Kids' Air Fair

Let your kids paint a plane!

Hands on fun for all!

Get up close to aircraft

Open aircraft cockpits

Learn how to fly!

Join the fun at the Hiller Aviation Museum's annual summer celebration of flight!  Local aviation and public safety professionals bring their aircraft and vehicles to the Museum for a special show-and-tell session, while the museum opens the doors of many of its most popular aircraft!  Kid-friendly activities abound, including balsa glider construction, paint-a-plane, paper helicopter construction and so much more!


Kids' Air Fair Participants

Emergency Service Vehicles*

  • Redwood City Fire Engine
  • San Mateo County Sheriff Patrol Car
  • California Highway Patrol Car

* Emergency Service participation is subject to change

Food Truck and Hot Dog vendor

Kids' Activities

  • Paint-A-Plane
  • Open Cockpits (747, HU-16 Albatross, L-39 Jet, Scorpion Helicopter, Aero Commander)
  • Exhibit Scavenger Hunt
  • Glider Construction Station
  • Whirly-Twirly Construction Station
  • Penguin Build-a-plane
  • Obstacle Course Bounce House
  • San Mateo County Library Van
  • Drone Plex Flight Simulation
  • And More!


  • Charger - Experimental Bi-Plane
  • San Carlos Flight Center Cessna 172
  • Aero Commander 500U
  • BD-5 mini plane
  • Vahana Urban Air Mobility aircraft
  • US Coast Guard Helicopter (subject to availability)

Get your tickets

This Event is included with museum admission.
Museum Members are Free. Just show your membership at the door.

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