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May 25 - 26 2024

20th Anniversary Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park: Celebrate with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels!

May 25 & 26, 2024

Admission Price: FREE
Parking Cost: $10.00 
Parking to be paid at the Field, not toll booths.

Official Air Show website: www.bethpageairshow.com

Mark your calendars! The 20th Anniversary Bethpage Air Show returns to Jones Beach State Park on Saturday, May 25th, and Sunday, May 26th, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM each day. This thrilling event promises two days of heart-pounding aerial demonstrations, exciting exhibits, and family-friendly entertainment.

Celebrating 20 Years of Flight: This year’s air show marks two decades of awe-inspiring displays. Join the celebration and witness the skill and precision of the world’s finest pilots pushing the boundaries of aviation.

Headliners: The U.S. Navy Blue Angels! Prepare to be amazed by the legendary U.S. Navy Blue Angels! Their breathtaking formations and maneuvers will leave you speechless. Witness the power and precision of their F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jets as they paint the sky with smoke trails and defy gravity.

More Than Just Blue Angels:

  • U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team: Witness the impressive capabilities of these elite paratroopers as they perform a thrilling jump demonstration.
  • Mike Goulian: Get ready for adrenaline-pumping displays by Mike Goulian, one of North America’s most decorated aerobatic pilots.
  • Skytypers Airshow Team: Take a trip back in time with their formation of five vintage WWII North American SNJ Texan aircraft.

Beyond the Skies:

The Bethpage Air Show offers a variety of activities for the whole family, as mentioned on the official website:

  • Interactive Exhibits: Explore interactive exhibits featuring a variety of aircraft.
  • Ground Demonstrations: Witness exciting ground demonstrations featuring both military and civilian aircraft.
  • Meet the Performers: Have the chance to meet the brave men and women who fly these incredible machines.

Family Fun:

Create lasting memories with your loved ones! Enjoy delicious food from a variety of vendors, participate in fun activities for kids, and take photos with your favorite performers and aircraft.

Getting There:

  • Parking: While free parking is not available, paid parking will be accessible within Jones Beach State Park. Arrive early, as parking can fill up quickly.
  • Train: Take the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to the Jones Beach station for convenient access to the air show.
  • Bus: The N88 bus route also provides service to Jones Beach State Park.

Planning Your Visit:

  • Download the App: Enhance your experience by downloading the free Bethpage Air Show Mobile App. Get real-time updates, view the performer schedule, explore a site map, and more! Text ‘Airshow’ to 516-842-4400 for download instructions.
  • Bring Essentials: Pack sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and comfortable shoes.
  • Food & Beverages: A variety of food vendors will be on-site to satisfy your cravings.

Prohibited Items:

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Glass bottles
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal drugs
  • Drones or remote-controlled aircraft
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