Wild West Air Fest

Sat. Aug. 30, 2014 - Sun. Aug. 31, 2014

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Steamboat Airport and Various Locations

10th Annual Wild West Air Fest & Labor Day Celebration

Labor Day Weekend in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is packed with entertainment in the air, on the mountain and all over town! It's a Labor Day celebration for the whole family.

The Wild West Air Fest features a vintage and warbird static aircraft display, an aerobatic show, classic cars, kids activities and much more!

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for youth ages 12-6, and FREE for 5 and under.

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NEW this Year: Aerobatic Air Show

New in 2014 will be a full hour of aerobatic excitement featuring high-flying maneuvers from some outstanding pilots.

Dagmar Kress is a female aerobatic pilot and instructor that will perform in her Pitts on both Saturday and Sunday at the Wild West Air Fest 2014 event.

Kress is a national unlimited aerobatic champion and was also on the German aerobatic team.

Dagmar Kress Aerobatic Pilot

Also performing this year will be the renegades, as well as Don Nelson in his Sukhoi. Don is an aerobatic competition champion and a Vietnam veteran. You won’t want to miss this year's dazzling display in the skies over the Steamboat Springs Airport.

Wild West Air Fest Navy And Cars

Kids Zone

The Wild West Air Fest features an array of activities for the kiddos. In addition to the air show and static aircraft display, kids can make a splash with the water walkers, get their face painted or build their own flying machines! Don't miss Wayne and his puppet Wingnut for a comedic ventriloquist show with music, audience interaction and more on Sunday morning.

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Wild West Plane Rides

An exciting part of the Wild West Air Fest is you can be a part of the action and fly in these amazing aircrafts. Plane rides are available on a first-come-first-serve basis on Saturday and Sunday. Reservations and payments are made directly through the pilots so get out early and reserve your favorite flight.

Piper Cub Wild West Air Fest Helicopter Wild West Air Fest Boeing Stearman Wild West Air Fest

1941 Piper J-3 Cub
WWII Trainer

Helicopter
Long Ranger, Bell 206L-3

1942 Boeing
Stearman

*Rides available for 2014 are still to be confirmed and prices vary from $50 - $250.

2014 Weekend Schedule

WWAF Hashtag

Check back for more details and continued updates for the 2014 Wild West Air Fest and other Labor Day Weekend events.

Saturday, August 30

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Wild West Air Fest, Steamboat Airport
10:00 a.m.  Spot landing demo by the Piper Cub aircraft
10:00 a.m.  Presentation: 'DUSTOFF: One Pilot's Perspective' by Nissa Brodman
11:00 a.m.  Tribute to the Troops, Steamboat Airport (including the Steamboat Springs CAP cadets honor guard, missing man formation in the air and skydivers)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Airshow with aerobatics performed by the Renegades, Don Nelson in his Sukhoi 26, and Dagmar Kress in her Pitts
1:00 p.m.  Presentation: 'Flying a Single Engine Plane over 11,000 miles of ocean; You've got to be nuts!' by Ian Runge

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Farmers Market, downtown Steamboat
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Downtown Sidewalk Sale, downtown Steamboat

Sunday, August 31

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Wild West Air Fest, Steamboat Airport
10:00 a.m.  Spot landing demo by the Piper Cub aircraft
10:00 a.m.  Presentation: 'Flying a Single Engine Plane over 11,000 miles of ocean; You've got to be nuts!' by Ian Runge
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Wayne & Wingnut Comedy Show
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Airshow with aerobatics performed by the Renegades, Don Nelson in his Sukhoi 26, and Dagmar Kress in her Pitts
1:00 p.m.  Presentation: 'DUSTOFF: One Pilot's Perspective' by Nissa Brodman

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Downtown Sidewalk Sale, downtown Steamboat
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Chili Challenge, downtown Steamboat
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Rocky Mountain PBR Bull Bash, Romick Arena  

View the full calendar of events for Labor Day Weekend by clicking on the link below.

Full Calendar

Aircraft Sponsors

Atlantic Aviation
Bob's Conoco
City Market
Civil Design Consultants
Classic Lifeguard Aeromedical Services
Hawk Flight
Jviation
Old Town Hot Springs
Postnet
Steamboat Ace Hardware
Steamboat Motors
Wal-mart
Wells Fargo
Zephyr Helicopter Company

Vendors, Volunteers, and Sponsors

View the below for options on how you can be a part of this highly anticipated Labor Day Weekend event.

Volunteer   Sponsorships   Vendors