PRESS RELEASE

The excitement is soaring as we invite aviation enthusiasts, families, and thrill-seekers to the highly anticipated 2024 Air Show Watch Party, taking place on August 31 – September 2 at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. Sit immersed in historic aircraft as you experience high-flying fun, spectacular aerial displays from the USAF Thunderbirds, and community revelry. Enjoy the USAF Thunderbirds and incredible aerial displays amidst historic aircraft.

Tickets are $36 for adults, $28 for seniors and Veterans, and $12 for youth. RV parking is available at a nightly rate. Tickets include admission to both our Aviation & Space Museums which will be open from 9 am to 6 pm. Guests are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs and picnic faire.

Highlights of the Event:

  • Live Air Show Viewing: Witness the awe-inspiring aerial acrobatics of some of the world’s most talented pilots. Attendees enjoy a front-row seat to jaw-dropping stunts, formation flying, and flybys from historic and modern aircraft.
  • Food and Refreshments: Savor a variety of food options from local food trucks, featuring everything from classic American fare to international cuisine. Refreshing beverages, including beers and soft drinks, will be available to keep you cool throughout the event.
  • Aviation & Space Displays: Explore displays of over 150 air and spacecraft. Learn about the history and technology behind these amazing machines and take part in our docent-led tours.

Join Us for a Day of High-Flying Fun!

Whether you’re an aviation aficionado or just looking for a fun day out with the family, the Air Show Watch Party is the place to be. Don’t miss out on this incredible event that celebrates the marvels of flight and brings our community together. For more information, visit our FAQ page and to purchase tickets, click here.

oin Evergreen Museum for the Ultimate Air Show Watch Party

About the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is home to the iconic Hughes Flying Boat Spruce Goose® and is recognized for its remarkable collection of aviation and spacecraft. Whether it’s viewing the rare, record-breaking SR-71 plane, the new F-117 Stealth Fighter, or experiencing the original launch room of the Titan II Space Launch Vehicle (SLV), Evergreen provides a space to explore and discover. As an independent 501(c)(3), the museum proudly partners with the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, the Oregon Space Consortium, and the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program to advance aerospace education. Discover more than 150 historic aircraft, spacecraft, and exhibits on display daily from 9 am – 5 pm. The Museum is located at 500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, across the highway from the McMinnville Airport and about three miles southeast of McMinnville, Ore., on Highway 18. To make a reservation, buy tickets, or learn more, please call (503) 434-4180 or visit www.evergreenmuseum.org. Follow @evergreenmuseum on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates.