Thunderbirds return to Milwaukee for Air & Water show

July, 2019

July 27-28

Milwaukee’s Air & Water Show returns to the lakefront July 27 and 28, headlined by precision flying by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the first appearance in the show of F-35 Lightning Demonstration Team. Flying Thunderbird #6  will be Capt. Michelle Curran, from Medford, Wis.

 Presented by WaterStone Bank, the show is scheduled for 10am-4pm each day. In addition to the Thunderbirds and F-35 Lightning, performers include the Army's Golden Knights parachute team, F-22 Rapture demo Team, the Navy’s F/A-18 demo team, Air Force C-17 Globe Master, Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo Team, John Klatt's Super Waco jet-powered biplane, and Red Bull air racing champion Michael Goulian.

   Water acts include The Milwaukee Fireboat, Glen Kennedy's one-of-a-kind Outerlimits SV 43 powerboat, Coast Guard rescue helicopter, and the Badgerland and Muskego Waterbugs water ski teams.

   Land displays include the Kidz Fun Zone, the Air Force X-1 Mustang SuperCar and flight simulator, and the Air National Guard tour, as well as many food and beverage options.

   Three different ticket packages for reserved seating at the centerpoint of the show and reserved parking passes are available at