“The Sea and Sky Spectacular will be a fun, family-friendly opportunity to get an up-close look at some of the world’s most talented aviators as they pilot high-performance and unique aircrafts along our beautiful coastline,” said Mayor Alvin Brown. “The City of Jacksonville is proud to take part in this great event with numerous community partners, the Beaches' cities and our dedicated armed forces members to ensure a quality experience for all.”
The free event will feature military and civilian flight teams, recruitment displays, interactive and static displays, entertainment, a kids’ area, autograph opportunities, food and drinks and more.
Area schools are welcome for field trips 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday to sample activities, meet with recruiters and view some air show practice sessions.
Performers include: the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Special Operation Command Parachute Team, Corkey Fornof, Jason Newburg, Red Eagles, Julie Clark, Geico Skytypers, Black Diamond Jet Team, F4U-Corsair, F-18 Super Hornet, Legacy Flight, Mike Wiskus, Matt Chapman, Horsemen Flight Team, F-22 Raptor, Heritage Flight, Michael Goulian, and the U.S. Coast Guard, who will be doing a search and rescue demonstration.
Due to limited parking in Jacksonville Beach, a shuttle service will be available from the The Players Championship lots west of Florida A1A on Palm Valley Road and Floridah 210.
Parking is $20 per vehicle and the shuttle to the event is free. Shuttle service will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday and will run until 6 p.m.
This year’s Jacksonville Sea & Sky Spectacular is 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Jacksonville Beach.