Impressive military ships on display for 1st ever LA Fleet Week

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Friday, September 2, 2016
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Fleet Week is coming to San Pedro for the first time over the Labor Day Weekend.

SAN PEDRO, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Fleet Week is coming to San Pedro just in time for the Labor Day Weekend. It's the first time the popular event has taken place in Los Angeles.

The event, which runs from Sept. 2 to Sept. 5., is free to the public. It includes various locations along the L.A. waterfront, including the Los Angeles World Cruise Center, Battleship IOWA and Downtown Harbor in San Pedro.

Fleet Week is hosted by the Port of Los Angeles, and the event's partners include U.S. Navy, U.S. Navy League, U.S. Marines, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army, USO, Downtown San Pedro Business Improvement District, San Pedro Chamber of Commerce and Battleship IOWA.

Around 5,000 to 10,000 people are expected to participate in the event throughout the long weekend.

Check out more information about Fleet Week by watching Leslie Lopez's report on Eyewitness News at 6 a.m. above.

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