What is different about this year’s Oregon International Airshow?
For the first time ever, the Oregon International Air Show will not be selling individual tickets. Instead they will be selling Tailgate Party Passes at the Airport. Attendees will be able to enjoy their own food and beverages at their vehicle. No concession booths will be available at the airshow event.
However, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum will be holding Oregon Air Show Watch Parties for all three days of the air show. The museum will be offering reserved parking and access to our open fields in front of the museum for your watching pleasure. In addition, we are planning to have food vendors and a Wine/Beer Garden available. Your pass also includes 4 museum passes and discount passes to the Wings & Waves Water Park.
If I purchase a parking pass at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum can I walk (or will there be shuttles) to the Air Show at the Airport?
No. This year's Air Show is not open to foot traffic of any kind. There will be no access to the airport except through the Oregon Air Show gates located at the East side of the airfield off Cruikshank Road. In addition, all Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum guests will have a great view of the air show from our picnic area. Much like a traditional Airshow, you will be able to roam the campus and view the static aircraft on display indoors and outdoors.
How much will it cost to join the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum “Air Show Watch Party?”
An advanced purchased Watch Party Parking Pass is $70 for the Friday and Sunday events and $75 for the Saturday event. Day of show rates will be $125 and $150. Your watch party parking pass includes All-Day Museum Admissions (4 Tickets Included – additional Tickets for $10).
Advanced Watch Party RV parking is $450 (for all three shows) Includes 8 Tickets to the Museum. Note that RV parking will be Limited to 30 Spaces.
Your parking pass also includes an opportunity to reserve a discounted pass ($19.99) to the Wings & Waves water park. (Good only for the same as your parking reservation).
Can guests bring their own food, chairs, etc?
Guests are encouraged to bring their own picnic supplies (food, drinks, camp chairs, blankets, small umbrellas, ice chests, etc.
Does my Watch Party Parking Pass come with admissions to the Museum and Water Park?
Your watch party parking pass includes All-Day Museum Admissions (4 Tickets Included – additional Tickets for $10).
Advanced Watch Party RV parking is $450 (for all three shows) Includes 8 Tickets to the Museum. Our parking pass also includes an opportunity to reserve a discounted pass to the Wings & Waves water park at $19.99 per person. (Good only for the same as your Air Show Watch Party Parking Pass reservation).
I am a member of the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, do I get free tickets to the Air Show?
This year’s Oregon International Air Show is a bit different than last year's. They are not selling individual tickets this year. Instead they are selling Tailgate Party Passes.
Evergreen Museum Members that wish to attend our “Oregon Airshow Watch Party” – at the museum – will be given the opportunity to reserve a parking spot on our campus and join us to watch the air show from our designated picnic area in front of the museums.
Supporting, Individual, and Family Members will be given an opportunity to reserve their Watch Party Parking Passes before the general public.
Family Plus, Patron and Legacy Members will be given the opportunity to reserve their Watch Party Parking Passes at no cost.
What are the museum hours during the air show?
The Evergreen & Space Museum Hours for July 30th thru August 1st 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM each day. The Air Show hours will be from 12:30 PM to 4:00 each day. We allowed extra time to enable you and your guests to enjoy the museum at your leisure and avoid added traffic pressure.
What are the waterpark hours during the air show?
Wings and Waves Waterpark will offer two sessions each day from 9:00 AM – Noon and 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM for July 30th thru August 1st. The Air Show hours will be from 12:30 PM to 4:00 each day. Waterpark tickets can be purchased as an add on with your Parking or RV Pass.
Will there be the same traffic issues as in years past?
While we cannot predict traffic issues on Hwy 18, the current flow of traffic to and from the air show will be minimized as ALL access to the air show will be limited to Hwy 233. In addition, the Museum will remain open late to give guests added time to linger after the air show, which ends at 4:00 each day.
Can the public access the airport from Hwy 18?
No. There is no public access to the airport from the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum campus.
Are there any restrictions for overnight RV parking?
-Tents, canopies, grills, open flames or large umbrellas ARE NOT allowed in the parking areas.
-Seating and outdoor picnicking are restricted to the designated viewing areas on the south side of the museum.
-RVs must park in the designated RV Parking (North Lot).
-RVs may not enter or exit during the airshow – 12:30 to 4:00 Friday- Saturday – Sunday
-The RV parking pass Fee covers the entire weekend
-Pop outs and towed vehicles are allowed (if adequate space is available).
-There are no Hookups, Water, or Dumping Available.
Can I set up a canopy or tent in the designated viewing areas?
No. In fact tents, canopies, grills, campfires, or large umbrellas are not allowed anywhere on the Evergreen Campus.
Can I bring my own picnic gear?
Yes. We encourage you to ice chests, picnic blankets, chairs, food, and water.
Will there be fireworks this year?
No. In addition, no fireworks will be allowed anywhere on the Evergreen Campus.
Will food be available for the Watch Party?
Yes. In addition to food and beverages available at the Aviation Museum and the Wings & Waves Water Park, we will have food trucks and a wine/beer garden available.
Will Portable Restrooms and Wash Stations be available in addition to our museum restrooms?
Can I purchase Watch Party Parking Passes on the day of the show?
Yes, however the “Day of Show” prices will be $100 and $125. Keep in mind space is limited.