NAF El Centro Community Support Programs

Two hours from downtown San Diego in the Imperial Valley lies Naval Air Facility El Centro. As the winter home to the world famous Blue Angels, El Centro is a wonderful stop to watch air operations or enjoy top-notch recreation facilities.

Each March, the El Centro Air Show marks the official start of air show season. Many military members and retirees stop in El Centro at the RV Park or dine at the Mirage Club in the newly renovated lounge. There are fitness facilities, swimming pools, driving range and a go-kart track that make this base a true desert oasis.

Upcoming Events

  • Take Five Coffee Bistro

    Take Five Coffee Bistro

    Take Five Coffee Bistro located in the Oasis Recreation Center is now open! We proudly serve Starbucks® Coffee and the Cheesecake Factory Bakery® pastries and Breakfast Burritos. For more information, call 760-339-2559.

  • Karaoke Tuesdays!

    Karaoke Tuesday

    Every Tuesday • 8 pm-Midnight • Sundowner Club

  • Blue Angels 10K

    Blue Angels 10K Fun Run

    Saturday, March 7 • 8 am • Sunbeam Lake
    Celebrate the 5th Annual Blue Angels 10K Fun Run... it’s a family event for all ages! You can run, walk or bike the course, strollers are allowed. All participants receive an event t-shirt. Race begins at 8:00 am at Sunbeam Lake, on Sunbeam Lake Rd and ends at the Naval Air Facility El Centro’s Blue Angel Park.

    Invite family and friends to cheer for you at the finish line at the Blue Angel Park aboard Naval Air Facility El Centro! Refreshments, LIVE music and food will be available. For more information, visit the El Centro Air Show web site.

  • Entertainment and Food Festival

    Entertainment & Food Festival

    Saturday, March 13 • 5:30 pm • FREE • Hangar 6 • 760-339-2482
    Sample food from local Imperial Valley restaurants, live entertainment, plus enjoy fireworks and a Kids Zone! For more information, visit the El Centro Air Show website or call 760-339-2482.

  • El Centro Airshow

    El Centro Airshow

    Saturday, March 14 • Gates open at 9 am • FREE
    Join us for the NAF El Centro Airshow. Drawing a crowd of approximately 40,000 , it is the largest single-day event in the Imperial Valley.

    For more information visit the El Centro Airshow website.

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