Best time to go to Miami

Miami Beach Air & Sea Show 2024

"The Greatest Show Above the Earth” showcases the U.S. military

Dates: May 25-26, 2024

Miami Beach Air & Sea Show

Air & Sea Show at Miami Beach is a fantastic two-day event held during the Memorial Day Weekend. The spectacular show includes an array of exhibits and activities: an aeronautic display, a powerboat exhibition, a military village, and much more. Entertainment at oceanfront Lummus Park includes live music, military bands, and food vendors.

Program highlights

Thousands of viewers can witness America's military might while relaxing on the beach. The air show highlights include stunning formations and solo acts by performers like the USAF F-16 Demo Team, USAF Heritage Flight, USN F-18 Rhino Demo, USN Legacy Flight, USAF B-1 Bomber, USAFR C-5 Galaxy, and USAFR F-16 Mako’s, as well as parachute units and special ops teams. The air show takes place from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The sea show, running from noon to 12:30 pm, features fly-boarding, jet ski demonstrations, high-speed boats and catamaran demonstrations.

The Display Village

The Display Village attractions include motocross demos, boxing, flight simulators, rifle range simulators, tactical training equipment, and various military gear. In addition to static displays, attendees can meet U.S. military servicemen and women. The public can enjoy breathtaking demonstrations in the Action Zone and plenty of food and drinks all day long.

Music Explosion

Spectators can enjoy a live music and fireworks show from 6:30 to 9:3o pm on Saturday. Entertainment includes a 3D Mapping Projection on Ocean Drive, a concert, DJs, and military bands. The amazing illumination across historic facades on Ocean Drive begins at sunset. In addition, the U.S. Army Golden Knights will show a stunning nighttime pyro parachute jump, ending with a pyrotechnic extravaganza.

Kids' enetrtainment

The little ones can play various games and participate in family-friendly activities in the Kid’s Zone, located in the Display Village between 11th and 15th Streets. The Kid's Zone is open from 12 pm to 6 pm on both days. Stay Fit Aviation Themed Fun Zone features pointless paintball, a rock climbing wall, inflatables, a zip line, and bungee jumping. Families can try kids' yoga, arts and crafts workshops, face painting, relay races, a dance-a-thon, scavenger hunts, a bingo game, and letter-writing to servicemen and women.

Where to watch

Miami Beach Air & Sea Show runs from noon to 6:30 pm each day. The amazing spectacle in the air is visible from many locations in Miami Beach. The best viewing areas are located between the 1st and 10th as well as between the 13th and 20th streets. The show is free for the public to see. However, tickets are needed for some activities at Lummus Park, located on Ocean Drive, between 11th and 14th streets.

The public is allowed to bring beach chairs, umbrellas, and coolers to the show's viewing area. It's also possible to view the show from a boat on the water. However, private vessels must stay away from the restricted safety zone for the Miami Beach Air and Sea Show, which is starting approximately 0.5 miles east of Collins Park.

Find hotels and airbnbs near Miami Beach Air & Sea Show (Map)

Last updated: