What Miami can expect this Memorial Day weekend – NBC 6 South Florida
Well, it’s officially summer in South Florida because this weekend is the Hyundai Air and Sea Show in Miami Beach.
The Greatest Show Above Earth begins Saturday, May 27th and concludes Sunday, May 28th with some exciting events sure to delight veterans and people of all ages.
The event begins daily at 12:00 p.m. ET and takes place between 11th and 14th Streets on Ocean Drive.
Guests who arrive on time can experience the first part of the show, which includes professional jet skiers, the ThunderCats boat racing exhibit and the Cigarette Offshore Powerboat Racing demonstration.
After the sea leg, the skies will be filled with the country’s finest, most advanced military technology, including parachute teams, jet displays, air and sea search and rescue drills and much more.
Also attending the event will be the Florida Power and Light Display Village, east of Lummus Park, which will feature flight and navigation simulators, tactical training equipment, shooting range simulators and even a US Army M1A2 tank for families.
The Air and Sea Show will also feature special guests like former NFL tight end Rob Gronkowski, as well as country musicians Breland, Big & Rich, Chris Janson and more.
The schedule for the event is as follows:
Saturday, May 27: US ARMY SaluteFest™ (1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
⦁ MUSIC ACTS: Chris Janson, BRELAND, JVKE and more!
⦁ Nighttime demonstration of the US Army’s Golden Knights Pyro Parachute
⦁ US Army 82nd Airborne “All American” Chorus
⦁ The US Army Band, a mesmerizing 500 Drone Aerial Show, an interactive Army Display Village and a fireworks extravaganza
⦁ Attendees can also expect to see the US Army’s world-class equipment, innovations, and career opportunities.
Sunday, May 28: Music Explosion® presented by Hyundai (6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
⦁ Featuring country music stars Big & Rich
⦁ U.S. Air Force Band
⦁ Veterans Florida Fireworks Extravaganza
TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m
⦁ “Thundercat” boat show.
⦁ Cigarette Offshore Motor Boat Show
⦁ Flyboard demonstration
⦁ Jet Ski Freestyle Exhibition
TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m
Demonstrations and Flybys:
⦁ USAF F-35 Lightning II
⦁ USAF F-15 Eagle
⦁ USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon
⦁ USAF A-10 Thunderbolt
⦁ USAF T-6
⦁ USAF B-52 bombers
⦁ USAF B-1 bombers
⦁ USAF B-2 bombers
⦁ USAF Heritage Flight
⦁ USAF C-17 Global Master III
⦁ USAF C-130J Hercules
⦁ USAF KC-135 Stratotanker
⦁ USAF C-5 Galaxy
⦁ US ARMY AH-64 Apache helicopter
⦁ US NAVY Legacy Flight
⦁ United States Army Golden Knights Parachute Team
⦁ US NAVY Leap Frogs parachute team
⦁ British Army Red Devils Parachute Regiment
⦁ USAF Honor Guard Drill Team
⦁ USAF 920th Combat Search & Rescue Demo
⦁ US Army Special Operations Demo
⦁ USCG Air Sea Rescue Demo
⦁ US Customs Border Protection Drug Ban Demo