VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Military Aviation Museum is hosting The Flying Proms Symphony Air Show on Saturday, June 11, at the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo. Gates open at 3 p.m. with the concert starting at 7 p.m.
Now in its sixth installment, the Military Aviation Museum’s Flying Proms is the only event of its kind in North America, according to officials. The museum welcomes Symphonicity back as the orchestral partner for this year’s event.
The first half of the evening’s entertainment will feature aerial displays from the museum’s collection of historical aircraft, such as the DeHavilland Mosquito and Messerschmitt Bf-109, accompanied by musical selections from popular aviation-themed movies.
As dusk falls, and the planes land, the second half of the performance will commence, featuring an assortment of patriotic and pops music. Festivities culminate with a fireworks finale provided by Zambelli Fireworks.
Guests are encouraged to arrive early to walk the grounds of the Military Aviation Museum and take in the one of the world’s largest collection of World War I and World War II aircraft.
Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended to relax on the grass field during the performance. There will be food and beverage vendors on site, selling dinner, snacks beer and wine. Guests are also welcome to bring their own picnics, but no outside alcohol is permitted.
Individual tickets are available online for a discounted rate of $30 per adult admission and $15 per youth admission, through June 5. Beginning June 6, tickets will be sold at the full price of $35 per adult admission and $20 per admission. Private chalets are also available for groups of eight or more.
For more information and to purchase tickets, call 757-721-7767 or go to TheFlyingProms.com.