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2023 Buc Days Wings Over South Texas Presented by Reliant: Precision and Pride

By December 8, 2022No Comments

For the second time, Corpus Christi’s longest tradition, Buc Days, is proud to welcome and host the most elite and precise flight demonstration squadron in the world, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The Navy’s precision demonstration flight squadron will be part of Wings Over South Texas on the bayfront May 6 – 7, 2023.  With the support of amazing sponsors such as Reliant, we will continue to add elements to make the show bigger and better.  Stay tuned to for a full list of performers as they are finalized.

Buc Day’s is adding more components to the 2023 Buc Days Wings Over South Texas experience to make it more memorable for the whole family to include a Family Fun Zone presented by Coastal Bend Buick/GMC.  The Family Fun Zone will include static displays such as an AH-64 Apache, MV-22 Osprey, MH-60 Seahawk, U.S. Navy interactive displays and more!  Families can touch and feel the aircraft and meet the pilots within the festival grounds.  Adjacent to and included with the price of admission is the Stripes Carnival, live music, shopping, and much more to enjoy during our annual Buc Days celebration.

Airshow coordination and operational services for the 2023 Buc Days Wings Over South Texas will be provided again by David Schultz Airshows of Clearfield, PA.  Schultz Airshows has conducted operations for over 550 airshows since 1994 to include regional air shows at Naval Air Station Kingsville, South Padre Island, and Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.

“At Reliant, we’re proud to join forces with Buc Days for Wings Over South Texas, an incredible experience that includes the Navy Blue Angels and goes beyond other air shows,” said Elizabeth Killinger, president, Reliant. “Having worked with the Buccaneer Commission since 2008, we recognize the tremendous impact of the organization’s scholarships, and we’re honored to support their efforts to promote tradition and community pride in the Coastal Bend.”

“We are ecstatic to showcase the great tradition of South Texas. We will continue to build upon the successes of the first year we hosted the airshow and add new elements to allow kids to touch, feel and interact with real helicopters” says Johnny Philipello, CEO of Buc Days.


There is a variety of ways to enjoy the show:

  • The Bayfront Club is the V.I.P. way to enjoy the show and includes complimentary lunch, beer and nonalcohol beverage. $100 Adults, $50 Children
  • Reserved seating near the show center available for $20 each. Limited supply available at
  • General admission tickets will be available for purchase at the gates each day of the shows for just $5.
  • Free viewing: Miles of free viewing along Shoreline, the bayfront and North Beach.