• A Day of Remembrance •

Saturday, September 11, 9 a.m - 4p.m.

Grand Finale at 3:30 p.m. by the U.S. Air Force F-35A Jet Demonstration Team


Schedule Subject to Change

Free Admission / Free Parking

No pets are allowed. Ramp pavement is EXTREMELY HOT and may exceed 125 degrees. The tarmac will burn paws and skin. Don’t “abuse” your pet. Please leave your pets at home for their safety, not in a HOT car.


Click here to learn more.


An unattended bike corral is available for cyclists.

Remember to bring a lock to lock your bike.


And its dedication to building the future of aviation

The Truckee Tahoe Air Show & Family Festival is proudly known as one of the region’s most family-friendly events with free parking and free admission.


Come experience a breathtaking and world-class air show with world-renowned aerobatic performers! Visit the STEM Expo, the Family Festival, rides for a cost in military aircraft, free rides for kids on Sunday, September 12 (depending upon COVID-19 guidelines) by the EAA Young Eagle’s pilot volunteers, static displays, vendors, a VIP Hospitality Tent, free Speaker Presentation, and much more!

All proceeds from sponsorships, vendor booth fees, VIP Hospitality Tent ticket sales, and much more, go directly to Truckee North Tahoe youth organizations.

The Air Show is generously funded and presented by the Truckee Tahoe Airport District.

The Truckee Tahoe Air Show is a PROUD recipient of the

2018 ICAS Pinnacle Gold Award for Excellence in Emergency Response! 


And that’s the truth! The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board and Air Show Committee are dedicated to making this a local's family-friendly event with free admission and free parking. 


PLEASE NOTE: Once in the Air Show & Family Festival, there will be some fees (i.e. military aircraft rides, face painting, food, VIP Hospitality Tent entry. )

Family-friendly festivities include a designated Family Festival on the green with live music, stilt walkers, arts and crafts, puppet shows, and much more! The Suddenlink by Altice STEM Expo offers hands-on activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.


And, on Sunday, September 12, (depending on COVID guidelines) children ages 8 – 17 can fly for free by one of numerous pilot volunteers with the EAA Local Chapter 1073 Young Eagles program.



Looking for that special VIP experience? Well, you’ll find it in the VIP Hospitality Tent. A VIP Ticket offers guests a first-class seat on the flight line...the best view at the show! Ticket-holder perks include a catered lunch, beverages (including beer and wine), mingling with performers, VIP-only restrooms, and LOTS of shade! Now THAT’S a first-class ticket!


Tickets can be purchased online or at the Truckee Tahoe Airport. No tickets will be sold the day of the event.


Cost is $125. Child – (12 and under) - $50

Tickets will go on sale Monday, August 2, 2021. A limited number of tickets will be sold.

 “Connected by more than a runway…”

The Truckee Tahoe Airport is more than just a place to board and disembark a plane. It’s a premier General Aviation Airport located in the majestic Sierra Nevada, and it’s a popular place for the local community.

The airport is home to a beautiful playground, spacious lawn, and Red Truck Café. It hosts an annual science fair and free educational speaker events throughout the year; it supports aviation-themed summer camps, and local youth STEM programs.

If you are planning to fly in for the air show, please click here.

Air Show Photo Gallery


The Truckee Tahoe Air Show boasts one of the most iconic backdrops of any air show in the world. Soaring pines, majestic mountains and a blue sky complement each performer’s show.

Located only 15 minutes from the shores of North Lake Tahoe, the Truckee Tahoe Air Show & Family Festival is the perfect event to put on the calendar for a weekend getaway in the Sierra.