This iconic aerial show is back!

Plan the ultimate summer road trip now, because the 2024 Great State of Maine Air Show is back, on August 3-4, at the Brunswick Executive Airport, 15 Terminal Road, in Brunswick, Maine.

This year it will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, which will be ready to entertain audiences of all ages.

On both days, the gates will open at 8:00 am, the National Anthem will kick things off at 11:30 am, and air performances will continue until 4:30 pm.

There will be additional performances from:

  • Mike Goulian
  • Louis Horschel-Black Pearl P-51
  • Navy F-18 Tac Demonstration
  • Ace Maker-T-33
  • Navy Legacy Flight
  • RJ Gritter Decathlon

How do you get tickets?

In the past, this special event has drawn up to 150,000 people over the two day period, so grab your tickets here.

Admission for children 3 and under, is free!

What are you allowed to bring?

Comfortable shoes
Comfortable clothing for a sunny day
Ear protection for the kids
Your camera
Something to sit on (blanket, lawn chair, stroller/wagon for the kiddos)
Credit or debit card for the food/drinks/souvenirs
Small umbrellas (except in reserved seating areas)

How much is parking?

General parking, including handicapped parking, is free. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you need handicapped parking, make sure to have your state-issued tag or placard in the car to be sure the parking attendants direct you to the appropriate areas. Probably a good idea to arrive early to get a spot.

Check out videos of some of the Great State of Maine Air Shows of the past:

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Gallery Credit: Lori Voornas

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