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Fleet Week: October 6-8, 2023

Event Summary

Weekend events for the U.S. Navy Fleet Week begin Friday with a Parade of Ships at 11 a.m. and an Air Show on Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Ships will be docked at various piers and are available for visits from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Muni will provide extra service along the northern and eastern waterfront. The F Market & Wharves historic streetcars will switchback at Pier 39. Read below for more detailed information.

Muni Reroutes

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the F Market & Wharves historic streetcars will switchback--changing directions from inbound to outbound--at Pier 39. Board at The Embarcadero & Stockton for outbound service toward The Castro.. 

On Saturday and Sunday, Powell/Mason and Powell/Hyde cable car service will be provided by bus shuttles.

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Muni Service Changes & Extra Service

Service Changes for Fleet Week
Route Days & Times Summary Missed Stops Alternate Stop Locations
F Market & Wharves

Friday
Saturday
Sunday,

12 to 5 p.m.

Streetcars will switchback at Pier 39
Extra buses will operate the F along the Embarcadero between the Ferry Building and Fisherman's Wharf
If streets are too crowded near Fisherman's Wharf, the F bus will switchback at Pier 39

28 19th Avenue
(Extra service)

Friday
Saturday
Sunday

10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Additional buses will provide service along a shortened route with a temporary terminal on Van Ness & North Point in the inbound direction and to Daly City BART in the outbound direction
  • Inbound buses will have headsigns displaying Van Ness & North Point as their destination
N/A N/A
49 Van Ness/Mission (Extra service)

Friday
Saturday
Sunday

10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Additional buses will provide service between 11th & Mission to Van Ness & North Point in both directions N/A N/A

Powell/Mason Cable Car
(Bus Substitution)

Saturday & Sunday

Various times (see next column)

On Saturday:
Regular cable car service will operate from 6 a.m. to approximately 12 noon. Beginning at 12 p.m., buses will provide Powell/Hyde Line service

On Sunday:
Regular cable car service from 6 to 11 a.m. Beginning at 11 a.m., buses will provide Powell/Mason service with a reroute due to the Italian Heritage Parade

Visit Italian Heritage Parade page for Powell/Mason information N/A

Powell/Hyde Cable Car
(Bus Substitution)

Saturday & Sunday

12 to 11:59 p.m.

Regular cable car service will operate from 6 a.m. to approximately 12 noon

Beginning at 12 noon, buses will provide Powell/Hyde Line service

N/A N/A

Other Muni Changes

The 28 19th Avenue, 30 Stockton and 49 Van Ness/Mission may experience delays near the Van Ness terminal.

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