Russia's Navy Day: July 28, 2019


Russia's Navy Day: July 28, 2019

On July 28, 2019, St. Petersburg will celebrate the Day of the Navy.

What's on the program:

  • At 10:00 the celebration of the Navy Day starts on board of the "Aurora" cruiser. The ceremony of raising the flag of St. Andrew, cannon volleys. The parade will greet the presidential boat.
  • At 11:00 the Naval parade of ships starts on the Neva river near the Blagoveshchensky bridge. Then the ships will go to Kronstadt. At the same time the flight of aviation groups of the Russian Navy starts .
  • From 10:30 to 12:15 Liteyny, Troitsky, Dvortsovy and Blagoveshchensky bridges will be drawn.
  • Stands for 2 000 people will be installed on the Neva embankment. 
  • If you want to watch the bridges closer, you'd better stand in front of the monument to Peter the Great "Bronze Horseman", on Angliyskaya embankment and along Leytenanta Shmidta embankment, or near the Admiralty shipyards. Experienced tourists advice to come and take places 2 hours before the event.
  • From 10:00 to 13:00 there will be a video broadcast of the main Naval parade from Kronstadt on the Palace square.
  • From 12:00 to 18:00 you can visit the ships taking part in the parade on Angliyskaya embankment and on Leytenanta Shmidta embankment.
  • From 13:00 to 19:00 a great free gala concert it is going to take place at the Palace square
  • From 20:00 to 22:00 the Project "Holiday songs" from "Turetsky Choir" and "SOPRANO of Turetsky" takes place.
  • At 22:30 the fireworks will be displayed from the beach of Peter and Paul Fortress and in the town of Kronstadt in honor of the Navy Day. You can see the volleys from Dvortsovaya embankment and the Spit of Vasilievsky island

Official information

If you plan to spend this day in Kronstadt, we invite you to see the celebration program on the website of the Museum of the history of Kronstadt. Entry to Kronstadt on July 28 by personal car will be prohibited from 7.00 to 17.00. You can get there by bus No. 101 from the metro station "Staraya Derevnya", No. 2Л from the town of Lomonosov. Invitation cards holders to the parade can get a shuttle from the metro station "Begovaya" to Kronstadt for free from 7:30 to 9:30 and back from ulitsa Martynova to the metro station "Begovaya" from 13:00 to 18:00

On July 28 and other days the celebration will change the boat tours cruising: