TOP 15 CANADA AIR SHOWS

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsThere are many Air Shows and Air Festivals in Canada displaying the skills of pilots and their amazing flying machines.

Showcasing highly sophisticated and elaborate planes from past and modern eras, the top air shows and air events in Canada include everything from the Canadian Forces Snowbirds to the CF-18 Demo Team and more.









Waterloo Air Show
early June
Waterloo, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsBigger and better every year, the two-day, family oriented Waterloo Air Show with several new attractions, features more than 200 small, private aircraft ‘flying in’ for the day, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds demonstrating their ever popular 9-plane aerobatic formations, veteran aerobatic performers and not forgetting the Jet Aircraft Museum, and an amusement area particularly for children. While the air show’s primary audience is families, the Waterloo Air Show’s primary target is pilots and people in the aviation/aerospace industries.

For more information about the Waterloo Air Show visit:
http://www.waterlooairshow.com/





Bagotville International Air Show
late June
Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Québec (QC)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsThis increasingly popular aerial event includes spectacular acrobatics performed by various teams such as SkyHawk, the Canadian Army parachute team, and Snowbirds, the Royal Canadian Air Force Air Demonstration Team, as well as special presentations like trucks equipped with three jet engines, precision flying, and demonstrations of military and civilian aircraft of all types, ten minute helicopter rides and an exhaustive display of aircraft on the site. There is also a popular Kraft Zone for Children with inflatable games and animations.

For more information about the Bagotville International Air Show visit:
http://www.saibagotville.com/english/





Great Lakes International Airshow
late June
St Thomas, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsShowcasing a wide range of performing air craft from World War One combat aircraft to aerobatic performers and the world famous Snowbirds Demonstration Team, the Great Lakes International Airshow is a high energy family oriented event displaying fantastic displays of aviation excellence that attract large crowds every year. Popular parts of this air show include 15 minute airborne sightseeing trips, helicopter rides, displays of vintage military vehicles and much more.

For more information about the Great Lakes International Airshow visit:
http://greatlakesinternationalairshow.ca





Kenora Air Show
early July
Kenora Airport, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsAttracting young and old, the popular Kenora Air Show is often referred to a “a walk through the history of flight” and offers an evening of high-flying entertainment featuring biplanes to fighter jets including Canada’s air force aerobatics team, the Snowbirds, and the CF-18 Demonstration Team that typically takes part in more than 19 Canadian air shows and 7 shows in the United States.

For more information about the Kenora Air Show visit:
http://www.kenoraairshow.com/





Rocky Mountain House Airshow
late July
Rocky Mountain House, Alberta (AB)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsAttracting such acts as the Snowbirds, the Skyhawks, the CF-18 Demo Team, as well as local and international Air Show celebrities, the one day twilight Rocky Mountain House Airshow has grown to such an extent that it now attracts a patronage that is in excess of the population of Rocky Mountain House itself. Popular features include the autograph tent offering a chance to meet the snowbirds, and other air show performers, take a ride on a helicopter and to purchase snowbird keepsakes, hats and more, and to enjoy everything from mini-donuts to hamburgers and hotdogs.

For more information about the Rocky Mountain House Airshow visit:
http://www.rockymtnhouseairshow.com/







Fort St John International Air Show
late July
Fort St John, British Columbia (BC)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsFeaturing the ever popular military acts such as the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and the CF-18 Fighter Demo and more, the Fort St John International Air Show also highlights the talents of pilots such as Jerzy Strzyz who is rated #12 in the world and #1 in the North American unlimited aerobatics competition, Dan Buchanan showcasing his pyro lit hang glider, Pete McLeod – the only Canadian, and the youngest member of the Red Bull Racing Team, Dave Mathieson and Kent Pietsch who is famous for landing his plane on top of a moving vehicle. Other features of this popular event include ground displays, food booths and more and a chance to interact with the pilots themselves!

For more information about the Fort St John International Air Show visit:
http://www.fsjairshow.com/







Boundary Bay AirShow
late July
Boundary Bay Airport, Delta, British Columbia (BC)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsOne of Delta’s most popular family events, the free Boundary Bay Airshow at Canada’s 8th busiest airport attracts over 10,000 guests with exhilarating air performances and static aircraft displays of vintage and modern aircraft, as well as children’s activities, refreshments and much more.

For more information about the Boundary Bay AirShow visit:
http://www.corp.delta.bc.ca/EN/main/municipal/upcoming-events/upcoming/boundary_bay_airshow.html





Whitecourt Hometown Heroes Air Show
late July
Whitecourt, Alberta (AB)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsWinner of an award from the Northwest Council of Airshows, the Whitecourt Hometown Heroes Air Show event begins with a Heroes March and Act of Remembrance that pays tribute to the men and women of the Canadian Forces, RCMP. and First Responders who play such an important part in preserving the Canadian way of life. The event continues with displays by the ever popular Snowbirds, Team Rocket, the only two-ship aerobatic team of its kind and much more!

For more information about the Whitecourt Hometown Heroes Air Show visit:
http://www.whitecourtairshow.com/





Abbotsford International Airshow
2nd weekend in August
Abbotsford, British Columbia (BC)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsThe largest air show on the West Coast of North America, attracting more than 125,000 air show enthusiasts for more than 5 decades, the Abbotsford International Airshow features both military and civilian aircraft from Canada and the United States, and on occasion military aircraft from other countries such as Britain, Germany, and Russia. The Abbotsford Airshow is also listed amongst the World's Top Ten Airshows by USA Today.

For more information about the Abbotsford International Airshow visit:
http://www.abbotsfordairshow.com/





Chilliwack Flight Fest
mid August
Chilliwack Airport, Chilliwack, British Columbia (BC)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsBritish Columbia’s oldest free air show, the two-day Chilliwack Flight Fest highlights civilian and military aircraft from Canada and the United States and attracts over 7,000 flight enthusiasts. In fact, the Chilliwack Flight Fest has been a popular event for over two decades. Thousands of enthusiasts can enjoy the event by strolling among the displays of historical, training and military aircraft, boarding some of the aircraft, and meeting and chatting with all the flight performers. Special entertainment for children includes Kid's Landing, a hangar full of aviation games and education for children.

For more information about the Chilliwack Flight Fest visit:
http://chilliwackairshow.ca/





Comox Air Show
mid August
Vancouver Island, British Columbia (BC)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsFrom exciting aerial displays to the opportunity to explore dozens of aircraft on the ground, including vintage flyers to cutting edge fighters, the increasingly popular Comox Air Show on Vancouver Island includes the chance to see the CF-18 Demonstration Team, the Snowbirds, squadrons of all types, the yellow Thunder Harvard Team, and the displays of the talents of Manfred Radius, Pete McLeod – the only Canadian, and the youngest member of the Red Bull Racing Team, Dan Buchanan showcasing his pyro lit hang glider, and Dave Mathieson and Kent Pietsch who is famous for landing his plane on top of a moving vehicle.

For more information about the Comox Air Show visit:
https://www.facebook.com/comoxairshow





Brantford Airshow
late August
Brantford, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsWith a wide variety of events appealing to the whole family, the Brantford Airshow is a spectacular showcase of military aircraft and aerobatic performances including Heritage Warbirds, and other surprises. Attracting more than 15,000 people each year, the Brantford Airshow showcases a wide variety of events and fun even including helping to pack a parachute with the SkyHawks.

For more information about the Brantford Airshow visit:
http://www.brantfordairshow.ca/





Canadian International Air Show
late August – early September
Toronto, Ontario (ON)

Top Events Canada – Air ShowsA concluding event of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto since 1949, and recognized as one of the largest and longest-running aviation display air shows in North America, the Canadian International Air Show features aircraft from Canada and the United States, as well as other countries performing over Lake Ontario for three days in early September. A popular event for more than six decades, the Canadian International Air Show features an impressive line up of many air show 'firsts' including appearances by the Concorde, F-22 Raptor, the V-22 Osprey and more!

For more information about the the Canadian International Air Show visit:
http://cias.org/









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