Plymouth Armed Forces Day

30 June 2018

This year's Plymouth Armed Forces Day is a great day out where you will see military exhibitions and air displays.

What to Expect

This free annual event is a great way of supporting the armed forces. This year, Armed Forces Day celebrates the RAF’s centenary celebrations. You’ll be treated to amazing air displays as well as military parades and live music. If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about the armed forces, this is the event for you.

The venue site is organised into individual military 'villages' where you can find out more about each force, do interactive activities and check out their equipment.

Highlights of the day include:

  • a show from the Red Devil parachute team
  • field gun competitions
  • the Fireflies Aerobatic Display Team

To find out more about the events on offer, visit the Plymouth Armed Forces Day website.

How to get there

Armed Forces Day 2018 is held at Plymouth Hoe and can be easily reached by train. The nearest station, Plymouth, is just 10 minutes’ walk away. Buses run regularly to the venue from the station throughout the day.

Popular train routes to Plymouth include:

Take advantage of our best fares by booking in advance.

Things to see and do in Plymouth

Plymouth is a coastal city with gorgeous beaches. It’s worth extending your trip so you have time to explore. For more information on the area’s attractions, visit our Plymouth destination page.