We take the safety of our event attendees and performers seriously.

A security screening will be conducted at all parking locations prior to boarding a bus for entry to the show.


Please leave personal belongings at home. Below are the items allowed and not allowed into the Gowen Thunder Airshow. Thank you for helping to keep this a safe and family-friendly environment for everyone!


  • Backpacks (small, unlocked, subject to inspection at any time)
  • Folding Chairs
  • Strollers (Fold/Collapsible)
  • Non-Perishable Snacks
  • Hydrations Backpacks/CamelBaks (empty upon entering, fill at the airshow)
  • Empty water canteens/bottles (no plastic)
  • Service Dogs
  • Smoking (designated areas only, cigars, cigarettes, vapes)

Not Permitted

  • Firearms (regardless of credential or CCW)
  • Ammunition/Explosives
  • Coolers or cooler bags
  •  Knives (any sort or blade size)
  • Weapons (brass knuckles, blackjacks/flapjacks etc.)
  • Batons, collapsible batons
  • Drones (of any sort, regardless of FAA permit)
  • Lasers, Laser pointers
  • Drugs/drug paraphernalia (of any kind, to include all marijuana types)
  • Marijuana vape concentrate (wax/strips/patches/dabs/vials)
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Glass bottles, thermos, cans
  • Shelters/tents (Easy-ups, pop-up, quick shelters)
  • Radio Equipment (scanners, transmitters)
  • Roller skates, skateboards, hoverboards, Segways
  • Bicycles, Scooters
  • Pets or Animals
  • Recreational vehicles, recreational vehicle trailers or trucks with RV type campers
  • Mace or pepper spray