Business Owners, Fly High with the Blue Angels, more Biloxi News

4/18/18   GCN

The "Blues over Biloxi" Air Show, featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, is coming up July 21-22 over the Biloxi Beach, and local businesses have a chance to have their brand in front of the tens of thousands of individuals expected in town for the show.


Sponsorship packages begin at $3,000 and are now available through David Schultz Airshows, coordinators of the show for the city. The City of Biloxi has teamed up with both Harrah's and The Blind Tiger as the title sponsors of the event.

"It's been too long since we've had the excitement of an air show on the Coast," Mayor Andrew "FoFo" Gilich said of the show, "and we're honored that the Blue Angels will be here to punctuate another summer of family fun in Biloxi. The two-day July show will be centered off the beachfront near the Great Lawn between Harrah's and Margaritaville.

"We expect huge crowds both days," Gilich added. "It's the perfect location for viewing aerial acrobatics over the water."

Along with the Blue Angels, the show will feature all the popular performances spectators have come to expect from a large regional air show including the world famous Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, the U.S. Army's Golden Knights Parachute Team, the USAF F-16 Viper Demo Team, ACEMAKER Airshows T-33, a number of aerobatic solo performers, warbird flyovers, Coast Guard rescue demos, and a host of modern military aircraft
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The "Blues Over Biloxi" show will be operated by David Schultz Air Shows, which will coordinate the event. Seizing upon the natural viewing area, Schultz will offer dozens of gourmet food trucks to serve the thousands expected to gather at the Great Lawn and along the beachfront.

"We wanted to give spectators a huge variety of dining options and food trucks is the way to do it," said Mark Boyd, Schultz's Project Development Manager. "Many air shows are under-served by food vendors and attendees sometimes miss some of the air show action waiting in line."

Other street vendors and performers will be present up and down the public display areas along Beach Boulevard.

Connect your brand with the Blues: Those businesses interested in being sponsors of "Blues over Biloxi" should contact Boyd at 407-883-1628 or mboyd@america.net

See the sponsorship packages
See more about the show
Video: See a recap of the 2017 Blue Angels season

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