USAF Thunderbirds 2023 Airshow Schedule Released

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Here is the 2023 airshow schedule for the US Air Force Thunderbirds! Will you see them in 2023? Let us know! Post in the AirshowStuff Forums or on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show!

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US Air Force Thunderbirds 2023 Appearance Schedule

(as of 2/2/2023)

February 19: Daytona 500 Flyover- Daytona Beach, FL

March 18-19: Point Mugu Air Show – Naval Base Ventura County (NAS Point Mugu), CA
March 25-26: Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona – Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ

April 1-2: Wings Over Homestead – Homestead ARB, FL
April 15-16: Cocoa Beach Airshow – Cocoa Beach, FL
April 22-23: Southern California Airshow – March ARB, CA
April 29-30: Thunder Over the Sound – Biloxi, MS

May 6-7: Airpower Over Hampton Roads – Langley AFB, Hampton, VA
May 13-14: Augusta Airshow – Augusta, GA
May 20-21: Chennault Airshow – Lake Charles, LA
May 24: USAF Academy – Colorado Springs, CO
May 27-29: Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach Park – Wantagh, NY

June 1: USAFA Graduation – Colorado Springs, CO
June 10-11: OC Air Show – Ocean City, MD
June 17-18: Westmoreland County Airshow – Latrobe, PA
June 24-25: Quad City Airshow – Davenport, IA

July 1-2: National Cherry Festival Airshow – Traverse City, MI
July 15-16: JBLM Airshow & Warrior Expo – JB Lewis-McChord, WA
July 22-23: Dayton Airshow – Dayton, OH
July 29-30: Power on the Prairie – Sioux Falls, SD

August 12-13: Rochester International Airshow – Rochester, NY
August 16: Thunder Over the Boardwalk – Atlantic City Airshow – Atlantic City, NJ
August 19-20: Chicago Air and Sea Show – Chicago, IL
August 26-27: Gowen Thunder Open House & Airshow – Boise, ID

September 2-4: Cleveland National Air Show – Cleveland, OH
September 9-10: Volaria Aeronautics Festival – Mirabel, QC, Canada
September 16-17: Owensboro Air Show – Owensboro, KY
September 23-24: California Capitol Airshow – Sacramento, CA
September 30-October 1: Pacific Airshow Huntington Beach – Huntington Beach, CA

October 7-8: California International Airshow – Salinas, CA
October 14-15: Wings Over Houston – Houston, TX
October 21-22: Thunder Over the Rock – Little Rock AFB, AR
October 28-29: Orlando Air and Space Show – Sanford (Orlando), FL

November 4-5: Florida International Airshow – Punta Gorda, FL

18 Responses

  1. Gerald 'Jerry' Frisch

    Can I see the Thunderbirds at Nellis AFB in the month of February 2023?
    I served at Nellis AFB from February 1970 to September 1970. SSGT. Aircraft refueling.
    Would like to tour the base again.

    • RyanS

      The Thunderbirds will be practicing at that time, but probably not at Nellis. You would have to contact the team or base PAO to see about getting in.

  2. Tonya

    I love this airshows I will love to see it I know y’all been practices for along time so I hope y’all do well for this year I can’t wait to see it…….

  3. Mary Greco-Smith

    Will there be an air show this year at MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida? I have several students that are interested in aviation and others that have never been in an airplane, and I would like them to be exposed to this.

  4. Barbara Keigley

    I grew up seeing the Thunderbirds fly because my dad was in the Air Force for 30 years! The problem is that I’m an adult and my dad has long since passed. I really would love to see you guys and live in South Carolina. I know you’ve been here in the last couple of years but I didn’t find out until afterwards. Could you tell me if you will be coming back this way in 2023? Thank you all for your service!


    what happen no New ENGLAND Show was looking to head down to the show this year…

  6. benjamin

    i used to fly airplanes in embry riddle aeronautical university !

  7. benjamin

    i flew airplanes for 5 years flat with embry riddle aeronuatical university!

  8. Betti Lechtenberg

    What time does the show start?? Is it Friday & Saturday?? I’ll be attending the Tucson show.

  9. Medora Little

    will there be a 2023 airshow at MacDill AFB, Florida

  10. Joshua Bradley

    We are losing our beloved air show in Alliance, Texas. I would love for there to be an air show in my hometown of Hot Springs, Arkansas. There is a beautiful airport there with hardly any flights.

  11. Janie Adams

    We went to the Pacific Air Show in Huntington Beach. This show and the talent displayed made me very proud of the participants and the men and women involved. This show was so impressive. Thank you for sharing you time and talent and service to our Country. You guys are in my prayers. I ask that Jesus would protect you God Bless.

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