top canadian airshows to attend in 2022

Spending time together at a family outing while doing an enjoyable activity is always fun. But, keeping everyone happy and entertained can sometimes be challenging. If you are looking for a mix of experiences with every single family member wide eyed with amazement, an airshow is perfect for a great day out! Here are some of the top Canadian airshows you won’t want to miss this year.

July 16-17, 2022: Cold Lake Air Show

The Cold Lake Air Show, will feature several performers, including the USAF F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team. The theme of the 2022 airshow is to honor all of the frontline heroes that have served faithfully. This Alberta show includes a parachuting team too, beer garden and kids’ section.

August 5-7, 2022: Abbotsford International Airshow

The Abbotsford International Airshow is celebrating its 60th anniversary! Grab the family, put on a little sunscreen, and head to one of the largest airshows in Canada happening from August 5-7 including the CF Snowbirds as one of the headlining acts.

August 27-28, 2022: Atlantic Canada International Air Show

After a two-year hiatus, Air Show Atlantic is once again delighting onlookers with aerobatics. Head to Delbert, Nova Scotia, on August 27 and 28 to view popular air teams perform jaw-dropping feats. This year, folks can either walk through the many air displays or enjoy driving through the fairgrounds in their vehicle for a socially-distanced option.

September 3-5, 2022: Canadian International Air Show (CIAS 22)

The Canadian International Air Show in Toronto takes place over Lake Ontario, adding an extra element of beauty and excitement for onlookers. This show also offers unique opportunities, such as meet and greets with the performers and a narration that you can live stream from your device. The famous Canadian Forces Snowbirds are also making an appearance, so save the dates of September 3-5 to attend.

September 9-11, 2022: Airshow London SkyDrive

Airshow London is excited to present SKYDRIVE 2022, being held on September 9, 10, 11 as a drive-in event with new Park & Play features including static display, vendors, food trucks, merchandise sales and more! Think ‘drive-in movie’, but drive-in air show instead. Guests are provided individually marked parking sites and may use their designated area to enjoy the show “tail-gate” style. Fans are encouraged to bring their portable radios, food, non-alcoholic beverages, chairs, and their whole family for an epic event with a spectacular display of aviation power in the air and on the ground. Don’t miss the CF Snowbirds, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, CF-18 Hornet Demo and more!

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