Bournemouth Air festival

The Air Festival in Bournemouth has welcomed over 4.5million people since
its first event in 2008, and this year’s will be its most impressive show yet!

Bournemouth Air Show

Bournemouth has always been a wonderful place to visit and its well worthy of its title as the UK’s leading seaside resort. However, 28th – 31st August  will see a further influx of tourists as the 7th annual Air Festival comes to the town.

The Air Festival in Bournemouth has welcomed over 4.5million people since its first event back in 2008, and this year’s will be its most impressive show yet, labelled as the largest seafront show of its kind throughout the whole of Europe. Let’s take a look at what 2014’s seaside Air Festival has to offer…

Family Fun by the Sea

It’s no surprise that Bournemouth’s Air Festival is so popular amongst local residents and tourists alike, as the event really does have something for everyone. With incredible jets and display teams, Royal Marine beach assaults, fireworks, entertainment and 3-miles of trading stalls, there’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy.

The best thing is, it’s by the sea and completely FREE! So if you’ve been looking for a fun-filled day out that won’t break the bank, Bournemouth’s air show could be right up your street. The skies will set the stage for a 7th year of spectacular aerial shows and jaw-dropping acrobatics, but there’s also plenty on the ground to keep you occupied.

If shopping’s more your cup of tea then you’ll love making your way along the 1.5 miles of county show trading stalls between the Piers of Boscombe and Bournemouth, or why not pay a visit to the Royal Navy and RAF Military villages?

With so much to see and do, you’ll undoubtedly get a little peckish, so go ahead and pop into a top Bournemouth restaurant for a bite to eat. From Chinese to Indian to Tapas to Greek, there’s bound to be something to tickle your taste-buds.

Make a Night of it 

Bournemouth’s Air Festival provides a great day out for the whole family, but the fun doesn’t have the stop when the sun goes down. The Festival is renowned for its Night Air entertainment featuring an variety of up and coming live acts.

Open your ears at Boscombe and Bournemouth Corona Music stages and enjoy a variety of great entertainment on the seafront. Street entertainers will be on hand to keep you smiling and incredible dusk displays will ensure you’re kept entertained right into the evening.

Why not make a long weekend of it and book yourself into one of the town’s many hotels or bed and breakfasts? If money’s tight then have no fear, there’s a host of budget hotels in Bournemouth right in the centre of the action, allowing you to save your money for having fun during the day.

With so much to see and do in Bournemouth, not just during the air show but all year round, this buzzing seaside town is the perfect family retreat for you’re after fun, an array of great attractions and a warm welcome that few towns can match.

Bournemouth’s annual Air Festival has grown bigger and better over the years and this year organisers really have pulled out all the stops to make it an event the town will never forget.