• "Need For Speed" Weekend: A Family Festival of Fast!

"Need For Speed" Weekend: A Family Festival of Fast!

Saturday, August 3, 2013 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Community Event / Festival
Family Activity
Special Event
East Parking Lot

Saturday August 3 & Sunday August 4

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Museum of Flight is once again your front-row seat to Seattle's annual exciting weekend of sleek jets and roaring engines! As part of this year's Seafair festivities, we're once again providing an entire "Need for Speed" weekend with historic aircraft, fast cars, speedboats, and entertainment between the takeoffs and landings of the Patriots Stunt Team's L-39 Aircraft.

This year's event will involve even more activities, programs, and displays for visitors of all ages, so please check back often for updates!

This event is free for Museum of Flight members and is free with daily admission to the Museum of Flight.

Aircraft (participants include Patriot Jet #7)

Fast Cars (30 high performance cars provided by NW Motive)

Giant Bouncy Toys

Visit the K1 Speed Go-Kart booth to ENTER TO WIN a Family 4-pack of racing!

Programs & Book Signings by Mach 3 Blackbird pilot Brian Shul (3 p.m. Program) and Navy Top Gun instructor Dave Baranek (Noon Program)

McCormick & Schmick's Food Stands & Beer Garden

Live music: The Sonny Byers Band (Saturday), Two Scoops (Saturday and Sunday), The Georgetown Orbits (Sunday)

Display Booths (RC Cars, Go Cart Display, Build & Race a sailboat)

Airpark Activities (Pedal Plane Races)

Air Show 1:20-2:30