Long Beach Airport
Long Beach Airport’s Festival of Flight Returns on Saturday, November 6, 2021!
Long Beach Airport’s (LGB) award-winning Festival of Flight is coming in for a landing Saturday, November 6. The popular free event, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic, is returning with aircraft on static display, live music, food and beer trucks, activities for kids and helicopter rides for purchase.
More than 10,000 attendees are expected to attend the outdoor event between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Taxiway E, located on the west end of the airfield at 3590 East Wardlow Road.
In accordance with COVID-19 health mandates, regulations require attendees to show proof of being fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test. Children ages 2 to 11 who are not yet eligible for vaccines are required to show a negative test. Those who are unvaccinated need to take a test within 72 hours of the event (as early as November 3).
For free vaccine and testing details, including schedules and locations, visit the City’s VaxLB website or call the COVID-19 Information Line at 562.470. INFO (4636).
The City of Long Beach is strongly encouraging visitors to get tested prior to arriving to minimize potentially long wait times for on-site testing. If attendees are not able to get tested prior to arriving at the Festival of Flight the City of Long Beach will provide free rapid COVID-19 testing at the entrance as a last resort option
All attendees age 2 and older also are required to wear facial coverings inside and outside — regardless of vaccination status — unless actively eating or drinking. Exceptions can be made for individuals with specific medical conditions or hearing impairment.
Attendees are advised to bring water, wear sensible shoes and be prepared to be outdoors, rain or shine. Coolers will not be allowed, and bags will be subject to search. Service animals will be permitted, but pets will not.
Free parking will be available at the corner of East Wardlow Road and Globemaster Way, as well as an overflow lot. Alternate modes of transportation, such as cycling, carpooling, ride sharing and public transportation, are highly encouraged. Bicycle parking also will be available.
You must follow all posted instructions while visiting City of Long Beach (“City”) events and activities. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. I acknowledge that participation in City events and activities brings some risk and I do hereby assume responsibility for my own well-being. I will follow all City of Long Beach, California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance and order, and all posted instructions while visiting City events and activities. I understand, agree and hereby consent that my failure or disregard to follow all protocols in effect and required by City, CDC, and CDPH the venue provider and governing authorities during my attendance at the event is hereby sufficient grounds to be excluded from attending the event by City or an event authority, and I hereby consent in advance to leave and exit the event, without protest or refund, upon request by City or an event authority due to my refusal to follow said protocols.
Assumption of Risk
I have read and understood the above warning concerning COVID-19. I hereby choose to a accept the risk of contracting COVID-19 for myself to attend a City sponsored event and enter into the event premises. The event is of such value to me that I accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 to attend in person.
Waiver, Release, and Indemnification
As a condition of my participation in this meeting or event, I, do hereby expressly waive any rights against and release and hold harmless City and any of its Boards, Commissions, and their officials, employees and agents (collectively “City”) from and against any and all claims, suits, demands, losses, damages, expenses, or liability of whatever kind or nature (collectively “liability”), under any theory of law or equity, that may arise during or as a result of my presence at the premises, including but not limited to any such liability related to or arising out of illness, injury, or death associated with infection of COVID-19 or complications, symptoms, or other effects resulting from contracting COVID-19. I shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless City against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, claims, actions, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, costs, or expenses of whatever kind, including attorney fees, fees and the costs of enforcing any right to indemnification under this Agreement, and the cost of pursuing any insurance providers, arising out or resulting from any claim of a third party related to the Activities.
I UNDERSTAND, AND IT IS MY EXPRESS INTENT, THAT THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY RELEASES CITY FROM SUCH LIABILITY EVEN IF SUCH LIABILITY RESULTS FROM OR IS CAUSED BY THE SOLE OR CONTRIBUTORY OR ACTIVE OR PASSIVE NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER LEGAL FAULT OF CITY OR ANY THIRD PARTY. I ALSO UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT CITY DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL OR OTHER ASSISTANCE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MEDICAL, HEALTH, OR DISABLITY ASSISTANCE IN THE EVENT OF INJURY OR ILLNESS. IN THE EVENT THAT I OR MY FAMILY MEMBER IS INJURED, BECOMES ILL, OR SUFFERS COMPLICATIONS DUE TO COVID-19, ALLEGEDLY AS A RESULT OF MY PARTICIPATION IN A CITY EVENT, I AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS CITY IN THE SAME MANNER AND TO THE SAME EXTENT AS SET FORTH ABOVE.
Choice of Law and Venue
I understand and agree that the law of the State of California will apply to this contract and the Venue for any legal action would be in Los Angeles County, California.
BY ATTENDING THIS EVENT, I HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL PROVISIONS OF THIS RELEASE. AND FREELY AND KNOWINGLY ASSUME THE RISK AND WAIVE MY RIGHTS CONCERNING LIABILITY AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.