Filming in The Port of Los Angeles Restricted During Fleet Week 2024

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LA Harbor Fleet Week Production Alert

The LA Waterfront at The Port of Los Angeles will be hosting LA Fleet Week from May 22nd to May 27th, 2024. LA Fleet Week hosts a variety of activities for visiting military personnel and the general public.

This six-day celebration will feature active-duty ship tours, educational sessions, military displays and equipment demonstrations, military aircraft flyovers, and much more.

Based on the events schedule and preparation throughout the San Pedro area occurring prior to, during, and after Fleet Week, the following restrictions have been put in place.


No filming-related activity (including parking/basecamps) will be permitted within the Harbor’s jurisdiction from May 20th through May 31st – No Exceptions.

Requests for filming on Port property on June 1st – 3rd are due on or before 10:00 a.m. on May 22nd.


No filming related activity (including parking/basecamps) will be permitted within the BID’s boundaries (3rd ST to the north, Harbor BLVD to the east, 9th ST to the south, S. Pacific AVE to the west), from May 11th through May 31st.

Productions with minimal activity may be allowed between May 11th through 18th.
Minimal activity is defined as:

  • Production cast/crew counts of 15 people or less.
  • No posted parking or closures of any kind
  • No high impact/exceptional activity.
  • No surveys are required.
  • All special conditions and deadlines apply.

In preparation, the Port of Los Angeles would like to remind the film industry that applications to film on Port property need to be submitted to FilmLA no less than 7 full business days in advance of any prep and/or filming activity. Additional permits may be required depending on filming activities and locations used within the Port. 

Please remember to contact the Wharfinger Division at (310) 732-3810 prior to scouting locations at The Port of Los Angeles. If you have any questions regarding the Port of LA or Fleet Week, please contact our Solution Services department at (213) 977-8600.

Thank you for your time and attention to this notice.

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