FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You are welcome to bring the following items:
Comfortable clothing for a sunny day
Ear protection for the kids (earplugs, etc)
Your camera (minus the bulky camera bag)
Something to sit on (blanket, lawn chair, stroller/wagon for the kiddos)
Money for the food/drinks/souvenirs
Small umbrellas (except in reserved seating areas)
A great attitude and a love for all things aviation-related!
The following items are NOT allowed:
Narcotics and paraphernalia
Rollerblades or skates
ALL BAGS AND ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH AT ANY TIME.
To keep lines moving at a fast pace, please have a printed ticket in hand ready for scanning upon arrival. If you do not have a printer, you may display the tickets on a phone for scanning. We recommend taking a screenshot of the tickets ahead of time, as internet availability at the show cannot be guaranteed.
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 have your tickets resent here.
The following items are NOT allowed:
- Weapons of ANY kind including: pocket knives, pocket tools, scissors, box cutters, nun-chucks, billy clubs, large/heavy chain-linked jewelry or belts, mace/pepper spray, firearms. NO CONCEALED WEAPONS.
- Drones or radio-controlled aircraft
- Large purses
- Toys resembling firearms
- Spray paint/silly string
- Glass containers
- Alcohol, illegal drugs
- Bicycles, skateboards
- Heelies, roller skates, rollerblades
- Rucksacks or backpacks
- Animals or pets
- Canteens, thermoses, and other hard sided water bottles
- Umbrellas larger than a personal umbrella
- Tents or canopies of any kind
- Cooking equipment, including grills
- Walkie-talkies, HAM radios, scanners
- Possession and use of marijuana or CBD oil is illegal on all federal installations
- Walking sticks, not including medical canes or walkers
ALL BAGS AND ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH AT ANY TIME
Ticket prices for the Great State of Maine Air Show vary, depending on the ticket. They go on sale July 6th.
Tickets can be purchased online from our website. They are available on July 6th.
When you purchase your tickets online, you need to have an email address ready. Tickets bought online are sent to an email address where you can print out your tickets instantly! Be sure you have a working printer handy as well, or a friend that will let you use theirs. You may also show your tickets on your phone for admission.
Tickets are required for entry to the Great State of Maine Air Show.
Please visit our TICKETS page for ticket information!
There are not any discounts available for the show.
Children prices are for ages 4-12. Three (3) and under are admitted free!
For Premium Box Seats, children 3 and under are free but must sit in a lap. If you wish to have a seat for your child 3 and under, you must purchase a seat.
Check back for ticket details!
All sales are final. In the event of performer illness, inclement weather, or technical issues, there will not be a refund or exchange given.
However, if the entire show is canceled the price of your ticket is automatically refunded but the service fees are not.
Brunswick Executive Airport - 15 Terminal Road in Brunswick, ME.
TRAFFIC WILL BE HEAVY GETTING IN AND OUT OF THE SHOW. We suggest arriving early in order to avoid missing the performances.
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.
VIP Parking is available for purchase. RV Parking is available for purchase.
Parking will be managed by numerous law enforcement agencies.
Yes, there will be designated portions of the parking lots for properly-marked handicapped vehicles. Please have your state-issued handicapped placard visible so our parking attendants can direct you to the appropriate lots.
Unfortunately, we do not have shuttle service to/from the show due to foot traffic and aircraft proximity.
Gates open at 8:00AM. Static displays, kids zone, and exhibits will open at 8:00AM. The National Anthem will be at approximately 11:30AM. Performers will start immediately after that and continue until about 4:30PM. We suggest arriving in plenty of time before the performances are scheduled to begin.
Gates open at 8:00AM. Exhibits, ground displays, vendors and concessions will be available at 8:00AM. Performances begin at approximately 11:30AM and run until around 4:30PM. We suggest arriving early, in plenty of time. Please plan ahead for traffic.
Brunswick Executive Airport is located at 15 Terminal Road in Brunswick, ME 04011. Be sure to follow all air show traffic signs, as traffic may be directed certain ways to maintain proper traffic flow. Certain roads may be closed.
TRAFFIC WILL BE HEAVY GETTING INTO THE SHOW. We suggest arriving early in order to avoid missing the performances.
Outside food and drinks are not allowed, with the exception of baby food or medically necessary items. There will be plenty of food vendors available on the show grounds.
Motorized scooters and wheelchairs for disabled patrons are allowed in the air show grounds. Personal golf carts are not allowed. Please be aware that the crowds may be heavy, maneuvering may be difficult, and that there is no place at the show to plug in and recharge.
Yes, strollers or small wagons are allowed. Please limit any diaper bags to the smallest you can manage. Security personnel at the gates will search all items and have the final say on what is allowed in.
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.
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.
Gate open at 8:00AM. The show runs until approximately 4:30PM.
Generally, yes, the show is the same. However, there may be some variations depending on special aircraft, which may make only a one-day fly-by appearance. Subject to change without notice.
For group sales, please email Martha at firstname.lastname@example.org
No, you must use the One Day Pass, Premium Box, or Flight Line Club tickets for the day for which they are purchased. The reserved seating areas have assigned seats and the other day’s seats are already assigned to someone else. One Day Passes should be used on the day they are purchased for.
In the event of rain, some flying demonstrations may be delayed. Unless the weather poses a serious threat to the safety of our visitors and participants, the show will proceed as scheduled with some modifications. In the event of a cancellation or delayed opening, announcements will be coordinated with local new agencies and disseminated via social media channels with information as it becomes available. It is impossible to reschedule the show for a different weekend in the event of a cancellation.
THERE ARE NO REFUNDS, REGARDLESS OF WEATHER OR CHANGES IN FLYING SCHEDULE.
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 are allowed in the Premium Box and Flight Line Club seating areas. We ask that you are courteous to those around you and close your umbrellas during performances.
The Flight Line Club and Premium Box areas will have access to shade tents for temporary relief. There are areas around the show that will provide a break from the sun. There will be some large, static aircraft with wingspans that provide limited shade, as well.
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, where seating will be provided for you. More information about our seating options can be found on our TICKETS page.
For the safety of all visitors and aircraft, there is no smoking on the flight line (show grounds).
Yes, however you will have to process through the security checkpoint again. We recommend having everything you need with you at the show.
No. Even if you have purchased tickets, you must leave your vehicle and view the show from inside the air show grounds. This rule is due to FAA safety regulations involving the performance area.
First aid will be available to treat minor ailments such as dehydration, minor cuts, bruises, and applications of emergency medications (such as Epi-pens). On-site medical personnel will stabilize and coordinate transportation to higher level of care for all other injuries and illnesses.