Seafair Weekend eve: Blue Angels today; the schedule ahead

August 2, 2012 at 9:56 pm | In Blue Angels, West Seattle news | 1 Comment

Some West Seattleites saw them … some just heard them … no mistaking the sounds and sights of the Blue Angels practicing for Seafair Weekend today. Doug B (a frequent Flickr contributor, including the WSB group pool) shared a few of his photos – including this low pass over Lake Washington:

If tomorrow is like most Seafair Fridays, they will go up after 1 pm (leaving Boeing Field, where Museum of Flight viewing of the takeoff/landing is a don’t-miss experience too) to go through the same show they will officially perform on Saturday and Sunday.

You can see the full airshow and hydroplane schedule for all three days of Seafair Weekend by going here. (Remember that you can watch from Seafair HQ on Lake Washington for free tomorrow, but Saturday and Sunday, admission is charged.) Tours of the visiting U.S. Navy ships are scheduled to continue all three days too – that schedule is here. (Tip – if you’re going to visit the USS Bunker Hill, the West Seattle Water Taxi dock is a short walk away.)

P.S. The scheduled I-90 bridge closure times are the same each of the next three days – 12:45-2:40 pm.

1 Comment

  1. What an awesome show. The men flying these planes are amazing. I saw them three days. Twice over the lake and once for take off and landing by boeing field. I hope this keeps going forever. They are a wonderful community enhancer.

    Comment by Janet Barenberg — 12:32 pm August 6, 2012 #

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