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The countdown is on for an amazing Guardians of Freedom Air Show hosted by Sheppard Air Force Base on Saturday, April 27th, and Sunday, April 28th. In addition to the Air Show, three community-wide events will also take place over the weekend. Residents and visitors can enjoy the high-flying fun with the Air Force Thunderbirds, F-35 Demo Team, U.S. Army Golden Knights, plus much more.  

Help launch the Guardians of Freedom Air Show weekend with a free community-wide celebration! The “Pre-Flight Festival & Market” will take place on Friday, April 26th, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the MSU campus at the quadrangle off Council Drive. Groove to the beats of a live DJ while exploring the Artist & Farmer’s Market, and enjoy dinner from local food trucks. Families and students can enjoy interactive games, crafts, and inflatables and can meet real-life Guardians of Freedom Heroes from Sheppard Air Force Base.  The Pre-Flight Festival is hosted by MSU Texas, The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, The Museum of Art at MSU, The YMCA, and The Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce.

Following the conclusion of the Air Show on Saturday, April 27th, the “Land Downtown” extravaganza will start at 4:30 p.m. in downtown Wichita Falls at 701 Indiana Ave. Presented by Wichita Falls Brewing Company, this family-friendly event boasts delectable food and drink specials, a live DJ, thrilling bounce houses, exciting outdoor games, and aviation-themed excitement. The fun will last until 10:30 p.m. Let’s elevate this celebration to new heights!  

Savor “A First-Class Brunch” hosted by Project Texoma! Delight in an opulent brunch buffet complimented by bottomless mimosas – an experience of unparalleled luxury awaits. Enjoy the airshow at the Wichita Falls Regional Airport while relishing a bespoke wine flight from your beloved local wineries. Plus, immerse yourself in live music. Don’t miss this extraordinary brunch affair starting at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 28th.    

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