Mark Your Calendars and Join Us in Celebrating the 2nd Annual Paso Robles AirFest 2017 - Airport Appreciation Day!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mark Your Calendars and Join Us in Celebrating the 2nd Annual

Paso Robles AirFest 2017 - Airport Appreciation Day!

 

Paso Robles, CA, July 15, 2017: AirFest 2017 will take place on Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26 at Paso Robles Municipal Airport located at 4912 Wing Way. The two-day event will feature aircraft displays, activities, and entertainment for the entire family and aircraft aficionados of all ages.

The AirFest kicks off with “The Party,” on Friday, August 25, 6:00 – 10:00pm in The Hangar with beautiful planes, live music, food, wine, and Firestone Walker beer ($5/cup). Tickets are $25 and available at www.pasoroblesairfest.com and the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce.

On Saturday, August 26, the AirFest gates will open from 9am-4pm for the Airport Appreciation Day celebration with a 12:00 parachute delivery of flag, Paso Robles Marching Band, National Anthem, Mayor Steve Martin speech officially opening Paso Robles AirFest, Airport Appreciation Day.

The event will showcase historic and modern aircraft displays that include military and private planes from restored antiques to modern jets, racers, and remote control models. Enjoy aerial demonstrations by the Cloud Clippers, a Kid Zone, and BBQ lunch. Tour the Airport and talk with pilots about their aircraft. Free airplane rides for ages 8-17 provided by the Young Eagles, sponsored by EAA Chapter 465, led by David Fretwell. Del Rio Helicopters will be offering scenic helicopter rides all day for a nominal fee. The B-25 Executive Sweet, a WWII B-25J bomber will be on hand to honor our Veterans.

Tony Gaspar, Chairman of AirFest 2017 notes, “The vision of the AirFest is to connect the local community and the Airport. We want to excite the community about this wonderful asset they have access to.”

Experience Flight, Food, and Fun in beautiful Paso Robles! For more information please visit the official Paso Robles AirFest website: www.pasoroblesairfest.com.

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