|Country music star (an EAA member) Aaron Tippin takes the Main Plaza Stage at Phillips 66 Plaza on Wednesday.
July 11, 2013 - This year's evening entertainment at The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration includes many unique and exciting musical acts, a Disney's Planes special preview screening on a five-story outdoor screen, two night air shows including fireworks, a flying car flight demonstration, and more that will keep the Oshkosh energy alive after the sun goes down.
Each day and night there are numerous family-friendly activities and sights to see at AirVenture. Purchase tickets in advance or purchase at the gate when you arrive.
Here is a list of the week's nighttime entertainment:
Sunday, July 28
Monday, July 29
The legendary band Chicago, presented by Ford Motor Company, headlines at the Main Plaza Stage on Phillips 66 Plaza - 7 p.m.
- EAA Fly-In Theater presents Iron Man 2, introduced by Yves "Jetman" Rossy - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 30
Vic Ferrari rocks the Main Plaza Stage on Phillips 66 Plaza - 6:30 p.m.
- Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut who became a YouTube sensation, headlines Space Night at Theater in the Woods - 8 p.m.
- EAA Fly-In Theater presents Skyfall - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31
Country music takes the Main Plaza Stage with Chasin Mason and special guest Aaron Tippin on Phillips 66 Plaza - 6:30 p.m.
- Terrafugia Transition roadable aircraft flight demonstration - 7:30 p.m.
- Rockwell Collins Night Air Show and Fireworks display - 8 p.m.
- Astronaut David Knight who played a key role in the Space Shuttle Endeavour presents "Bringing the Space Shuttle West" at Theater in the Woods - 8 p.m.
- EAA Fly-In Theater presents The Terminal - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 1
Dueling Pianos duke it out at the Main Plaza Stage on Phillips 66 Plaza stage - 6:30 p.m.
- Yves "Jetman" Rossy, the world's first jet-powered man, appears at the Theater in the Woods - 8 p.m.
- EAA Fly-In Theater presents The Avengers - 8:30 p.m.
Friday, August 2 - Salute to Veterans Day
- Welcome Home Celebration for Vietnam veterans aboard the American Airlines Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight returning from Washington, D.C., at Phillips 66 Plaza. Features a welcome home performance by Tony Orlando - 6:30 p.m.
- College Mixer - students, colleges, and employees mingle at College Park in the Education Interactive Zone - 6:30 p.m.
- Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band, sponsored by EAA Warbirds of America and the Disabled American Veterans, will take the Main Plaza Stage on Phillips 66 Plaza - 7 p.m.
- David Hartman interviews Medal of Honor recipient Maj. Gen. Patrick Brady, helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, at Theater in the Woods - 8 p.m.
- EAA Fly-In Theater presents special preview screening of Disney's Planes - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 3
Da BLOOZE Bros hit the Main Plaza Stage on Phillips 66 Plaza - 6:30 p.m.
- Rockwell Collins Night Air Show and Fireworks - 8 p.m.
- EAA Fly-In Theater presents Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines - 9:30 p.m.
The EAA Fly-In Theater is presented by Ford Motor Company. The Main Plaza Stage is presented by Ford, Pratt & Whitney Canada, and American Airlines. The night air shows are sponsored by Rockwell Collins. Theater in the Woods is supported by M&M'S.