Military displays and flyovers can change without prior notice. Please stay tuned to AM 1370 KDTH, 92.9 KAT FM, 97.3 the Rock, or 101.1 the River for the latest details.
Please note that the AY McDonald Park and Boat Ramp will be closed to all vehicular traffic, including boaters, from 10 PM on Friday, July 2nd until the park reopens on Sunday, July 4th.
No Drone Advisory
Comelec Internet Services reminds you to leave your drones at home During the July 3rd Fireworks and Air Demonstration. The FAA waivered airspace restricts all flying objects within a 5 mile radius and surface to 15,000 feet high from show center. Violators will be charged, fined, and have their drone confiscated.
Leave the flying to the professionals!
The Mississippi River will be closed to ALL BOATERS from the Iowa to Wisconsin shores from Lock and Dam 11 to the Iowa/Wisconsin Bridge during the Military Air Demonstration. The United States Coast Guard will allow boaters in that area after the demonstration. At that time, boaters must observe the no wake rule and anchor on the east side of the red buoys. The no wake rule will be enforced through 12:00 midnight from the Dam to the Julien Dubuque Bridge!
Attention Pet Owners!!
Please be courteous and sensitive to others and your pet. The air show will have high-performance jets making a lot of noise and the fireworks are very loud. We want you to enjoy the show and ensure that others will also enjoy the event by leaving your pets at home.
Thursday, July 1st
The US Army Golden Knights jump into Terrapin Park in Elizabeth, IL! Click here for the full schedule of events in Elizabeth.
Friday, July 2nd
The US Army Golden Knights Parachute Jump Team will be jumping at the Nativity Catholic Church Field on Alta Vista at 12 noon. Midwest Inflatables will offer fun for the kids from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm. This Heroes Saluting Heroes Jump is supported by Studio 1050, Jack’s Chicken Palace, Laundry Max, and Pizza Ranch. Dairy Queen ice cream treats will be available until 1:00 pm.
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Be at the Dubuque Airport’s old terminal to see the aircraft that will be flying in this year’s July 3rd Air Show and meet the pilots flying the planes! Thanks to Avfuel Corporation for sponsoring this event!
The US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team will be jumping into the Phoenix Theatres jump zone at the Kennedy Mall, in front of the Mining Company at 7:00 pm. Midwest Inflatables will offer fun for the kids from 5:00 pm- 7:30 pm. This Heroes Saluting Heroes Jump is supported by the Kennedy Mall.
Saturday, July 3rd
The US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team jump into the L B Carnes Football Field at Southwestern High School in Hazel Green! Click here for the full schedule of events in Hazel Green.
The Independence Day celebration continues in the AY McDonald Park next to the Hawthorn Boat Ramp just below Lock and Dam 11
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Salute to our Heroes Air Show including:
- Military Swearing in Ceremony
- Air Show Announcer Luke Carrico
- US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team
- USAF A-10 Warthog
- A-10/P-51 Mustang Heritage Flight
- Mike Wiskus and his Lucas Oil Pitts Plane
- Iowa Army National Guard Chinook Helicopter
- Phillips 66 Aerostars Aerobatic Performance
- The Vanguard Squadron
- Memorial Salute
- Missing Man Formation
US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team night jump
The Fireworks Spectacular!
Sunday, July 4th
The US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team jump in front of Frentress Lake Bar & Grill in East Dubuque! Click here for the full schedule of events in East Dubuque!
The US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team jump into the Stephen D. Shannon Memorial Athletic Field on the north side of Guttenberg! Click here for the full schedule of events in Guttenberg!