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Blue Angels Will Perform This Weekend On The Lakefront. Here’s Where You Can See (And Hear) Them

The Air and Water Show is canceled, but the Blue Angels will practice Friday and perform this weekend on Chicago's lakefront.

File Photo: A U.S. Navy Blue Angel flies over Lake Michigan during the 2019 Chicago Air and Water Show.
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CHICAGO — The Blue Angels will perform along the lakefront this weekend as part of a scaled-back, reimagined version of the Air and Water Show.

The Air and Water show has been canceled as the city recovers financially from the coronavirus pandemic.

But the Blue Angels will still hold demonstrations noon-1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday along the lakefront, according to a Mayor’s Office news release. The best place to see the planes will be on the lakefront between Oak Street and Fullerton Avenue.

The pilots will practice 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday.

Viewing the planes is free.

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