Presented by the Idaho National Guard, Gowen Thunder 2017 open house and airshow promises to be a treat.


Both the USAF Thunderbirds and the Royal Canadian Snowbirds will be flying high above Gowen Field in Boise, ID.


Take a look at our schedule for October 14 and 15 so you don’t miss out on the best aerial and ground performers.
Aerial demonstrations are expected to begin at 10:30 a.m.

Vendor Information

Interested in becoming a vendor at Gowen Thunder 2017? Fill out the application on the following page to learn more.

Enjoy an Incredible Weekend of Aerial Acrobatics

View awe-inspiring flight teams at Gowen Thunder 2017

The Idaho National Guard proudly presents Gowen Thunder 2017! On October 14 and 15, 2017, enjoy the incredible sights and sounds of the USAF Thunderbirds and the Canadian Aerial Jet demonstration team, the Snowbirds! Also witness many other incredible ground performers and partake in a variety of activities over the course of both days.

Gowen Thunder 2017 is a Free Event


Gowen Thunder 2017 is the first open house and airshow in Boise in more than 20 years

We invite you to bring your family and friends to this one-time event to bring awareness to the courageous men and women who serve in the Idaho Air and Army National Guard. The Idaho Support Our Troops foundation invites everyone in Idaho and the surrounding area to view the wonderful talents at the air show from the USAF Thunderbirds and the Snowbirds. We also invite you to:

  • Contact us if you are interested in becoming a vendor at Gowen Thunder 2017
  • Bring earplugs, sunscreen, portable chairs and water bottles for a comfortable weekend
  • Let us know if you’d like to sponsor this event or volunteer at the festivities
  • Drones are prohibited on or near the installation.
Aerial demonstrations are expected to begin at 10:30 a.m.

Support our troops at this one-time event

On the 70th anniversary of the Air Force, we invite you to celebrate these brave and honorable members of the military. Learn more about Gowen Thunder 2017 – contact us today if you’d like to volunteer or set up a booth. We’d also love to answer any questions you have.

Thousands of Idaho residents are coming to enjoy the activities at Gowen Thunder 2017. Are you? Prepare yourself for an incredible weekend in Boise, Idaho. Save the date – October 14 and 15, 2017.

  • Gowen Thunder 2017

    4474 De Haviland St
    Boise, ID 83705


    Mon: 8:00AM-3:00PM
    Tue: 8:00AM-3:00PM
    Wed: 8:00AM-3:00PM
    Thu: 8:00AM-3:00PM
    Fri: 8:00AM-3:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed

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