Pacific Airshow will blast into Huntington Beach, October 1-3. This year’s Airshow will be bigger than ever with all three North American jet teams – U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Canadian Forces Snowbirds and now the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, appearing together for only the second time in history.
Afterburner Music Festival, the Official After Party of Pacific Airshow and the first live music event to take place on Huntington City Beach since 2013, plans to turn up the afterburner 2-nights in a row. Headlining on Friday, October 1 will be Sammy Hagar & The Circle joined by jam band Umphrey’s McGee and 90’s Rockshow. Saturday night performances include Sam Hunt, X Ambassadors and Cassadee Pope.
Ocean Cup will start the weekend with world class offshore race boats set to compete in a world record race from the Huntington Beach Pier around Catalina, beginning at 7am on Friday, Oct. 1. The same boats will be on display in downtown Huntington Beach Saturday, Oct. 2 7am – Sunday, Oct. 3.
Who: U.S. Navy Blue Angels celebrating their 75th Anniversary tour, flying new F/A-18 Super Hornets
Canadian Forces Snowbirds celebrating their 50th Anniversary season
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demo Team led by Major Kristin “BEO” Wolfe
U.S. Navy F-35C Lighting II Demo Team led by LT David “Strokes” Hinkle
U.S. Navy Growler Legacy Flight demonstration team featuring two EA-18Gs, a variant of the F/A-18 F Super Hornet joined by a T-28 Trojan
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey Demo Team
U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress Bomber
Navy Leap Frogs and the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute demonstration teams
Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, a modified MD-10 that becomes a complete operating room. The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital travels to third-world countries to provide free life-changing eye surgeries that improve the life and economic future of thousands of people each year.
Red Bull Air Force featuring Kirby Chambliss in his Edge 540, Aaron Fitzgerald in his aerobatic helicopter and the Red Bull Wing Suits
Michael Goulian in his Extra 330 bringing precision to a whole new level
Greg Colyer in his T-33 “Ace Maker” Jet
Lyon Air Museum’s B-25 Mitchell Bomber “Guardian of Freedom”
Mike Wiskus in his Lucas Oil Pitts S-1 Biplane for his farewell season
9x World Aerobatic Champion Rob Holland in his MXS-RH Aircraft making his Pacific Airshow debut
Crowd favorite Jeff Boerboon in the one-of-a-kind Yak-110 + more!