You’ll want to look up to the skies to keep up with this action. The Abbotsford International Airshow returns with more aero-acrobatics this summer, from Friday, August 9th to Sunday, August 11th.
The annual aviation festival provides spectators with an opportunity to watch some of the finest aerobatic performances in the world.
Besides all the aerial activity, attendees will also enjoy food trucks, fireworks, and beer tents to keep you cool throughout the weekend.
For 2019, the Abbotsford International Airshow is teaming up with Calvin Dyck to bring you a pair of family-friendly outdoor events to get you ready for the weekend.
On Thursday, August 8th, come out to Mill Lake Park for an interactive orchestral performance and “Lantern Puppet” parade, which will then be followed by an outdoor showing of Disney’s Planes, a spin-off the hit Cars movie franchise, under the stars.
This year’s aerial performers that have been confirmed so far include:
- Canadian Force Snowbirds
- U.S. Airforce Snowbirds
- CF-18 Hornet Demo Team
- US Navy Tailhook Legacy Flight
- Canadian Forces Skyhawks
- RCAF CC-177 Globemaster III Demo
- Canadian Forces Search & Rescue Demo
- Vampire Airshows
- P-38 Lightning
- P-47D Thunderbolt
- A-1 Skyraider
- P-51B Mustang
- P-51 Mustang
- Douglas DC-3
- Aeroshell Aerobatic Team
- Kent Pietsch Airshows
- Freeman Airshows
- Manfred Radius
- Mike Tryggvason
- Harvard – Bill Findlay
- Waco AQC-6 Custom Cabin
- Fleet Finch
- Sopwith Pup Replica
- H2A2 Airshow Announcers
The weekend will also include 14 acres of ground attractions, which includes:
- KidsZone presented by McDonald’s
- S.T.E.M Exhibits
- Science World on the Road
- Static Aircraft Display
- Precision Exotics Autocross
- Air Canada Autograph Booth
- Hot Air Balloon Glow
- Displays and exhibits
Now all of this will make you hungry and luckily for you, there will be more than 40 food trucks you can choose from to satisfy your hunger. Washrooms will be available onsite.
Tickets are now on sale and start at $12.50. Active military members and veterans get free admission with valid ID.
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Abbotsford International Airshow 2019
Location: Abbotsford International Airport - 30440 Liberator Avenue, Abbotsford
Admission: Starting at $12.50
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Date: Friday August 9th, 2019 - Sunday August 11th, 2019