October 17 - 18, 2020
The 30th Anniversary of the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, has evolved into North Texas’ first drive-in air show experience.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show ticket sale date has been delayed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We appreciate your continued support and once a new sale date is set, we will let you know.
Parking tickets will be available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be no parking tickets sold onsite.
Thank you for your patience during these challenging times as we work to bring the first North Texas drive-in air show experience to life on October 17 and 18.
The drive-in experience will not include static displays, exhibitors, kids’ inflatables, paid seating areas or chalets. For security reasons, we are unable to provide a performance schedule in advance of the show. We thank you for your understanding.
Additional information coming soon.
Critical Safety Information
AFW is unable to accommodate fly-in traffic on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. The closest airport to AFW is Meacham Airport 817.392.5400.
When you purchased the tickets, you should have printed a form with a bar code. Bring the print-out to the access point (private seating, premium parking, photo tour/pit, etc.). An air show team member will be on-site with a scanner. The scanner will read the print-out and advise that you have access. Keep the print-out with you at the air show. For technical questions on purchasing & printing of tickets (including lost tickets, changes to date/quantities), please call ETIX Customer Service at 1.800.514.3849, x1.
For security measures, we are unable to provide a schedule of performers in advance of the air show. A performer line-up is available in the air show program. In addition, we will have performer updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during the show.
Food options include: BBQ Brisket Sandwich, Chicken Sandwich, Baked Potato, Corndog, Sausage on a Stick, Fajita Tacos, Nachos, Handmade Chips, French Fries, Roasted Corn on the Cob, Fruit Swords, Cotton Candy, Funnel Cakes, Cinnamon Nuts, Pickles, Ice Cream Novelties, Shaved Ice / Sno Cones, Frozen Yogurt. Drink options include Soda (20 oz), Bottled Water, Lemonade, Limeade, Iced Tea and Cold Beer. Expect pricing similar to other festivals and sporting events. Cash only, ATMs are on-site.
Expect pricing similar to other festivals or sporting events.
Motorcycles park in the same lot as buses. From I-35W, exit Westport Parkway. Turn left onto Westport. Turn right on Heritage. Turn left onto Flightline. Follow the directional signs. This is a paved area. The police also will direct you to the proper location. Please note that parking is $25 if purchased in advance and $30 per vehicle, day of the air show. Motorcycle parking is 2 motorcycles in one parking slot for the price of one car. We encourage carpooling and van pooling as a more affordable option.
For technical questions on purchasing & printing of tickets (including lost tickets, changes to date/quantities), please call ETIX Customer Service at 1.800.514.3849, x1.
To view updated ticket pricing please check out our tickets page.
Free admission, there is no charge to walk through the entrance gates on to the ramp to watch the show and enjoy the ground attractions. There is only a parking fee per car load, click tickets for pricing information.
Stuff to bring: Portable chair, personal bag (subject to search), an umbrella for shade, stroller or wagon for kids, small coolers carrying life-saving medicine or formula bottles/food for young infants and empty water bottles are allowed. Please see the entry restrictions below for a detailed list of items that are allowed.
Stuff to leave at home: Food & beverages, large coolers, large canopies/tents, bicycles, skateboards, scooters or in-line skates and pets (sorry scruffy!). Please see the entry restrictions below for a detailed list of items not allowed.
Yes, non-professional photography is allowed. Purchase seats for the Photo Tour and Photo Pit for the best option for photographers. Enter our annual Photo Contest. Please note that bags are subject to search. Accredited media need to obtain a media pass in advance.
Please visit our tickets page for more information.
Lost & Found is located south of the BAE building and east of the performer stage area.
First Aid is located south of the main entrance. In addition, roaming paramedics will be on site during the show.
Please check out the Parking & Directions section below for more information.
Food and drinks are not allowed to be brought into the show. Food will be available for purchase at the event. Families with infant-age children (under 2 years of age) may bring in necessary food items for their young children. There is an exception for patrons with food related allergies.
Kid Zone features five aviation-themed inflatables, including a 36’ Turbo Shuttle Slide. Older kids will love the Extreme Air Power Jump ($6 per ride) and the Five Climber Rockwall ($5 per ride).
The Air Show is free admission, so you can leave and return. However, each time you enter the parking lot, you will need to pay for parking.
Aerial performances begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. Sunday is a repeat of performances on Saturday.
All show maps are available in the program, which are available for sale at the air show.
Yes. In addition to water bottles available for purchase, there will be public water on-site, free of charge.
A rain date will not be available. If severe weather causes the air show to be cancelled, a message will be posted to the website’s home page and social media pages. Be sure to refresh the page (clear the cache) as it may take time for the home page update to populate across the internet.
The show lasts until the late afternoon – approximately 4:00/4:30 p.m.
Yes, a non-motorized wagon is allowed.
To maintain good visibility for all audience members, neither canopies nor tents are allowed. However, guests may bring in an umbrella for shade.
Camping or overnight parking is not available. The closet RV park is Northlake Village in Roanoke, TX. http://www.northlakevillagerv.com
Children ages 5 and under are FREE.
Yes, public restrooms (including handicap-accessible restrooms) will be available throughout the air show grounds. A map identifying the locations of restrooms is available in the air show program.
Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on the air show grounds. Service dogs, with proper identification as a service animal and, are on a leash, are allowed.
Items available for purchase at the air show include sunscreen, disposable cameras, film, batteries, chair rentals, ear plugs, shade umbrellas, souvenir shirts and hats in all military designs, commemorative pins, a wide variety of die-cast planes and toys, souvenir programs, souvenir posters and more.
Most purchases are cash-based (no tickets needed) ATMs are on site. Some merchandise vendors will accept credit cards. However, the majority of the show is cash-based.
Unfortunately, wheelchair rental is not available at the air show. Handicap parking is available for those with appropriate designation on their vehicle.
Please bring the appropriate designation for your vehicle. From I-35W, exit Westport Parkway. Turn left onto Westport. Turn right onto Heritage. Turn left onto Flightline. Follow the directional signs. The police will direct you to the proper location.
If you have any additional questions, please direct message us on our Facebook page or send us an email at AllianceAirShow@Hillwood.com.
Persons entering the event grant permission to Alliance Air Productions and its agents, employees and affiliates to utilize their image or likeness incidental to any live or recorded video display or other transmission or reproduction in whole or in part of the event or exhibition.
Persons entering are admitted on condition that they will not transmit or aid in transmitting any description, account, picture or reproduction for commercial purposes of the events or exhibition. Breech of the foregoing will automatically terminate this license. Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement.
IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to enter for any purpose air show area (including the aircraft parking area, all taxiway, concessions and other related areas) persons entering HEREBY ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE RISK OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH, AND PROPERTY DAMAGE whether caused by the negligence of Alliance Air Productions, ADL Development, L.P. or their respective affiliates, employees, volunteers or sponsors or otherwise while within, entering or leaving the air show area.
The Management is not responsible for the loss of any ticket, and may revoke license without refund for misconduct or other acts deemed to jeopardize safety.
We’re excited to have you join us! Check back soon for some tips on how to have a fantastic drive-in air show experience.
Portable restroom units are available for designated areas.
Numerous uniformed and plainclothes security officers patrol the air show grounds.
Fort Worth Alliance Airport
2221 Alliance Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76177
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We’re excited to have you join us! Check back soon for safety information on how to have a fantastic drive-in air show experience.