See the Abbotsford International Airshow as a VIP with 3 of your friends (CONTEST)

Jul 14 2017, 6:27 am

The long-awaited Abbotsford International Airshow is almost here.

That’s right. It’s one of the world’s best airshows and it’s taking place right here in BC from August 11 to 13 at Abbotsford International Airport.

And this year the three-day event is set to be even more spectacular than ever before. The thrilling show will be celebrating its 55th year and of course, Canada’s 150th birthday – and features for the first time the Brew North Strong Craft Beer Festival.

This means you’ll be able to see an epic lineup of performers including F-35 Lightning Strike Fighters from the Royal Netherlands Air Force, the USAF F-35 Heritage Flight will take to the skies, along with Canada’s Red Bull Air Racer – Pete McLeod, a de Havilland Vampire Jet and in True North Strong fashion, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and #Canada150 CF-18 Hornet.

The Brew North Strong Craft Beer Festival is the perfect mixture of craft and aircraft – not only will you get to enjoy the buzz of the airshow overhead, experience the many food trucks, entertainment, and aviation-related displays on the grounds. Buy an Airshow ticket + Buy a Beer Fest upgrade = Enjoy!

To celebrate, Daily Hive has partnered up with the Abbotsford International Airshow and the Brew North Strong Craft Beer Festival to give one lucky reader the chance to win four VIP tickets to the epic Twilight show on Friday, August 11. These tickets also include access to the Brew North Strong Craft Beer Festival, with the total value of the prize listed at approximately $700.

The first day of programming on August 11 begins with a Twilight Show where you’ll see the CF Snowbirds, the CF-18 Hornet, the AeroShell Aerobatic Team, the F-35 Heritage Flight, and the FA-18 Super Hornet Demo flighting high, followed by a fireworks finale show.

On August 12 and 13, you’ll be able to see full-day shows featuring many of the performers above, plus a magnetic performance from the Canadian Army SkyHawks Parachute Team.

For a full schedule of events, visit Abbotsford International Airshow online.


Enter for your chance to win four VIP tickets to the Abbotsford International Airshow on Friday, August 11. Tickets also include access to the Brew North Strong Craft Beer Festival (total value of the prize approximately $700).


To enter to win four VIP tickets to the Abbotsford International Airshow, do at least one of the following:

  1. Follow Abbotsford International Airshow on Facebook – @AbbotsfordAirshow and leave a comment below telling us once you have (1 entry)
  2. Tweet the following and comment below once you have (1 entry):
  • Win 4 VIP tickets to see @AbbyAirshow in #Vancouver via @VancityBuzz RT to enter!
  1. Leave a comment below telling us who your favourite performer is (1 entry)

Contest entries will be accepted from the time and date of publishing until 11:59 pm on August 11, 2017. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they used to enter.

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Abbotsford International Airshow 2017

Featuring the Brew North Strong Craft Beer Festival

When: August 11 to 13
Where: Abbotsford International Airport YXX
Price: $26.25 adult single day pass | $42 adult weekend pass – Tickets available online

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