Stanhope and Community Fall Colours Fly-in/Drive-in
Residents of Haliburton County and beyond are invited to Stanhope Municipal Airport on
Saturday, September 30 for the Stanhope and Community Fall Colours Fly-in/Drive-in.
Organized by the Stanhope Municipal Airport Advisory Committee, this fun-filled family
event will feature an array of classic automobiles and aircraft. A fire truck and
ambulance will be on site for perusal, and the Ministry of Natural Resources and
Forestry is scheduled to attend with a helicopter and fire equipment. Food from local
restaurants will be available for purchase, and for a fee attendees will be able to take a
flight to see the Haliburton Highlands fall colours from above.
“The Committee is really looking forward to hosting our first fly-in in some time,” says
Algonquin Highlands Mayor Liz Danielsen. “We’re all hoping to re-establish the airport
as a hub and a place for successful regular community events going forward. We’ve
tried to plan something for everyone and hope to see lots of folks come and check it
The event will be the first Township-hosted fly-in at the airport since prior to the COVID19 pandemic.
The fly-in will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a rain date of October 1. Admission
and parking are free. The airport is located at 1168 Stanhope Airport Road.
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