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Early bird tickets for the Blue Angels go on sale

People who are planning to attend the Extreme Blue Thunder Airshow featuring the Blue Angels in July can save some money if they buy early bird tickets starting Monday.

Tickets for the show go on sale Monday with early bird pricing of $18 for adults and $8 for children. Tickets can be purchased online at the event website.

These prices are only available until April 30 when the tickets will go up to $24 for adults and $14 for children. That price is available from May 1 to May 31. From June 1 to July 21 tickets will be $25 for adults and $15 for children.

After the presale period ends tickets at the gate will cost $30 for adults and $15 for children.

Getting your tickets early will save you and bundle and help make sure you get into the event. The last time the Blue angels visited Idaho Falls over 30,000 people attended the air show.

The full press release on ticket costs is available below:

This summer, thousands of people from across the Pacific Northwest will descend on Idaho Falls for the July 22-23, 2017 Extreme Blue Thunder Air Show. To be part of the action, purchase your tickets now to receive the best rates!

“More than 30,000 people purchased tickets for the 2010 show. We are anticipating even larger crowds this year so we are encouraging people to purchase their tickets now,” states Air Show Board Member, Nick Gailey.

The early bird price for tickets, from now until April 30, is $18 for adults (ages 13 & up), $8 for children (ages 6-12). Children (ages 5 & under) are free. Tickets are only available online at this time.

Each ticket is good for one day, either July 22 or July 23, but not both days. Gates will open at 9:00 a.m. on both days. Static displays, vendors and merchandizing will be available throughout the day, and the planes will take to the sky at 12:10 p.m. The show concludes around 4:30 p.m.

Ticket prices from May 1 to May 31 are $24 for adults and $14 children. June 1-July 21, tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. Tickets will be available at the gate for $30 for adults and $15 for children. Children (ages 5 & under) are free.

The 2017 Extreme Blue Thunder Air Show will take place at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport on Skyline Drive. The show will feature the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels, the U.S. Air Force’s F-35 Heritage Flight Team, and many more acts to be announced soon. To ensure everyone can view the performance, the air show will be an open-seating environment.

After operating costs, proceeds from the air show will be donated to local non-profit organizations.

The show is sponsored by West Mark Credit Union, Fluor Idaho, LLC, Idaho Falls Regional Airport, Watkins Distributing, Citizens Community Bank, Hartwell Corporation, EMI Services, Pepsi, Wackerli Subaru, Nadler Law Office, C-A-L Ranch Stores, and American Fabrication.

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