Popular Memorial Day Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach goes virtual

The popular air show that brings Long Island families to Jones Beach Memorial Day Weekend will now be virtual on May 24.

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2020, 1:53 PM

Updated 1,523 days ago

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This year's Memorial Day Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach will be online.
The popular air show that brings Long Island families to Jones Beach Memorial Day Weekend will now be virtual on May 24.
The Bethpage Air Show's website says this year's show will honor the military and essential workers on the front lines of COVID-19.
They also announced that the "Bethpage Virtual Air Show Experience" can be viewed now. 
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The Bethpage Virtual Air Show Experience schedule includes:
 May 8
The Bethpage Air Show Fan Photo Album – Fans can submit photos of themselves attending previous Bethpage Air Shows, which will then be uploaded to an online photo album for all to enjoy. To submit your photo, click here for details.  Submissions will be accepted from May 8 through May 22. Bethpage will update the Fan Photo Album every Friday.
May 19
Bethpage Air Show Activity Book – Download this fun activity and coloring book for children.  Activities include word searches, complete the pictures, make your own paper airplane, and coloring pages – with all content relating to the Bethpage Air Show, performers, jets, and planes. To download, click here.  The Bethpage Air Show Activity Book will be available for fans beginning May 19. 
May 23
Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach Volunteer Video Montage
Come and meet the many behind the scenes volunteers who donate their time yearly to produce what has grown to become one of the largest public events in New York State!  These volunteers will share some of their personal, behind-the-scenes photos and offer personalized video messages to fans as well. Go to www.bethpageairshow.com for details on what time the montage will go live on May 23.
May 24
The Bethpage Virtual Air Show
Fans this year can view the Bethpage Virtual Air Show right from the comfort of their own homes!  Sit back, grab a bowl of popcorn, and watch your favorite pilots do what they do best – perform exciting maneuvers, climb through the sky, tumble and turn, and demonstrate why they are the best at what do they!  The Air Show Director will welcome fans to the show and introduce the show’s Air Show Boss, Wayne Boggs, and Air Show Announcer, Rob Reider. Performers and pilots will also share specially-recorded messages with fans and footage from some of their favorite air show performances. The Bethpage Virtual Air Show will take place Memorial Day Weekend, on May 24.  Click here for the time of day and details.
June 1
Search for the “Biggest Blue Angels Fan” Sweepstakes
Are you a big fan of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels? We are searching for the Bethpage Air Show’s biggest Blue Angels fan.  Enter our sweepstakes by sharing details on why you are the biggest fan of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and your name will be entered into a drawing to win a personalized video message from a Blue Angel Pilot!  Fans will be able to enter from June 1 through June 12.  A winner will be announced on June 19.  If you would like to participate, visit our website at www.bethpageairshow.com for details.
May 11 - May 29
Other Activities
Win tickets to view the 2021 Bethpage Air Show from Bethpage Federal Credit Union’s VIP tent by visiting us on Facebook, where you can participate in trivia and photo hunt contests for a chance to win. Follow us at Facebook.com/BethpageAirShow.
 
 
 


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