Wheels & Wings Festival and Auction

12sep9:00 am3:00 pmWheels & Wings Festival and AuctionKick off to the Vail Automotive Classic

Event Details

The Vail Automotive Classic kicks off the weekend with the ever popular Wheels & Wings Festival, at the Vail Valley Jet Center, showcasing hundreds of cars, airplanes, aircraft, and motorcycles, an Auto Auction plus, an opening ceremony hang glider show and two spectacular aerobatics shows with a VIP viewing area/tent.

Throughout the day car enthusiasts, spectators, and families may also enjoy photo opps, airplane rides, food from a variety of vendors, car dealer booths, as well as an entire aircraft Hangar filled with kids activities and displays. Aviation booths from local aviation schools and charter companies are also on hand for those interested in learning more about life in the sky.


9:00 am ~ Event gates open to public
         The first 100 entrants will receive a free commemorative event poster.
9:56 am ~ Opening Ceremony Hang Glider Show
10:00 am ~ First Aerobatics Show
10:30 am – 1:00/1:30 pm ~ Auto Auction in Hangar #3
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  ~ Second Aerobatics Show
2:00 pm- 2:45 pm ~ Car Show Awards Ceremony
3:00 pm ~ Event ends/car load out


  • Over 200 vehicles on display with 22 different vehicle classes (judged and display only).
  • More than 40 aircraft on display including single engine pistons, jets and war birds.
  • More than 30 motorcycles on display.
  • Opening Ceremony with Hang Glider Show
  • Two aerobatics shows featuring Gary Rower from Rower Airshows and Buck Roetman from Wild Horse Aviation.
  • War Bird Flyovers
  • Kids Activity Hangar.
  • All inclusive VIP Tent & Aerobatics Show Viewing Area. For tickets click here.
  • Auto Auction with as many as 100 cars to be auctioned …select auction items benefit local non-profit
  • Car Dealer Displays
  • Jet Fighter Display and photo opportunity. Experience the cockpit of a real fighter jet and capture the moment in a photo.
  • The Commemorative Air Force’s TBM Avenger and Piper Cub available for rides throughout the day. Experiences last approximately 30 minutes. Call 970.524.7700 for pricing and details.   
  • Aviation Booths
  • Helicopter Rides
  • NASCAR Simulators
  • Variety of Food Vendors

Purchase tickets HERE



(Saturday) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm MST


Vail Valley Jet Center

871 Cooley Mesa Rd, Gypsum, CO 81637

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