The Idaho National Guard will host Gowen Thunder 2017, the open house and air show on Oct. 14-15 at Gowen Field in Boise.
The two-day show, featuring the USAF Thunderbirds and Canadian Aerial Jet demonstration team, The Snowbirds, is free, but a variety of VIP seating options are available.
Prices range from bleacher seating for $28 ($20 for kids) on both Saturday and Sunday, to VIP Thunderdome seating on Saturday and Sunday for $149 ($79 for kids). The latter includes an unobstructed view from the outdoor seating area along the private fence-line, a tent lunch catered by H&M Meats, drink tickets VIP parking and more.
Gowen Thunder 2017 is the first open house and airshow in Boise in more than 20 years, say officials. The event will also include the U.S. Army jump team and a combined arms demonstration, including tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles, self-propelled howitzers and both Army and Air Guard helicopters and jets.