The Chicago Air and Water Show soars back into the city on August 18 and 19, bringing another weekend of aerial trickery and spectacular stunts. The lakefront summer festival hosts daredevils from throughout the nation, including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights and the U.S. Navy Parachute Team Leap Frogs. Plan out your weekend of high-flying fun with our guide to the best places to watch the Air and Water Show, and relive the summer tradition with photos from previous shows.
When is the Chicago Air and Water Show?
The 2018 Chicago Air and Water Show takes over the lakefront on August 18 and 19, between 10am and 3pm each day.
Where is the Chicago Air and Water Show?
In the sky and on the lake, of course, with the action centered around North Avenue Beach.