Rose City Airfest in Tyler, Texas promises an unforgettable experience for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. By attending the Rose City Airfest, you support CampV, a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of East Texas Veterans, Military Personnel, and their families.

Countdown to Rose City Airfest, October 5, 2024








Tickets go on sale

July 30, 2024

October 5, 2024

10:00 am – Gates Open

3:00 pm – Airshow Begins


Rose City Airfest in conjunction with TISD, pilots, jump teams, crews and local businesses is introducing an exciting new STEM program! The STEM program will be a day full of hands on and interactive learning for local high school students. We are proud to introduce and help foster a love of STEM through an aviation-based event.

Boogie Woogie at the Hanger

Upgrade your ticket to include an evening full of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Have the honor to meet a WWII D-Day survivor, a 6-year POW survivor, and other Veterans being honored at this exclusive Friday evening 1940’s themed event. Meet and greet with the show’s pilots and crew, while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and light cocktails in a private hangar at the Tyler Pounds Regional Airport. Tickets are limited. CLICK HERE to purchase.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Can I Purchase Tickets?

Click The Red (PURCHASE TICKETS) Button On The Top Of The Page

How Much Are Tickets?

Adult General Admission is $35 pre-purchased/$40 day of event
Child General Admission Ticket (6-12 yrs old)-$5
Children (5 & Under)-Free
Reserve seating ticket is $60 online before event, $65 day of event
VIP Seating-$150

Can I purchase a ride ?

Yes, there will be several aircraft offering rides. Just click the purchase a ride button to schedule a ride.

What Time Do The Gates Open?

Gates Will Open At 3:00pm CST

Where is Parking?

All General Ticket Parking opens at 1:00pm and will be located at 2535 Dixie Dr, Tyler, TX 75704 

Where Is Handicap Parking?

Handicap Parking Opens at 1:00pm and Will Be Available at 961 Dixie Dr. for Vehicles Displaying A Handicap Plaque Or License Plate
Shuttle Service will be provided to and from the event entrance.  All shuttles are ADA compatible.

Is Smoking Allowed?

Absolutely “NO SMOKING” on the airshow ramp or spectator area, this includes E-cigarettes.
Smoking is allowed outside spectator gates and the parking lots.

What Are The Prohibited Items?

No Firearms or Weapons Of Any Kind
No outside food or drink
No ladders or step stools
No Drones
No cans, glass or alcohol may be carried in or out of the event
No cooking equipment
No bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, Heelys or inline skates.

Can I Bring An Umbrella?

Personal Umbrellas up to 34 inches Are Allowed
No Patio umbrellas, Portable Awnings Or Tents Are Allowed

Are Pets Allowed?

No pets Are Allowed With The Exception Of Service Animals

Are Coolers Allowed?

No coolers or loose ice of any kind allowed through the gates.

Are Wheelchairs Allowed?

Yes, Wheelchairs, Scooters, and Other Mobility Devices Are Authorized For Those That Are Physically Challenged.

Are Strollers Allowed?

Yes, Baby Strollers And Non-Motorized Wagons (Pull Wagons) Are Allowed

What Are The Media Requirements?

*ALL COMMERCIAL AND MEDIA PHOTOGRAPHERS MUST REGISTER WITH THE AIRSHOW PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE – If you do not receive approval in an email from the Media Director, you are not considered Commercial and/or Media Photographer. Visit this link to fill out the official form for request:>

Are Cameras Allowed?

Personal Photography And Video is Allowed. For Public Media Guidlines, Please Read The Media Requirements.

What Items Should I Bring?

The Following Is A List Of Recommended Items:
Life-Saving Medicines
Formula bottles for young infants
Lawn Chairs

Will There Be Food And Water Available?

Yes, Concession stands will feature a wide variety of food and beverage options for your enjoyment and convenience. 

What Happens If The Event Gets Cancelled Due To Weather?

All sales are final, no refunds will be issued. All proceeds become a donation and will go to benefit CampV and your local Veterans.

Will air travel be affected the day of the airshow?

No, all air traffic at Tyler Pounds Airport will operate as normal.