Honor Dad with a trip to West Chester’s American Helicopter Museum and Education Center. The museum’s legendary FatherFest features antique cars and motorcycles, food trucks, a beer garden, sports-oriented inflatable games, and helicopter rides (for additional cost).
This year’s theme is “Celebrate the Wonder of Flight.”
The current schedule consists of Dr. Stanley Blazejewski’s Magni M-16 Gyrocopter, and awaiting confirmation is Atlantic City Coast Guard Flotilla, MetroAviation, JeffSTAT, PennSTAR and the Pennsylvania State Police. Adding to the “Flight” theme are birds of prey demonstrations and exhibitions from Mike Dupuy Falconry and The Falconry Girl, Sean Young. Guests can expect food trucks such as Zac's Burger, Dos Gringos Mexican Kitchen, Haute Wheels, and The Tot Cart as well as Malvern’s Locust Lane Brewery’s Beer Garden for awesome brews and Kona Ice’s cold, sweet treats. Entertainment includes DJ music by Full Moon Entertainment, Larry Smythe’s M.A.S.H. military collection and dogs from Paws for People™ Pet-Assisted Visitation Volunteer Services.
Helicopter rides cost $60 per person on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 10 AM until 3 PM.