California Capital Airshow | MATHER AIRPORT, SACRAMENTO

SEPTEMBER 24-26, 2021

Featuring the USAF Thunderbirds & the Canadian Snowbirds!

2021 CCA Tickets On Sale to the Public!

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2021 California Capital Airshow Tickets

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LAST UPDATE: Monday, 09/20/2021 at 04:39h Pacific Time / (e)

General Admission & Drive-In Tickets are still available –
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>>> Saturday & Sunday Flight Line Club = SOLD OUT! <<<
>>> Saturday & Sunday Grandstands = SOLD OUT! <<<
>>> Saturday & Sunday Mather Club = SOLD OUT! <<<
>>> Saturday & Sunday Capital Club VIP = SOLD OUT! <<<
>>> Friday Drive-In Runway VIP = SOLD OUT <<<
>>> Friday Drive-In Premier Viewing = SOLD OUT <<<

>>> Please don’t wait to buy your tickets <<<

See Some of the BEST PILOTS in the World … Flying for YOU!

The 2021 California Capital Airshow is proud to host the United States Air Force Thunderbirds AND Canadian Forces Snowbirds, plus some of the best military and civilian aviators in the world on September 24, 25 & 26 at Sacramento County’s Mather Airport. It’s one of the most action packed airshows to date!

All CDC, State and Local Public Health guidelines in September will be followed – at this time masks are NOT required at the Airshow.

Ticket Quantities Significantly Reduced for 2021!

Please note: 2021 ticket quantities have been significantly reduced (by almost half) to provide ample space for all of our attendees. As a result, tickets are selling out quickly. At this time, Drive-In and General Admission tickets still remain. All tickets offer a great view of all the airshow action. Be sure to secure your spot before tickets sell out!

Tickets are only available for purchase online (via an Internet-connected mobile device or computer) – there will be NO on-site ticket sales. This is done to ensure minimum lines at entry gates and no crowding.

 

 

If You Have ANY Ticket Purchase Issues or Did NOT Receive Your Purchase Confirmation …

If you have any issues with your ticket purchase, please contact our ticket service provider EventSprout using their online support form: EventSprout Ticket Support. If you don’t receive your ticket confirmation email … the EventSprout link includes an online ticket retrieval tool.

All Airshow tickets can be ordered and printed on your own printer through our ticketing partner EventSprout — Avoid waiting in line! Place your order and pay online, then print your tickets on your own home or office printer at your convenience!

CCA Fun

As a 2021 California Capital Airshow (SAT & SUN) Ticket Holder You Get:

  • FREE PARKING for standard vehicles only (a $10 Value!) – New for 2021! (RVs, motorhomes, and trailer are not permitted)
  • Hours of thrills, chills, and jaw-dropping excitement in the air (Saturday & Sunday Gates are open 9am-5pm, with flying performances 12pm-4pm)
  • Incomparable views to watch the action in the sky and on the ground
  • The chance to meet and talk to pilots and aircrew of civilian and military aircraft — CCA is proud to host one of the largest ground displays of aircraft in North America
  • Miles of colorful displays, interactive exhibits and more!
  • Wide variety of food and novelty vendors, featuring local businesses and other nonprofit organizations
  • Limited ticket quantities to provide ample space for all attendees to spread out
  • Even better … You get to securely purchase your tickets from the comfort of home or work

The ONLY Place to See the Amazing Aviation Action . . . is at the Airshow, NOTHING ELSE Comes Close!

(It’s so much FUN, it’s SCARY!)

So much fun it's scary!
The most heart-pounding action takes place inside the airshow gates. Nothing else comes close! Simply put . . . you won’t see the best action from your backyard or at the side of the road. Go where the action is in MAX afterburner >>> AT THE AIRSHOW!

>>> 2021 CCA Ticket Options<<<

Our goal is to provide you with the best airshow experience possible at a range of price points. Ticket types include everything from an affordable day of aviation thrills for the whole family to a premium level air show experience. There’s something for everyone! Please scroll down and check out what’s available.


General Admission Airshow Tickets

General Admission Tickets

  • One General Admission Ticket purchase includes up to 6 Children (ages 15 & under) FREE – (a $70+ Value!)
  • FREE PARKING – NEW for 2021!
  • Ages 5 and under are FREE for General Admission Only!
  • Enjoy the flying performances in the air
  • Numerous displays and interactive exhibits along the ramp
  • Please note: Tickets are good for ONE DAY ONLY, Saturday OR Sunday (Choose the day that works best!)

General Admission Pricing

Airshow Gate “General Admission” ADULT (ages 6 and up) Airshow Weekend Price: $50
>>> Air Show Insider ONLY “General Admission” ADULT (ages 16 and up) Price: $42.50* <<<
PUBLIC “General Admission” ADULT (ages 16 and up) Price: $47.50

Please note:
Your Insider ONLY discount is automatically applied to any tickets you select during the checkout process. The prices you see in the cart are discounted prices. Just click below and select your tickets.

Discount_Buy_Button* Nominal service fees apply & limited ticket quantities.


AFTERBURNIN’ DRIVE-IN AIRSHOW
(FRIDAY ONLY!)

This year’s 2021 Airshow will feature an Afterburnin’ Drive-In Airshow on Friday, September 24th. This first-ever Drive-In Airshow will take place in what usually is our largest parking lot located on the west cargo ramp at Mather Airport. Picture a tailgate party, but with jets! Gates will open at 2 PM, and opening ceremonies will begin at 3:30 PM with jets in the air until about 7 PM. Both military jet teams and the F-35 will be flying for you, plus a few more Friday-ONLY surprises! THAT’S MORE THAN 25 MILITARY JETS IN 3 HOURS OF FLYING!

This unique event is completely different than the Saturday and Sunday show is for airshow fans looking for something wild and loud! Tickets for Friday’s Afterburnin’ Drive-In Airshow will include a parking spot and an area directly next to your vehicle to “tailgate”.

  • No grills or glass are allowed, but you are welcome to bring food and drinks, coolers, chairs and standard umbrellas (no beach umbrellas, canopies or pop-up tents, please)
  • There will NOT be access to the ground display aircraft ramp on Friday, but you will have an excellent seat for a GREAT show.
  • Drive-in tickets will be sold per car and include up to 6 people per vehicle.
  • There will be NO food and drinks available for purchase onsite – plan to bring your own food and drink by visiting one of our many restaurant partners.
  • All CDC, State and Local Public Health guidelines in September will be followed – at this time there is no mask requirement.

General Admission Drive-In Airshow Parking

This unique event is completely different than the Saturday and Sunday show is for airshow fans looking for something wild and loud!

  • One carload (up to 6 adults & kids) parked
  • Airshow narration and music through your car FM station
  • Space next to car to setup chairs and enjoy the flying performances – don’t forget to bring your own food & drinks!
  • Access to ample restrooms along the ramp
  • First come, first parked.

‘General Admission’ Drive-In Friday Pricing (Friday Only)

‘General Admission’ Drive-In Airshow Parking Airshow (Day of) Price: $125
>>> Air Show Insider ONLY General Admission Drive-In Airshow Price: $90* <<<
PUBLIC ‘General Admission’ Drive-In Airshow Price: $100*

Please note: Your Insider ONLY discount is automatically applied to any tickets you select during the checkout process. The prices you see in the cart are discounted prices, while supplies last. Just click below and select your tickets.

Discount_Buy_Button* Nominal service fees apply & limited ticket quantities.


Any Ticket Purchase Issues?

If You Have ANY Ticket Purchase Issues or Did NOT Receive Your Purchase Confirmation …

If you have any issues with your ticket purchase, please contact our ticket service provider EventSprout using their online support form: EventSprout Ticket Support. If you don’t receive your ticket confirmation email … the EventSprout link includes an online ticket retrieval tool.

All Airshow tickets can be ordered and printed on your own printer through our ticketing partner EventSprout avoid waiting in line! Place your order and pay online, then print your tickets on your own home or office printer at your convenience!

*Convenience Fees: Some ticket types include a nominal service fee. All ticket transactions and payment are processed through a industry-standard secure online interface.

Please note: All sales are final and no refunds can be offered.

Please note: Your Insider ONLY discount is automatically applied to any tickets you select during the checkout process. The prices you see in the cart are discounted prices, while supplies last. Just click below and select your tickets.

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Photo Credits: Julia Roberts, and Mark E. Loper

Please note – No Ticket Refunds
Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds on airshow tickets. Rest assured, the airshow is a rain-or-shine event. You should know that all performers have high, low and flat shows that can safely accommodate for different types of weather. There are also going to be amazing display aircraft on the ground. Aircraft (especially military) are subject to operational requirements. Aircraft and performers are subject to change without notice. If anything changes, we’ll let you know. Thank you.

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