Noon Rally - Wetaskiwin Mall (3725 - 56 Street)
Start your air show day activities by attending the noon RALLY, where you can rub elbows and talk to the some of the many performers from the Air Show. Bring your appetite and have lunch from one of the food trucks, see cool vehicles on display, and watch a special "from the sky" drop-in appearance by the Candian Forces SkyHawks. Don't forget your shopping list for the weekly Farmer's Market too!. A great way to start this spectacular day.
AT THE AIR SHOW be sure to see the following:
Don't Forget to bring your appetite to the show!! There will be a number of different vendors on the grounds offering you a smorgesborge of options to choose from. Here's a list of confirmed vendors so far:
|Cruiser's Cafe||Go Nuts 4 Donuts||Queen Bee's Frites & Sweets||Pizza 73|
|Streetside Celebration||Bhagvan's Dairy Cream||Lemon Grass Grill||PK Fare|
|The Pink Kernal||Phat Tony's||Jackie O's Street Treats||Urban Gypsy|
|The Davinci Cone||Roots Patties||Magic's Cookhouse||Have Donuts will Travel|
|KGW Kettle Corn||Samuel's Ice Art||The Cranky Ape||La Mar Land and Sea|
|Streetside Celebration||Magic's Cook House||Bhagvan's Dairy Cream||Crazy Bull Cheese Steak Factory|
Several product vendors will be on site for your purchasing pleasure:
|Reynolds-Alberta Museum||Wetaskiwin Health Foundation||Wetaskiwin Mall|
|Sparkle Tattoo||Nerium International||Sweetlegs Wetaskiwin with Alicia|
|Sunrise Village Wetaskiwin||Perception Face and Body Art||Wetaskiwin COOP|
|MJ Industrial Hearing|
Kids Fun Zone
Air shows are busy, so how about a layover for the kids at the Kids Fun Zone where they can enjoy activities just for them. Bouncy castles, slides, bungie rides, way too much fun for everyone. (although most kids activities are free there may be a small charge for some)
Aircraft Static Displays
The general aviation display will include a cross section of aircraft, so get up close to some amazing machines that will be on display.
Car Static Displays
What else do you want to see at an Air Show??..... well CARS of course!! Don't just save the "ooh's" and "ahh's" for the aircraft. We will have a variety of vehicles on display for your enjoyment. See a sampling of the type of cars that will be on display at the bottom of this page
Get up close and personal with your favourite airshow performer. Get your T-shirt, hat, arm....leg whatever.... autographed by the pilots. Autograph times will be posted outside the tent so keep a close watch for postings.
Included in your ticket is admission to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum where you can see the impact of technological change in transportation, aviation, agriculture and industry from the 1890's to the present. You can also visit Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame that honors those individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to aviation and aerospace in Canada.
Collection Storage Facility “Behind the Scenes” Warehouse Tours
The Reynolds-Alberta Museum has more artifacts than it can display. This summer go "Behind the Scenes" with a 50-minute tour of their Collections Storage Facility. Tours are not wheelchair or scooter accessible and involve a great deal of walking. Children under 12 are not permitted. Tours are $25 per person and are limited to 12 people per tour. It is recommended to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
There are three ways to book your "Behind the Scenes" experience:
Online at https://atms.alberta.ca/reynolds/default.aspx?tagid=5
Phone the Booking Coordinator at 780-312-2071
Ever wonder what it's like to fly in a vintage bi-plane? We will be offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience of sightseeing tours with our open cockpit Bi-Plane from May until September in our WACO UPF-7. The WACO (pronounced WAH CO not whack o that's when you're crazy) will be operating out of the Reynolds-Alberta Museum ramp in Wetaskiwin from 10:00AM until closing of the museum at 5:00PM.
Flights outside these hours can be arranged by contacting us at 780-352-5643 or by text message to 780-362-3341
10 Min Barnstormers Best $139.00+Gst
20 Min Coal Lake Tour $199.00+Gst
50Min Pigeon Lake Tour $409.00+Gst
Note: These prices are for the Aircraft. Normally we can seat two passengers depending on the weight restrictions.
DISCOVER WETASKIWIN - there are so many things to see and do...
Check out the Manluk Centre: Wetaskiwin Regional Aquatics & Fitness featuring the only Board Rider surf machine in North America.
Take a historic walking tour in downtown Wetaskiwin, take in some shopping and stop at the downtown Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum.
Enjoy the only paved oval and Western Canada's only NASCAR sanctioned race track at the Edmonton International Raceway. Races run every Saturday night from May-October. It's a great way to spend a Saturday night. If you are coming out to the air show, why not stay in Wetaskiwin for the 2016 Alberta has New Energy 300 - NASCAR Pinty's Series on July 23rd. Pick your favourite as they race around the track 300 times towards the finish line. Don't miss this one, It it going to be a great event.
Enjoy the great outdoors with a hike around By-the-Lake Park, a round of golf at one of our great golf courses, or take the short drive to the Alberta Central Railway Museum just outside of town.
Round out your stay with a superb restaurant and enjoy your stay in great accomodations and campgrounds.
Plan a "staycation' and take in all the sights and experience Wetaskiwin.
AIRCRAFT AND CAR STATIC DISPLAYS
Here are a sampling of what you will see at the car and aircraft static displays.