Fire Dept. Appreciation Weekend at the Intrepid: Celebrate New York’s Bravest with a procession of fireboats up the Hudson River, bagpipe performances, demonstrations and tours of life-saving equipment, and meet members of the FDNY annual calendar, all FREE on Pier 86, Saturday and Sunday.
See demonstrations of the “Jaws of Life”, a bucket ladder rescue from the flight deck of the Intrepid and more. Check the hourly events schedule here.
Sales of the the 2015 FDNY Calendar of Heroes support the FDNYFoundation, the not-for-profit arm of the FDNY which promotes fire safety education and provides professional development, training and education for FDNY members. Each month features a different active FDNY firefighter plus a fire safety message.
All firefighters, paramedics, EMTs and personnel will receive FREE admission to the Intrepid Museum on October 11 and 12, including access to the Space Shuttle Pavilion! Family members also receive a special discount: 50% off general admission October 11 and 12 (proper ID required).