Guide: 2023 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach
The 2023 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach is a Memorial Day Weekend tradition you won't want to miss!
Along with military and civilian performances you can also enjoy numerous displays and vendors.
Below is a guide of everything you need to know to see the show!
WHEN: The 2023 Bethpage Air Show will take place Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: The event is held at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh. Click here for directions.
WHO'S PERFORMING: Military performers include the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, the United States Army Golden Knights, the United States Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration, United States Marine Corps F-35B DEMO Team and the United States Navy Growler Legacy Team. Civilian performances will include the American Airpower Museum Warbirds, Civil Air Patrol, David Windmiller, Folds of Honor Biplane with Ed Hamill, Michael Goulian, Skytypers, Farmingdale State College Flying Rams, and Warbird Thunder Airshows.
TICKETS: Advanced purchase of parking tickets is not required. All attendees will be required to pay the $10 parking fee per car onsite at the parking field. The $10 parking fee is covered if you have a New York State Parks Empire Pass. No other tickets are required to enjoy the air show. Here's more information on parking fees, and how to get a New York State Parks Empire Pass.
JONES BEACH HOSPITALITY PROGRAM: If you are looking to upgrade your air show experience - you can purchase tickets for a premier viewing area. Here is information on ticket prices.
PARKING: After you park your vehicle, make your way to the beachfront to find a seat and enjoy the thrilling aerobatic demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., each day. Please note, parking is available on a first come, first-served basis. In year's past, parking lots filled quickly, so an early arrival is key.
WEATHER: Keep an eye on the forecast in the News 12 Weather Center.