Is the Apple Valley Airshow a one day event?


When do gates open and close?

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

How much is admission?

$10 cash only for general admission 
Kids 11 and under are FREE and must be accompanied by an adult.
Military Active Duty/Reserve $7 cash with ID. 


Do you take credit cards at the gate?

Sorry, no. Cash only.

Will you have an ATM there?

Yes. Some vendors may also accept credit cards.

How much is parking?

All parking is free!

Do you have accessible parking?

Yes. Your placard should be visible to parking attendants.

Do you have motorcycle parking?


Do you have motorhome parking?

Yes. Limited space available. No overnight parking.

Are there vendors at the airshow?

Yes, there will be food and merchant vendors.

Is the restaurant at the airport terminal open during the airshow?


Are flight schools open during the airshow?


Can we smoke at the airshow?

Yes, but, only in designated areas.

Do the performers sign autographs?


What is permitted?

ADA Compliant certified service animals
Hand held personal umbrella
Folding chairs / lawn chairs

Childrens wagons (non-motorized)
Wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, etc.

Motorized wheel chairs
ADA compliant scooters
Video cameras
Ear plugs

Hearing protection (headsets, ear plugs)

Baby items such as baby food, snacks, diaper bags (subject to search)

What is prohibited?

Weapons, firearms, knives, pepper spray, stun guns, etc.
No Smoking near airplanes or hangars
Drugs, narcotics or any type of illegal substance
Ice chest larger than a six pack
Large Ice chest on wheels
Pop-up tent structures
Large beach style umbrellas
Roller skates / roller blades

ATV’s, quads, dirt bikes, golf carts
Motorized two / three wheel scooters

Segways, balancing scooters
Motorcycles / mopeds
Large backpacks / bags / dufflebags

Large umbrellas

Glass containers

Pets, other than ADA Compliant certified service animals

Other items Security Personnel deems to be a security risk.

Will there be searches?

Random searches may be conducted by the Apple Valley Police Department at any time.

If I’m flying in my aircraft to APV Airport, when will I be able to land or take-off?

We recommend any time before 8 a.m., and after 4 p.m. on airshow day. Please note, ramp space will be limited. If you wish to display your aircraft, please contact Greg at the APV Airport office for information. TFR is in effect during the airshow. Please check NOTAMS.

Will you have bleachers?

Yes, limited space. However, we recommend you bring chairs and blankets for your comfort.

May I leave and re-enter the airshow?


Does everyone need a ticket to the airshow?

Yes, 12 and older needs ticket. Kids 11 and under free admission.

Can I purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, at the Apple Valley Airport terminal from 8:30 a.m. til 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Could I get a refund?

Sorry, no refunds.

What if it rains?

Event is not canceled due to rain.

Are any of the airshow funds support education scholarships?

Yes, local aviation related education scholarships. 

Do you have vendor applications?

However, applications go through a committee approval and space is limited.


Who do I contact regarding the airshow?

Apple Valley Airport at 760.995.8761 during business hours.