Paynesville Airshow is a popular annual event held at Paynesville Airport, about 40-minute drive southwest of St. Cloud, Minnesota. The small-sized airshow is a beloved community event with plenty of family-friendly attractions. Aerial demonstrations, live music, and stage performances from Ramp Dance, as well as food vendors and a beer garden, are among the main attractions of the festival.
Air displays start at about 1 pm, featuring multiple performance planes and pilots. The lineup includes exciting performers, like Erik Edgren and Vanguard Squadron. Held by Friends of the Paynesville Airport, the airshow is free for the public. Additional attractions include Flour Drop Contest and a USA Air Force virtual flight simulator. Concessions are available from 10 am to 5 pm. Airfield gates open at 9 am. The beer garden opens at noon.
Paynesville, located in Stearns County, attracts a lot of visitors in the summer thanks to its superb recreation on Lake Koronis. Located in the central part of Minnesota, the city is part of the St. Cloud Metro Area.