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2023 Hyundai Air & Sea Show: Memorial Day Weekend National Salute To America's Heroes

May 24, 2023

The Hyundai Air & Sea Show, the Greatest Show Above the Earth returns to Miami Beach Memorial Day weekend (May 27-28, 2023). The Hyundai Air & Sea Show begins each day at 12 p.m. with sea demonstrations by professional jet skiers, ThunderCats boat racing exhibition and the Cigarette Offshore Powerboat Racing Demonstration. After the sea portion, look to the sky for our country’s state of the art military technology including Parachute teams, jet demonstrations, air and sea search and rescue exercises, and more. Families can enjoy the Florida Power and Light Display Village east of Lummus Park (Ocean Drive, 11th - 14th Street), which is over four-city-blocks long. The Florida Power and Light Display Village includes incredible flight and navigation simulators, tactical training equipment, rifle range simulators along with interactive displays from all branches of the U.S. Military including a U.S. Army M1A2 tank.

Guests can meet the men and women of our armed forces and experience displays and booths from the Hyundai Air & Sea Show corporate sponsors including USA Boxing Exhibition, a Kid Zone, and the Monster Energy Action Zone, showcasing Keith Sayer’s FMX (Freestyle Motocross) demonstration team.

On Saturday, May 27, the U.S. Army SaluteFest, will feature three concerts including platinum-selling country music star Chris Janson, viral singing sensation JVKE, and country music artist BRELAND. The U.S. Army SaluteFest will be hosted by former football player Rob "Gronk" Gronkowski, a four-time All-Pro tight end. The U.S. Army SaluteFest also includes an interactive Display Village, a mesmerizing 500 drone aerial show, and a fireworks extravaganza. Attendees can also expect to see the U.S. Army's top equipment, innovations, and career opportunities on display.

On Sunday, May 28, the event will reach its grand finale with a captivating performance by country music duo Big & Rich, known for their high-energy shows and chart-topping hits at the Music Explosion, presented by Hyundai. Attendees can expect a memorable evening filled with their signature blend of country rock and engaging stage presence. To culminate the festivities, the event will conclude with the spectacular Veteran's Florida Fireworks Extravaganza. This awe-inspiring fireworks display will illuminate the night sky with a dazzling array of colors and patterns, paying tribute to the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces.

The Hyundai Air & Sea Show is certain to please veterans, patriotic Americans and people of all ages. Packed with action in the sky and on the water, the Hyundai Air & Sea Show will have crowds cheering from 11th to 14th Streets along the shores of Miami Beach. The family-friendly event has something for everyone.

Saturday, May 27: U.S. ARMY SaluteFest™ (1:00PM -10:00PM)
• MUSIC ACTS: Chris Janson, BRELAND, JVKE and more!
• U.S. Army Golden Knights Nighttime Pyro Parachute Demonstration
• U.S. Army 82nd Airborne “All American” Chorus
• The U.S. Army Band, mesmerizing 500 Drone Aerial Show, Interactive Army Display Village and Fireworks extravaganza
• Attendees can also expect to see the U.S. Army's top equipment, innovations, and career opportunities on display.

Sunday, May 28: Music Explosion® presented by Hyundai (6:30PM - 9:00PM)
• Featuring Country Music Stars Big & Rich
• U.S. Air Force Band
• Veterans Florida Fireworks Extravaganza

Sea Events Demonstrations: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
• “Thundercat” Boat Exhibition
• Cigarette Offshore Powerboat Exhibition
• Flyboard Demonstration
• Jet Ski Freestyle Exhibition

AIR EVENTS: 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
• Demonstrations and Fly-bys, USAF F-35 Lightning ll, USAF F-15 Eagle, USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon, USAF A-10 Thunderbolt, USAF T-6’s, USAF B-52 Bomber, USAF B-1 Bomber, USAF, B-2 Bomber, USAF Heritage Flight, USAF C-17 Global Master III, USAF C-130J Hercules, USAF KC-135 Stratotanker, USAF C-5 Galaxy, US ARMY AH-64 Apache Helicopter, US NAVY Legacy Flight

Team Demonstrations
• U.S. ARMY Golden Knights Parachute Team
• U.S. NAVY Leap Frogs Parachute Team
• British Army Red Devils Parachute Regiment
• USAF Honor Guard Drill Team

Precision Exercises
• USAF 920th Combat Search & Rescue Demo
• U.S. Army Special Operations Demo
• USCG Air Sea Rescue Demo
• U.S. Customs Border Protection Drug Interdiction Demo

(All aircraft are subject to operational availability and all aircraft listed may not be available on days of event. Demonstrations consist of multiple aircraft exhibiting capabilities of military and governmental agencies personnel and equipment)

“There is no better time than Memorial Day weekend to pay tribute to our military, First Responders, and those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of our freedom,” said Mickey Markoff, National Salute to America’s Heroes Executive Producer.

Tickets for the Hyundai Air & Sea Show LiquorSplit Beach Club at Show Center are available at: starting at $65. General admission, VIP, Cabana Club, Sky Suites, and corporate chalets are also available.

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