The Crossroads of America Council opened public ticket sales for the Crossroads Air Show, scheduled for October 28-29, 2023, at the Indianapolis Regional Airport in Greenfield, Indiana. Parking and admissions tickets can be purchased online and funds from the Crossroad Air Show will support Scouting in Central Indiana, providing character development programs, camps, training and more for over 16,000 young people. Additional youth-serving beneficiaries include Riley Children’s Foundation to support life-changing care at Riley Children’s Health and Catch the Stars Foundation for its fitness, literacy and mentoring programs.
“The Crossroads Air Show will celebrate aviation and the U.S. Navy while bringing the community together in a captivating and exciting way,” said Scout Executive/President & CEO of the Crossroads of America Council and Air Show Producer, Joe Wiltrout. “With the launch of public ticket sales, our dedicated team is one step closer to creating memories for families and attendees that will last a lifetime. We encourage everyone to get their tickets today as this event will be one for the history books and you won’t want to miss it!”
Single-day admission ticket pricing ranges from $10 for general admission to $1,600 for a table of eight at the Flight Line Club. Photo tours can be purchased as an add-on for $25. General admission is free for youth Cub Scouts. Kids five and under are also free with an adult ticket purchase.
Single-day parking passes are required to attend the Crossroads Air Show and are not included with the purchase of an admission ticket. A standard parking pass is $150, motorcycle parking is $50 and bus parking is $500. One parking pass is required per vehicle and on-site parking is required by event officials. Admission tickets and parking passes can be purchased here.
“The Crossroads Air Show will provide family-friendly entertainment, drawing visitors from across Indiana and beyond to our home of Greenfield, Indiana,” said Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell. “Not only will we be able to showcase the very best our city has to offer to visitors from all over the Midwest and the country, but we are also greatly looking forward to this celebration of patriotism and the thrilling attractions and displays.”
The Crossroads Air Show festivities will officially begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 28 with the opening of parking lots. The air show’s overarching schedule will be the same for both event days.
Crossroads Air Show Schedule*
Saturday, October 28 – Sunday, October 29
The featured aerial performer will be the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, a renowned group of highly trained pilots who showcase the teamwork and professionalism of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps through flight demonstrations and community outreach. Additional performers, who will demonstrate world-class civilian aerobatics, include:
“Spanish Lady” T-6G Texan
In addition to performances, statics and exhibits will be set up for attendees to visit throughout the duration of the air show. These will include the following aircrafts, in addition to interactive tents, a Kid Zone, booths and more:
Finally, the Crossroads Air Show wouldn’t be possible without the event co-chairs. The co-chairs are Keith Berlen, Senior Director of Operations and Public Safety of the Indianapolis Airport Authority; Ashley Gomez, Chief Pilot of Republic Airways; Charlie Hiltunen, CEO of The Third House Advocacy Group and President and Chief Development Officer of Sextons Creek Productions; Jeff Mittman, President and CEO of Bosma Enterprises; and Shannon Williams, Executive Vice President of The Mind Trust.
“Many of the event activities will be focused on promoting interest in the fields of aviation and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM),” said Crossroads Air Show Co-Chair, Charlie Hiltunen. “The Crossroads Air Show is bringing together experts who will provide hands-on experiences to families and youth interested in learning more about aviation and STEM.”
As event co-chairs, Hiltunen, Mittman, Gomez, Williams and Berlen will provide overarching guidance to the Crossroads Air Show, in partnership with Crossroads leadership. This includes working with vendors, collaborators and sponsors to maximize the economic and charitable impact of the multi-day event.
For more information about Crossroads Air Show, please visit CrossroadsAirShow.com.