City of Tavares

Posted on: March 9, 2018

SEAPLANE-A-PALOOZA - April 7 & 8 - Tavares Seaplane Base (FA1) in the heart of Wooton Park

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Whether you’re heading to Sun ‘n Fun 2018 or looking for a great opportunity to “splash around,” “America’s Seaplane City” invites YOU to join us Saturday, April 7th & Sunday, April 8th for SEAPLANE-A-PALOOZA. The Tavares Seaplane Base is located in downtown Tavares, Florida on the shore of Lake Dora within Wooton Park. Join us for this on-the-way to Sun ‘n Fun weekend-long seaplane festival.

Saturday, April 7th

Morning Seaplanes will be arriving
9am – 4pm Information tent open (Pilot registration 9am-2pm)
10am – 4pm Exhibitors & Plane beauty pageant
1030am Briefing for pilots participating in the flying contests
11am – 1pm Seaplane flying contests, multiple heats depending on number of entrants
1pm Jones Brothers Air & Seaplane Adventures – Seaplane Bingo
Early Evening Welcome reception for pilots & volunteers
7pm Pilot poker crawl within the Tavares Waterfront Entertainment District
Evening Sun ‘n Fun-inspired camping for pilots is available

Sunday, April 8th

9am – 12pm Exhibitors & Plane beauty pageant (continues)
9am – 11am Information tent open
9am – 11am Pilot’s pancake breakfast by EAA Chapter 534 at Picnic Pavilion
10am – 1pm Flying scavenger hunt
1pm Plane beauty pageant & Flying scavenger hunt awards
1pm – 3pm Seaplanes departing for Sun ‘n Fun

For additional information contact Cheri Moan, Event Coordinator at or 352.742.6176

Registration Packet and Airport Information
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