The Blue Angels soaring through the sky

The Best Way to Watch the Blue Angels 2018: Annapolis, Maryland

Are you looking for the best way to watch the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squad airshow, the Blue Angels, in Annapolis, Maryland? With an increase in visitors and restricted traffic patterns surrounding the U.S. Naval Academy Commissioning Week events, traveling by water is the best way to fully enjoy the spectacular airshow. See the performance by charter with Cruise Annapolis; our dedicated team will help you book your charter experience.

This year the celebrations kick off on Friday, May 18 and run through Friday, May 25. The Blue Angels can be seen on the following dates and times:

Tuesday, May 22

  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Circle and arrival over the Severn River.
  • 2 p.m. – Flight rehearsal over the Severn River.

Wednesday, May 23

  • 2 p.m. – Flight demonstration over the Severn River.

Friday, May 25

  • 10:04 a.m. – U.S. Naval Academy Graduation fly-over the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

You can expect breathtaking aerobatic flight maneuvers that are both graceful and powerful. The choreographed flight patterns are a demonstration of U.S. Navy pilots’ key skills. From solo flights to 6-plane formations, you won’t want to miss a moment.

If you are looking to round out your U.S. Naval Academy experience, head on over to the main campus for a guided walking tour. A professional guide will provide you with historical information about everything from the midshipman dormitories to the main chapel. Riding tours featuring a narrated history and extra attraction stops are also available.

Have questions about chartering with Cruise Annapolis? Give us a call today at 443-203-4112 and let Susan, your personal concierge, help you plan your trip!