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Tag: Freedom Fair

July
4th

Perfect weather, fast planes and corn dogs at Freedom Fair

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An F-18 closes the air show just moments ago at Freedom Fair.

There’s still plenty of time to make it down here to enjoy perfect temperatures, deep fried candy bars and plenty of people watching.

The fireworks show begins at 10:10 tonight.

The highlight of the show was the F-22 stealth fighter. It had a long segment today including some wing to wing flying with a WWII warbird.

There’s plenty to eat, drink, hear and see here. Don’t forget sunscreen. Do forget the dog.

July
4th

Going to Freedom Fair today? Here are highlights and tips

The party that Tacoma throws for itself every Fourth of July –
Freedom Fair - begins in a few hours along Ruston Way.

Here are some highlights and tips:

Freedom Fair opens at 10 a.m.

Today’s airshow begins at 1:30 p.m. but most of the jets performing in the show will make a practice run starting at 11 a.m. Go early and you’ll have two airshows in one day.

A highlight of the show, the F-22 Raptor, has already been making practice runs this week over the bay. The highly maneuverable Air Force stealth fighter

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