Skyfest 2013 Schedule Released! - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Skyfest 2013 Schedule Released!

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FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. - Fairchild Air Force Base will host Skyfest 2013 the weekend of May 18-19, concurring with Lilac Week.

"We are excited to have Skyfest this year as the Lilac Festival celebrates 75 years of honoring the community and service members," said Col. Brian Newberry, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander. "The late 90s was the last time we combined the Lilac Festival with our air show. We are happy that May's Skyfest will be a salute back to the community for 70 years of remarkable partnership."
The U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron, Thunderbirds, is headlining the event.
"We are thrilled to have the U.S. Air Force's best to show how we fly, fight and win daily," said Newberry.

The Thunderbirds perform precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the capabilities of Air Force high-performance aircraft to people throughout the world.

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