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Complete guide to the Fargo AirSho

Whether you’ve attended before or this is your first time, this guide should help you guarantee you’re ready for the exciting AirSho weekend.

Know before you go

Date & time

The AirSho takes place on July 24-25 at Hector International Airport.

The gate opens at 9:30 a.m. and will start at about 11 a.m. The show usually ends around 4 p.m. and gates close at 5 p.m.

Tickets

Advance tickets are available online or at this location:
Fargo Air Museum | 1609 19th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 293-8043

Basic Tickets

These include field seating, bring your own chair, towel, or blanket to sit on during the show.

Advanced Tickets through July 18, 2021 (+ processing fee)

Adult: $20
Youth (11-17): $10
Child (0-10): FREE with purchase of adult or youth tickets

Tickets after July 18 and at the Door (+ processing fee)

Adult: $25
Youth (11-17): $15
Child (0-10): FREE with purchase of adult or youth tickets

VIP Tickets

Chairs, tables, and shade tents included as well as unlimited food and drink (pop, water, and beer). All ages are the same price.

Single – Flightline Club (+ processing fee)

$100 per ticket per day

VIP Table of Eight (+ processing fee)

$800 per table per day
* Saturday tables are currently sold out, Sunday is still available.

ATTENTION: When you purchase tickets they will be emailed to you from noreply@eventsprout.com. If you would like your confirmation email re-sent, visit https://www.eventsprout.com/resend-confirmation and follow the provided instructions.

Parking

Parking is $5 and is available at the FARGODOME parking lot across the street (overflow parking in the Industrial Park lot).

Handicap Parking at the East Gate near the Old Terminal (turn on 16th St N from 19th Ave N and follow to the end of the road.

There will be free shuttles to and from the parking lot to the front gates.

About the show

Flying acts

US Navy Blue Angels: The stars of the show, the US Navy Blue Angels are currently led by Brian C. Kesselring, a native of Fargo, ND.

F-16 Viper Demo Group: Showing off the agility and precision of the pilots, the F-16 Vipers represent the United States Air Force.

RAD Aerosports Jet Waco: Accomplished pilots show their stuff in these modernized barnstormer planes.

Jarrod & Paul Lindemann: Fourth-generation, commercially rated pilots perform in a plane originally from the Red Baron Squadron team.

Yak 110: Two Yak 55 planes that were repurposed into one amazing aircraft.

B-25J Miss Mitchell: Originally serving over 130 missions, Miss Mitchell was restored and is now used for a fun performance in the AirSho.

Lucas Oil: Mike has had a passion for aviation since he was 10 years old and it shines through in his performance of aerobatic stunts.

Jacquie B: Solo aerobatic show by the first female pilot to enter this business at age 50.

Kent Pietsch: Kent grew up in Minot, ND, and has now performed in over 400 shows with his aerobatic, comedic routines.

Leap Frogs: An excellent performance by the US Navy parachute team flying down from the sky.

Mini Jet – Tom “Lark” Larkin: What started as a dream of Tom’s, the Mini Jet now puts on one of the greatest shows.

Ground acts

SHOCKWAVE Jet Truck: this custom-made truck gets up to speeds of 350 MPH while shooting huge flames out of its huge engines.

Blessed FMX: High-flying motorcycle stunts with a fun, freestyle show.

Red Tail – Rise Above Exhibit: Learn more about the history of the Tuskagee Airmen and the Women Airforce Service Pilots at this exhibit. This exhibit is thanks in part to the STEM Expo.

Other Static Displays: US Marines C-130J “Fat Albert,” North Dakota’s National Guard’s Helicopter, UND Aerospace, and Sanford Airmed are just some of the great displays you can check out only on the AirSho grounds.

Other activities

The Fargo Air Museum will be open for anyone who has purchased tickets to the Airsho. Make sure to visit the museum and see the awesome new exhibits and things to do!

FAQs

Will masks be required at the Fargo AirSho?

The committee is planning the AirSho in accordance with city and state Covid-19 guidelines. At this time, masks will not be required at the 2021 Fargo Airsho.

What kind of seating will there be?

Standard/field seating: You will need to bring your own chairs and/or blankets and towels if you do not purchase a VIP ticket.

VIP Seating: Tables, chairs, and shade tents will be available for those with VIP tickets.

What can I bring to the AirSho?

Water
Camera
Sunscreen
Hat
Sunglasses
Lawn Chair

Blanket
Portable Umbrella
Ear Plugs
Wagons
Strollers

What can I not bring to the AirSho?

No outside food or beverage (besides water)

No coolers (except with infant formula/personal meds)

No loose ice

No pets

No cans/glass or alcohol

No Smoking

No backpacks (except diaper bags, infant supplies, or camera equipment) *these will be expected

No roller blades, skateboards, bikes, scooters, or golf carts

NO DRONES (the AirSho will be delayed or canceled if there is a drone within 5 miles of the AirSho)