Festival of Flight 2024

Long Beach Airport’s Festival of Flight Returns on Saturday, October 19, 2024! 

Thousands of attendees are expected at the Airport’s signature annual event, which will be closing out the celebration of LGB’s 100th anniversary. The popular free event is returning with aircraft on static display, live music, activities for kids, food and beer trucks and helicopter rides for purchase. 

Festival of Flight is free and open to the public between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the west end of the airfield at 3590 East Wardlow Road. Attendees are advised to bring water, wear sensible shoes and be prepared to be outdoors, rain or shine. Coolers will not be allowed, and bags will be subject to search. Service animals will be permitted, but pets will not. 

Parking for Festival of Flight:Onsite Event Parking: 
Limited parking is located near the event entrance at the intersection of E Wardlow Rd and Globemaster Way at 3590 East Wardlow Road, Long Beach, CA. 90807.

Find our FAQs below!

Aircraft
Live Music
Food Trucks
Kids' Activities
Frequently Asked Questions
The entrance is located at on the west end of the airfield off Cherry Ave. at 3590 East Wardlow Road, Long Beach, CA. 90807. Do not put “Long Beach Airport” into your maps, or you will end up on the wrong side of the airport.  

Parking for Festival of Flight:

  • Offsite Parking: Stay tuned for updates.

Stay tuned for updates for Festival of Flight 2024!

Attendees are advised to bring water and sunscreen, wear sensible shoes and be prepared to be outdoors, rain or shine. Coolers will not be allowed, and bags will be subject to search. Items listed on the TSA prohibited items list will not be allowed into the Festival. https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/all 
Festival of Flight is a free community event; attendees do not need a ticket to enter the event.
Attendees may bring food and beverages to the event. Alcohol will not be permitted. Coolers will not be allowed, and bags will be subject to search. A variety of food trucks will be available. 
Service animals will be permitted, but pets will not. Keep in mind that the pavement on the airfield may get too hot to walk a dog safely.



 

 
For more information

562-570-2678 or lgbarpt@longbeach.gov