About half the field is expected to fly Thursday night and Friday morning for practice and everyone should be ready for the first competitive flight on Friday evening. I enjoy the flight area and we have a lot of friends there. Battle Creek half-marathon 9:30 a. In order to use RunSignup, your browser must accept cookies. They will be the first skydiving team to appear in Battle Creek in 19 years.
Battle Creek is a good place to go on the Fourth of July. Fireworks rain date July 1 11 p. Other cities in Michigan have annual festivals like Tulip Time in Holland, Cherry Festival in Traverse City and the National Trout Festival in Kalkaska so there is no reason balloons and airplanes won't be over Battle Creek for years, she said. Most of the military planes will remain, joined by some different civilian acts for the Fast and Furious Air Show on July 3 and July 4 and will include the Twilight and Night Air Show on July 3. On Saturday hundreds of runners will wind through the airport and city streets for the Battle Creek Half Marathon and 5K Race.
They might be on the south side of Battle Creek or the north side of Battle Creek but we will stay outside of town in the mornings. Twilight air show 10 p. Ride tickets must be purchased separately. A day just for Kids? Details will be emailed out closer to the event. Kalamazoo Kids is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on the site, in the newsletter or on Facebook. Great Lakes Timber Show 8:15 p. Make sure you get them at the discount price! Concert: River Road Trio 10:30 p.
Field of Flight passes are good for any day during the festival. . Contact Trace Christenson at 269-966-0685 or tchrist battlecreekenquirer. Great Lakes Timber Show 7 p. Run the grounds then go back to enjoy all that the festival has to offer! All evening flights will be into or out of W. This information such as times and locations is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. Kellogg Airport with a free day and ends at night July 4th with the second of two fireworks displays.
Great Lakes Timber Show 8:45 p. Balloon launch or fly-in 7:30 p. Jeff Pestun of Zeeland, and formerly of Battle Creek, will return and try to repeat as champion. Still working out details and the acts. Nationals in 2017 and is preparing to fly there again and at the Women's Worlds after Battle Creek.
Air show: Warbird Salute 3 p. The field includes national and world championship competitors like Bill Baker of Tyler, Texas, Brandon Bloom of Indianola, Iowa, and three father and son competitors including Joe Heartsill and his son, and Rhett, the current world hot air balloon champion, both from San Angelo, Texas. Concert: Brenda Loomis Band 9:15 p. Carnival opens 5 to 7 p. Concert: Claudia Hoyser Band 9 p.
Check out the Field of Flight website for more information and daily schedules. All half marathon registrations include a t-shirt, a finisher's medal, a parking pass and 2 tickets for entry to the Field of Flight. The show will be held in Battle Creek, Michigan, from July 3rd-7th 2019. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Carnival opens 3 to 5:30 p. Post navigation This is Flight is one of the most extensive and fastest-growing airshow websites in the world.
Kellogg Airport but morning flights will be across the Battle Creek and Calhoun County area. Details will be emailed out closer to the event. Balloon launch or fly-in 7:15 p. She was rookie of the year and top female pilot at the U. Whenever possible, we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. You can find instructions at. Balloon launch or fly-in, Great Lakes Timber Show 7:45 p.
We have quite a lineup assembled, but are awaiting official signings before announcing the lineup. Great Lakes Timber Show 7 p. More than 13 balloon launches and two after-dark balloon glows are scheduled along with four days of airshows including a twilight show, motorcycle stunts, ax throwing and chainsaw cutting, half-mile head to head auto racing and live music. Clinger said other pilots will be in Battle Creek not only to compete in that event but also for other championships like the United States Women's National Hot Air Balloon Championship in Wisconsin, The Women's World Hot Air Balloon Championship in Poland and the Junior World Hot Air Balloon Championship in Austria. He will be working with event director Jim Birk of McAllen, Texas, and a full operations staff to prepare the tasks for the pilots.