Schedule of Events

Updated 03/26/2024.
 We’re still in planning stages for 2024
Subject to change.

Camp-out Friday: August 16, 2024

Campgrounds on the WEST side of Arlington Airport open on Friday; camping or aircraft ticket needed. Map & directions…

Camping gates open12 NoonGREEN gate & aircraft arrivals - requires camping or aircraft ticket
Pilot Corn Roast3-5 PMAircraft Parking/Camping (Pilots and passengers only)
Movie snack bar open3 PMBig screen movie area - requires camping or aircraft ticket
Camping gates closes9 PMGreen gate. There is a holding area outside the gate where you can park after this time.

SkyFest Saturday: August 17, 2024

Saturday Activities are on the WEST side of Arlington Airport.  Map & directions…

Camper gate opens9 AMGreen camper gate - open to camping tickets only
Saturday Morning Cartoons9 AMBig screen movie area - requires camping or aircraft ticket
Pilot Corn Roast11:30 AM - 2:30 PMAircraft Parking/Camping (Pilots and passengers only)
GATES OPEN: General admission1 PMMain admission gates - GREEN & BLUE tickets
Food trucks open1 PMMain walkway
Camp Adams area opens1 PMCamp Adams - military vehicles area
XBOX games2 PM to show startBig screen movie area
Beer Garden2 PM to 9PMAt the red barn in center rear area of general parking
Kids play area2 PM to show startPlay area by drone cage
Shuttle service starts2 PM to show startStops all around the event. Ends at 6PM
Car Show Grand entrance parade3 PMMain walkway by food
Car Show begins3 PMMain walkway
AirshowApprox. 6 PMIn the Sky
Entry gates close8 PMALL GATES - gates will close about one hour after the main show begins. No entry via any gate after this time.
Balloon glowApprox. 8:30 PMMain Airshow Area
Drone showApprox. 9:30PMIn the Sky
Show closeApprox. 10 PMAfter drone show completes
Live Music - Inclusion Jam project7 PMBeer Garden
Pilot Beer & Brat Social7 PMBeer Garden

Take Flight Sunday: August 18, 2024

Sunday activities are on the EAST side of Arlington Airport by the Airport Office.    More info…

Arlington Airport Community Day10:00 AM, close 3PMArlington Airport Office area - EAST side of airport
Young Eagles Flights10:00 AM, close 2 PMReservations Required - Arlington Airport - EAST side
Cross-airport Shuttle10:00 AM to 3 PM, approx. every 30 minutesCampground shuttle stop
West side SkyFest camping areas check-out time5 PM