The Navy and Coast Guard may not be able to send ships to Port Everglades again this year due to COVID, but we're bringing Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen to South Florida, thanks to social media and streaming apps.
Broward Navy Days, Inc. has teamed up with the Navy, Coast Guard, our sponsors and partners to curate an exciting schedule of programming that will be available both streamed live and/or on-demand.
Each day of Virtual Fleet Week, we'll post new links on our Facebook page, so be sure to visit daily.
CDR Lennard Cannon, Commanding Officer, USS Paul Ignatius
Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale, Wednesday, April 21, 12 p.m.
Commander Cannon will update us on the USS Paul Ignatius, the Navy destroyer that was commissioned at Port Everglades in 2019.
Friday Evening Parade at Marine Barracks, Washington
Watch On Demand, Friday, April 23
The famed Evening Parade is a spectacular display of pageantry and precision, featuring the Silent Drill Platoon, Marine Band and Marine Drum & Bugle Corps. (Prerecorded)
Cooking with History
Watch On Demand, Saturdays & Sundays, April 24 - 25, May 1 - 2, 8 - 9
Naval History & Heritage Command takes us into the History Galley on the weekends of Virtual Fleet Week, whipping up recipes from the 1945 edition of the Cookbook of the U.S. Navy.
CMDCM Jeff Skogen, Command Master Chief, USS Paul Ignatius
Streaming Live, Tuesday, April 27, 5 p.m.
We'll check in with the senior enlisted officer on the USS Paul Ignatius, who has helped break-in the new destroyer during uncertain times due to the pandemic.
Navy Band Southeast Concerts
Watch On Demand, Saturdays & Sundays, April 25, May 1 - 2, 8 - 9
Enjoy rousing musical performances by the talented musicians of Navy Band Southeast in Jacksonville. (Prerecorded)
CAPT Jo-Ann Burdian, Commanding Officer, US Coast Guard Sector Miami
Streaming Live, Friday, April 30, 2 p.m.
Captain Jo-Ann Burdian will be the guest speaker for our annual Salute to Women in the Military. She will discuss opportunities for women in the sea services and share experiences from her own distinguished career.
Navy 101: Life in Today's Navy
Streaming Live, Saturday, May 1, 10 a.m.
Have you wondered what life in the Navy is like? Join sailors live on Zoom for a conversation and ask them yourselves!
Lessons from the Navy with CAPT Mark Brouker, USN (Ret)
Streaming Live, Thursday, May 6, 3 p.m.
In this live-streamed presentation, best-selling author and business consultant Captain Mark Brouker, USN (Ret.), will share many of the leadership lessons he picked up during a distinguished career in the Navy.
RADM Eric C. Jones, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard District 7
Port Everglades Association, Friday, May 7, 11:30 a.m.
Rear Admiral Eric Jones will speak about the challenges presented by COVID-19 in the Seventh District, which spans thousands of miles from South Carolina to Puerto Rico.
Virtual Ship Tours
Watch On Demand, Daily
Join us for an online guided tour of several Navy ships during Virtual Fleet Week, including the hospital ship USNS Comfort, destroyers, guided missile cruisers, littoral combat ships and more. And the best part is there are no tickets or lines!
Join us for Virtual Fleet Week events on our Facebook page .
Sign up to receive the latest news about Fleet Week Port Everglades, public ship tours, and Broward Navy Days, Inc. events.
Broward Navy Days, Inc. is a 501(c)3, non-federal entity. There is no official Department of Defense or government agency endorsement. Images do not represent any endorsement, expressed or implied, by the Department of Defense or any other United States government agency.
A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free within the state, 800-435-7385. Registration does not imply endorsement. www.FDACS.gov