Yealands Classic Fighters Omaka is an action-packed family-friendly event and in 2025 it will be held over Easter Weekend, 18th - 20th of April. We'll be celebrating 20+ years of spectacular flying, magical moments of shows past and magnificent machines both in the air and on the ground!
Now we have got to the pointy end of the event, here are some fast facts to help you get to the show on time!
Show Opening & Closing Times
Gates open at 8am daily. On Friday, the gates close at 8 pm. On Saturday and Sunday they close at 5 pm.
Limited parking is available. Please consider ride-sharing with friends and family or utilising the bus service. Whatever you do, give yourself plenty of time to ensure you don't miss your favourite act!
If you have a camping pass, entry is via Richardson Avenue, off New Renwick Road. Please present this to your friendly site host. Don't know where to go? Here's a map.
To enter the show, present your electronic ticket (or a paper copy) to be scanned at the gate. These are valid for one use only. Tickets are also available at the gate, payable with cash or EFTPOS.
You are welcome to bring camp chairs and blankets to watch the show. However, please do not bring large chilly bins, and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. A wide range of food and trade stalls are waiting to serve you! Dogs are not permitted on the air field.
We hope you enjoy Yealands Classic Fighters and remember to follow us on Facebook for updates during the show!
Embark on a thrilling journey through aviation history during the three-day Easter weekend at Classic Fighters Omaka 2025 in sunny Marlborough, New Zealand. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of meticulously restored aircraft showcasing the evolution of flight. This extraordinary event captivates aviation enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Experience the perfect blend of thrilling aviation spectacles and warm New Zealand hospitality in the beautiful Marlborough region.