What's up at this year's event?

2019's event has some great new features to explore, along with many traditional Fly-In activities that have been around for decades! Some featured areas...
Giant RC and Jet Props

Giant RC and Jet Props

New for 2019!

The NW largest display of giant RC flying jets and scale remote control aircraft, large scale aircraft static displays, Turbine Jet and helicopter demonstrations. Come see the best aircraft and pilots on the West coast.

Vintage Aircraft Area

Vintage Aircraft Area

Program refreshed this year!

Bring your favorite classic aircraft and fly over to the Red Barn for a weekend of camaraderie with fellow Barnstormers. This year the Vintage Red Barn will spotlight DeHavilland and feature a Tiger Moth restoration in progress.

Drone Area

Drone Area

Popular new feature returns!

Drone Boot Camp, Learn to fly experiences, Diversity in Drones/MultiGP. Seattle FPV Racing assists people in learning to fly, learning to fly better, drone modifications and repairs. Drones available for public to try and fly

Update your calendars!
We're mixing things up.

The 2019 Balloon and Airplane Festival is August 16, 17, and 18.

Family friendly

We're still the same family friendly event, with education programs and special aviation themed events you have known and loved since 1969.

We love anything that flies

Anything that involves humans and machines in the air is still our focus: Airplanes, hot air balloons, ultralights, warbirds, drones, and more!

100% Volunteers

Our event and organization is 100% volunteer driven. It's been our pedigree for 50 years and we are proud to look forward to the next half century!