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SUN 'n FUN Holiday Flying Festival and Car Show

Airplanes, Car Show, STOL Competition, Camping, Music, and MORE!

It's a Holiday Fly-in!

A brand new experience at the SUN 'n FUN Expo Campus! Join us for family fun on the Lakeland Linder International Airport for the first annual SUN 'n FUN Holiday Flying Festival and Car Show. Tired of being cooped up? Us, too! Come on out and enjoy the beautiful Central Florida fall weather with us in a place where you can spread out a picnic blanket, have all the space you want and enjoy some great displays and activities! Like to camp? There's no better place than SUN 'n FUN! Planeside and RV camping is available. How about a 5k to start your Saturday? Got that, too - come on out and enjoy the great outdoors!

  • Short Takeoff and Landing (STOL)Competition
  • 5K Airport Run
  • Hot Air Balloon Launch - Saturday
  • GA Town Hall
  • Santa will arrive in a STEARMAN and collect his mail from the kids!
  • Over 50 exhibitors
  • Great food!
  • Airplane Displays
  • Car Show
  • Friday Evening and Saturday Airshows featuring the USAF F35 and F16 Demo teams!
  • Friday Evening Balloon Glow
  • Aircraft and Traditional camping is available

FREE Admission!

Friday December 4th & Saturday December 5th

Airplane Show


First Responder Displays


Car Show




Hot Air Balloons




Runway 5k


Night Airshow


Brought to you with generous support from:


SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In, Inc.
4075 James C. Ray Dr.
Lakeland, FL 33811

Located on the Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL)

Driving Directions

By way of summary, we are located on the southwest corner of Lakeland Linder International Airport in Lakeland, FL. The Aerospace Discovery at The Florida Air Museum is located at the entrance to the SUN ‘n FUN Expo campus.

From Interstate 4 – Take County Line Road (Exit 25) south approximately five miles to West Pipkin Road. Turn left on West Pipkin Road, left again on Medulla Road, and proceed approximately ½ mile to Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum on the right.

From Highway 60 – Take County Line Road north to West Pipkin Road, and turn right. Turn left on Medulla Road, and proceed approximately ½ mile to the Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum on the right.

From Lakeland – Take Pipkin Road west to Medulla Road and turn right.

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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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