Winter Wonderfest at the Museum of Aviation

For the fourth year, the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins will be hosting Winter Wonderfest to benefit the museum.  Because they had such a large attendance last year, they have doubled their activities.  Here is the information from their website and facebook page –

The Museum of Aviation Foundation will be holding our 4th Annual Winter Wonderfest the weekend of Saturday, January 28, 2017 and Sunday, January 29, 2017.  Doors open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. both days.  We are bringing on a Winter Wonderfest BLIZZARD of events that is sure to make even Olaf’s nose cold!

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We are very excited to bring this event to the Middle Georgia community for a fourth year!  Over the last three years, our Winter Wonderfest has grown into a huge success and last years’ attendance exceeded even our expectations with over 10,000 people in attendance over the weekend. Because of the phenomenal turn out last year, we have doubled our activities for 2017!!!  Our Winter Wonderfest is a weekend of great fun for all ages including snow tubing, falling snow and and snow play areas.

Details:

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  • January 28 and 29, 2017, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
  • Armband: $12 for ages 6 and under; $15 for ages 7 and up (armbands needed for all riders)
  • winter-wonderfest-event-map Click the link for an overview of the event layout to find all your favorite things!

Tickets and Armbands

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Tickets may be purchased online or at the door and ticket sales at the door will end at 3:30 p.m. (another place states 3:00) each day to accommodate every purchaser.

  • Armband: $12 for ages 6 and under; $15 for ages 7 and up (purchase here)
  • Armband sales end at 3:30pm (another place states 3:00) Saturday and Sunday
  • Tickets for the Attic are available at $7 per person

This year, armbands will include unlimited access to our most popular attractions, two 65 foot snow tubing slides, as well as a smaller snow tube slide for younger children, rock wall climbing, a guided hay ride around the museum, horse rides, a petting zoo, numerous bounce houses, mechanical bull, and a huge play area of real snow!  The armbands for children over 7 will also include stunt jumpz and a 30 foot tall zip line.  Parents do not have to purchase armbands unless they are planning to ride separately.

The 2017 Winter Wonderfest will also include a vendor/craft show, a food truck festival, meet and greet with many popular characters including the “Frozen” cast, Peppa Pig, and Super Heroes!  There will also be face painting and an area with special vehicle exhibit… Police Department, Firetruck, Chick-fil-a and Menchi’s just to name a few!

The Attic will be open at $7 per person.  Crawl your way through the maze, if you can… then meet up at the food truck vendors to retell your story of horror!

Shows at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. each day by “Mike Fuller – The Magician”.

Macon Mayhem hockey players will also be here Sunday the 29th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm for a hometown meet and greet.  You may be the lucky winner of Macon Mayhem hockey tickets!  They will be handing out give-a-ways and signing autographs!  Don’t miss the chance to bring your family out to participate in the winter fun!

We are so excited to announce that we will now have a small ice skating rink available during Winter Wonderfest! Ice skating will be a separate activity from the armband activities. Skating will be available to those interested for $5 which includes the skates!

Come out on Saturday, January 28th, and get an autograph from former Braves pitcher Damian Moss from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Parking

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Parking located at Anchor Glass, directly across from the Museum, with disabled parking available on the Museum property.   Sheriffs located at crossing to assist in safe passage!

If you would like more information, here is a newspaper article about the event.