Golden Knights

Golden Knights

(CBS) — Strong in tradition and one of the largest free admission events of its kind, the Chicago Air & Water Show returns to North Avenue Beach this weekend.


The 58th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show runs from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday daily with free admission.

The show headliners include the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the U.S. Navy Parachute Team Leap Frogs and the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights.

Military performances:

F-35 Heritage Flight (First time appearance)
U.S.A.F. F-16 Fighting Falcon
U. S. Navy F-18
C-130 Hercules
P-51 Mustang
U.S. Coast Guard HC-144A Ocean Sentry
U.S. Coast Guard MH-Dolphin Helicopter

Sean D. Tucker & Team Oracle

Sean D. Tucker & Team Oracle

Civilian Performances:

AeroShell Aerobatic Team
Bill Stein Airshows
Chicago Fire Department Helicopter Air/Sea Rescue
Dave Dacy in the Super Stearman Model 70
Firebirds Delta Team
Matt Chapman Airshows
P-51 Mustang
Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle
U.S. Coast Guard
Warbird Heritage Museum Foundation: A-4 Skyhawk Jet Tac Demo

Show announcer Herb Hunter, the “Voice of the Air and Water Show,” will be returning. See the full lineup for the show here.

The schedule for the lineup, as usual, will be available the day of the show.

The popular lakefront event will also feature a wide variety of military and civilian aerial demonstration teams with daredevil pilots performing their stunts in the skies above Chicago. For complete show details visit

For information on how to get to the event, click here.