It’s not just breathtaking aerial acrobatics on offer at the Wales Airshow – there’s plenty of family fun to be had on the ground too!
With flight simulators, fun fairs, static replica aircraft, armed forces vehicles & displays and much more, there’s loads to see and do. And don’t forget plenty of food and drink on offer as well!
The ground displays are open from 10am – 6.30pm both days, you can arrive early to beat the traffic and take in the displays before the action in the air kicks off.
Take a look below to see what was on offer on 2022, and what to expect in 2023!
With the Wales Airshow getting better every year, the ground displays are too. As well as Swansea Prom being packed with great displays and activities, theres even more to see and do on Oystermouth Road as well.
A full range of food is available in the ground display area along Oystermouth Road, the Cenotaph and also around the Civic Centre. Tea, coffee and soft drinks are available. The food range includes jacket potatoes, curry, burgers, fish and chips, hog roast and crepes, as well as ice-cream, doughnuts, sweets and fudge. There is also a bar at the Civic Centre area and close to the Cenotaph.
Come and see full size replica Hurricane and Flea planes! Historical promotions representatives will be on hand to provide talks and give out facts and details about the aircraft while you explore some of the most famous planes in British military history. And you can also get inside and explore the replica Chinook too!
There’ll be plenty to see and do from the Armed Services including;
- Band of the Prince of Wales
- Large combat vehicles
- Information trailers
- And much more
Experience the action with simulators and VR experiences
Ever wanted to experience standing on an aircraft carrier when the jets are taking off? Or how about sitting in the cockpit of an RAF Red Arrow? Explore the ground displays at the Wales Airshow to find these VR Experiences and Flight Simulators, as well as many more!
McDonald’s Fun Football Festival
Head to St Helen’s Ground for McDonald’s Fun Football Festival, a fantastic football event, jam-packed with fun activities, for all the family. With a range of inflatable games, introductory football sessions with expert UKFA coaches, there’s truly something for everyone.
The Air Cadets return to Wales Airshow with lots of interactive displays showcasing the many fun activities they get to do as cadets of the services.
Meet the teams
If watching the planes from the Prom just isn’t enough, you’ll have to opportunity to meet Team Raven, The Tigers Parachute Team and the engineers for The Red Arrows, Chinook and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
Funfair and Amusements
Funfair and amusements will be based at the Civic Centre and on Oystermouth Road, including a red arrows simulator, thrill seeker rides, children’s rides, a zip wire, games and amusements throughout the Airshow weekend, fun for all the family!
Showcasing some of the best in home-grown talent from South Wales to provide a musical backdrop for the weekend, there will be two stages at the Airshow providing live music and entertainment throughout the day at;
- The Cenotaph
- Oystermouth Road
- Civic Centre