Field Trips: Flying Circus and Hot Air Balloon Festival
October 3 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Please join us for an exciting day at the Flying Circus Air Show and Hot Air Balloon Festival. The Flying Circus is the longest running air show in the state of Virginia featuring antique airplanes, hot air balloons, formation flying, aerobatics and wing walking.
When: Saturday, October 3, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Rain Date – Sunday, October 4, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
** Rescheduled from August 15 & 16 2020 by the event host, Flying Circus ***
The hot air balloon launch occurs twice daily between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. and between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The airshow runs from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., members can photograph the antique planes, meet with other members, or have lunch. Once ticketed, re-entry is permitted.
Where: Flying Circus Aerodrome, 5114 Ritchie Road, Bealeton, Virginia
The Flying Circus is located 14 miles southeast of Warrenton, Virginia, and 22 miles northwest of Fredericksburg, Virginia. It is off of Route 17.
Camera with tripod
Wide angle, telephoto, and standard lenses
Polarizers and neutral density filters
The Flying Circus website can be found at /https:/flyingcircusairshow.com/
Cancellations due to inclement weather will be posted on the scrolling banner of the website.
The admission fee is $15.
Shady areas might be limited so be prepared with a hat and sunscreen.
Food and beverages are available onsite, and outside food and drink are permitted.
Restrooms are available.
Please carpool with only family members or those within your extended
“bubble,” wear masks when deemed appropriate, and ensure that you
remain six feet away from other visitors.
We hope that you can join us!
Tammy Tideswell and Steven Glintz
Field Trip Coordinators 2020-2021
* Photographs of the Flying Circus compliments of NVPS member Kevin Egan.