Wings & Wheels - Tacoma Freedom Fair


Wings & Wheels Sponsors

Gig Harbor Wings & Wheels

Wings & Wheels will be back for a fifth year in 2015 on the Gig Harbor side of the Narrows Bridge, at the Tacoma Narrows Airport.

It's an aviation event with a car show - featuring bi-plane rides, amazing cars and aircraft, live music and the Smoke 'N' Thunder Jet Dragster making a 300 mph run down the runway, plus three hours of aerial demonstrations and displays, featuring warbirds and aerobatic airplanes.

Aircraft will FLY-IN and be on static display. You'll thrill to the roar of the engines as some fly over and you'll have the opportunity to see beautiful aircraft up close. Vendors, military displays, and entertainment will be going on throughout the day.


  • Adults 18 and older: $15
  • Seniors and Military ID card holders: $10
  • Kids 6 to 17: $5
  • Kids 5 and Under: FREE

Due to the limited access to the Narrows Airport, airport parking will only be available for those who have purchased their tickets online in advance of the event. Day-of-event ticket purchasers should go to designated parking lots off-site and ride the bus in. Satellite parking will be available at St. Anthony's Medical Building parking lot (4700 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335, click for map), across the street from Uptown, with shuttle busses running to the event every 15 minutes. VIP parking at the airport will be available for advance ticket purchasers for an extra charge.

Tickets available are limited. Buy your online tickets early to be sure you don't miss out!

  • Airplane Fly-bys
  • Meet the Pilots
  • Airplane Rides
  • Displays
  • Car Show
  • Hot Rods
  • Food Booths
  • Military Display
  • Beer Garden
  • Stearman Bi-plane
  • T-6 Texan
  • T-33
  • P-51 Mustang
  • Extra 300
  • PV2 Harpoon "Attu Warrior"
  • Other assorted vintage aircraft & warbirds
  • Car Show
  • Race Cars
  • Hot Rods
  • Jet Dragster
  • Special Interest Cars

Smoke N Thunder

Don't miss the Smoke-N-Thunder jet car!

View the Smoke-N-Thunder at the Wings & Wheels event where they will race down the runway at the airport at 300 mph!

Can it get more AWESOME?!!

Find out more about this vehicle at their website:

Aircraft scheduled to appear

  • Ace Maker T-33 Shooting Star piloted by Greg Colyer
  • Jacquie B. Warda in the Extra 300
  • Vicky Benzing Aerosports flying the Stearman
  • Renny Price Sukhoi SU-29
  • Dan Vance flying P-51 Speedball Alice
  • T-6 Texan flown by Bud Granley

Photos from the 2011 Wings & Wheels

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If you'd like to participate in Wings & Wheels with your car then fill out and return the PDF form. Entry will be limited to the first 250 vehicles to register. Download participant information and registration form (PDF).

Event Participant Arrival Instructions
Arrival is at 8:00 a.m. from 26th Ave. NW to the G gate by Helitrax. Car show vehicles should gather in the lot at the north end of the airport to be checked in and positioned for a parade to the display location in the center of the event.

Event Sponsors

Harmon Brewing Co.     University Place Refuse and Recycling     Sterling Bank Home Loans

Maingate Promos Patriots Landing Rapture Massage and Bodyworks

Goldmine Coins & Relics University Place Refuse and Recycling

Tacoma Events Commission      Maingate Promos      Pierce County

Wings & Wheels is part of the 2015 Tacoma Freedom Fair, organized by the non-profit Tacoma Events Commission.

Best Western - Tacoma Dome Hotel

The Best Western Tacoma Dome Hotel is the preferred hotel sponsor of Wings & Wheels . This is the headquarters hotel for our air show stars. We encourage anyone visiting Tacoma and Gig Harbor during the 4th of July holiday week to stay in one of their peaceful rooms, they're comfortable and close to all of Pierce County's attractions.