Are you ready for the 24th Annual Lake in the Sky Air Show?? The tradition started in 1990, and has continued to grow every year since! The fun begins Friday August 23rd at the South Lake Tahoe Airport. Head to The Flight Deck, where you can kick off the weekend with live music, food and guest speakers.
Set those alarms on Saturday, because the entertainment begins bright and early! Start off your day with a pancake breakfast at 8 – 11. Once your belly is stuffed, walk around and meet pilots, and let the little ones climb around the planes! The day opens with a skydiving demo at 9:30, a glider demo and then the opening ceremonies at 10:30am. See a full schedule below:
10:45am OV-10 Bronco from the Cactus Airforce
11:00am Police K-9 Demo
11:15am C-45 and Long Easy Flying Demo
11:30am Spencer Suderman – Meteor Pitts S2B Bi-Plane
12:00pm P-51 Mustang and T-28 Flying Demo
12:30pm NORCAL Crosswinds Formation Team
1:00pm Helicopter Extraction Demo by CLASTAR and CSLTFD
1:30pm Bill Cornick – Pitts S-2C Bi-Plane
2:00pm Job Melby – Pitts S-1B
2:45pm 3 Plane Aerobatic Squirrel Cage
3:15pm Fly Off Stream Raid
3:30pm Closing Ceremonies – Civil Air Patrol – Retire the Colors
Throughout the whole day there is a beer and wine garden for those of age. For those that are a bit younger, they can enjoy the bounce house, face painting and lots of games and activities!
The lake Tahoe Airport is located on 901 Airport Road, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150. There will be a free shuttle from the ‘Y’ transit station to the airport (8am – 4pm), and also South Lake Tahoe public transportation.
Are you going to miss this local event? Don’t worry, the Reno Air Races are returning again September 11 – 15!