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General Admission

When is the Reunion and what time does it start?
The Gathering of Warbirds Reunion is on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Gates open at 7:00am.

Where is the show happening?
The Reunion will be held at Madera Municipal Airport, Madera, Calfornia, located next to Highway 99 at Avenue 17. Click here to open Google Maps.

How much is parking?
Parking is free, however to get a closer space, a small fee will be charged. There is a large dirt parking lot next to the airport, on the southeast side of Airport Drive. You can also park on Airport Drive. Please respect handicap spaces, as well as any barriers and road cones that may be set up to section off parking and direct traffic around the airport.

Do I have to buy my tickets ahead of time or can I pay at the gate?
General admission tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

How much does it cost to get into the flyin and car show?
General Admission is $10, and children 12 and under get in free.

Can I pay for tickets with a credit card?
Yes. We will accept credit cards at the gate. If you prefer to purchase your ticket online, click here or click the 'Tickets' link at the top of the page.

Is there an ATM at the airport?
If you need cash when you arrive, there is an ATM at the gas station on the corner of Avenue 17 and Airport Drive.

What kind of planes will be there?
Various fighters, bombers, and trainers from World War II will be on display.

Will there be food and beverage vendors at the event?

Can I bring food and beverages?
Yes, you are allowed to bring food and beverages for the event. However, alcohol is prohibited.

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Car Show

How much does it cost to enter a vehicle in the car show?
The fee to enter the car show is $25 if you pre-register, or $30 if you register at the gate.

How do I pre-register my vehicle for the car show?
Click here to download our Car Show Entry form. You can pre-register for the car show by mailing entry fee and completed form to the address listed below. Please include the following information:

  1. Your name, address, and phone number
  2. Vehicle description, including make, model, and year, vehicle class (see classes listed below)
  3. Check for $25.00, per vehicle
Please make checks out to: Gathering of Warbirds Reunion, Inc.

Send Car Show Registration and Fees to:
Arnie Schweer
c/o Car Show
PO Box 774
Chowchilla, CA 93610

What are the car show classes?

  1. Motorcycle
  2. Import
  3. Corvette
  4. Pickups / Van
  5. Chevrolet: Pre-1955
  6. Chevrolet: 1955-1960
  7. Chevrolet: 1961-Present
  8. Convertible
  9. Camaro: 1967-1981
  10. Camaro: 1982-Present
  11. Ford: Pre-1955
  12. Ford: 1961-Present
  13. Mustang: Pre-1978
  14. Mustang: 1979-Present
  15. Street Rod / Hot Rod
  16. Mopar: Pre-1970
  17. Mopar: 1971-Present
  18. T-Bucket
  19. Lowrider
  20. Other

Where do I park my car show vehicle?
Pull up at the main gate at the end of Airport Drive. The gate is located next to the parking lot for the adminstration building / pilot's lounge. We will check you in, and direct you where to park.

I have a vehicle in the car show. What time should I arrive?
You can arrive as early as 7:00am, when the gates open.

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I want to be a vendor. Who should I contact for more information?
Please contact Arnie Schweer at (559) 816-8461.

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I have a Warbird and would like to fly in for the event. Who should I contact for more information?
Please contact Arnie Schweer at (559) 816-8461.

Will the airport be open to private pilots, during the Event?
Yes, the airport will remain open at all times.

May we fly our private plane in for the event?
Yes. We welcome everyone to the event. If you fly in, please park at the north end of the tarmac, north of the fuel island, away from the Warbirds and classic cars on display. And please stop by the main entrance to buy a ticket for the event. The main entrance and tickets area is located next to the pilot's lounge / administration building.