Sacramento County will present the 12th annual California Capital Airshow Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10 at Mather Airport. This year’s event features the Patriots Jet Team as its headlining act. The six-jet, precision demonstration team features pilots who were formerly part of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds.
Audiences of all ages can enjoy the California Capital Airshow, which illuminates a century of American aviation and ingenuity with miles of aircraft, from civilian and military jet performances. In addition to the Patriots Jet team, the show will feature U.S. Navy F-18 tactical demonstrations, U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight starring the A-10 Thunderbolt II, world-class aerobatics, barnstorming, warbirds and much more.
On the ground, the Airshow will feature aircraft displays for attendees to explore, opportunities to interact with pilots and crewmembers and experience attractions and interactive educational exhibits designed to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Gates open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with flying performances from noon – 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. General admission tickets can be purchased online
and start at $35 for one adult AND up to four children (age 15 & under).