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The Blues Are Back in Town

Photo: Kyle Adams @jkadamsphoto

The Blue Angels are back for practice dates from now through October. The first practice date of the season is in less than a week on March 28.

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2023 PRACTICE SCHEDULE

March 28, 29
April 
4, 5*, 11, 12*, 18, 19*, 25, 26*
May 
2, 3*, 9, 10*, 16, 17*, 31*
June
 6, 7*, 13, 14*, 20, 21, 27, 28*
July 
11, 12, 25, 26*
August
 1, 16*, 22, 23*, 29
September
 6*, 12, 19
October
 18*, 24, 25*

* Indicates Blue Angels Autograph Sessions in the museum.

The annual Blue Angel airshow at Pensacola Beach will take place July 8.

The National Naval Aviation Museum is pleased to open the flight line behind the museum to view the Blue Angels practice flight demonstrations. Gates open at 9:30 AM and the Blues are scheduled to take to the skies at 10:30 AM

Remember, the museum and these practices are open to DoD ID cardholders and their guests who can access NAS Pensacola.

The National Naval Aviation Museum is open Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. to current Department of Defense (DoD) ID cardholders. Access to NAS Pensacola is limited to Department of Defense (DoD) ID card holders (active duty service members, retirees, and their families). For Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC) holders please visit cnrse.cnic.navy.mil/Installations/NAS-Pensacola/  for base access information. DoD ID card holders can escort guests but must remain with them at all times.

There is now an established a special visitor information line at 850-452-8450 for answers to your questions about visiting the museum.

The Blue Angels are visible from waterfront locations on the west side of town and in parking lots near the Naval Air Station.