The official Roar By The Shore Air and Space Expo performer schedule will be published exclusively on our website and social media! Stay tuned for more information.
August 26-28, 2022 with flying taking place from approximately 10:30AM – 4:30PM daily. The event is open to the public all three days.
The 2022 Roar by the Shore Air and Space Expo Line-up is out! Click on the event information tab for all of the event performers.
YES! All three days of the Airshow contain the full lineup of performers. Friday, August, 26 2022 is a “Rehearsal Day,” meaning the performances may change from the main show on Saturday and Sunday. If you can make it on Friday, parking will be easier and the crowds will be smaller than Saturday and Sunday.
Roar by the Shore Air and Space Expo is FREE to the public, however, upgraded seating options are available for purchase at Show Center. You can buy tickets through our website on the tickets tab.
Show Center is located in front of the Holiday Inn Resort. With an aerial performance box of more than 4 miles long, anywhere along the beach will be a great spot to view the show!
Show Center is located at the the Holiday Inn Resort will also feature upgraded seating, access to the live announcer feed, and airshow vendors, sponsor booths, food, beverages and souvenirs.
Our live announcer feed is ONLY available in the Roar By The Shore Air and Space Expo Show Center. The announcer audio helps enhance the overall experience, and helps give attendees background information on the aircraft, pilots, music and more.
To listen to the announcer feed, we invite you to purchase a airshow ticket.
- General Admission:
- Gates open: from 10:00am – 4:30pm each day
- Enter through one of the beach access (which are fully ADA accessible)
- VIP Seating: gates will be open from 10:00am – 4pm each day
- Gates open: 10:00am – 4:00pm each day
- Enter through the Holiday Inn Resort side entrance (which is fully accessible.)
Children 3 years old & under are free in all ticketed areas.
Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at Roar By The Shore Air and Space Expo ticketed areas due to nature of the show and the loud noises. Service animals are allowed.
Visit our Stay page for a complete list of nearby hotels and vacation rentals!
If you’re into RV Camping, limited RV spaces are available for advanced reservation through our website. Check out the page for more information.
Parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis around the city. Given its popularity, parking close to Show Center will be difficult to find on Saturday and Sunday. If you live nearby, we highly recommend walking, biking, or using public transit.
Paid Parking is available at the Holiday Inn Resort parking lot. Delays and queues are expected throughout the city due to the sheer volume of traffic anticipated.
Guests are advised to leave early and expect frequent delays or to seek alternative transportation to the show. Uber & Lyft rides will be available.
If you are flying to South Padre Island, TX for the event the easiest access to the island is through Brownsville – South Padre Island International Airport (BRO). Shuttles and transportation is available at the airport terminal.
Riding your bike to the Airshow is a great idea! There are plenty of dedicated bike parking areas around the event show center area. Please bring your own bike lock for protection.
You bet we do! Pilots don’t fly without a checklist, why should you? Use this checklist of helpful tips to optimize you and your family’s Airshow experience:
- Plan your arrival strategy. Be prepared for traffic delays. Utilize Uber, Lyft, carpooling, take the shuttle busses, walk or bike if possible.
- If you drive, please obey all posted parking signs. The last thing you want after a fun day at Roar By The Shore Air and Space Expo is a parking ticket or a towed vehicle.
- Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! A day in the sun is fun but be sure to drink plenty of water.
- Bring snacks! The beach will be full of food vendors, but lines will be long. Make sure you have snacks for kids and other items that’ll keep everyone happy and healthy.
- August/September can be hot or wet! Protect yourself with sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, and umbrellas.
- Bring earplugs/muffs, especially for kids. Part of the Airshow thrill is the sound, but ear protection is highly encouraged, especially for young children.
- Cameras and binoculars are a great way to capture the excitement.
- Leave your drone at home! Roar By The Shore Air and Space Expo is an enforced NO DRONE ZONE! for everyone’s safety.
South Padre Island is one of the most accessible beaches in the Gulf Coast. All of the Airshow’s ticket options are ADA accessible. Purchase tickets with confidence knowing ADA guests will be properly accommodated.
Please note: Transportation from your vehicle to/around the Airshow site is not provided. It’s often quite hot in August/September and attending the Airshow can be physically demanding. Everyone should make sure they are prepared to safely attend an all-day show at the beach.
Those on the water will have a great view of the show!
Important to note: During the hours of 10:30AM to 4:30PM, the Airshow will institute what is called a “sterile aerobatic box” in the water which will be marked with buoys. U.S. Coast Guard and lifeguards on jet skis will patrol to monitor the area.
Swimmers, surfers, and boogie boarders should expect to only be able to swim in waist-deep water during these times. Boaters should refer to the U.S. Coast Guard notice to mariners for further location information.
All licensees, ticket holders, and guests are prohibited from bringing the following items into the Event:
including but not limited to, firearms
toys resembling firearms
incendiary materials of any kind
noisemakers, including but not limited to:
any illegal substances, including but not limited to: any drugs, drug paraphernalia, or alcohol; and any item that would or could negatively impact public safety, aircraft safety and present a threat, real or perceived.
All illegal or prohibited items will be seized.
Please note that all bags and containers will be inspected upon entering the Event or Show Center area grounds.
The Airshow is a NO DRONE ZONE AREA. No aircraft, including any drone or unmanned aerial systems (UAS), may be operated within five nautical miles of the Airshow site. Local pilots are encouraged to check NOTAMS for the latest temporary flight restrictions (TFR) and airspace requirements.
Shaded areas are available at Show Center through independent Beach – Vendors guests should anticipate little-to-no shade. Guests are asked to consider bringing sunscreen, hats, umbrellas, sunglasses, and plenty of water.
If you’re sitting outside of our ticketed areas, we strongly recommend all attendees bring their own seating or be prepared to sit on the sand. Keep in mind, you may have to carry these items with you throughout the day, so consider bringing chairs with carrying straps or a bag to hold your towels/blankets.
If you purchased a ticket for our upgraded ticket area, it includes seating options.
Yes. A variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase near Show Center. We try to accommodate all food requests; however, we recommend that all attendees with food restrictions eat before the show and / or bring their own snacks.
First aid stations will be set up for minor medical emergencies.
Roar By The Shore Air and Space Expo will comply with all mandated federal, state and local health requirements. Please follow CDC Guidelines and practice social distancing.
Airshows have an incredibly good track record for safety. As a precaution, there will be a strong police and first responder presence at Roar By The Shore Air and Space Expo. In case of emergency, you will be directed by the local authorities.
Yes. If you lose anything during the Airshow, please visit our Lost and Found tents near Airshow Show Center.
Roar By The Shore Air and Space Expo is a rain or shine event. If weather poses a risk to the safety of the public or performers, some flying demonstrations may be modified, delayed or suspended. Upgraded tickets are non-refundable. Blue and Clear Skies are our friend.
Discounts and special promotions will be announced on our ticketing page and on social media. Stay connected with us for more information.