Eyes to the Skies this Weekend: The Air & Water Show Returns

Photo Credit: City of Chicago

As the summer comes to a close, the annual Chicago Air and Water Show will be wrapping it up in style on Aug. 18-19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grab a spot along the water on North Avenue Beach to watch the largest free show in the U.S., with air performances featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights. Work on your tan and take part in a great Chicago tradition, while soaking up the last of those summer rays.

To mark the 60th year of the popular lakefront event, the show will feature a wide variety of military and civilian aerial demonstration teams with daredevil pilots performing their stunts in the skies above Chicago.

Returning acts  include: 4 Force, AeroShell Aerobatic Team, American Airlines, Bill Stein Aerosport, C-130, Chicago Fire Department Air/Sea Rescue, Chicago Police Department Helicopter, Firebirds Delta Team, KC-135, Matt Chapman Air Shows, Rob Holland, Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle, Susan Dacy, Warbird Heritage Foundation A-4 Skyhawk Demo and P-51 Mustang, T-38, U. S. Navy F-18, U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter, U.S. Air Force F-35, U.S. Air Force Osprey U-WW Demo and show announcer Herb Hunter, the “Voice of the Air and Water Show” for the last 31 years.

For more information, visit chicagoairandwatershow.us


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