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Great Tennessee Air Show Returns June 10-11

A high-flying event for the whole family.

Do you or your kids love jets, planes and all things in flight? Or maybe y’all just watched Top Gun: Maverick a few too many times this past year? Regardless of your reason, head on out to The Great Tennessee Air Show, returning next month to the Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport on June 10 – 11, 2023.

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will take to the sky as the headlining performer. In addition to incredible aviation performances, families can enjoy displays, a kids zone, vendors and exhibits.

The schedule is as follows (the schedule will be the same for Saturday and Sunday):

  • 8 a.m. – Gates open. Static displays, kids zone, vendors and exhibits open
  • 9 a.m. – Flight Line Club opens
  • 4:30 p.m. – Show ends

Here’s a few things to be aware of this year:

  • Schedules for specific performances will not be released in advance
  • Performance times can change without notice
  • Aircraft appearing are subject to change due to many reasons, including but not limited to, maintenance, weather, or other circumstances

Tickets are available for purchase only online, starting at $39 for children and $59 for adults. Parking is free through ticket purchases. Purchase tickets and learn more about the event here.

Know before you go

Outside food and drinks are not allowed, with the exception of baby food or medically necessary items. There will be food vendors available on the show grounds. Strollers or small wagons are allowed. Try to limit any diaper bags to the smallest you can manage. Security personnel at the gates will search all items and have the final say on what is allowed in.

 

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.