Category: Chicago Air and Water Show

Blue Angels Chicago flight plan

Blue Angels Chicago flight plan
Look up–if you hear them you’ve already missed them Although it’s not the Chicago Air and Water Show, it is one of the most exciting  things that’s happened around here since mid-March. The Blue Angels will be flying over Chicago today to honor all COVID-19 workers. ETA 11:45 am. to noon The salute to the... Read more »

The British are coming to the Chicago Air and Water Show

The British are coming to the Chicago Air and Water Show
With the backdrop of the lake and the city, 95 stories up, the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team the Red Arrows announced today that they will be appearing for the first time ever at the Chicago Air and Water Show. The announcement was made from the Signature Room in the former John Hancock building overlooking... Read more »

60th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show returns this weekend

60th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show returns this weekend
Highlights for 2018 include U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights, U.S. Navy Leap Frogs and the F-35 Demonstration Team The City of Chicago’s 60th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show returns to Chicago’s lakefront this weekend, Saturday August 18 and Sunday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.  The show, which draws over... Read more »
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Chicago Air and Water Show 2017: Top spots to watch this year's show

Chicago Air and Water Show 2017: Top spots to watch this year's show
It ‘s hard to believe that this year is Chicago’s 59th annual Air and Water Show. The show, that is expected to draw an estimated 2 to 3 million viewers to town, not surprisingly is one of the largest free spectator events in the country. This year’s show, Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20... Read more »

Chicago Air and Water Show 2017: Information and lineup

Chicago Air and Water Show 2017: Information and lineup
The 59th annual air and water show brings the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights, U.S. Navy Leap Frogs, F-35 Heritage Flight and the F-22 Demonstration Team to Chicago’s lakefront August 19 & 20 The City of Chicago has just released the lineup for the 59th Annual Chicago Air and Water... Read more »

Chicago Summer Festival dates for 2017 city lakefront fests & events

Chicago Summer Festival dates for 2017 city lakefront fests & events
For a comprehensive list of all Chicago neighborhood and area summer festivals for 2017, click here. Here is the line-up of Chicago’s City Festivals and events for 2017. Kids and Kites Festival May 6, 2017 The unofficial kick-off for city sponsored fests is the family friendly 19th Annual Kids and Kites Festival coming to Cricket... Read more »
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Chicago Air and Water Show: Are you ready?

Chicago Air and Water Show: Are you ready?
This year’s 58th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show will take place August 20 and 21 along Chicago’s lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach serving as the epicenter of the show. The show will run both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over two million spectators are expected... Read more »

Guide to the 2015 Chicago Air and Water Show

Guide to the 2015 Chicago Air and Water Show
Chicago Air and Water Show 2015 returns this weekend Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August16 (rehearsal Friday, August 14), along the lakefront between Fullerton and Oak Street, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The show is easily Chicago’s most popular and widely attended attraction with over 2 million spectators expected. Show Me Chicago has... Read more »

Chicago Summer 2014: Calendar of Festivals and Events

Chicago Summer 2014: Calendar of Festivals and Events
Click here for list of 2015 Chicago Summer Festivals Show Me Chicago has put together their annual calendar of Chicago’s biggest and best, oldest and newest festivals and events for the summer of 2014.  It’s time to party Chicago. Put these events on your calendar and check back for more to be added as dates... Read more »
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Air and Water Show 2013: Best Views, Food and Drink

Air and Water Show 2013: Best Views, Food and Drink
There are many choices for viewing Chicago’s Air and Water Show in addition to its North Avenue Beach epicenter. Spectators can experience the air part of the show from as far south as the Gary International Airport in Gary, IN. At the north end of the viewing area, Montrose Beach is as good a spot... Read more »
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