Events and Event Hosting

Girlfriends of the AirportGirlfriends of the Airport is a volunteer support group helping to market the airport and produce events which support the airport and the Grand Lake Area Community.

Mission: To promote the South Grand Lake Regional Airport through
Marketing and Events to benefit the Grand Lake Area Community.

Event Calendar

Napa Nite / Public Event @ South Grand Lake Airport, Hangar 12
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Wine Tasting. Heavy hors d’oeuvre. Details to follow.

War Bird Fly-in – Public Event @ South Grand Lake Regional Airport
Jul 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

War Birds will be available for public viewing at the airport prior to The Duck Creek Fly Over and Firework Show. $5 per car entry donation. Donations apply to paving airport entry road. Food, water, beverages and kid stuff will be hosted by the Girlfriends of the Airport. Request flyer or information,

Airplane Rides @ South Grand Lake Regional Airport
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Airplane Rides 2 @ South Grand Lake Airport
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hook N’ Cook Off/ Public Event @ Hook N' Cook Off
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

South Grand Lake Chamber’s 24nd annual event will include cooking teams competing for Best Fish, Hush Puppies, and Coleslaw. Tasting kits will be provided and public voting will determine the winners for each category. There will be live music, vendors and activities for kids. Chamber Info. 918-782-3214. Beverages and water hosted by The Girlfriends of the Airport.

Gateway to Grand Lake Christmas Parade / Public Event @ Christmas Parade
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm

Hosted by South Grand Lake Airport and Sponsors.
Public invited to attend. Public invited to participate with a float. 5:30 Parade line up West end of Ketchum. 6:30 Parade starts. 7:00 Ketchum High School Commons Area: Candy, Cookies, and Hot Chocolate for both Big and Little Kids. Judges Choice parade award $700.00. Additional parade trophies. Donate $1.00 for prize tickets: Big Screen and additional TV’s, Bicycles, and Gift Cards. Information on Parade and bringing a float: Art Box 918-230-4034 or June Box 918-782-1400.

Come Enjoy the Thrill of Flying.

September 29th 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


July 4: Fly-in-Event “War Birds”  The July 4, 2014 turnout of 1200 or more locals and weekenders to view the Warbirds, enjoy WW II airplane rides, food, beverage and kid stuff was beyond our expectations. Cars began arriving around 9:00 am. Come and go traffic continued until the Warbirds took off for the Duck Creek Flyover. Warbird photos

RC Jets

Photos and video from Winggate 2016



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