AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY (WOLF) — The US Navy Blue Angels will return to Northeast Pennsylvania on Memorial Day weekend in their only scheduled appearance in the area for 2023.
Today they announced their return to the Great Pocono Raceway Airshow. The event will take place May 27th and 28th. Events like this allow the group to showcase the Navy and Marine Corp teamwork and professionalism and the precision used to train co-personnel.
“I think again being from the East Coast, it’s incredibly awesome to come back and I’m also a Nascar fan, so Pocono Raceway, what a cool place to be back and to be able to fly over. We’re excited to interact with the valley and just get to meet everyone, showcase this event, see the super hornet. First were ever going to be in the Poconos, and were bring the F-18 super hornet, so bigger, faster, louder, you know? A lot of America behind it.” said Blue Angel #7, Thomas Zimmerman.
US Navy Lt. Amanda Lee, the first female F-18 demonstration pilot to be a member of the Blue Angels is expected to perform.
Tickets are now on sale, for more information on getting yours, head over to https://www.poconoraceway.com/airshow-main-page.html
Tickets: $10 Kids 12 and under | $25 for adults
Unique stadium-style show