See the Candy Bomber

This Event has no scheduled dates at this time. It last occurred on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
OBX Events, See the Candy Bomber
Event Description: 

The famous Candy Bomber aircraft is coming to Dare County Regional Airport! Experience a reenactment of the 1948-1949 Candy Drop over Berlin by the Candy Bomber Crew with the original Douglas C-54 Spirit of Freedom. The Spirit of Freedom dropped handkerchief parachutes filled with candy to the children during the Berlin Airlift when the city was cut off from receiving supplies.

The C-54 will participate in the Wright Brothers Flyover Celebration and will have two reenactments of the candy drop:

  • Children ages 6 and younger - 1 p.m.
  • Children ages 7 and older - 1:30 p.m.

Santa lands onboard the C-54 at 2 p.m. and children will be able to visit and have their picture taken with Santa!


Age limit: 
all ages

Where is the event?

Dare County Regional Airport
410 Airport Road