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Everything You Need to Know about the Huntington Beach Airshow

The inaugural Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow, the West Coast’s only beachfront airshow, takes to the skies Oct. 21 – 23 over our very own Huntington Beach! Expect to see exciting jet stunts by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the Breitling Jet Team and other performers. The Huntington Beach Airshow can be viewed on the 2-mile stretch of beach from the Huntington Beach Pier to Magnolia Street. This free community event features interactive exhibits from NASA, Boeing and Ford with more than a mile of souvenir and specialty item shopping, including an official airshow shirt. Dozens of premium food options will provide an enjoyable culinary experience for attendees. Proceeds from the Airshow will benefit the newly formed Aerospace Education Foundation that will empower youth to achieve career goals in aviation and aerospace.

And speaking of the Aerospace Education Foundation of Huntington Beach (AEFHB),they will be holding a fundraising dinner at the Hyatt Regency of Huntington Beach on Saturday, October 22nd at 6pm. Tickets are available at are $100 each or $160 for a parent/child (under 21) combo!

Each ticket entitles attendees to the following:

  • A Delicious Dinner
  • The honor of meeting members of the Air Force Thunderbirds, performers at the HB Airshow
  • Raffle tickets
  • A chance to win one of the following by participating in the silent auction:
    • Chronomat 44 Breitling Jet Team American Tour Watch
    • Suzuki Motorcycle
    • Ride along flight on HBPD helicopter


Here are some important things to know about the Huntington Beach Airshow.

Who:   The HB Airshow is being headlined by the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Breitling Jet Team that is completing a two-year North American tour with this performance. Other Airshow performers include National Aerobatic Champion Michael Goulian, an F-18 Super Hornet TAC Demonstration, Jack Link’s Screamin’ Sasquatch, Red Bull World Champion Kirby Chambliss, Lyon Air Museum’s C-47 Dakota, U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue demonstration, a FedEx flyover of a Boeing 757, esteemed aerobatic performers Bill Stein and Breitling’s David Martin.


Friday, Oct. 21 – Practice day begins at noon with performances until 4pm.

Saturday, Oct. 22 – Sunday, Oct 23 – Airshow from noon – 4pm

Upgraded seating/VIP areas open at 9am


Attendees can watch the free airshow on the beach between the Huntington Beach Pier and Magnolia St. The best viewing area will be Beach Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway.

Here is a MAP:

HB Airshow Map


Airshow Parking Details:

Locals are encouraged to bike or walk to the beach. Public buses will be running and there will be a ride-sharing drop off/pick up location at Beach Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway. Lyft is offering a discount code for first-time users. Off site busing provided by Go Ground.


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