Planning Tips

Attending EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh is an incredible experience, but it can be overwhelming if you are not prepared. Here are some planning tips to help you make the most of your trip:

1. Book accommodations early:

Oshkosh is a popular destination during AirVenture week, so make sure to book your lodging well in advance. Many hotels and campgrounds fill up quickly, so it’s best to plan ahead.

2. Wear comfortable shoes:

You will be doing a lot of walking during AirVenture, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes. You may also want to bring a hat, sunscreen, and a water bottle to stay hydrated.

3. Plan your schedule:

With so much to see and do at AirVenture, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Plan ahead and prioritize the events and exhibits you want to see, and be sure to leave time for unexpected discoveries.

4. Bring cash:

While many vendors and exhibitors accept credit cards, it’s always a good idea to have cash on hand. ATMs are available on site, but lines can be long.

5. Take advantage of shuttles:

Parking can be limited during AirVenture, so consider taking advantage of the shuttle service. Shuttles run continuously throughout the day, and can save you time and hassle.

6. Check the weather:

Oshkosh can experience a wide range of weather conditions in July, from hot and humid to cool and rainy. Be sure to check the forecast and plan accordingly.

7. Follow the rules:

AirVenture has strict rules regarding safety and security. Be sure to follow all posted signs and instructions from staff and volunteers.

By following these planning tips, you can ensure a safe and enjoyable trip to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh.