Wright Brothers First Flight Celebration 2016

Wright Brothers First Flight Celebration Outer Banks Hotel Special

Come Join us for the 113th Annual Wright Brothers First Flight Celebration 2016.

December 17 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Gather at the exact site at the exact time as the historic flight to remember:

• 8:30 a.m. – Observance begins with a patriotic musical prelude

• 9:00 a.m. – Visitors Center opens as program commemorates the Wrights’ achievement and pays tribute to this years inductee into the First Flight Society’s Paul E. Garber First Flight Shrine.

• 10:35 a.m. – Aviation flyover pays tribute to the Wright brothers at the documented exact moment of the Wrights’ first flight.

• 11:00 a.m. – Darrell Collins, NPS Historian, presides over the wreath-laying ceremony honoring the Wright brothers and witnesses of the first flight … at the exact spot where the famous first flight occurred.

Throughout the day, the park’s museum exhibits and activities provide interpretive talks in the Flight Room. Come be a part of history.

Wright Brothers First Flight Celebration 2016 event details