The Sea & Sky Air Show features a dynamic over-the-ocean air show showcasing the world-famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels along with other military and civilian aerobatic teams.
Check out the performers below! (Show lineup is subject to change)
Located in the Jacksonville Beach Pier parking lot located at 501 1st St. N. Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. Avialable tickets can be purchase online at the VIP entrance or at the link below.
- Premium viewing access with seating open from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
- Climate-controlled restrooms with running water
- Complimentary soda products and water
- Tented areas with cooling fans
- Dedicated food and bar service for purchase (additional cost)
- Complimentary stroller parking
- Complimentary earplugs (while supplies last)
- Adults (Ages 13 and Up): $25
- Children (Agest 4-12): $15
- Children ages 3 and under: Free
Park for FREE and ride the shuttle for $5
Parking at Jacksonville Beach will be limited during the event. Patrons are encouragedd to take advantage of the convenient Park and Ride Shuttle. Park at FSCJ South campus for free and ride the Sea and Sky shuttle for $5 per person, for a round trip shuttle pass.
- One pass per person is required for all ages.
- Complimentary parking is included at the FSCJ South Campus 11901 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32246
- VIP Viewing is not included with a shuttle pass.
- This ticket is for a round-trip. The shuttles will operate Saturday Oct. 26 - Sunday Oct. 27, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Shuttle will drop off at the Beaches Museum near Beach Blvd. and 4th St. North. The event is a 0.3-mile walk from the shuttle stop. The VIP Viewing Area is a 0.5-mile walk from the beaches shuttle stop.
VIP Viewing Area and Shuttle tickets are non-refundable. Please note, this event is free to attend, options on this site are for upgraded experiences.
What is the admission fee?
May I bring lawn chairs or blankets?
- The Sea and Sky Air Show is FREE!
Can we bring pop up tents?
- Yes, you may bring your own lawn chairs and blankets, but just in case this is a spur of the moment decision, we've got you covered! You can take advantage of the Observation Deck presented by VyStar Credit Union in the Seawalk Pavilion lawn.
Are coolers allowed?
- If you have to... keep in mind that there are other people around you. Can we suggest a beach umbrella? Tents are only permitted on the beach, not on streets, Lathem Plaza, or the Seawalk Pavillion.
Are pets allowed?
- Only if you are outside of the event footprint. Cooler are not allowed in the event area.
What other items are prohibited?
- Only if they are a certified service animal. So, leave the boa at home.
Can I swim or surf in the ocean?
- Outside food & beverages, coolers, glass containers, kites, balloons, parasils, pets (with the exception of certified service animals), motorized vehicles, bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, weapons (other than permitted pursuant to Fla. Stat. §790.06), drones, illicit drugs or drug paraphernalia.
Should I bring ear protection?
- This is the question of all questions! The answer is YES! This year, patrons will be able to take a dip in the ocean but are not permitted to go beyond 300 feet from shore. Just leave the parasails, kites, and balloons at home.
Where can I park my bike?
- We would recommend it, but it is definitely not required. The jets can get pretty loud!
Can I play on the Dunes?
- Cruise on over to the Air Show. We will have bicycle parking at the following locations:
- 6th Ave. N btwn 1st and 2nd streets
- 5th Ave. N btwn 1st and 2nd streets
- 4th Ave. N btwn 2nd and 3rd streets
- 3th Ave. N btwn 2nd and 3rd streets
- 2th Ave. N btwn 2nd and 3rd streets
- 2nd St and 1st Ave. N – near Jax Beach City Hall
- 1st Ave. S and 1st St. – Near Joe’s Crab Shack
Can I watch the show from my boat?
- Are you crazy? No. The sand dunes are our first line of defense against storms and erosion, and play a vital role in the preservation of our beautiful beaches. No standing or walking on the sand dunes are allowed.
Is their handicap parking?
- Yes, you can and what a view! Be sure to follow the boating restrictions and listen to the U.S. Coast Guard.
- The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy will enforce the “Naval Vessel Protection Zone.” Boaters must operate at minimum speed within 500 yards of any U.S. Naval Vessel and proceed as directed by the Commanding Officer of the vessel. Do not approach within 100 yards of any naval vessel. Violation of the Naval Protection Zone is a felony offense punishable by up to 6 years in prison or up to $250,000 in fines.
- To the North – 1.5 miles north of the pier. Boats must stay north of the buoy line.
- To the South – 1.75 miles south of the pier. Boats must stay south of the buoy line.
- To the East – .5 miles east of the end of the pier.
- To the West - Beachfront
- Boaters should tune their marine band radios to VHF-FM Channel 22A at 8:15 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. for further instructions. This information is subject to change according to the U.S. Coast Guard regulations.
*Information subject to change according to U.S. Coast Guard regulations
What happens if it rains?
- There is LIMITED handicap parking avaliable on 1st Ave. N. between 3rd and 2nd streets. It is first-come, first-served. The shuttle system from FSCJ south is ADA compliant.
Is it a different show each day?
- Then you'll get wet! Seriously, we are keeping a very close eye on the weather! If it is just a shower, the show will go on with a few postponements depending on the aircraft scheduled to perform at that time. If there is lightening in the area or otherwise deemed unsafe for patrons and performers, the Air Show command will make an announcement over the PA and via social media.
Where do I park?
- No, why would we want to mess up a good thing?
Will there be a clear bag policy?
- That's a good one! Parking at Jacksonville Beach will be limited during the event but there is some out there. Patrons are encouraged to take advantage of the convenient Park and Ride Shuttle. Shuttles will run continuously from FSCJ South Campus to the transportation hub at Pablo Ave. near the event site.
What traffic restrictions do I need to know?
- There will not be a clear bag policy in effect but all items and persons are subject to inspection.
- Let's see - there will be heavy traffic slow down because there are a lot of people trying to cross the street; and put the phone down and pay attention!
- There will be a few road closures and parking lot closures in effect during the event.
- 1st. St. N from Beach Blvd. to 6th Ave. N. will be closed Friday, Oct. 25 – Sunday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. – approx.. 6 p.m. each day.
- The area of 1st Street between Latham Plaza and the Seawalk Pavilion will remain closed from from Friday, Oct. 25 to Sunday, Oct. 27 and will not reopen each night.
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