A Family Affair: Exciting Activities and Attractions for All Ages at the Abbotsford Airshow 2023

April 21, 2023

The Abbotsford International Airshow has been a calendar highlight among aviation enthusiasts and families for over 60 years. This year, the Airshow promises to be a memorable experience for all ages, with exciting activities and attractions that will keep everyone entertained. In this article, we will explore some of the family-friendly features of the Airshow. These features include kid-friendly attractions and play areas, interactive exhibits and hands-on learning opportunities, and the importance of creating an inclusive event for all ages.

Kid-friendly Attractions

The Abbotsford Airshow is packed with activities and attractions that kids of all ages will enjoy. One of the most popular areas for families with young children is the Kids Zone. Here, little ones can play on an inflatable adventure playground, crafts and other kids’ activities. On top of that, there will be an autograph booth where kids can meet some of the amazing pilots at this year’s airshow.

For older children, the Airshow has plenty of options as well. The S.T.E.M Zone offers interactive displays, simulators, and the chance to meet and talk to real pilots. There are also aircraft displays and static exhibits where kids can get up close and personal with some of the world’s most impressive planes.

Furthermore, there are plenty of food options that kids will love, from classic festival fare like hot dogs, mini doughnuts, and hamburgers to international dishes.

Amazing Interactive Exhibits

While the Abbotsford Airshow is a thrilling spectacle of aerial acrobatics, it’s also an excellent opportunity for visitors to learn about the aviation industry and the people who make it happen. The Airshow features several interactive exhibits that allow visitors to learn about the science and technology behind aviation.

One of the show’s highlights is the S.T.E.M. Zone, which showcases science, technology, engineering, and math in aviation. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, visitors can learn about aerodynamics, flight controls, and navigation systems.

You Are All Invited!

At the Abbotsford Airshow, organizers recognize the importance of treating a welcoming and inclusive event for visitors of all ages and backgrounds. The Airshow offers many amenities and accommodations to make the experience enjoyable for visitors of all ages.

In addition, the Airshow is committed to making the event accessible to everyone. We want to thank the active and retired military for their service by offering complimentary general admission tickets. Discounted tickets are available for additional tickets to family members and friends of military personnel. Children under five also receive complimentary admission to enjoy the airshow. 

Make lasting memories

The Abbotsford Airshow is more than just a thrilling display of aerial acrobatics. It’s a family-friendly event that offers something for everyone, from young children to aviation enthusiasts and professional photographers. With kid-friendly attractions, interactive exhibits, and a commitment to inclusivity, the Airshow is a must-visit destination for families looking to make lasting memories together.

So, take your chance to be part of the excitement! Get your tickets today and start planning your visit to the Abbotsford Airshow 2023. And while you’re at it, check out this blog post about more kid-friendly activities in and outside of Metro Vancouver, and visit the home page for more information on the event.