MD Fleet Week 2018 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gary A Prill/Released)