FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
General admission to the show is free, but you do need a free ticket. Premium seating options are available for purchase, but not required to attend the air show. A limited number of general admission tickets are available each day. All general admission attendees must stay in their group and 6’ apart from other general admission groups to ensure the safety of all attendees.
Premium Boxes: Premium Boxes are reserved rows of 2 or 4 seats located directly on the flight line, providing an outstanding way to view the air show. This area offers "in and out" privileges throughout the day for guests to enjoy the static displays, concessions, souvenir booths, and exhibitors. Pick your row and it will be assigned to you for the entire day. Seating is not under shade for maximum viewing of the air show. However, there will be shade tents available in the back of the seating area. Seats must be purchased in either rows of 2 seats of 4 seats. Single seats are not available.
Flight Line Club: The Flight Line Club caters to guests looking for an upgraded air show experience with the best views of the flying action. This area offers reserved tables of 4 seats in an exclusive viewing area as well as "in and out" privileges throughout the day for guests to enjoy the static displays, concessions, souvenir booths, and exhibitors.
Seating options can be purchased on our tickets page.
GENERAL ADMISSION TO THE SHOW IS FREE. FREE TICKET REQUIRED. PREMIUM SEATING OPTIONAL.
The following items are NOT allowed:
- Backpacks or other large bags
- Glass containers
- Illegal drugs
- Flammable liquids and explosive materials
- Laser pointers
- Roller blades or skates
- Outside food or beverages
- Canopies, tents, or large umbrellas
Amnesty boxed are located at the Entry Control Points for items prohibited into the Air Show. Security is not responsible for any items put into the Amnesty Boxes.
ALL BAGS AND ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH AT ANY TIME.
The following items are allowed:
- Strollers or wagons
- Wheelchairs and motorized scooters (Note: There is no place to plug in and recharge)
- Small coolers for medical purposes or baby items
- Small, personal umbrellas. Umbrellas are not allowed inside the Premium Box Seating area.
- Small bags, such as a purse or diaper bag
- Folding or camping chairs
- Blanket to sit on
ALL BAGS AND ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH AT ANY TIME.
The gates will open each day at approximately 9:00am and close each day at approximately 5:00pm. Flying starts at noon.
We list our performers, but cannot give specific times at which the acts will fly. Schedules are finalized much closer to the show and depend on availability and various other conditions. All acts are subject to change/cancellation without notice. You can find a general schedule of the entire day on our schedule page.
The air show is expected to be the same both days. There may be some variations depending on special aircraft, which may make only a one-day-fly-by appearance. Schedules and acts are subject to change without notice.
Rosecrans Memorial Airport
100B NW Rosecrans Road
St. Joseph, MO 65403
Advance tickets can be purchased online from our website. Visit our TICKETS page for more details. Tickets will also be sold at the gate for a higher price, while supplies last. We cannot guarantee there will be tickets left.
The only discount that we offer is the lower price of buying your ticket in advance online, versus the price you would pay at the gate.
Three (3) and under are admitted free!
Pets are NOT allowed onto the air show area and should NOT be left in vehicles. Because of the festival setting with food and beverage vendors, the Health Department prohibits animals, other than legally allowed service animals. Please also understand that temperatures on the tarmac area can easily reach over 100 degrees and will burn your pets feet. The loud noises of the planes and pyrotechnics can injure their sensitive hearing and/or frighten your animal. Please leave your pet(s) at home where they are safe.
General parking, including handicapped parking, is free. Parking is available on a first come, first served basis. If you are needing handicapped parking, please have your state-issued tag or placard in the car to be sure the parking attendants direct you to the appropriate areas. Please arrive early to ensure a parking spot.
Parking will be managed by numerous law enforcement agencies.
No, you do not have to print your tickets. You may display your tickets on your phone from your email. The ticket scanners at the gate can scan phone screens. Be sure to have the tickets on your phone ready to be scanned before you get to the ticket takers.
Tickets purchased in advance are sent to an email address. You may need to check any junk or spam folders you have just incase. If you need your tickets resent to you, please contact AttendStar at 615-223-1008.
Unfortunately, there are no refunds, regardless of weather unless the gates do not open as scheduled. The show is rain or shine, and performers can adjust their flying to various weather conditions.
Air shows are held under an open sky. Please bring hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen. You may also bring a small personal umbrella. No large umbrellas, tents, or canopies allowed. Umbrellas will not be allowed in the Premium Box Seating area.
Re-entry will not be allowed once you have left the gates.
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There will be a large number of local law enforcement present. Every child will be given a wristband with their parent/guardian's phone number.
For general admission, it is standing room around the aircraft. You may bring your own lawn/folding chairs or blankets to sit on.
Premium Seating is available for purchase, but it is optional. General admission to the show is free. More information about our seating options can be found on our tickets page.
All sales are final. In the event of performer illness, inclement weather, or technical issues, there will not be a refund or exchange given.