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Event Activities

Other Activities

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Redbird Flight Simulator

ACE’s FLYIN’ FLIX

Movie night will once again be held in an outdoor theater located south of Shower House “D” in the Convention Campground.

Our Ace’s Flyin’ Flix will begin promptly at dusk-30, or around 8:00 pm. Be sure to bring your chair and enjoy the show! Popcorn and refreshments will be available.

Our current movie schedule is below:

SUNDAY – 633 Squadron
MONDAY – Mosquito Squadron
TUESDAY – Con Air
WEDNESDAY – Squadron 303
THURSDAY – Fate is the Hunter
FRIDAY – Rocketman
SATURDAY – Those Magnificent Men and their Flying Machines

Movies donated by: Steve Mormando, Belle & Blade, Inc. – Exhibit Space N-072 & 073

If sponsoring an ACE’s Movie Night sounds interesting, click here for more information on this opportunity!

For more information on Event Activities, please visit our SUN 'n FUN Daily Schedule!

(Two Days – One Show Vehicle – Up to 2 People)

A display show car is required to obtain this special two-day entry ticket. Those who bring a Show Car to SUN ‘n FUN on Saturday and/or Sunday MUST check-in at the Lakeland Airside Center on Flightline Drive.

SPECIAL PHOTO OPPORTUNITY!

Ever dreamed of having your pride and joy photographed with a warbird? How about a real, combat veteran Chance-Vought F4U Corsair? Jim Tobul, the owner of Korean War Hero, has generously allowed SUN 'n FUN to place his aircraft so that registered car show participants who add the "photo op" to their registration will get the chance for that special photo on Sunday morning, April 18th. Exact time is TBD, but pre-registration is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED as space WILL BE LIMITED. Just select "YES" in the dropdown in the registration form where it asks if you'd like to have your car photographed with a modern military or Warbird aircraft."

CAR SHOW PARTICIPANTS

REGISTER BELOW to display your show car or motorcycle at the SUN ‘n FUN Car Show.

The make and model of your show vehicle must be 1996 or older.

  • Registration will require a purchase of a $35 Admission. This admission will permit one show car and up to two passengers entry to the SUN ‘n FUN Show Car area on Saturday, April 17 & Sunday, April 18. A show vehicle will be required for entry on both days.
  • Space is limited to150 cars/motorcycles.
  • Cars must be arrive and be parked inside event grounds no later than 9 a.m. Saturday and/or Sunday and must stay until 5:00 p.m.
  • Once you have completed the registration below, you will receive a confirmation email that will contain a printable registration voucher, please present this voucher to redeem your Car Show tickets for the SUN ‘n FUN Car Show Registration Booth located in the Lakeland Airside Center & Flightline Drive parking area off of Pipkin Rd. SUN ‘n FUN Car Show hosts will present you with your registration package once your admission ticket has been purchased. (Show car must be present to receive Car Show Ticket pricing.)
  • If you plan to trailer your show vehicle, trailer parking will be located near the registration area located in the Lakeland Airside Center mentioned above. All show cars must be driven from the Show Car Registration area to the display area. (Trailer storage will be provided)
  • Additional admission ticket purchases can be made at the BOGO Florida Resident Weekend rate or for Sunday.
  • Please submit one online registration per vehicle.

Church Services

Non-denomination Church Service

Will be held on Sunday prior to the event – 9:00 a.m. in the MASA Tent in the Light Plane (Paradise City) area.


Daily Devotionals

Will be held everyday in the MASA tent in the Light Plane (Paradise City) area from 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.


Catholic Mass

Will be held on Saturday of the event at 5 p.m. at the CFAA Building (High School).


Non-denomination Church Service

Will be held on Sunday of the event – 8:30 a.m. in the Light Plane (Paradise City) area.

For more information on Event Activities, please visit our SUN 'n FUN Daily Schedule!

HAM RADIO

Amateur (HAM) Radio Special Event Station (W4S)

Why HAM radio? Because it’s fun, interesting, challenging and a public service during time of emergency. HAM operators make new friends across town and the world. Amateur Radio is one of only two hobbies that require a government license – the other is to be a Private Pilot.

Now, there is no need to learn Morse Code or the technical details of how computers and radios work to earn an FCC license. If you have an interest in science and technology, “rag chewing” or making new friends, stop at the amateur (HAM) radio special event radio station, W4S, as you leave the museum. The station is located outside the North door in the shade tent below the tower and tribander beam antenna.

See how amateur radio works and visit with the operators to learn more about getting an FCC license and amateur radio as a hobby and public service. If you are already a licensed HAM radio operator be sure to sign the visitors log. Better yet, spend some time as a volunteer operator making and logging contacts with stations in other cities, states and countries.

22 Things You Can Do With Amateur Radio & Serving Your Community!

For more information go to QRZ.com, ARRL.org or contact Tom Ruhlmann (W9IPR) or Bob Flynn (WA4OAB)

Be sure to visit the Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum to see and learn about aircraft, rockets, technology, airlines, personalities and events that have shaped aerospace as we know it today.

Kids Zone!

Check out the Aviation-themed Kid Zone and Mobile Mountain at SUN ‘n FUN.

Located in the Family Fun Zone on SUN 'n FUN Drive next Tram Depot.

Pricing

  • 1 ticket for $1 | 26 tickets for $20 | 60 tickets for $40
  • Ride Inflatables All Day for $20
  • Student Tour Groups -Half Price Tickets to all Student Tour Groups (Must be pre-registered)

Ride Ticket Requirements

  • Quad Jump – 10
  • Rock Wall – 5
  • Meltdown - 5
  • Paintless Paintball Shooting Gallery - 5
  • Trackless Train - 5
  • Stunt Jump - 10
  • Space Shuttle Slide – 2
  • Planes Bounce - 2
  • Sports Arena - 2
  • Airbrush Touchless Face Painting - $5-$15
  • All Day wristband for inflatables only – $20

Attraction availability subject to change depending on current Covid restrictions.

Kid on Zipline
Kids Bounce House

Veteran's Plaza

Activities include:

  • Veterans Welcome Tent
  • Military Displays
  • War Reenactors
  • VA & Veteran Services
  • and Much More

Please check the SUN 'n FUN Daily Schedule for scheduled presentations and activities in the Veteran's Plaza..

Support The Mission

The mission of the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) is to “Engage, Educate, and Accelerate the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals. The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo and dozens of other events year-round produce the majority of the revenue that goes into supporting this mission. By attending our events, you are helping us deliver top-quality, industry-leading STEM education and scholarship programs to thousands of young men and women each year. The opportunities that ACE provides give young people a competitive edge as they navigate their educational journey that can ultimately lead to a rewarding career in the world’s incredibly diverse and rapidly growing aerospace industry. You can help! Please click the links below to explore how you can share your knowledge and expertise as a volunteer in over 3500 available positions, become a patron of the Florida Air Museum, or donate to assist us financially. Regardless of how you assist, whether by attending our events, visiting the museum or donating financially, we sincerely appreciate your support!

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