FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The following items are NOT allowed:
- Weapons of ANY kind including: pocket knives, pocket tools, scissors, box cutters, nun-chucks, billy clubs, large/heavy chain-linked jewelry or belts, mace/pepper spray, firearms. NO CONCEALED WEAPONS.
- Drones or radio-controlled aircraft
- Large purses
- Toys resembling firearms
- Spray paint/silly string
- Glass containers
- Alcohol, illegal drugs
- Bicycles, skateboards
- Heelies, roller skates, rollerblades
- Rucksacks or large/oversized backpacks
- Animals or pets
- Canteens, thermoses, and other hard sided water bottles
- Umbrellas larger than a personal umbrella
- Tents or canopies of any kind
- Cooking equipment, including grills
- Walkie-talkies, HAM radios, scanners
- Possession and use of marijuana or CBD oil is illegal on all federal installations
- Walking sticks, not including medical canes or walkers
ALL BAGS AND ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH AT ANY TIME
Tickets purchased in advance are sent to an email address. You may need to check any junk or spam folders you have just incase. If you need your tickets resent to you, please have your tickets resent here or contact AttendStar at 615-223-1008.
For One Day Passes, child tickets are for ages 4-12 years old. Children 3 and under are free!
For Premium Box Seats and Flight Line Club, children 3 and under are free, but must sit in a lap. If you wish to have a seat for your child 3 and under, you must purchase a seat.
To keep lines moving at a fast pace, please have a printed ticket in hand ready for scanning upon arrival. If you do not have a printer, you may display the tickets on a phone for scanning. We recommend taking a screenshot of the tickets ahead of time, as internet availability at the show cannot be guaranteed.
Coolers are not allowed. Small backpacks with food are permitted. One sealed water or soft beverage per guest is allowed- no alcohol.
Tickets are required for entry to the Great State of Colorado Air Show. If you do not have a ticket, please do not drive to the air show. Tickets are not available at the gate.
Visit our TICKETS page for more details.
All sales are final. In the event of performer illness, inclement weather, or technical issues, there will not be a refund or exchange given.
However, if the entire show is canceled the price of your ticket is automatically refunded but the service fees are not.
Gates open at 9:00 AM. Static displays, vendors, and exhibits will open at 9:00 AM.
ONE DAY PASS - One Day Pass allows admission into the show gates and access to displays, vendors, and exhibits. Seating is not included with a One Day Pass, we encourage you to bring a chair or blanket to sit on.
Children 4-12 $40.00
PREMIUM BOX SEATS - Premium Box Seats are reserved seats located directly on the flight line, providing an outstanding way to view the air show. This area offers “in and out” privileges from the box seating area throughout the day for guests to enjoy the static displays, concessions, souvenir booths, and exhibitors. Pick your seat and it will be assigned to you for the entire day.
$85.00 Per Seat
FLIGHT LINE CLUB TABLE of 4 - The Flight Line Club caters to guests looking for an upgraded air show experience with the best views of the flying action. This reserved area offers “in and out” privileges from the Flight Line Club area throughout the day for guests to enjoy the static displays, concessions, souvenir booths, and exhibitors. Tables are reserved tables of 4 chairs. LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AROUND 11:30AM
$750.00 Per Table
To purchase tickets, please visit the TICKETS page.
Yes, there will be designated portions of the parking lots for properly-marked handicapped vehicles. Please have your state-issued handicapped placard visible so our parking attendants can direct you to the appropriate lots.
Ridesharing (Uber/Lyft) drop-off/pick-up is not available. There are no drop-off or pick-up spots at the show.
Tickets are available online only. Tickets can be purchased by visiting our TICKETS page.
Tickets are not available at the gate. If you do not have a ticket, please do not drive to the show.
When you purchase your tickets online, you need to have an email address ready. Tickets bought online are sent to an email address where you can print out your tickets instantly! Be sure you have a working printer handy as well, or a friend that will let you use theirs. You may also show your tickets on your phone for admission.
There are not any discounts available for the show.
The Great Colorado Air Show will be held at Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland, CO.
TRAFFIC WILL BE HEAVY GETTING IN AND OUT OF THE SHOW. We suggest arriving early in order to avoid missing the performances.
General parking, including handicapped parking, is free. Parking is available on a first come, first served basis. If you are needing handicapped parking, please have your state-issued tag or placard in the car to be sure the parking attendants direct you to the appropriate areas. Please arrive early to ensure a parking spot.
VIP Parking is available for purchase.
Parking will be managed by numerous law enforcement agencies.
Yes, you may drive a motorcycle to the show.
Gates open at 9:00 AM. Exhibits, ground displays, vendors and concessions will be available at 9:00 AM. We suggest arriving early, in plenty of time. Please plan ahead for traffic.
From Fort Collins
- Take I-25 south to exit 262 (CO-392)
- Turn right (CO-392) and make 1st left onto frontage road (it’s quick and across a few lanes)
- Continue south on west frontage road to the Northern Colorado Regional Airport.Follow Air Show Signs to Parking Lots
- Take I-25 north to exit 259 (Crossroads Blvd)
- Go through the roundabout to head west
- Pass under the interstate to the traffic light.
- Turn right at Byrd and go to the four way stop sign
- Turn left onto Earhart Road Follow Traffic Control and Signs to Parking Lots
From the West
- Be aware there will be road closures along Boyd Lake Avenue and CR 30.Plan to utilize SH 392 to Frontage Road, or SH 34 to Rocky Mountain Boulevard.
From the East
- Utilize SH 392, Crossroads, or US 34
TRAFFIC WILL BE HEAVY GETTING INTO THE SHOW. We suggest arriving early in order to avoid missing the performances.
You are welcome to bring the following items:
- Comfortable shoes
- Small backpacks
- Food, but no coolers
- One sealed water or soft beverage per guest is allowed- no alcohol, no coolers.
- Comfortable clothing for a sunny day
- Ear protection for the kids (earplugs, etc)
- Your camera (minus the bulky camera bag)
- Small umbrellas
- Something to sit on (blanket, lawn chair, stroller/wagon for the kiddos)
- Money for the food/drinks/souvenirs
The following items are NOT allowed:
- Medium to large backpacks - no metal frames.
- Glass containers
- Narcotics and paraphernalia
- Rollerblades or skates
ALL BAGS AND ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH AT ANY TIME.
Motorized scooters and wheelchairs for disabled patrons are allowed in the air show grounds. Personal golf carts are not allowed. Please be aware that the crowds may be heavy, maneuvering may be difficult, and that there is no place at the show to plug in and recharge.
Yes, strollers or small wagons are allowed. Please limit any diaper bags to the smallest you can manage. Security personnel at the gates will search all items and have the final say on what is allowed in.
Pets are NOT allowed onto the air show area and should NOT be left in vehicles. Because of the festival setting with food and beverage vendors, the Health Department prohibits animals, other than legally allowed service animals. Please also understand that temperatures on the tarmac area can easily reach over 100 degrees and will burn your pets feet. The loud noises of the planes and pyrotechnics can injure their sensitive hearing and/or frighten your animal. Please leave your pet(s) at home where they are safe.
All acts are subject to change/cancellation without notice.
AIR SHOW SCHEDULE
*Times are subject to change*
Parking opens at 8am. Gates open at 9am. Arrive Early!
11:00am Opening Ceremony
11:25am Lucas Oil Air Shows Mike Wiskus Teaser 11:30am Bob Freeman
11:36 Dagmar Kress
11:49 U.S.A.F. A-10 Demo
12:05pm Barry Hancock
12:39 U.S. Navy Leap Frogs
1:16pm Greg Colyer Ace Maker T-33
1:32pm Bob Freeman
1:45pm F-35 Demo
2:00 Heritage Flight - F-35, A-10 & P-51
2:16 Tom Larkin
2:27pm Wings of Blue
2:43pm Lucas Oil Air Shows Mike Wiskus
3:00pm U.S. Navy Blue Angels
Generally, yes, the show is the same. However, there may be some variations depending on special aircraft, which may make only a one-day fly-by appearance. Subject to change without notice.
For group sales, please call Martha at 805-687-0158 ext. 111
No, you must use the One Day Pass, Premium Box, or Flight Line Club tickets for the day for which they are purchased. The reserved seating areas have assigned seats and the other day’s seats are already assigned to someone else.
In the event of rain, some flying demonstrations may be delayed. Unless the weather poses a serious threat to the safety of our visitors and participants, the show will proceed as scheduled with some modifications. In the event of a cancellation or delayed opening, announcements will be coordinated with local new agencies and disseminated via social media channels with information as it becomes available. It is impossible to reschedule the show for a different weekend in the event of a cancellation.
THERE ARE NO REFUNDS, REGARDLESS OF WEATHER OR CHANGES IN FLYING SCHEDULE.
Air shows are held under an open sky. Please bring hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen. You may also bring a small personal umbrella. No large umbrellas, tents, or canopies allowed. Umbrellas will be allowed in the Premium Box and Flight Line Club seating areas - we ask that you are courteous of other people and close your umbrellas during performances.
The Premium Box and Flight Line Club areas will have access to shade tents for temporary relief. There are areas around the show that will provide a break from the sun. There will be some large, static aircraft with wingspans that provide limited shade, as well.
For general admission, it's festival/standing room around the aircraft. You may bring your own lawn/folding chairs or blankets to sit on.
Premium Seating is available for purchase, where seating will be provided for you. More information about our seating options can be found on our TICKETS page.
For the safety of all visitors and aircraft, there is no smoking on the flight line (show grounds).
There is no re-entry to the event once you have left the gates.
No. Even if you have purchased tickets, you must leave your vehicle and view the show from inside the air show grounds. This rule is due to FAA safety regulations involving the performance area.
First aid will be available to treat minor ailments such as dehydration, minor cuts, bruises, and applications of emergency medications (such as Epi-pens). On-site medical personnel will stabilize and coordinate transportation to higher level of care for all other injuries and illnesses.