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City Airport flies into Spring with Easter Family Fun day and Dog Show

06 April 2017

Manchester’s historic City Airport (Barton) is hosting a Family Fun Day and Dog Show, in conjunction with Reach Sled Dogs charity, on Sunday 16th April 2017.

The free event will include a bouncy castle, trade stalls, Punch and Judy and a magic show. Proud dog owners are invited to compete for awards, with categories including Cutest Puppy, Golden Oldie, Best Friend and the Dog Most Like its Owner.

Nick Duriez, City Airport’s director, said: “We’re really looking forward to the Family Fun Day and Dog Show on Easter Sunday. It’s the first year we’ve held the Dog Show in conjunction with Reach Sled Dogs and it’s set to be a fun day for everyone who attends.

“Our family events are hugely popular in the local community and it’s a great chance to see what’s on offer here at City Airport. With our onsite Café Bar, plus viewing and picnic areas, we provide a welcoming environment for all ages.

“Families and flying fans flock to the airport during spring and summer weekends to watch the aircraft and helicopter take offs and landings. It’s a fantastic setting for a fun day out.”

The event runs 11am-4pm and is free to attend, plus car parking is free. Dog owners can enter the awards for £2 per entry.

Runway 26, the family-friendly cafe and car situated at City Airport, is also holding an Easter egg hunt for children to take part in. Popular for its unique atmosphere and views across the airport, Runway26 the perfect place for everyone to relax, socialise and enjoy the aviation setting.

A schedule of events runs throughout the year, including children’s parties, quizzes, charity events, firework show and Christmas parties.

City Airport is conveniently located just 5 miles from Manchester City Centre, close to Junction 11 of the M60 on the A57 Liverpool Road.

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