Great Balls of Fire! The California Capital Airshow Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Region’s First Night Show

Airshow After Dark Kicks Off the Festivities Friday, October 2 with Jets, Pyrotechnics, Music and More!

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--()--It’s been 10 years and it is time to celebrate…with a BANG! The California Capital Airshow (CCA), presented by Sacramento County in partnership with the City of Rancho Cordova, announced today the addition of the Airshow After Dark Friday, October 2. The hottest ticket in town goes on sale next week! A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase and Airshow Insiders have the opportunity to buy them FIRST!

Discounted tickets will go on sale to Airshow Insiders only on Thursday, August 27 at Noon PDT. To be an Airshow Insider sign up at www.calforniacapitalairshow.com. Remaining Airshow After Dark tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, August 28 at Noon PDT via the Airshow website. Tickets are expected to sell out fast!

“We’re excited to kick-off our 10th anniversary with Airshow After Dark, an exclusive nighttime Airshow,” said Darcy Brewer, executive director of the California Capital Airshow. “As the sun sets on Friday, October 2, the skies over Mather Airport will ignite with a feast for the senses as thrilling jets and aerobatic performers light up the sky with streaming flares, showers of colorful bursts from their wings and thundering pyrotechnics. These phenomenal performances will be skillfully choreographed to awesome concert quality music with a fiery grand finale – it’s nothing like the Sacramento region has ever seen or heard before!”

Gates open at Mather Airport for the California Capital Airshow After Dark at 4:30 p.m. PDT. Flying promptly begins at 5:30 p.m. PDT with a farm-to-fork dinner being served throughout the evening. Attendees can look forward to performances by the world-famous Canadian Forces Snowbirds, local favorite Julie Clark, Gene Soucy’s ‘Fireflight’, Matt Younkin’s ‘Magic by Moonlight’ taking place after the sun sets, and a ‘Big Rig Salute’ dedicated to first responders. A wall of fire and mesmerizing fireworks will conclude this unforgettable evening. For more information visit http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/airshow-after-dark/.

The action doesn’t stop there – don’t miss the fun on October 3 and 4 as THREE military jet demonstration teams roar across the skies of Sacramento! Rockin’ the runway at this year’s daytime Show are the spine-tingling USAF Thunderbirds, Canadian Forces Snowbirds, and USN F-18 Super Hornet military jet demonstration teams as well as world-class aerobatics, pyrotechnics, barnstorming, and miles of entertainment, music, food and exhibits. This thrilling, family-friendly, patriotic event has something for everyone and all ages! Visit http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/lineup/performers/ for the 2015 performer line up.

The California Capital Airshow website is updated regularly with news, attraction information and more. Fans can follow the Airshow on Facebook, Twitter (@calcapairshow) and Instagram (capitalairshow). Airshow tickets are on sale now at http://www.californiacapitalairshow.com/buy-tickets/.

About California Capital Airshow

Established in 2004, the California Capital Airshow (CCA) is an exciting, family-friendly non-profit event designed to honor the Sacramento region’s rich aviation heritage and veterans. Using the power and magic of flight to inspire young people to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering, math, aviation, aeronautics or aerospace; while attracting visitors from all over the nation and beyond to discover what’s special about where we live, work and thrive. CCA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization who gives back to the community through scholarships, charitable group donations, and a wide variety of community events and exciting educational programs throughout the year. For more information, please visit www.californiacapitalairshow.com.

Contacts

California Capital Airshow
Karen Strong, 916-671-0334 cell
Karen@strongpr.com

Contacts

California Capital Airshow
Karen Strong, 916-671-0334 cell
Karen@strongpr.com