Ticket Information

SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo
March 28 – April 2, 2023


What’s Included In Your SUN ‘n FUN Daily or Weekly Ticket?

  • Daily Airshow
  • Wednesday & Saturday Night Airshows
  • Over 500 Aviation-Focused Exhibitors
  • Access to the Showplanes on the Flightline
  • Static Military Aircraft and Demonstration Flights
  • Register your Aircraft to be judged
  • Fly-By Showcase
  • Educational & FAA Forums, Workshops, and Seminars
  • Museum Lectures
  • Evening Movies and entertainment programs
  • Shuttle Transportation throughout the site
  • Kids 10 and under are FREE
  • Free Admission to the Florida Air Museum

Gates

  • Admission Gates open at 8am
  • Parking Lot Gates open at 7am
ADMISSION RATES
DAILY
General AdmissionAdult$45
Adult Member$40
Youth (All - 11-17)$20
Children 10 and UnderFree
WEEKLY
General AdmissionAdult$170
Adult Member$140
Youth (All - 11-17)$70
Children (10 and Under)Free
PARKING
Auto Parking - DailyGeneral (purchased online)$10
General (purchased onsite)$20
Preferred (purchased onsite only)$30
Auto Parking - WeeklyGeneral ( purchased online)$40
General (purchased onsite)$60
Aircraft ParkingEvent Admission RequiredFree
SPECIALS
9/27 Club - DailyAdult - Tues | Thur| Fri$185
Adult - Wed | Sat | Sun$225
9/27 Club - WeeklyAdult$1,000
Children (0-3)Free
9/27 Club - ParkingDaily$25
Weekly$85
VIP Ticket for TwoTwo Adult Entries (9/27 | Bash )$3,500
Ultimate VIP Ticket for TwoTwo Adult Entries (9/27 | Bash |ASP | Ride)$7,500
Preferred Airshow SeatingEvent Admission Required$25
Preferred Photo SeatingEvent Admission Required$35
Florida Resident (Sat. & Sun.)Adult - Weekend$45
Youth (11-17)$20
Florida ResidentAdult - Sunday Only$30
Youth - Sunday Only (11-17)$10
Children 10 and UnderFree
The Bash! A Party with a Purpose - ACE FundraiserSolo$135
Pilot & Co-Pilot$250
Squadron (Party of 8)$1,000

Buying Tickets Online

For your convenience, tickets to SUN ‘n FUN are available online. Simply click the BUY TICKETS NOW button adjacent to the ticket type you wish to purchase on the Admission Rates page.

Each printed online paper ticket can be redeemed for a SUN ‘n FUN wristband at the online ticket redemption kiosk at Main Registration, Camper Registration, East Registration, Vintage Registration in the Vintage Hospitality building, Homebuilt Registration at Homebuilt Parking and by our flightline Mobile Registration team during non-airshow hours.

  • Daily General Admission tickets are not date-assigned.
  • Purchase the number of daily tickets for the number of days attending.

Online Ticket Redemption Info

Redeeming Your Online Ticket via Driving to SUN ‘n FUN.

If arriving by automobile, please proceed to our main entrance Registration Building north of the SUN ‘n FUN main parking lot on Pipkin Road to redeem your paper ticket.

You can purchase parking online for $10 Daily / $40 Weekly.  The parking fee at the gate will be Cash Only $20 Daily or $60 Weekly / PREFERRED $30 Daily (onsite only). So purchasing parking online is recommended.   Courtesy tram transportation is available in the parking area.

If you are flying your aircraft into SUN ‘n FUN, you may redeem your printed online paper ticket or as displayed on your mobile phone for a SUN ‘n FUN admission wristband at airside locations servicing our fly-in aircraft:

  • Vintage Headquarters
  • Homebuilt Registration
  • (3) General Aircraft Camping Registration
  • Mobile Registration team operating 2-4 vehicles on-field during non-airshow hours.

Once you arrive, you may also take advantage of upgrading your SUN ‘n FUN experience by purchasing an entry to our 9/27 Club which is available to all guests.  After purchasing your event admission at one of the locations mentioned above, you may purchase this upgrade by going directly to the 9/27 Club Chalet.

CAMPING RATESAll pricing includes sales & bed tax
WeeklyMarch 28 - April 2, 2023
Package OneIncludes 1 Admission$280
Package TwoIncludes 2 Admissions$420
Camping OnlyNot Available Online$140
Daily
DailyAdmission Required$40
EarlyPrior to March 28$32

On-Site Camping Tickets

Onsite camping is available in SUN ‘n FUN’s 60-acre campground for RV and tent camping and for general aircraft camping in five airside locations: General Aircraft Camping, Vintage Aircraft Camping, Homebuilt Camping, Seaplane Camping and Overnight Aircraft Camping.

Weekly SUN ‘n FUN Camping may be purchased online prior to arrival, Campers arriving prior to the beginning of the show will be required to pay a camping fee for each day prior to the start of the event. If you choose to purchase camping upon arrival, you will be required to purchase camping for the remainder of the event if you plan to camp in the main SUN ‘n FUN campground. Daily RV camping is also available in designated areas near the Camper Registration Building at 4238 Hamilton Rd. – Lakeland. (Please follow signage.)

*Please note: All tickets are non-refundable.


Admission Rates and Information

Below are the admission rates for the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo. Admission includes daily or weekly access to all activities, attractions, exhibitor displays, forums and workshops throughout the day and evening of the show.

SUN ‘n FUN offers several admission discounts based on membership affiliations, Florida residency or Military service. Tickets are available onsite at the Main Entrance Admissions, Campground Registration and from Mobile Registration welcoming fly-in aircraft. For your convenience, tickets may be ordered online and redeemed for a wristband onsite.

See you in March!


Member Admission Purchase

SUN ‘n FUN provides general admission ticket discounts to eligible individuals who are members or belong to any one of these Aviation Member Associations, Chapters or Groups.   In addition to the listed organizations below, a discount is also provided to Licensed Pilots, Licensed Aircraft & Powerplant Mechanics and Active/Retired U.S. Military.

SUN ‘n FUN has provided each Aviation Member Association with a unique promo code for their members. Please review the list below to confirm your organization’s participation and contact their member office to determine your member discount code.

A discount code is required for a discounted online purchase, and a member ID card is required at the ticket window for an on-site purchase.

  • A promotional code is required by all recognized Aviation Member Associations to purchase member-discounted admission tickets online (including FAM and EAA). The member associations have been provided promotional codes for their members.
  • Members can purchase one additional daily or weekly ticket at the member’s rate. Additional registrations can be purchased at the non-member rate.

This code will NOT discount camping or any upgraded ticket, discounts apply to general admission tickets only!

Approved Member Organizations for General Admission Discounts

If you are a member of one of the following participating aviation associations you may purchase discounted General Admission (only) to the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo online.  All members must be prepared to show proof of current membership (current membership card or I.D.) when redeeming an online ticket or when purchasing admission at any onsite ticket sales location.

  • Academy of Model Aeronautics – AMA
  • Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association – AOPA
  • Air Line Pilots Association Int’l – ALPA
  • Allied Pilot Association – APA
  • Antique Airplane Association – AAA
  • Canadian Owners & Pilots Association – COPA
  • Civil Air Patrol, Florida Wing – CAP
  • Commemorative Air Force – CAF
  • Experimental Aircraft Association – EAA
  • Florida Air Museum (Aerospace Discovery @ the FAM)
  • Florida Antique Biplane Association – FABA
  • Florida Cub Flyers – FCF
  • Florida Sport Aviation Antique and Classic Association – FSAACA
  • National Association of Flight Instructors – NAFI
  • National Business Aviation Association – NBAA
  • OX-5 Aviation Pioneers – OX5
  • Quiet Birdman, Inc. – QB’s
  • Retired Airline Pilots of Canada – RAPC
  • Seaplane Pilots Association – SPA
  • Silver Wings Fraternity – SWF
  • Society of Aviation and Flight Educators – SAFE
  • The Ninety-Nines, Inc. / The Friends of the Ninety-Nines – 99’s
  • Ultralight Pilots Association of Canada – UPAC
  • U.S. Power Paraglider Association – USPPA
  • U.S. Ultralight Association – USUA
  • Warbirds of America – WBA
  • Women in Aviation – WIA

Florida Air Museum Memberships

Renew or become a member of the Florida Air Museum at SUN ‘n FUN and take advantage of the reduced SUN ‘n FUN admission rates for Florida Air Museum members among other year-round member benefits.

Click here to check out Florida Air Museum’s Member Benefits!

You will be able to renew or join the Florida Air Museum and enjoy its member-discounted admission rates for daily or weekly wristbands.

  • Student FAM Membership: $25/day
  • Individual FAM Membership: $50/day
  • Dual FAM Membership: $75/day
  • Family FAM Membership: $100/day

Join the Florida Air Museum and take advantage of this special discount.


The ACE Ambassador Experience

A benefit for SUN ‘n FUN/ACE supporters ($5,000+ annually)

SUN ‘n FUN offers our Ambassador Level annual donors are provided a VIP experience while attending the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo. Donors who have provided support of $5,000 anytime throughout the year, will be invited to participate and enjoy an elevated event experience including access to the Airshow Hospitality area. To donate today, click here!


Preferred Airshow Seating

(Purchase of an Admission Ticket is also required.)

Enjoy the airshow up close and personal…

The Preferred Seating Area is located on the flight line in front of the SUN ‘n FUN Announcer’s Stand. You will have access to seating, bathrooms, some shade (not all areas are shaded), bag storage, and complimentary water during the daily airshow. NEW for this year, food and beer will be available in this area for purchase! If you plan to experience the Preferred Seating area, there is no need to bring your own chairs, they are provided. Umbrellas are NOT permitted.

Daily preferred seating can be purchased online, please make sure you are purchasing a ticket for the day you intend to be at SUN ‘n FUN. Purchase of a $25 ticket (per person) allows for all-day access to the Preferred Seating Area. Children 6 and under are free, however, a ticket is required for ALL preferred seating guests, including children 6 and under. Night airshow: Regular tram schedules are not available after 8 p.m. Purchase of convention admission is required in addition to the Preferred Seating ticket purchase.

Please note: Tickets will only be honored for the day they are purchased.


Preferred Photo Seating

Amateur Photo Seating | (Purchase of Admission Ticket is also required.)

This special bleacher section for amateur photo bugs is located on the flightline adjacent to regular Preferred Seating. In addition to elevated, front-row seating, this area also has access to all amenities of Preferred Airshow Seating.

Daily preferred seating can be purchased online. A purchase allows for all-day access. Only $35 daily, purchase of convention admission is required in addition to the Preferred Photo Seating purchase.


VIP Ticket Package for 2

This ticket package includes Weekly Event Tickets for Two – Weekly Tickets to the 9/27 Club and to The Bash Fundraiser. VIP Parking is also included.

This SUN ‘n FUN VIP package offers our VIP Ticket Package holders the opportunity to experience all our event upgrades in one package.   Please purchase online by midnight, Saturday, March 25, 2023.

Enjoy entry for two, week-long to the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo, 9/27 Club and the ACE Ambassador Experience.  This package also includes tickets for two to The Bash Fundraiser on Thursday evening.  Take advantage of VIP parking with shuttle service to and from the 9/27 Club located on the Warbird Ramp.  Purchase online by midnight, Saturday, March 25, 2023.


Ultimate VIP Ticket Package for 2

This ticket package includes Weekly Event Tickets for Two – Weekly 9/27 Club tickets and two tickets to The Bash Fundraiser. This package also provides access to the Airshow Performer’s Hospitality area and a helicopter ride. VIP Parking is also included.

This SUN ‘n FUN Ultimate VIP package offers our ULTIMATE VIP Ticket Package holders the opportunity to experience all our event upgrades in one package plus a great flight experience.   Please purchase online by midnight, Saturday, March 25, 2023.


9/27 Club – VIP Upgrades

It’s “the” place to be at SUN ’n FUN – the 9/27 Club, up close and personal at show-center along Runway 9/27!

Have a direct line of sight to incredible feats of aviation right in front of you while enjoying the convenience of an air-conditioned chalet, outdoor patio seating, food, beverages and southern hospitality.

Purchasing 9/27 tickets online prior to the event is highly recommended and is available for pre-purchase until Saturday, March 25, 2023. Purchase onsite will require an event admission purchase in addition to 9/27 Club purchase.

Please Note: All 9/27 CLUB Members will enter through Lakeland Airside Center. THE 9/27 CHECK-IN TENT AND PARKING LOT IS OPEN DAILY FROM 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. Please use GPS address: 3265 Aircraft Dr. Lakeland, FL 33811 or follow signs to 9/27 Club Check-in and parking area (9/27 Club Parking purchase is required. If you did not purchase a 9/27 Club Parking ticket online, they will be available for purchase at the check-in area or may park in the general parking area for $10.


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