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Joint Base Lewis-McChord Airshow 2023

Get a rare glimpse into the world of military aviation

Dates: July 15–16, 2023

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Airshow
The Thunderbirds performing at the Airshow and Warrior Expo at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Airshow and Warrior Expo is a highly anticipated annual event in Tacoma, Washington. The airshow is a unique opportunity for the public to witness the agility of some of the world's most advanced military and civilian aircraft. Visitors can enjoy aerial and static displays of various aircraft and learn more about the people operating them.

The event attracts large crowds, and the US Air Force Thunderbirds, one of the most well-known and respected aerial demonstration teams in the world, are a highlight of the show. In addition, the airshow also offers a variety of food and beverages, as well as live music. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets for seating during the show. Please remember to book your housing in advance as Tacoma gets super busy during festival days and have a wonderful time!

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