Flight Line Club VIP

The Flight Line Club is the ultimate spot on the beach to experience the OC Air Show. Join the experienced Air Show spectators as one of the few out of the hundreds of thousands of people on the beach to enjoy this VIP beach experience on the aerial 50 yard line at Air Show Center.... View Article

The Flight Line Club is the ultimate spot on the beach to experience the OC Air Show. Join the experienced Air Show spectators as one of the few out of the hundreds of thousands of people on the beach to enjoy this VIP beach experience on the aerial 50 yard line at Air Show Center.

Purchase Now at the Early Bird Price of $146

Save 35% off the $249 day-of-event price!


A catered lunch will be served from 11:30a to 1:30p with draft beer, soft drinks and water served all day long. When you’re ready to watch the show take a seat directly on the beach directly on the aerial 50 yard line at Show Center and watch the jets soar overhead.  Some of the pilots and the jumpers will come for a meet-n-greet, you’ll receive an event program that’s great for collecting autographs, a commemorative event credential and an official event parking pass. Children sitting in parents lap are free (ages 2 & under).  Umbrellas are not included with the purchase of a Flight Line Club VIP ticket.


**Strict limit of 1 VIP Parking Pass per Flight Line Club VIP ticket order.

    • OC Air Show says:

      In the Flight Line VIP area, the umbrella is provided, and they are available to rent in the Drop Zone area.

  1. linda mc says:

    I was given tickets that read “Thunderbirds” on the top and “VIP” in the lower right corner. Are they for the Flight Line Club??

    • OC Air Show says:

      I believe that sounds like Friends of the Thunderbirds which is Gate 3, but if you stop by the info tent right on the boardwalk at 16th Street, we’ll take a look at your tickets first and make sure that you get where you need to go!

    • OC Air Show says:

      Hi Christopher, you can still buy tickets up to the day of the show – they are still on sale online here for 20% off. Thank you for your service, we hope you will make it out to the show.

    • James says:

      Christopher. If you wanna meet up somewhere close by the venue, I have an extra VIP flight line ticket. My girlfriend wasn’t able to make it. Yours for your service if you’d like it!

  2. JIM Merkel says:

    I have received VIP passes from the Thunderbirds pilots.
    How do I receive a parking pass for Saturday’s performance?

    • OC Air Show says:

      Hey Jim, public parking is available at the Convention Center on Saturday. There will be shuttle buses running back and forth all day, so all you have to do is show them your ticket (or on the way back, your wristband) to catch a ride.

      • JIM Merkel says:

        Thanks for your response
        We are going to have an elderly person with us so we were hoping we were able to park close to the event
        Any chance for a parking pass?

    • OC Air Show says:

      We can guarantee the views only at show center, which is 15th through 17th Street, but the planes do fly along the coast.

    • OC Air Show says:

      $159 per person for the VIP Flight Line Club, which includes unlimited food and drink, as well as a provided seat for air show viewing. We also have a Drop Zone general admission ticket, which is bring your own seat and food nearby available for purchase, which is currently $22.50 for adults, $14 for kids. You can see the options here on our ticketing page.

    • OC Air Show says:

      Hi Donna, parking instructions will be sent out shortly. There will be a handicap shuttle from the general parking area, but the area is walkable to the front gate.

  3. Tom Mc says:

    I purchased Flight line Club VIP tickets. According to the advertisement, a parking pass was included.
    1) I didn’t receive a parking pass or information for obtaining 1
    2) Is my show ticket my parking pass?
    2) Where is the reserved parking?

    • OC Air Show says:

      Hi Tom, parking passes are included with Flight Line VIP Club tickets. You will receive further information regarding parking before the end of this week, including an emailed parking pass. Because of the nature of the OC air show, we have to wait until closer to the date of the show to release parking passes, once we know how many spots we need for VIP and Chalet areas. The specific location of your parking area will be noted on your pass. Look for it via email in the next couple days.

    • OC Air Show says:

      Hey Ron, children under the age of 5 are not required a ticket for general admission. We have then have two-tier ticket pricing for Children (6-12) and Adults (13+). We look forward to seeing the whole family there!

    • OC Air Show says:

      Yes, from the standpoint of it being near a beach ramp and easily accessible. Keep in mind it is on the beach.

      • Ed says:

        Would you please be a little more specific about accessibility? I use an electric scooter which cannot travel on sand and I cannot walk on sand. It appears the entire Flight Line area is sand. So, I’m guessing that it’s not handicapped accessible. Am I correct?

        • OC Air Show says:

          Flight Line Club is on the sand – this is a beach air show. We do have mats that are rolled out to make walking easier for our accessibility guests to get to the Flight Line Club tent, but the tent itself and the seating in front of it is on the sand.

  4. Jan says:

    Is the # of tickets sold in the Flight Line club appropriate for the number of seats and the area it is contained to….in other words will we be packed like sardines?

    No disrespect intended just like to know so I make an appropriate decision for myself


  5. Howard & Nathalie says:

    Hello, I have few questions I hope can be answered as we decide on ticket purchasing:
    1) Is VIP seating limited to the tent area or does it go down to the front fence line shown in the picture? Or is that where DropZone seating is?
    2) Since umbrellas are not guaranteed, can we bring our own?
    3) Are any other alcoholic beverages included in this ticket (I don’t drink beer)?
    4) What time does the event end & do we need to clear from reserved parking?

    Thank you in advance for ur response!

    • OC Air Show says:

      1- There are seats for everyone in the Flight Line Club. They are movable and you can move them as close or far away from the fence as you would like.
      2- You can bring your own umbrella.
      3- Only beer.
      4- The event site closes at 5pm. You would be expected to move your car from the parking lot by 6pm.

    • OC Air Show says:

      Ticket prices go up leading to the event so the earlier you buy, the more you save! Make sure you purchase them now to take advantage of the deep discounts offered.

  6. Kim says:

    Are the port a potty’s private to this reserved area or are do we use the ones that everyone on the 50 yard line uses?

    What is a general idea of the food is served? Cold cuts, salads, hot food, burgers and dogs, etc.

    What time does this area open?

    Do we have a different entrance then anyone else? Or do we wait in line with everyone else?

    • OC Air Show says:

      The restrooms are private to the Flight Line Club. General a starter item like fruit before the lunch service. Lunch typically includes hamburgers, hot dogs and a BBQ dish with various sides. The area opens at 10am each day. You’ll have a designated entrance to the beach that is only for VIPs. And don’t forget, you’ll also receive a free parking pass with your order!

      • Kim says:

        I have not received my free parking pass yet, we have the Flight Line club tix. Can you tell me where I get it please.

        • OC Air Show says:

          You should have received it via email on Monday. Give our box office at call at 877.877.7677 and they will be able to help you out!

  7. Kathie Zanolli says:

    What exactly should would we bring to the event…beach chairs, snacks, etc.? Can we bring a small cooler?

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