The Festival of Flight and Fly-In offers a full packed day of everything aviation. With a primary focus on aerospace education, all our activities and efforts are focused on increasing excitement for aviation in Virginia. Spend your entire day on the field exploring all flavors of aircraft including experimental aircraft, ultralights, helicopters, powered parachutes, vintage aircraft, war birds, gliders, and balloons.
Watch out for:
- Fly-bys, skydiving, presentations, activities, food, and entertainment.
- Fun aviation competitions like balloon target drops.
- Youth activities for all ages, including free Young Eagles airplane rides.
- Adult and youth learning opportunities via presentations addressing all components of flight, including safety seminars.
- Vendors – food, mementos, aircraft, demonstrations, flights, and training opportunities
- Organizations – visit with aviation related organizations to see what they are about and how to get involved
- Talk with pilots, wannabees, trainers, mechanics, recruiters, organizations, and on and on.
- Begin the day with our world famous Pancake Breakfast (8-11 AM)
- End the day with an evening of popular entertainment in the Suffolk Peanut Festival area.