The aircraft may be static, but our museum is not! We offer many opportunities for community and youth education and discovery. Here are Fort Worth Aviation Museum’s signature events, recurring every year.

First Flight Day Celebration – January 14, 2017

Takes place on the 2nd Saturday of January to commemorate the first powered flight in Fort Worth on January 12, 1911. Activities include presentations and activities for young and old at First Flight Park in Fort Worth in the morning, followed by the Wings Award presentation and reception in the afternoon at the museum. READ MORE

Wings Awards

Hops and Props – April 29, 2017

The last Saturday in April we hold this aircraft fly in and craft beer festival with, music, food and fun. Airplane rides are also available.  READ MORE

Summer Programs

National Aviation Day – August

Alliance Air Show

We are partners in the air show Discovery Zone area that presents multiple opportunities for young and old to learn and discover a variety of aviation related activities and experiences.

BroncoFest XI – November 9-12, 2017

Every two years we hold a reunion and gathering for the North American Rockwell OV-10 community. It is a four day event celebrating all things Bronco and includes an awards dinner to recognize members of the museum staff and OV-10 community for their activities and accomplishments. The next gathering will be in 2017. BroncoFest is open to all interested parties.

Group Gaggle

Every third Saturday of the month we hold an all hands meeting for volunteers and members to learn about current museum developments and upcoming events. Presentations are often given and a free lunch is served.


We are frequent participants in a variety of parades using our OH-58 Kiowa as a float. Our primary appearances are; Fort Worth’s Veteran’s Day, Gainesville’s Medal of Honor parade and Fort Worth’s holiday Parade of Lights.

Throughout the year we celebrate a variety of anniversaries and commemorations. Watch our listings for current events.

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9:00 am Hops and Props 2017 @ Fort Worth Aviation Museum
Hops and Props 2017 @ Fort Worth Aviation Museum
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hops and Props 2017 @ Fort Worth Aviation Museum | Fort Worth | Texas | United States
Announcing the 3rd Annual Hops and Props Festival.   Our 2017 theme is “Welcome Vietnam Vets: A 50th Anniversary Commemoration.” Here are the brewers we will showcase[...]