The Great Pacific Airshow Returns to Huntington Beach this Week: Oct. 19 – 21

What:   The Great Pacific Airshow, headlined by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, will make its return to Huntington Beach, Oct. 19 – 21. This year’s Airshow will be bigger than ever with a never before seen aircraft, military flybys and thrilling aerobatic performers. More than two million people are expected over the three-day event.

Who: Thunderbirds and other performers including Jeff Boerboon and his Yak 110 making its West Coast debut, a KC 135 Stratotanker and C-17 Globemaster, a Black Hawk EU60 Helicopter, Mike Wiskus, Matt Chapman, Sammy Mason, Greg Colyer, Paul Strickland and Bill Stein 

When:  The free, family-friendly Airshow will take to the skies from 11:30 am – 4:30pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 -21. VIP premium viewing tickets are available for purchase.

On Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6pm, there will be a community kick off at 5th and PCH in Huntington Beach, to welcome the Airshow performers. This free event will include live music, food, official Airshow merchandise and a performer question and answer session.

Noise Notifications:

¨ Thunderbird team flight on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1pm – 2pm.

¨ Thunderbird team practice flight Friday, Oct. 19 10:30am – 11:30am.

¨ Pacific Airshow flies 11:30am – 4:30pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 – 21

The Great Pacific Airshow returns this weekend to Huntington Beach.  The jet noise will be LOUD, please make sure to make accommodations for anyone who may be disturbed, including pets.  Do not call 911, unless you have a life threatening emergency.  The Thunderbird team will participate in a practice flight taking place Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1pm – 2pm. The entire Airshow will run 11:30am – 4:15pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 – 21. Loud jet noise is anticipated toward the end of the show.

The City welcomes you to come and enjoy this patriotic, family-friendly show. For more information, visit or download the City of HB app in the Apple or Google Play store. 

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