The Great Pacific Airshow

October 1-3, 2021

5th annual show line-up will feature the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights, U.S. Air Force ACC F-35 Demo Team and the U.S. Marine Corps V-22 Osprey Demo Team, and others, in what is sure to be a spectacular event. The Huntington Beach Airshow is free to the public with a large event footprint spanning Huntington City Beach from Seapoint to Beach Boulevard. Watch the show from one of the four oceanfront hotels in Huntington Beach. Parking will be available but is limited, and any frequent questions about the show can be found here.

VIP The Great Pacific Airshow Tickets

Experience The Great Pacific Airshow in a new, exclusive way from September 30 - October 4, 2021. VIP Tickets offerings include a 4-night VIP Package and a VIP Experience Flight. Learn more here.

The Thunderbirds at the Huntington Beach Airshow

Location

Show center is located Pacific Coast Highway & Huntington Street. Anywhere along the beach north or south of this location will be a terrific spot to view the show.

  • Beach guests should anticipate little to no shade. Bring a beach umbrella if you need a shaded area.
  • Handicap seating area on the pier will be available on a first come first served basis. Please be aware that no transportation is offered from your vehicle to and around the airshow site. 
  • Yes, you can watch the airshow from a boat on the water. Boaters should refer to the US Coast Guard notice to mariners for further location information.
  • Yes, you can swim and surf during the show however expect to only be able to swim in waist deep water during the show time.

Places to Stay

Dotting Pacific Coast Highway are luxury resorts and affordable hotels in Huntington Beach, California.

Parking 

Parking will be available on a first come, first served basis around the city.  Biking or walking are suggested for those who live / are staying close. For the Great Pacific Airshow parking guide please click here. 

RV Parking 

More information to come. 

Food and Beverages

A variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase (cash and credit) near show center. The Great Pacific Airshow's concessionaire makes every effort to ensure menu items are suitable for all guests. It is recommended that all attendees who have food restrictions eat before the show and / or bring your own snacks. 

Helpful Tips:

Pilots don't fly without a checklist, why should you? Use this checklist of helpful tips to optimize your Airshow experience:

  • NO DRONE ZONE
  • Bring beach chairs or a beach towel for seating
  • There is no schedule of the acts given out. The show is from 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Practice performances will commence around 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM Friday, October 4, 2019
  • Be prepared for traffic delays
  • Obey all posted parking signs. The last thing you want after a fun day is a parking ticket. 
  • Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! 
  • Bring sunglasses, a hat, and umbrellas
  • For more information: contact The Great Pacific Airshow here
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